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CHINA NOW DOMINATES WORLD WIND

China now the world leader in wind power production Richard Blackwell, February 11, 2016 (The Globe and Mail) “China has become the world leader in wind power production after constructing nearly half of all the new turbines built around...Show More Summary

TEACHERS NEED TO BE TAUGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

Why U.S. Science Teachers Struggle to Teach Climate Change; Political values influence how teachers approach the issue Justin Worland, February 11, 2016 (Time Magazine) “Science teachers in the U.S. often botch lessons on climate change,...Show More Summary

EGYPT TURNS BACK TO SUN AS KING

Solar energy boom in Egypt February 10, 2016 (Africa News) “…[Egyptian homeowners are tapping into the sun’s power through a feed-in-tariff system created [in 2014] by the government…[Once the land of the Sun King, Egypt's new solarShow More Summary

TOP GLOBAL EV MAKERS ADD RANGE

Game Change: Tesla And GM Announce Affordable, Long-Range Electric Cars Joe Romm, February 11, 2016 (Climate Progress) “Two of the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) producers say that they will soon deliver 200+ mile range EVs at...Show More Summary

WHY THE PRESIDENT IS A CLIMATE HERO

How Obama picked up the pieces on climate change Devin Henry, Timothy Cama, Jordan Fabian, February 10, 2016 (The Hill) “…[After President Obama’s hopes for a historic cap-and-trade bill died in the Senate, he turned to] a backup plan...Show More Summary

PLUG-INS, ROBOT CARS, AND CAR-SHARES

The Virtuous Cycle Between Driverless Cars, Electric Vehicles And Car-Sharing Services Chunka Mai, February 8, 2016 (Forbes) “…[Tesla’s] Elon Musk spends so much time musing about driverless cars…[for] the same reason that General Motors...Show More Summary

SOLAR-POWERED HYDROGEN CARS

We're One Step Closer to Creating Hydrogen Gas from Solar Energy; Solar panels of the future could produce clean-burning hydrogen gas in a one-step process. William Herkewitz, February 4, 2016 (Popular Mechanics) “…[O]ne the biggestShow More Summary

THE REAL COST OF ENERGY STORAGE

How much does energy storage really cost? David Labrador, February 10, 2016 (GreenBiz) “Energy storage is often hailed as a game changer for renewable energy reliability…[Financial advisory firm Lazard’s] inaugural Levelized Cost ofShow More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: MAINE LAWMAKERS PROPOSE GROUNDBREAKING WAY OUT OF NET METERING WARS

Maine lawmakers propose groundbreaking way out of net metering wars; Legislators want a 'Standard Buyer' to acquire distributed generation and value it properly Herman K. Trabish, June 8, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge Lawmakers...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, February 10: OBAMA CLIMATE PLAN STAYED BY SUPREME COURT; THE POWER OF PLAINS WIND; THE THOUSANDS OF JOBS IN SOLAR’S BOOM

OBAMA CLIMATE PLAN STAYED BY SUPREME COURT Supreme Court puts Clean Power Plan on hold Davide Savinje and Krysti Shallenberger, February 9, 2016 (Utility Dive) “…[A 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court ruling] ordered the Obama administration to hold...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: DATA CENTER ENERGY RE-EVALUATED

Coal Computing: How Companies Misunderstand Their Dirty Data Centers Ory Zik and Avi Shapiro, February 2016 (Lux Research) Despite their sophistication about data in other contexts, leading IT and computing giants in the U.S. use crude...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, February 9: PENTAGON TO PRIORITIZE CLIMATE CHANGE; LIES ABOUT SANDERS WIND PLAN CORRECTED; DOE UPS SPENDING ON SUNSHOT

PENTAGON TO PRIORITIZE CLIMATE CHANGE Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions Rowan Scarborough, February 7, 2016 (Washington Times) “The Pentagon is ordering the top brass to incorporate climate change into virtually everything they do…[A directive orders the U.S. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: A PATHWAY TO THE DISTRIBUTED GRID

A Pathway to the Distributed Grid; Evaluating the economics of distributed energy resources and outlining a pathway to capturing their potential value Ryan Hanley, February 2016 (SolarCity) Executive Summary Designing the electric grid for the twenty-first century is one of today’s most important and exciting societal challenges. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, February 8: CLIMATE CHANGE IN WATER COLORS; THE REAL ECONOMICS OF NEW ENERGY; WHO SHOULD PAY FOR EV CHARGING?

CLIMATE CHANGE IN WATER COLORS Painting Climate Change Peter Sinclair, February 4, 2016 (Climate Denial Crock of the Week) "…Climate data is usually seen in pixels, spreadsheets, and maps. But watercolor paintings? Not so much. That’s what makes a growing series of paintings by Maine-based artist Jill Pelto so striking. Show More Summary

It Is Not A Dream, It Is A Vision

The Tesla vision: “Humanity will advance with giant strides..” From Freise Brothers via Vimeo 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");

Taking A Solar Road To The Future

France is building the road less traveled – but it could become a street paved with gold. From Colas Group 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");

What Battery Energy Storage Will Do

This will change everything – again. Affordable storage is what experts have said for decades is the “Holy Grail” of New Energy. From The Good Stuff via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.gShow More Summary

Dream Catcher -- ripped from the headlines, torn from the heart

Artistically, Dream Catcher, a new play at the Fountain Theater in Hollywood, is satisfying in every way. And it is much more. When Brian Tichnell’s Roy comes rushing onto Director Cameron Watson’s wide round stage to join ElizabethShow More Summary

MEN AND WOMEN AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Gender sensitivity could aid climate change projects Jeremy Hartley, February 4. 2016 (SciDevNet) “Men and women living [in the undeveloped world] face different climate change impacts which, if overlooked, could further widen gender...Show More Summary

GLOBAL OCEAN WIND ADVANCING

Offshore Wind Market Update; Global and Country-Level Market Analyses and Forecasts, Wind Turbine Vendor Market Shares, and Turbine Technology Trends 1Q 2016 (Navigant Research) “The offshore wind energy market continues to march ahead,...Show More Summary

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