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Wireless EV Charging Stations

Just pull up and get charged. Next comes charging while driving. From U.S. Department of Energy 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");

A Picture Of Climate Change

National Geographic asked photographers to show the impact of climate change, here’s what they shot – One against five November 23, 2016 (National Geographic) “…I was on an expedition exploring Franz Josef Land archipelago. There was a polar station where people brought dogs as guards against polar bears. Show More Summary

Japan’s Toyota Targets Longer Range EV

Toyota works to develop advanced electric-car battery Norihiko Shirouzu w/Muralikumar Anantharaman and Stephen Coates, November 24, 2016 (Reuters) “Toyota Motor Corp said it aims to develop a more advanced [lithium-ion] electric-carShow More Summary

Spain’s Bay of Biscay Wave Harvest

Wave device of 30 kW installed in Spain Ivan Shumkov, November 16, 2016 (SeeNews Renewables) “…A British-Spanish collaborative research team has completed] the final section of Oceantec's 30-kW wave energy system at the Bay of Biscay...Show More Summary

Morocco’s Green Revolution

Wind in Morocco's sails as green energy revolution takes off November 16, 2016 (CNN) “…[Solar power is the obvious but not the only New Energy opportunity] in Morocco…For 80% of the year the wind blows at 17-20 miles per hour…[Big name...Show More Summary

President Obama Pardons His Last Turkey

NewEnergyNews is so grateful to so many…beginning with the Marks family foundation…to the inimitable Frenchie and her Juliette…the enduring Randolph and the Scott clan…to Pete and my inspiring brothers at Akbar…to the blessed cowgirls...Show More Summary

The Turkey Song

From David Lundgren 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");

Fast Fun Facts About Thanksgiving

Some may not understand the concept of “facts” so consider these bits of information short stories that are true.From HistoryChannel 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");

ORIGINAL REPORTING: How Utilities And Greens Teamed Up In Oregon

Clean coalition: How utilities and greens teamed up to pass Oregon's 50% RPS; A unique mix of threat and opportunity turned two Northwest utilities into 'clean energy champions' Herman K. Trabish, March 7, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: U.S. Offshore Wind At Its Creation

'Only a matter of time': U.S. offshore wind struggles to get off the ground; 'Tenacious' developers are attempting to build an industry where others have failed Herman K. Trabish, March 1, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: Since this story ran, the first U.S. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Solar Plus Storage In Minnesota’s Landmark Grid Modernization

As Xcel pushes non-wire alternatives, solar+storage pilot sparks utility ownership debate; Everyone loves that Xcel Minnesota is considering DERs instead of traditional infrastructure, but not that the utility wants to own them itself Herman K. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Rich Benefits Of New Energy

Cleaning Up Our Act On Energy And Reaping The Benefits Sierra Martinez, November 2016 (Natural Resources Defense Council) For years, skeptics have warned that a clean energy transition would drive up costs and render consumers’ energy bills unaffordable.1 They were wrong. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, November 22: Climate Change Facts Disappear Into Fake News; More On The Solar Bargain; Wind Coming To The South By Wire

Climate Change Facts Disappear Into Fake News Obama Says Fake News Is Impeding Progress on Climate Change; "There was a baseline of facts that we could all work off of. And now we just don't have that." James Grebey, November 21, 2016 “…[The...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, November 21: The Military Is Serious About Climate Change; General Motors To Build Cars With Wind; Why The Solar Deal Keeps Getting Better

The Military Is Serious About Climate Change Military plans for climate change despite skeptics W.J. Hennigan, November 20, 2016 (LA Times via Duluth News Tribune) “…[The Pentagon has publicly attributed damage to its domestic facilities...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Wind Boom Right Now

U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2016 Market Report October 20, 2016 (American Wind Energy Association) The U.S. wind industry installed 895 megawatts (MW) during the third quarter of 2016, bringing year-to-date installations to 1,725 MW. Show More Summary

Tomorrow’s Space Solar

This fun little animation of the futuristic space solar concept shows how difficult it will be to make it happen. From carleeback2000 via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(iShow More Summary

Wind Flies A Kite

This simple idea is not simple at all, which is why researchers continue to work at making it work. From news update 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");

Reality Coming

This is a preview what climate fight leaders will do during the December 5-6 24-hour event to stimulate climate change awareness. From Climate Reality Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementBShow More Summary

China To Trump – Climate Change Is No Hoax

China Tells Trump That Climate Change Is No Hoax It Invented Jessica Shnakleman, November 16, 2016 (Bloomberg News) “China couldn’t have invented global warming as a hoax to harm U.S. competitiveness because it was Donald Trump’s Republican...Show More Summary

Sweden, Denmark In Record Low-Cost Offshore Wind Deal

World's Cheapest Offshore Wind Farm to Power 600,000 Homes Lorraine Chow, November 14, 2016 (EcoWatch) “Sweden's Vattenfall set a world record for the lowest price ever paid for offshore wind power…[It] bid EUR 49.9 (or $54) per megawatt-hour...Show More Summary

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