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TODAY’S STUDY: The Cost Of Solar Market Right Now

Tracking the Sun IX The Installed Price of Residential and Non-Residential Photovoltaic Systems in the United States Galen Barbose and Naïm Darghouth, August 2016 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Executive Summary Now in its ninth...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 30: Why They Just Can’t Understand Climate Change; U.S. Offshore Wind Proves Doubters Wrong; Where Used EV Batteries Can Go To Serve

Why They Just Can’t Understand Climate Change Why people can't grasp climate change Phil Plait, August 29, 2016 (Dallas Morning News) “…Global warming is real, and almost entirely caused by human activities…The vast majority of scientists...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: How Low Can The Cost Of Wind Go?

Wind Energy Costs & Cost Drivers; The Views of the World’s Leading Experts Ryan Wiser, June 2016 (U.S. Department of Energy) Executive Summary This report summarizes the results of an expert elicitation survey of 163 of the world’s foremost...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 29: The History Of Climate Change; To Buy Or To Finance Solar, That Is The Question; Wind Fits The National Power Mix

The History Of Climate Change Humans Kickstarted Climate Change Nearly 200 Years Earlier Than Scientists Thought Jasmine Solana, August 28, 2016 (Futurism) “…Most experts agree that human activity has played a major role in making climate change happen, but the consensus is that it is a fairly recent trend. Show More Summary

Predicted Fires And Floods Arrive

EIGHT five-hundred-year events in a year! Beating those odds means if climate change went to Las Vegas it could win big. Unfortunately, it also means Planet Earth is likely to continue being a big loser. From greenmanbucket/CBS NewsShow More Summary

Speaking Of Big Losers

His argument is: The climate is changing but it is bad for business so the best plan is to ignore the changing climate. The truth is that climate change will cost trillions and the fight for New Energy to stop climate change will make trillions for forward-thinking entrepreneurs. Show More Summary

The Automated Electric Vehicle Future

The first AEVs have already hit the roads and they will be widely seen by 2020. Here are some guesses about what the driving future could look like. From Robin Chase via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagNShow More Summary

The Ultimate Allergy Remedy – Stop Climate Change

Climate Change Is Likely to Cause Allergy Misery for Millions; The number of Europeans suffering from ragweed allergies could double by 2050. John Metcalfe, August 25, 2016 (Atlantic’s City Lab) “If the rate of warming continues, the number of people suffering from ragweed allergies could jump from 33 to 77 million by 2050. Show More Summary

World Needs More Plug-In Cars

World Energy Council Study Says PEV Sales Must Increase Jon LeSage, August 23, 2016 (Hybrid Cars) “…16 percent of new light-duty passenger vehicles sold in the U.S., China, and the European Union in 2020 will have to be plug-in electrified...Show More Summary

India Sets Wind Power Records

Wind energy generation reaches record high August 21, 2016 (Times of India) “…[Use of wind energy-generated electricity in India’s state of Tamil Nadu rose to and average of 6,087 lakh units, 22% of the average power requirement between May 15 and August 15, significantly more than 2014’s 3000 million units and 2015’s 4,210 million units. Show More Summary

Is Australia’s Biofuel The U.S. Navy’s Pacific Green Fleet Really Green?

U.S. Navy’s ‘Green Fleet’ may tap Australian biofuel August 20, 2016 (Bloomberg News via The Japan Times) “The U.S. may accept Australia’s offer to supply biofuel for its Asia-Pacific [Great Green Fleet], advancing the U.S. Navy’s goal...Show More Summary

Climate Change Could Cost Millenials Trillions

The Price Tag of Being Young: Climate Change and Millennials’ Economic Future Sara Jordan, August 21, 2016 (NextGen Climate Action) “…Left unaddressed, [climate change] will have devastating impacts on our economy, our environment, our...Show More Summary

Is Rhode Island Wind Energy’s Wedge?

Rhode Island may pave way for Obama wind energy boom Timothy Cama, August 24, 2016 (The Hill) “Five wind turbines in the waters off Rhode Island’s coast will start producing electricity this fall, fulfilling a years-old clean energyShow More Summary

How Texas National Guard Could Go Green

New Study: Solar, Energy Efficiency Can Help the Texas National Guard Save Money and Water Kate Zerenner, August 24, 2016 (Environmental Defense Fund) “...[Many Texas defense facilities are in water-stressed counties that could leadShow More Summary

California Leads The Way To Cars With Plugs

Who’s Leading on Electric Cars? (And Who’s Lagging Behind?) David Reichmuth, August 24, 2016 (Union of Concerned Scientists) “…Car buyers can now find alternatives to petroleum-powered cars, choosing from a growing number of electric-drive cars but] the availability of EVs varies greatly, both by manufacturer and geography. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Your Utility Wants An App For You

What do utility customers want? There's an app for that; Potential savings attract customers to utility-designed apps designed for demand response, energy efficiency Herman K. Trabish, November 9, 2015 (Utility Dive) Utilities across the United States are starting to get the news: You want to reach your customers? Get an app for that. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Better Price Signals To Customers for New Energy

Beyond fixed charges: 'Disruptive Challenges' author charts new utility path; If Peter Kind's 2013 paper put the utility sector on notice, this one could give it whiplash Herman K. Trabish, November 12, 2015 (Utility Dive) In "Pathways...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Oregon Lawmakers Order Battery Energy Storage

Oregon saddles up to implement trailblazing energy storage mandate; Oregon's mandate is the second in the nation, but novel in the guidance it gives to regulators on storage Herman K. Trabish, November 17, 2015 (Utility Dive) The Oregon...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: A Deeper Look At Utilities – Arizona Public Service

Arizona Public Service Company/Pinnacle West Nancy LaPlaca, July 2016 (Energy and Policy Institute) Summary Despite the fact that Arizona is the sunniest state in the U.S., it is falling far behind on solar installations, and by the close of 2015, had fallen from 2nd in total U.S. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 23: The Climate Change Fight Will Boost The Economy; Solar Shingles Versus Solar Panels; How Very Much Oil & Gas Need Their Tax Breaks

The Climate Change Fight Will Boost The Economy How a War on Climate Change Could Restore Economic Growth in America Wade Roush, August 23, 2016 (Xconomy) Editor’s note: Lots of valuable history and economics in this one. "…[Slow economic growth and climate change are likely the biggest challenges facing the U.S. Show More Summary

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