Here are five recommended reads for today (4/4/14).
- Greentech Media reports: “Starting in June, California’s latest version of its sprawling Title 24 building code kicks in, requiring that a whole host of systems come with some sort of demand response capability. Specifically, they are required to be ‘capable of receiving and automatically responding to at least one standards-based messaging protocol” to receive fast signals from utilities, via broadband or wireless connections.’”
- According to Renewable Energy World, “Low-Income Rooftop Solar Program Helping Hundreds of California Families.”
- The New York Times reports, “A giant Texas oil company, Anadarko Petroleum, has agreed to pay $5.1 billion for a vast environmental cleanup, a sum the Justice Department said was the largest it had ever won in such a case.”
- According to Climate Progress, “TransCanada has doubled down on Nebraska landowners refusing to sign over their land to Keystone XL, warning them that if they don’t accept the current offers by May 14, future offers will be far less lucrative.”
- Reuters reports, “Exxon Mobil Corp, the world’s largest publicly traded oil company, has agreed to disclose more information about the environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing, the process known as fracking.”