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TODAY’S STUDY: The Money In The Energy Transition

Perspectives For The Energy Transition; Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy System March 2017 (International Energy Agency and International Renewable Energy Agency) Executive Summary Investment is the lifeblood of the global energy system. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, March 28: New Evidence Of More Climate Trouble; Wind Now Matching Coal In The Market; New Energy Vs. Utilities In Indiana

New Evidence Of More Climate Trouble One of the most troubling ideas about climate change just found new evidence in its favor Chris Mooney, March 27, 2017 (Washington Post) “…[S]cientists have been debating a complex and frankly explosive...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: New Energy Today And Tomorrow

Advanced Energy Now 2017; Market Report Global and U.S. Market Revenue 2011-16 and Key Trends in Advanced Energy Growth March 2017 (Navigant Research via Advanced Energy Economy) Highlights Advanced energy is a $1.4 trillion global industry, almost twice the size of the global airline industry, and nearly equal to worldwide apparel revenue. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, March 27: Only PBS Is Covering Climate Change; The Job-Creating Engine That Is Wind Energy; U.S. Solar Should Follow China Solar -- Stanford

Only PBS Is Covering Climate Change PBS is the only network reporting on climate change. Trump wants to cut it; During a record-breaking hot presidential election year, American news networks failed to report on climate change Dana Nuccitelli,...Show More Summary

Bill Maher Talks Trump Havoc, Climate Havoc

"The White House celebrated St. Patrick's Day by slashing green energy..." Also catch the great lines near the top about coal. From Real Time With Bill Maher via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0Show More Summary

What NYC Faces From Climate Change

Does the Big Apple float? From The Scene 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");

Kids Design A New Energy City

This is a story about what can happen “…if someone puts their mind to it…” Give it 2 minutes. From DigitalPromiseStories 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");

Climate Change Report – ‘Upheaval’ In ‘Uncharted Territory’

‘Earth is a planet in upheaval’: World Meteorological Organization issues dire climate warning; “Truly uncharted territory” Joe Romm, March 22, 2017 (ThinkProgress) “Humanity is ‘now in truly uncharted territory,’ thanks to CO2-driven climate change, [according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) annual report. Show More Summary

Oil Giants Buying In On EU Ocean Wind

Big Oil Replaces Rigs With Wind Turbines Jess Shankleman, March 22, 2017 (Bloomberg News) “…Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Statoil ASA and Eni SpA are moving into multi-billion-dollar offshore wind farms in the North Sea and beyond. They’reShow More Summary

Japanese Floating Solar Backed by Apple

Apple is taking its clean energy promise to Japan and the open sea Lulu Chang, March 8, 2017 (Digital Trends) “…[Apple component supplier Ibiden] will power all of its Apple manufacturing with 100 percent renewable energy…Ibiden is planning...Show More Summary

Germany Upped EV Access 27% in 2016

Germany Increases Electric Car Charging Points 27 Percent in 2016 Vera Eckert w/Victoria Bryan, March 24, 2016 (Reuters via U.S. News & World Report) “The number of electric car charging points for public use in Germany rose by 27 percent...Show More Summary

No Majority Anywhere Doubts Climate Change

How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps Nadja Popovich, John Schwartz And Tatiana Schlossberg, March 21, 2017 (NY Times) “Americans overwhelmingly believe that global warming is happening, and…[a] majority of adults inShow More Summary

Making The Baby Decision As The Climate Changes

Baby Doomers: As climate change threatens to strain resources, women are increasingly reevaluating reproductive decisions. Now, these women are angry; People weigh parenting decisions because a child in America produces 45,000 pounds of CO2 yearly. Show More Summary

Wind Delivers 54% Of Power To Midwest 11-State System

SPP bumps into transmission constraints as wind energy breaks records Robert Walton, March 22, 2017 (Utility Dive) “…[The Southwest Power Pool set new record by serving 54.22% of load with wind energy] on March 19. But the grid operator...Show More Summary

A System To Better Use New Energy

How California Can Avoid Throwing Away Solar Energy Ralph Cavanaugh, March 22, 2017 (National Resources Defense Council) “…[The operator for most of the California grid is] experiencing conditions where it must throttle down [solar power...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Utilities Driving Record Solar Growth

How record large-scale solar growth is changing utility IPPs; Utility affiliates could bring online over half of all the new utility-scale solar built through 2017 Herman K. Trabish, July 21, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: This story’s foreshadowing of a U.S. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: New Markets Opening Up To Distributed Resources

How aggregated DERs are becoming the new demand response; Grid operators are designing new markets and mechanisms to get reliability and flexibility from aggregated distributed energy resources. Herman K. Trabish, July 20, 2016 (Utility...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Hawaii’s Fight For 100% New Energy Goes On

NextEra merger dead, Hawaii turns to realizing a 100% renewables future; NextEra never convinced regulators they could follow through on their clean energy goals. Can Hawaiian Electric? Herman K. Trabish, July 25, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Battery Energy Storage Right Now

U.S. Energy Storage Monitor: 2016 Year in Review and Q1 2017 Executive Summary March 2017 (Energy Storage Association and GTM Research) U.S. Q4 2016 Deployments in Megawatts Up 25% Over Previous Year; 2016 Deployments Down 3% vs. 2015 • The U.S. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, March 21: Eight Things To Do About Climate Change; The Fight For New Energy Wires; The Best New Energy Battery

Eight Things To Do About Climate Change Climate change is happening now – here’s eight things we can do to adapt to it; Donald Trump has rejected global leadership on the issue, so now it’s down to us as individuals to plan, and push through new policies change where we can Dr. Show More Summary

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