Under Governor's Patrick's leadership, the state has passed some of the most progressive laws in the US and is reaping the benefits.
Under President Hollande, the country is moving agressively toward efficiency and renewables.
Laws that await Governor Brown's signature: shared renewable energy; no more cap on net-metering; EV charging stations required in building code and must be open to everyone.
Carnegie Mellon researchers argue that solar and wind plants should be sited where they do the most good, not where the sun and wind is.
The House wants to cut the budget for renewable energy in half to raise Defense spending.
Representing 40% of the world's investment in renewable energy, they plan to lead by example.
LA's new mayor says he will greatly expand the feed-in program; Minnesota creates a solar carve-out in its RPS.
The Alliance for Solar Choice formed to protect supportive state policies for solar which are under attack in 43 states.
Lancaster requires solar on new residential construction; Sebastopol mandates it on all construction.
The EU will levy provisional duties in June, but a negotiated solution is possible given the importance of China for its exports.