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The Greening Of The Arctic

Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning green Chris Mooney, June 27, 2016 (Washington Post) “…[A NASA visualization shows the] startling climate change trend that the Earth is getting greener, as viewed from space…[New research...Show More Summary

Mauritius To Look At East Africa Wave Energy

Mauritius deploys wave monitoring device to harness wave energy 29 June 2016 (ESI Africa) “Off the east coast of the African continent, the Republic of Mauritius…[has embarked on] a new journey in harnessing the potential of ocean energy…[A...Show More Summary

Out Of This World Solar

The Next Space Race: Farming Solar Power in the Cosmos; Scientists are making the big push to send electricity to Earthlings from the final frontier. Anna Bitong, June 27, 2016 (TakePart) “…[A once-implausible idea—collecting solar energy...Show More Summary

The Huge Potential Of China Wind

This is how China can live up to its huge wind energy potential Chelsea Harvey, June 20, 2016 (Washington Post) “As the world’s biggest producer of greenhouse gas emissions, China’s national climate goals are critical to…[the world’s...Show More Summary

BREXIT And The Climate Fight

5 ways Brexit will transform energy and climate; A post-Brexit UK will still have energy ties to the EU, but there will be big changes. Sara Stefanini, June 24, 2016 (Politico) “Britain’s departure from the EU will force broad changes...Show More Summary

The Bet On Solar

Why Solar Energy Has Explosive Potential for Investors Afrasiab Mian, June 27, 2016 (Zacks via Yahoo Finance) “…[G]lobal energy generated from [solar photovoltaic power (PV)] is expected to grow from 2% in 2016 to 13% in 2030…[with expected...Show More Summary

The Birth Of Hawaii Ocean Wind

Hawaii offshore wind projects get boost from Obama administration James Pritchard, June 23, 2016 (Pacific Business News) “…[A] call for information to gauge the offshore wind industry’s interest in acquiring commercial wind leases in...Show More Summary

Geothermal Plus Solar Investment Pays Off

Geothermal + Solar = Expensive but Often Worth it; Combination systems often result in net-zero consumption Joanna R, Turpin, June 20, 2016 (The News) “…[For homeowners] looking to take energy conservation to the next level, many contractors...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Utility Of The Future Takes Shape

How to become the 'Utility of the Future?' Industry experts weigh in; Former FERC Chair Wellinghoff joins a panel of power sector experts at SPI 2015 Herman K. Trabish, September 28, 2015 (Utility Dive) What does it take to become aShow More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Some Numbers Behind The Solar Boom

What solar's latest growth numbers say about the sector's future; Solar growth is likely to set more records — until the federal tax credits expire Herman K. Trabish, September 24, 2015 (Utility Dive) Editor’s Note: Thanks to a longShow More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Utilities And New Energy – The Good, The Bad And The Others

Benchmarking Utility Clean Energy Deployment: 2016 Ranking 30 of the Largest U.S. Investor-Owned Electric Utilities on Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency June 2016 (Ceres and CleanEdge) Executive Summary Benchmarking Utility CleanShow More Summary

QUICK NEWS, June 28: Voters, Including Republicans, Move On Climate; World’s Biggest Wind Turbine; The Landmark New York Solar Price Deal

Voters, Including Republicans, Move On Climate Republican Voters Evenly Split on Climate Change, Poll Finds Jack Fitzpatrick, June 28, 2016 (Morning Consult) “Most voters, including about half of Republicans, believe the climate is changing...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Numbers Behind The Diablo Canyon Shutdown

A Cost Effective and Reliable Zero Carbon Replacement Strategy for Diablo Canyon Power Plant James H. Caldwell, V. John White, Liz Anthony, PhD, William Perea Marcus, JBS Energy, Inc, June 2016 (Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, June 27: Dems Platform Calls For More Climate Change Science; SolarCity Could Become Tesla; What The Wind Industry Has Built

Dems Platform Calls For More Climate Change Science Democrats adopt climate change science investigation in platform Devin Henry, June 27, 2016 (The Hill) “Members of the Democratic National Committee’s platform panel have formally endorsed...Show More Summary

Landmark Deal Will Close Last California Nuke Plant

Based on multiple interviews with key environmentalists, it looks like this is a solid deal that opens the way for more New Energy and a nuclear-free future along the San Andreas fault. Kudos to Friends of the Earth and David Freeman for this triumph. Show More Summary

Say Goodbye To Diablo Canyon

A short, tuneful Diablo Canyon retrospective. It was never a good idea and now it’s simply too expensive. Here’s hoping California stays lucky and avoids the big one on the San Andreas fault for another 9 years. From A4NR via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var...Show More Summary

Say Hello To Solar

This video is a little long but it effectively shows how viable solar has become in almost every way. From ColdFusion via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

ORIGINAL REPORTING -- A good rate design is hard to find

A good rate design is hard to find: Experts push utility-solar compromise; Getting rates right will be essential for both utility revenues and the growth of DERs Herman K. Trabish, September 21, 2015 (Utility Dive) Conventional knowledge is that the utility industry is slow-moving and resistant to change. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING -- Growing Pains For Community Solar

Negative RECs for community solar: Market failure or utility opportunity?; Xcel and Colorado installers are at odds over how much utilities should pay for RECs Herman K. Trabish, September 23, 2015 (Utility Dive) Editor's note: Community...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING – VP Joe Biden Talks Solar

Joe Biden at SPI: 'We are on the cusp of something huge'; Biden's keynote speech extols the renewables sector and gears for the upcoming fight for the ITC Herman K. Trabish, September 17, 2015 (Utility Dive) Vice President Joe BidenShow More Summary

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