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TODAY’S STUDY: IMPORTS, EXPORTS AND NEW ENERGY

38 minutes agoUtilities / Energy : NewEnergyNews

South-South trade in renewable energy; A trade flow analysis of selected environmental goods June 2014 (United Nations Environment Programme) Executive Summary This study analyses trends and opportunities for trade among developing countries (i.e. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 20: COURTS DISMISS 98% OF WIND HEALTH COMPLAINTS; TURNING OLD CAR BATTERIES INTO NEW SOLAR PANELS; OCEAN ENERGY PIONEERS

41 minutes agoUtilities / Energy : NewEnergyNews

COURTS DISMISS 98% OF WIND HEALTH COMPLAINTS Anti-wind 'experts' failing legal test John Conroy, August 17, 2014 (The Australian) “…[Wind Health Impacts Dismissed in Court from the Energy and Policy Institute]found that of the 49 cases...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: CLIMATE CHANGE IN AFRICA

Keeping Track Of Adaptation Actions In Africa; Targeted Fiscal Stimulus Actions Making a Difference July 2014 (United Nations Environment Programme) Context New information on climate change only emphasizes the need for urgent action, particularly in regard to adaptation actions hat safeguard human well-being and earth systems. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 19: LOW-PRICED WIND ENERGY ATTRACTS UTILITIES; TEXAS SUBURBS BLOCK SOLAR; WHAT UTILITY CUSTOMERS WANT

LOW-PRICED WIND ENERGY ATTRACTS UTILITIES DOE promotes wind power in reports Timothy Cama, August 18, 2014 (The Hill) “…[A] series of reports released [by the Department of Energy (DOE)] found that the United States ranks second to China...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE THREATS TO OLD ENERGIES AROUND THE WORLD

Energy Supply Security; Emergency Response of IEA Countries 2014 July 2014 (International Energy Agency) Executive Summary The International Energy Agency (IEA) was created in 1974 with a membership of 16 OECD member countries. Its primary...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 18: GERMANY UPS GRID STABILITY WITH NEW ENERGY; U.S. SOLAR MANUFACTURING TO RISE; TEXAS LEADS U.S. WIND BOOM

GERMANY UPS GRID STABILITY WITH NEW ENERGY Germany Has One Of The World’s Most Efficient Grids Roy L. Hales, August 7, 2014 (The ECO Report) “Close to 29% of Germany’s electricity, during the first half of 2014 came, from renewable sources…[and]...Show More Summary

Buy Or Lease Rooftop Solar?

A lot of people are asking this question these days. Here is some help with the answer. From EnergySage 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");

The Sound Of The Wind

A visual and aural symphony. Literally. From Siemens 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");

Why Energy Efficiency?

“It’s simply a better way of doing things.” From Michaels Energy 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");

CLIMATE CHANGE IN CHINA

In China, Climate Change Is Already Here; China is already feeling the effects of climate change, and the results could be devastating. Shannon Tiezzi, August 14, 2014 (The Diplomat) “Northern China is currently experiencing a severe...Show More Summary

RUSSIA-CAPTURED CRIMEA DIALS DOWN NEW ENERGY

Crimea Cuts Payments for Wind and Solar Power Plants Stephen Bierman, August 8, 2014 (Bloomberg BusinessWeek) “Crimean solar and wind companies may restart power generation at lower rates as Crimea set prices for renewables at no higher than electricity imports from Ukraine…to about 3.42 rubles (9 U.S. Show More Summary

A NEW LOOK AT THE WORLD’S OCEAN ENERGIES

IRENA Evaluates Four Ocean Energy Technologies June 2014 (International Institute for Sustainable Development) “The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published a series of technology papers exploring the potential for...Show More Summary

WORLD BANK PLEDGES $5BIL FOR AFRICA NEW ENERGY

World Bank Says Africa $5 Billion Isn't for Coal Projects Kevin Costelloe, August 6, 2014 (Bloomberg News) “The World Bank said the $5 billion pledged for electricity generation in Africa…is for wind, geothermal, gas and hydro power,...Show More Summary

KELLOGG CALLS FOR LOW CARBON CORN FLAKES

Low-Carbon Cereal: Kellogg Climate Change Initiative Calls On Farmers, Supply Chain To Cut Carbon Emissions Maria Gallucci, August 13, 2014 (International Business Times) “…[Kellogg Co.] joins a wave of major U.S. businesses that are...Show More Summary

SIERRA CLUB HAILS WIND CHAMPIONS IN CONGRESS

Sierra Club Thanks Members of Congress for Supporting Wind August 2014 (Sierra Club) “The Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) is widely acknowledged as a critical part of American wind power’s development into a mainstream source of electricity...Show More Summary

THE BOOM IN SOLAR CARPORTS

US Solar Carport Market Poised for Record Year, Continued Growth; Annual installations will exceed 100 megawatts for the fourth consecutive year. August 13, 2014 (Greentech Media Research) “…[T]he U.S. is forecasted to add over 180 megawatts...Show More Summary

EV BATTERIES GET SECOND LIFE

Electric-Car Batteries: What Happens To Them After Coming Out Of The Car? John Voelcker, August 12, 2014 (Green Car Reports) “…[In 20 years,] there may be 1.3 million to 6.7 million used battery packs from electric cars…[R]oughly 85Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: SAVING WATER CAN CUT GREENHOUSE GASES

Capturing Synergies Between Water Conservation and Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the Power Sector Paul Faeth and Benjamin K. Sovacool, July 2014 (CAN Corp) Abstract In order to gain a more thorough understanding of potential conflictsShow More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 13: ECONOMIST NUMBERS ON NEW ENERGY COST WAY OFF; POLITICS AND WIND ENERGY; GEOTHERMAL UPDATE

ECONOMIST NUMBERS ON NEW ENERGY COST WAY OFF An initial critique of Dr. Charles R. Frank, Jr.’s working paper “The Net Benefits of Low and No-Carbon Electricity Technologies,” summarized in The Economist as “Free exchange: Sun, windShow More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: PAY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE NOW OR PAY MORE LATER

The Cost Of Delaying Action To Stem Climate Change July 2014 (Office of the President of United States) Executive Summary The signs of climate change are all around us. The average temperature in the United States during the past decade...Show More Summary

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