Energy Sense

Virginia Clean Economy Act: What It Means for Business, Big Utilities and the Clean Energy Industry

Episode Summary

Virginia recently enacted the Virginia Clean Economy Act, transformative legislation that paves the way for Virginia to reach a goal of zero carbon emissions by 2045. One of the groups instrumental in its passage was the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council, led by our guest, Executive Director Chelsea Harnish. She discusses what she learned in advocating for the legislation, how it will help transform the energy efficiency industry — and what comes next. Chris and Chelsea also discuss the intersection of health and energy efficiency.

Episode Notes

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