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TODAY’S STUDY: The Wires New Energy Needs

Keys To Meeting Large Customer Demand For Renewable Energy January 2018 (David Gardiner and Assoc. and Wind Energy Foundation) Introduction This report examines the opportunity to meet large customer demand for renewable energy through transmission upgrades and expansion. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, January 22: Lloyd’s Of London Declares Coal A Bad Bet; Solar’s Peak Demand Power Knocks Out Old Energy; U.S. Wind Energy Push Praised By Global Wind Leader

Lloyd’s Of London Declares Coal A Bad Bet Lloyd's of London to divest from coal over climate change; Firm follows other big UK and European insurers by excluding coal companies from 1 April Julia Kollewe, January 21, 2018 (UK Guardian) “Lloyd’s...Show More Summary

On 100% New Energy

It WILL happen. The only question is whether it will happen sooner or later. From TED-Ed 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");

More On The Hot-Cold Climate Conundrum

It’s easy to understand for anybody who wants to. From TheRealNews 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");

New Energy Is Coming

Every year gets better. From The Science Channel 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");

Cover of Time: The Great Crack-Up

The Great Crack-Up Jeffrey Kluger, January 19, 2018 (Time Magazine) “…Human beings typically do our worst environmental damage in the places we live and work—clear-cutting forests, strip-mining mountains. Antarctica, however, was more or less out of reach. Show More Summary

New Energy Beats Dirty Energy On Cost Around The World

Fossil fuels blown away by wind in cost terms: study January 13, 2018 (AFP via Yahoo News) “…[Within two years all New Energy technologies now in commercial use are forecast to fall within the fossil fuel-fired cost range and most will...Show More Summary

Aussie 2017 Solar Buildout Set Records

Solar installs through the roof, as Australians deliver record growth Sophie Vorrath, 18 January 2018 (ReNew Economy) “Extraordinary figures continue to roll in from the year that was for renewable energy in Australia, but easily the...Show More Summary

French Plan 5-Year Wind Boom

France sets out ten-point plan to double wind power capacity by 2023 Bate Felix (w/Sudip Kar-Gupta), January 18, 2018 (Reuters) “…The Macron government just announced a ten-point plan which will simplify administrative appeal procedures...Show More Summary

Climate Change And Mind Games

Researchers Explore Psychological Effects of Climate Change Jeff Beamish, January 18, 2018 (University of Arizona News via KVOA-TV) “…[New research] found that while some people have little anxiety about the Earth's changing climate,...Show More Summary

The Great Winds On The Great Lakes

Wind energy sets sail on the Great Lakes Andy Belaskovitz, January 18, 2018 (Green Biz) “…[After eight years of up and down progress, the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) public–private partnership is about to succeed as,Show More Summary

Why America First Could Leave Solar Last

Trump’s “America First” Policy Could Cripple the U.S. Solar Industry; The president is about to make a decision that could cost more jobs than the entire coal industry, and Republicans aren't happy about it. Emily Atkin, January 18,,...Show More Summary

Where Next-Gen Biofuels Will Work

New study shows producers where and how to grow cellulosic biofuel crops January 16, 2018 (Science Daily) “…[The cellulosic biofuel] industry is still growing at a modest pace…[but] producers have had to rely on incomplete information...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Lot Of Dam Potential -- With pumped storage, hydropower can grow 50% by 2050

A lot of dam potential: Renewables growth could drive massive hydro buildout; With pumped storage, hydropower can grow 50% by 2050 - if developers can get over the hurdles Herman K. Trabish, August 9, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note:...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Utilities Cautiously Advance EV Charger Buildout

If you build it, will they charge? Utilities cautious in plans to spur electric vehicle adoption; Utilities are well positioned to enhance EV infrastructure, but many are waiting for a push from regulators and the market Herman K. Trabish,...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: How New Transmission Benefits Everybody

How Does Electric Transmission Benefit You? Identifying and Measuring the Life-Cycle Benefits of Infrastructure Investment Julia Frayer, et. al., January 8, 2018 (London Economics International) Synopsis WIRES commissioned London Economics International LLC (“LEI”) to prepare a study demonstrating the benefits of transmission investment. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, January 16: The Big Apple Takes Big Oil To Court; Solar Power 24/7 Gets Affordable; Demand For New Energy Raises Demand For New Wires

The Big Apple Takes Big Oil To Court United States District Court Southern District Of New York…Complaint Case No. 18 cv 182 City Of New York, Plaintiff…Against BP…Chevron…ConocoPhillips…Exxon Mobil…and Royal Dutch Shell… January 9,Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: States Step In On Utilities' Energy Plans

State Engagement in Electric Distribution System Planning Juliet Homer, Alan Cooke, et. al., December 2017 (Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium of U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories) Summary Electric distribution system...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, January 15: “Stupendously” Expensive Climate Change; New Energy Almost half Of 2017’s New U.S. Generation; Record Competitive Prices For New Energy

“Stupendously” Expensive Climate Change Unchecked climate change is going to be stupendously expensive Ryan Cooper, January 15, 2018 (The Week) “Climate change is first and foremost a threat to human society…[and one way that threat]...Show More Summary

Global Warming In A Cold Winter

As the planet’s AVERAGE temperature is driven up by the accumulation of human-spewed emissions that traps the sun’s heat within earth's atmosphere, the climate changes in many ways. Many say the most accurate label is “global weirding.”...Show More Summary

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