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BLM proposes solar development plans on selected public lands

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently released a draft roadmap — known as the updated Western Solar Plan — that outlines proposed solar energy development across the West.  The plan is designed to expand solar energy production overall, and to streamline siting and project permitting on U.S. public lands.

The plan is an update of BLM’s 2012 Western Solar Plan, that identified land having high solar potential and low resource conflicts to guide responsible solar development in the original six states — Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. The updated plan adds areas in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. Read more

VerdeWatts® - powering our planet responsibly

Hello readers! I’m Steve Wilburn, CEO of VerdeWatts®️. Today, I want to share how fungible federal tax credits are revolutionizing the renewable energy landscape and benefiting both VerdeWatts and our investors.

At VerdeWatts, we are dedicated to developing and operating qualified renewable energy projects and manufacturing operations. These initiatives not only contribute to a sustainable future, but also generate valuable tax credits under the IRA Act of 2022. What makes these tax credits particularly exciting is their fungibility, which allows us to maximize their value in various ways. Read more

Rooftop solar can provide economical and reliable clean electricity.

Celebrating the the 10 years I have worked with Steve Wilburn! We first met to discuss EXIM Bank financing and later worked on his Gas Verde project to capture methane gas emissions from the Rio Gramacho landfill in Rio de Janeiro. This project was modeled after a similar project Steve developed in Ohio. The Gas Verde project won a number of awards including EXIM Bank’s Deal of the Year. Read more