C-PACE “Mortgage lenders worry that PACE financing moves to the head of the queue in the case of a bankruptcy, ahead of their loans”

A financing program that’s let more than 180,000 homeowners pay for solar panels and clean-energy appliances through their local tax bills is poised to survive an effort by Republicans to add regulations that would have effectively shut it down. The … Continue reading C-PACE “Mortgage lenders worry that PACE financing moves to the head of the queue in the case of a bankruptcy, ahead of their loans”

“Environmental voters have the potential to overwhelm the electorate.”

Nathaniel Stinnett knows he’s preaching to the choir. The problem is, even believers don’t always show up for church.   Dismayed by how low environmental concerns like climate change, pollution and pipelines rank on surveys of voter priorities, Stinnett founded … Continue reading “Environmental voters have the potential to overwhelm the electorate.”

Can Elon Musk’s solar roof tiles replace fossil fuels in housing?

At the National Governors Association Summer Meeting in July, Elon Musk  claimed that the U.S. can run solely on solar energy. “If you wanted to power the entire U.S. with solar panels,” he said, “it would take a fairly small corner … Continue reading Can Elon Musk’s solar roof tiles replace fossil fuels in housing?

First Ever Living and Breathing Chandelier that Purifies the Air

How incredibly exciting to have the world’s first living and breathing chandelier on display at the V&A Museum for the London Design Festival. The chandelier called Exhale features transparent glass petals which contain live green algae. These micro-organisms use the basic principles of photosynthesis … Continue reading First Ever Living and Breathing Chandelier that Purifies the Air