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TODAY’S STUDY: SOLAR IS NOW AFFORDABLE AND GETTING MORESO

Current and Future Cost of Photovoltaics; Long-term Scenarios for Market Development, System Prices and LCOE of Utility-Scale PV System February 2015 (Fraunhofer ISE) Key Insights Our analysis aims at estimating the future cost development...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 20: GULF OIL SPILL IMPACTS GO ON; SUNPOWER, APPLE DO SOLAR IN CHINA; THREE BETS ON WIND

GULF OIL SPILL IMPACTS GO ON 5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow Debbie Elliott, April 20, 2015 (National Public Radio) “Five years ago, BP's out-of-control oil well deep in the Gulf of Mexico exploded. Eleven...Show More Summary

The President, Florida, And Climate Change

The President dares to talk climate change in Florida, where the Governor has banned use of the term in the state government. From The White House via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getShow More Summary

Bill Maher On Climate Change Zombies

The Angry Professor explains here why politicians deny climate change. From BetterUpMedia 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 Denial Disorder

A condition not yet listed in the ICDM. Rx: A Q-tip. From Funny or Die 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");

VATICAN CALLS SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Vatican Announces Major Summit On Climate Change Jack Jenkins, April 15, 2015 (ClimateProgress) “…[A] landmark climate change-themed conference to be hosted at the Vatican later this month [is] the latest in Pope Francis’ faith-rooted campaign to raise awareness about global warming…[E]ntitled Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity. Show More Summary

EARTH’S HEAT FOR A HUNGRY WORLD

New opportunities in geothermal energy for developing countries April 7, 2015 (PennEnergy) “Geothermal energy, the flow of heat energy radiating from the earth's core, provides unique opportunities for cost efficient, sustainable food...Show More Summary

WORLD OCEAN ENERGY GROWS ON

Marine energy sector continues growing worldwide, despite economic setbacks Michael Harris, April 14, 2015 (HydroWorld) “…[The] marine and hydrokinetic sector moved closer to commercial viability through 2014…[according to data from 23 member countries in Implementing Agreement on Ocean Energy Systems. Show More Summary

ALT FUELS IN CHINA

Alternative Fuels in China Can Replace Up to 483 Billion Gallons of Gasoline in 2020… April 14, 2015 (Luux Research) “China’s strategic shift toward alternative fuels in order to cut its reliance on foreign oil is creating huge opportunities,...Show More Summary

BRAIN EATING PARASITES THRIVE IN CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate Change Does Have Some Winners, Like Brain-Eating Parasites. Joe Romm, April 14, 2015 (ClimateProgress) “It’s a myth there are no big winners from climate change besides fossil fuel companies…[It] is doubling bark beetle mating, triggering up to 60 times as many beetles attacking trees every year. Show More Summary

WORKING WITH UTILITIES FOR SOLAR

Musk’s Cousins Battle Utilities to Make Solar Rooftops Cheap; Lyndon and Peter Rive are on a quest to make sun-generated power cheap and easy. John Lippert and Christopher Martin, April 14, 2015 (Bloomberg News) “…[When solar advocates were fighting with Hawaiian Electric Co. Show More Summary

TROUBLE AHEAD FOR TEXAS WIND

Texas’ shortsighted wind energy policy Jim Mitchell, April 15, 2015 (Dallas Morning News) “Texas is a wind energy juggernaut….[but Republican state Sen. Troy Fraser’s SB 931 would] kill a forward-looking state energy policy that hasShow More Summary

INTELLIGENCE FOR OCEAN ENERGY

Ocean energy plus cybernetics can supply a quarter of the US's power Shalinee Kishore, 14 April 2015 (Ecologist) “…Almost one third of the US's electricity needs can be met by a predictable, renewable and yet largely untapped resource:...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: WHERE THE ENERGY STORAGE EXPANSION WILL HAPPEN FIRST AND WHY

Where the energy storage expansion will happen first and why; The commercial-industrial segment of the market is ready to buy in Herman K. Trabish, January 7, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge People who watch the energy storage market...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 15: A TRANSFORMATIVE YEAR FOR NEW ENERGY; PLUG-IN CARS SATISFY COMMUTERS; EV ENABLING BIZ TO BE $36BIL BY 2025

A TRANSFORMATIVE YEAR FOR NEW ENERGY Why 2015 Will Be a ‘Transformative Year’ for Renewable Energy in the US April 14, 2015 (Solar Energy) “…[ Medium-term Outlook for U.S. Power: 2015 from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)] has some good news for anyone who supports a greener American energy sector: 2015 will be a “transformative year” for U.S. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: NEW ENERGY-PLUS-STORAGE MEANS A MORE GRID-FREE LIFE

The Economics Of Load Defection; How Grid-Connected Solar-Plusbattery Systems Will Compete With Traditional Electric Service, Why It Matters, And Possible Paths Forward Bronski, Creyts, et. al., April 7, 2015 (Rocky Mountain Institute) Executive...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 14: WHAT MADE TEXAS A WIND POWER; SMART GRID PROTECT BIZ TO DOUBLE TO $9.7BIL

PLUG-IN CARS ON THE VERGE Electric Car Batteries Just Hit A Key Price Point Joe Romm, April 13, 2015 (ClimateProgress) “…By the end of 2014, more than 700,000 total plug-in vehicles had been sold worldwide (plug-in hybrids and pure battery electrics), up from about 400,000 at the end of 2013. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE LITTLE BIRD THAT MEANS SO MUCH TO NEW ENERGY

Sage-Grouse Inventory; 2014 Conservation Initiatives April 3, 2015 (Western Governors Association) Executive Summary The greater sage-grouse is found in 11 western states: California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 13: THE NEW DEBATE WHEN DENIAL ENDS; NEW ENERGY NEEDS A NEW GRID; BROADWIND AND BUILDING WIND

THE NEW DEBATE WHEN DENIAL ENDS What will happen after people stop ignoring the evidence on climate change Chris Mooney, April 7, 2015 (Washigton Post) “…[T]he conservative-leaning American Legislative Exchange Council is stressing…[it...Show More Summary

A Simple Idea

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