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The Heat Stayed On In 2016

U.S. scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row. Chris Mooney, January 18, 2017 (Washignton Post) “…[T]wo leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on...Show More Summary

Three Ways Solar Will Grow

3 Predictions For Solar Energy in 2017 Sarah Kezer, January 18, 2017 (Mother Earth News) “Renewable energy sources are expected to make up 80 percent of the new electricity-generation capacity in the U.S. during 2017…The solar industry...Show More Summary

North Carolina Ocean Wind Bidding To Open

Feds move ahead with plans for huge 'wind farm' off Kitty Hawk January 19, 2017 (WRAL Tech Wire) “The federal government plans to lease nearly 200 square miles of ocean off the Outer Banks for a commercial wind farm…[Bidding will open...Show More Summary

Plugs Could Change The Future of Cars Completely

How Electric Vehicles Could End Car Ownership as We Know It; ‘Rideables’ are likely to speed up adoption of self-driving technology, turn transportation into a service Christopher Mims, January 15, 2017 (Wall Street Journal) “…[W]ith...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Nation Powered By Distributed Energy Resources (DER)

A grid of DERs: DOE program aims for 100% solar penetration on the distribution system; The new SunShot program will dole out $25M to solutions aimed at integrating truly unprecedented amounts of distributed generation Herman K. Trabish, May 24, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: The momentum behind DER continues to build. The U.S. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Maryland RPS And The National Divide On Clean Energy

It's the economy: Maryland RPS debate illustrates national divide on clean energy policy; States with RPS laws are doubling down, while those without take little interest. Maryland could help explain why. Herman K. Trabish, May 10, 2016...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Why California Wants Western Electricity Delivery Organized

Better together: How an organized market can help clean up the western US grid; Today 38 separate balancing authorities deliver power out West. A new paper says a single market would be more efficient. Herman K. Trabish, May 11, 2016...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Who In Clean Tech Is Boosting New Energy

Clicking Clean: Who Is Winning The Race To Build A Green Internet? January 2017 (Greenpeace) Executive Summary The internet will likely be the largest single thing we build as a species. Tasked with creating and then catering to theShow More Summary

QUICK NEWS, January 17: New Energy’s Fight Against Climate Change Won’t Be Done; New Energy Jobs Leapt Again Last Year; Nebraska Gets Wind Power Economy Bump

New Energy’s Fight Against Climate Change Won’t Be Done Not even Trump can easily reverse our progress on climate change David Ignatius, January 16, 2017 (Washington Post) “…[The progress made in the fight against climate change by the...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The State OF The U.S. Energy Transition, Part 2

Transforming the Nation’s Electricity System: The Second Installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review January 2017 (U.S. Department of Energy) Summary for Policymakers: The Electricity Sector: Maximizing Economic Value and Consumer Equity This chapter discusses the role of the electricity sector in creating economic value. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, January 16: What Would Dr. King Do About Climate Change?; U.S. To Export Natural Gas; Where Corporates Are Boosting New Energy

What Would Dr. King Do About Climate Change? Faith leaders reframe climate change as moral issue Marion Renault, January 16, 2017 (Columbus Dispatch) "…[Would Martin Luther King have joined the fight against climate change? Faith-based] advocacy has emerged as a powerful tool in the environmental movement. Show More Summary

What Would Dr. King Do About Climate Change?

Faith leaders reframe climate change as moral issue Marion Renault, January 16, 2017 (Columbus Dispatch) "…[Would Martin Luther King have joined the fight against climate change? Faith-based] advocacy has emerged as a powerful tool in the environmental movement. Show More Summary

U.S. To Export Natural Gas

EIA's AEO2017 projects the United States as a net energy exporter in most cases January 5, 2017 (U.S. Energy Information Administration) “…[The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017)] presents updated projections for U.S. Show More Summary

Where Corporates Are Boosting New Energy

Which States Make It Easy for the Advancement of Renewable Energy? John Rogers, January 14, 2017 (EcoWatch) “…[The top states for making corporate renewables purchases easy are Iowa and Illinois but New Jersey, California, and Texas round out the top five. Show More Summary

A Call To Climate Action From Al Gore

Going forward, things won't happen like they have for the last eight years - but that means taking action is even more important. From Climate Reality via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!dShow More Summary

A Closer Look At Wind And Solar

New Energy is now the economic and practical choice almost everywhere. From Discovery Education via Vimeo Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

Why Solar Beats Coal

Tell the incoming administration: New Energy is what the markets want. From Bloomberg Technology via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

Does Climate Change Make Nuclear A Good Idea?

Is Nuclear Power the Answer to Climate Change? January 10, 2017 (Pulitzer Center On Crisis Reporting) “With the election of Donald Trump as president, the United States confronts a new era of climate change discussion…In a special issue...Show More Summary

Who In The World Is Winning With Solar?

Arab gulf firms set their sights on the region's growing appetite for solar power Tom DiChristopher, January 12, 2017 (CNBC) “…Middle East and North African countries, blessed by ample sunlight and open space, are increasingly adopting solar power. Show More Summary

Wind Powers Scotland Four Straight Days

Scotland’s wind turbines provided more electricity than the country needed four days in a row Ian Johnston, January 9, 2017 (UK Independent) “…[Wind energy provided more electricity than Scotland used on 23, 24, 25 and 26 December]…The...Show More Summary

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