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TODAY’S STUDY: What Utilities Are Planning For Solar

Planning for a Distributed Disruption: Innovative Practices for Incorporating Distributed Solar into Utility Planning Andrew Mills, Galen Barbose, et al, August 2016 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Abstract The rapid growth of distributed solar photovoltaics (DPV) has critical implications for U.S. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, September 27: Facts Check Trump – Fed Investments In Solar A Huge Success; Top Midwest Utility In $2 Billion Wind Buy; Solar Cost Increasingly Beating The Market

Facts Check Trump – Fed Investments In Solar A Huge Success The U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs O¬ce (LPO) provides the critical financing needed to deploy some of the world’s largest and most innovative clean energy and advanced technology vehicle manufacturing projects to date. November 2014 (U.S. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Future Of Offshore Wind Foreseen

The National Offshore Wind Strategy September 2016 (U.S. Departments of Energy and the Interior) Executive Summary Offshore wind energy holds the promise of significant environmental and economic benefits for the United States. It is an abundant, low-carbon, domestic energy resource. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, September 26: The Sonification Of Climate Change; Wind Is Red, White, And Green; The New Hybrid Solar-Storage Concept Module

The Sonification Of Climate Change The haunting song of climate change, in D minor Brian Kahn, September 25, 2016 (Grist) “…Music based on data has the potential to reveal new patterns to scientists…[Nik Sawe used a technique calledShow More Summary

Good News On Climate – The Public Is Starting To Get It

Give this guy 2 minutes and get some very good news just posted at Peter Sinclair's Climate Crock site. From greenmanbucket 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 Libertarian Failure On Climate Change

We should be building NEW coal plants?!?! We are spending too MUCH on New Energy?!?! Well, we know what this guy has been smoking… From greenmanbucket via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!dShow More Summary

New Energy Is Doable – And Is Being Done

There are countries around the world taking advantage of their New Energy Resources. The U.S. is not. There are reasons but there is no excuse. From Seeker Daily via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(Show More Summary

World Gets A Step Closer To Enforceable Climate Laws

Climate Deal Comes One Step Closer to Reality at United Nations; Nearly enough countries have signed on to limit greenhouse gas emissions. September 22, 2016 (Reuters via Fortune) "An agreement to fight global warming came one step closer...Show More Summary

New Energy Ready To Power The World Future

Wind and solar power enjoy a decade of massive growth: World Energy Council Anmar Frangoul, 20 September 2016 (CNBC) "Renewable sources of power including hydroelectric and solar represent around 30 percent of the world's total capacity...Show More Summary

Sahara Sun Could Power The World

We Could Power The Entire World By Harnessing Solar Energy From 1% Of The Sahara Mehran Moalem, September 22, 2016 (Forbes) “The total world energy usage (coal+oil+hydroelectric+nuclear+renewable) in 2015 was 13,000 Million Ton Oil Equivalent...Show More Summary

World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Turbines Building Off UK Coast

Dong installs world’s largest wind turbines off UK coast Susanna Twidale w/Susan Thomas, September 8, 2016 (Reuters) “Dong Energy has installed the first of the world's largest wind turbines, which are taller and wider than the London...Show More Summary

Why Having Babies Is The Climate Change Answer

Climate Change Requires Innovative Solutions, Not Population Control Sam Mulopulos, September 20, 2016 (Huffington Post) “…[Population engineering is not really a solution for climate change. Yes, people] beget more people, and moreShow More Summary

Big Texas Wind Backed By Amazon

Amazon Builds Giant Wind Farm In Texas; The farm will feature 100 turbines. Sophie Weiner, September 18, 2016 (Popular Mechanics) “…[Amazon will finance] a massive new renewable energy project [in West Texas] dubbed Amazon Wind FarmShow More Summary

Big Sun Sparkles In Nevada

The Burning Beauty of Solar Energy in the Nevada Desert Charley Locke, September 21, 2016 (Wired) “…[From high above, Nevada’s] Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Facility is a bright flash on the landscape [outside Tonapah]. You can really...Show More Summary

EV Racing Coming To The Streets Of Brooklyn

Electric car racing is coming to Brooklyn Danielle Muoio, September 21, 2016 (Business Insider) “…Formula E, the world's first fully electric racing series, is finishing off its season on a 1.21-mile race course in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: In The Wake Of The Massive Aliso Canyon Leak

Historic Los Angeles methane leak puts natural gas emissions under scrutiny; As SoCalGas works to plug a monster methane leak, warnings abound for the electricity sector Herman K. Trabish, December 21, 2015 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note:...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Rise Of Distributed Energy Resources Goes On

DERs in 2016: What experts expect for a booming sector; Tax credit extensions can be a big opportunity for utilities and DER developers in the upcoming year Herman K. Trabish, January 4, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: The excitement...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Community Solar Matures And Evolves

How the utility role in community solar is evolving as the sector matures; Everybody loves community solar, but just how the sector will mature is up in the air Herman K. Trabish, January 7, 2016 (Utility Dive) Though community solar is still less than 1% of installed U.S. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: A Snapshot Of U.S. Solar Right Now

Solar Market Insight Report 2016 Q3 September 2016 (Solar Energy Industries Association/GTM Research) Key Figures -The U.S. installed 2,051 MWdc of solar PV in Q2 2016, increasing 43% over Q2 2015. -In the first half of 2016, solar accounted...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, September 20: Survey Shows People Oppose Fossil Fuels; Solar Bargain Hits World Record; China In Record Wind Build Rate

Survey Shows People Oppose Fossil Fuels [54%] favor federal regulations that would reduce U.S. coal use, survey says Bill Loveless, September 18, 2016 (USA Today) Editor’s note: Other findings from the survey in this Quick News itemShow More Summary

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