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CO2 CAUGHT IN THE ACT OF HEATING GLOBE

Berkeley study directly IDs climate change culprit David Perlman, February 25, 2015 (San Francisco Chronicle) “…[Scientists] have caught the world’s major greenhouse gas right in the act of warming the planet…providing the first direct...Show More Summary

SOLAR’S ALL-OF-THE-ABOVE COALITION

Solar energy’s new best friend is … the Christian Coalition Chris Mooney, February 20, 2015 (Washington Post) “The politics of solar power keeps getting more and more interesting…In Indiana, a fight over net metering — basically, whether...Show More Summary

APPLE'S 100% NEW ENERGY DATA CENTERS

Apple to Invest €1.7 Billion in New European Data Centres; State-of-the-art facilities in Ireland and Denmark will run on 100 percent renewable energy February 23, 2015 (Apple) “…[Apple] announced a €1.7 billion plan to build and operate two data centres in Europe, each powered by 100 percent renewable energy. Show More Summary

WHERE EV DRIVERS THRIVE

The best—and worst—places to drive your electric car Nsikan Akpan, 20 February 2015 (American Association for the Advancement of Science) “…Researchers have conducted the first investigation into how electric vehicles fare in different U.S. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: OBAMA ADVISER: UTILITIES 'PROACTIVELY ENGAGED' ON CLEAN POWER PLAN

Obama adviser: Utilities 'proactively engaged' on Clean Power Plan; Utilities and grid operators have proved EPA solutions to be cost effective and reliable. Herman K. Trabish, November 20, 2014 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge One of...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, February 25: SOLAR ADDS VALUE TO HOME PRICE; NEBRASKA NEW ENERGY CAN BE HUGE; SAMSUNG RAISES APPLE WITH NEW EV BET

SOLAR ADDS VALUE TO HOME PRICE Appraising Solar Energy’s Value; Solar Panels and Home Values Lisa Prevost, February 20, 2015 (NY Times) “New research sponsored by the Department of Energy shows that buyers are willing to pay more for...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: A NEW PLAN FOR U.S. OCEAN WIND

Up In The Air; What the Northeast States Should Do Together on Offshore Wind Before It’s Too Late Clean Energy Group Lewis Milford and Val Stori & Navigant Bruce Hamilton and Jim Peterson February 2015 Executive Summary According to the latest news, the country’s first proposed offshore wind project, Cape Wind, might never be built. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, February 24: VIRGINIA FINALLY MOVES ON SOLAR; WIND TURBINE MAKERS BREAKING RECORDS; GEOTHERMAL COULD GET HOT

VIRGINIA FINALLY MOVES ON SOLAR Bill heads to Senate in effort to establish solar development authority Jacob Geiger, February 23, 2015 (Richmond Times Dispatch) “...[The Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority will go before the...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: WHAT UTILITIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SOLAR TECHNOLOGY

Solar Fundamentals; Volume 1: Technology Becky Campbell and Daisy Chung, February 2015 (Solar Electric Power Association) Introduction This report serves as one component of a multi-part series of publications that SEPA plans to produce throughout 2015. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, February 23: MORE ON APPLE’S iCAR; BIG HAWAII WIND FROM NEXTERA; BIG CALIFORNIA SOLAR FROM KAISER

MORE ON APPLE’S iCAR Report: Apple aims to launch electric car by 2020 February 22, 2015 (Fox News) “…Sources familiar with [Apple’s unannounced electric car project said the company is moving forward with an aggressive plan to develop...Show More Summary

The Newest New Solar Thing

Put a few of these little things on the window sill. From VTTFinland 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");

The Newest New Wind Thing

Atomic forces to catch the wind. From TU Delft 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");

The Newest New Battery Thing

Anybody out there have a few billion dollars extra to get this across the innovation Valley of Death between concept and commercialization? From Qichao Hu via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];iShow More Summary

IRAN, U.S. AGREE ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Top Iran official warns of climate change Arash Karami, February 18, 2015 (Al Monitor) “In a speech at the National Conference on Urban Policy, Masoumeh Ebtekar, the head of Iran’s Environmental Protection Organization, warned about the dangers of climate change. Show More Summary

WORLD MONEY FLOWS TO INDIA WIND AND SOLAR

China, UK cos to invest billions in solar, wind energy Anupama Airy and Arnab Mitra, February 17, 2015 (Hindustan Times) “Companies from China and Britain will invest billions of dollars in India’s solar and wind power industries under...Show More Summary

UK TO BUILD WORLD’S BIGGEST OCEAN WIND

U.K. Approves World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm, Farthest Ever From The Coast Ari Phillips, February 18, 2015 (ClimateProgress) The United Kingdom has approved what will become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, and one of theShow More Summary

JORDAN’S SOLAR POWERED MOSQUES

All 6,000 Mosques in Jordan to Run on Solar Energy Mihai Andrei, February 18, 2015 (ZME Science) “…[All of the Kingdom of Jordan’s] mosques will soon run on solar energy, in an attempt to save money and promote sustainable development…The...Show More Summary

CREATIVE CLIMATE DENIAL AND HISTORY

Denying climate change gets creative John M. Crisp, February 19, 2015 (AZ Daily Sun) “Climate-change denial persists in various modes, none of which is particularly convincing…They're successful if they raise enough doubt about the scientific...Show More Summary

NEW ENERGY CAN GET IT DONE

Conversion to Renewable Energy is Going Too Slow to Avoid Catastrophe – Part 3 John Lawrence, February 14, 2015 (San Diego Free Press) “…[From a technical perspective, we] could eliminate fossil fuels over a period of 20 to 40 years…if...Show More Summary

SOLAR TREES

Researchers create solar electric forest with 3D-printed trees February 19, 2015 (NanoWerk) “Scientists at [the VTT Technical Research Center] of Finland] have developed a prototype of a tree that harvests solar energy from its surroundings...Show More Summary

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