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ORIGINAL REPORTING: SolarCity wants to help utilities plan for distributed resources

SolarCity wants to help utilities plan better for distributed resources; A new white paper from the leading solar installer aims to modernize utility DER practices Herman K. Trabish, August 27, 2015 (Utility Dive) For utilities and system...Show More Summary

SPECIAL QUICK NEWS, May 27: Trump Twaddle On Wind Set Straight

Trump Twaddle On Wind Set Straight Trump allows for renewable energy, but cites bad information Peter Kelley, May 26, 2016 (American Wind Energy Association) AWEA is always glad to hear about support for renewable energy, like this statement...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: President Obama’s clean energy revolution

President Obama calls for clean energy revolution: 'There is something big happening in America' ; Obama spoke about renewables investments, utility business models, and the dawn of a new clean energy age. Herman K. Trabish, August 25,...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Demand flexibility and the power delivery transformation

How demand flexibility is about to transform electricity delivery; Automated energy efficiency, dubbed 'flexiwatts,' could change how we consume energy for good Herman K. Trabish, August 26, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge Solar...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Why can't utilities innovate like startups?

Why can't utilities innovate like startups?; They could if regulators let them. Herman K. Trabish, August 21, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge It seems obvious to say that utilities are not known for their innovation. But a new white...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: How Warren Buffett's bet on an Energy Imbalance Market in the West is paying off

How Warren Buffett's bet on an Energy Imbalance Market in the West is paying off; The market is proving that regionalism has its benefits. Herman K. Trabish, August 24, 2015 (Utility Dive) UD-ISO-EIM-1-Q2-2015-08-13-2015 Led by a partnership...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: On The Path To SunShot – Utilities And Distributed Solar

On The Path To SunShot – Utility Regulatory and Business Model Reforms for Addressing the Financial Impacts of Distributed Solar on Utilities Galen Barbose, et. al., May 2016 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary Net-energy...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May 24: Portland, Ore, Bans Climate Change Denial From Science Classes; Wind Hits 100%-Plus Of Aussie State’s Power For 10 Hours

Portland, Ore, Bans Climate Change Denial From Science Classes Portland School System Bans Teaching Materials That Cast Doubt on Climate Change Eric Chaney, May 23, 2016 (The Weather Channel) “…Last week, the Portland Public School board...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: A Review Of Alternative Rate Designs

A Review Of Alternative Rate Designs; Industry Experience With Time-Based And Demand Charge Rates For Mass-Market Customers Aman Chitkara, Dan Cross-Call, Becky Li, and James Sherwood, May 2016 (Rocky Mountain Institute) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY There...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May 23: Human-Caused Changes Threaten A Third Of Bird Species With Extinction; Attack On Wind Linked to Oil Industry Money; Solar Plus Storage Multi-tasking To Cut Costs

Human-Caused Changes Threaten A Third Of Bird Species With Extinction Third of North American Birds Said to Face Extinction Due to Climate Change, Other Man-Made Factors Michael Edison Hayden, May 22, 2016 (ABC News) “…37 percent ofShow More Summary

New Energy FulFills Its Potential

Portugal was powered for FOUR DAYS STRAIGHT on New Energy this month, proving grid operators can manage the challenges. It is time to ignore the naysayers with vested interests and build out this planet’s energy future. From wochit News via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//

The Nuclear Fantasy

Nuclear only works if a fantasy about affordable new technologies comes true. New Energy is ready to do the job NOW, while most cities still don’t look like Venice. From YaleClimateConnections via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){varShow More Summary

Building Wind Was Never Better

There’s a New Energy world coming and it’s time to choose: Help build it or get out of the way. From AmericanWindEnergy 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");

Unlike U.S. Republicans, Islam Calls For Climate Change Action

Islamic Declaration on Climate Change; Islamic leaders call their community to climate action. Erika Street Hopman, May 19, 2016 (Yale Climate Connections) “…[‘Allah] has created the universe in all its diversity, richness and vitality:...Show More Summary

New Energy Powers A Nation For Four Days!

Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone; Zero emission milestone reached as country is powered by just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours Arthur Nelsen, 18 May 2016 (The Guardian) “…Electricity...Show More Summary

Solar Rising On The Wide World

The Heat: Developing countries turn towards solar energy Nathan King, May 17, 2016 (CCTV America) "With solar energy becoming more affordable and efficient, a host of developing countries are using the technology for electricity. For...Show More Summary

The Power Of The Oceans

Harnessing the Oceans; Is energy from the oceans even feasible? Hans Buitelaar, May 13, 2016 (The Maritime Executive) “If saving the planet is not enough reward for harvesting the enormous energy potential of the oceans, high profits...Show More Summary

Children Lead The Court Fight Against Climate Change

Children Win Another Climate Change Legal Case In Mass Supreme Court James Conca, May 19, 2016 (Forbes) “In another surprising victory for children suing the government over climate change, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court…found...Show More Summary

No. Carolina Lawmakers Attack New Energy

NC bill takes aim at wind power and solar energy John Murawski. May 18, 2016 (The News and Observer) “Green energy advocates are aghast at the latest energy proposal in the state legislature to regulate wind farms and solar farms, aShow More Summary

Texas Markets Say Forget Coal

In Texas, Market Forces Driving Shift From Coal, Study Says Jim Malewitz, May 17, 2016 (The Texas Tribune) “Texans are on pace to rely more heavily on natural gas, wind and solar energy to power their lives in the coming decades — and...Show More Summary

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