Technology

Whitfield Examines 21st Century Electricity Opportunities and Challenges

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today held a hearing on “The 21st Century Electricity Challenge: Ensuring a Secure, Reliable and Modern Electricity System.” A strong electricity system is critical to our ec…

Public input sought during renewable energy listening session

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 26, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Land Use Services Department will continue to solicit public input on the future of renewable energy development throughout the County’s unincorporated areas during a special listening s…

New technology will save time and money

Erie County, NY – February 23, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The long-held tradition of attorney’s and their prospective homebuyers having to come downtown to Old County Hall to sign a multitude legal documents to purchase their new home might soo…

Powerful Neighborhoods Brings Energy Efficient Lights to 70,000 Homes

SEATTLE – February 18, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Seattle City Light’s Powerful Neighborhoods conservation program has reached 70,000 customers in the past four years, saving enough energy to power nearly 2,800 homes and saving our customers about $2 …

Governor McAuliffe Announces $200,000 Local Innovation Grant for Nelson County

Richmond, VA – February 13, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $200,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Local Innovation funding for Nelson County. The Local Innovation Fund provides financial assista…

CT Delegation Announces $77 MIillion In Home Heating Relief

ARTFORD – October 17, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), U.S. Congressman John Larson (D-Conn.), U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney (D-Conn….

HOME FULLY RESTORED BY PUTNAM VOCATIONAL STUDENTS TO BE AUCTIONED ON TUESDAY

Springfield, MA – June 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will be on hand to showcase a home completely restored by Springfield high school students as an outcome of collaboration between the City of Springfield and Roger L. Putnam V…

Green-Upton Bill Passes Out of Energy and Commerce Committee

Washington, D.C. – May 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to pass an amended version of H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure Act authored by Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) and Ch…

Treasurer McCord Helps Launch National Home Energy Loan Partnership

Pittsburgh – April 10, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Pennsylvania State Treasurer Rob McCord, along with businesses and organizations from the public and private sectors, announced today the creation of a groundbreaking national partnership to bring low-c…

Mayor Walsh Announces Mayor’s Carbon Cup to Encourage Large Building Portfolios to Commit to Deep Cuts in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Boston – April 9, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the Greenovate Boston Mayor’s Carbon Cup, a voluntary recognition program for large hospitals, universities, and commercial building portfolios committed to reducing t…

Ayala: Spanish-Language Housing Website Helping Latinos Become Homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 4, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The keys to affordable homeownership are being extended to Connecticut’s Hispanic community through a new Spanish-speaking website that has been launched by the Connecticut Housing Finance Author…

Benishek Presses Washington Regulators on New Rules that Will Increase Home Heating Costs

WASHINGTON, DC: – March 20, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) today urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to not increase home heating costs for Michigan families by enacting new regulations on wood burning stoves.

Mobile home owners: Money available for safety improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 13, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — A $120,000 grant will help make older mobile homes in Idaho safer and more livable. The Idaho Community Reinvestment Corporation and Idaho Housing and Finance Association contributed $60,000 apiec…

Bills to Reduce Home Energy Costs Advance, Including Thompson-Cosponsored Measure to Address Propane Shortages

Washington, D.C. – March 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a series of legislative measures that will improve energy efficiency and decrease home heating and electricity costs, including a bill sponsored …

Middlesex County Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving More Than $50,000 Worth of Stolen Property and Selling the Items Online

TRENTON – March 12, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a Middlesex County man pleaded guilty today to receiving more than $50,000 worth of stolen property, which he subsequently sold on Craigslist.com.

Luetkemeyer Backs Legislation to Help Lower Home Heating Costs for Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 11, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — During one of the most severe winters in recent memory, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) this week backed a series of bills that will help lower home heating costs and reduce the squeeze on mi…

Boston Homeowners Embrace Solar Power

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 4, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced 106 Boston homeowners have signed contracts to install solar power through the 2013 Renew Boston Solarize program, a community bulk pricing program. A high rat…

Hawai’i PUC releases renewable procurement policy evaluation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 13, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — In January, the Hawai’i Public Utilities Commission (PUC) posted a report titled Evaluation of Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Policy and Procurement. This report was funded under a National Ass…

Esty, Connecticut Delegation Announce $9.8 million in Home Heating Relief

Hartford, CT – February 3, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation announced $9,828,252 for Connecticut’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) re…

Dr. Pave Works With City of Redlands to Complete Utility Upgrades

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 29, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Heatwurx, Inc. (OTCQB:HUWX), an eco-friendly asphalt preservation and repair equipment company, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dr. Pave, a company that provides high-tech, low-cost pavement re…