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Blog Post Archive

ORIGINAL REPORTING:No time to think: How utilities are handling the deluge of grid data

No time to think: How utilities are handling the deluge of grid data; The growth in smart grid tech is outpacing utility ability to analyze its data, but new software could offer hope Herman K. Trabish, August 24, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Resource Diversity And Grid Reliability

PJM’s Evolving Resource Mix and System Reliability March 30, 2017 (PJM Interconnection) Executive Summary: Introduction Recent growth in the amount of natural gas-fired and renewable generation has raised questions about “fuel diversity” on the PJM Interconnection system. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 18: The War Between Wall Street And Solar; New Energy To Power Healthcare

Study Puts 10-Year Timer On Climate Change Study: 10 Yrs. to Stop Climate Damage or Else! (as Pruitt Calls for U.S. to ‘Exit’ Paris Accord) Julia Travers, April 17, 2017 (EnviroNews) “…[I]n stark contrast with the mindset of Trump’sShow More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Jobs In Wind And Solar

Engine Of Growth: The Extensions Of Renewable Energy Tax Credits Will Power Huge Gains In The Clean Energy Economy March 2017 (Natural Resources Defense Council) The extensions of federal wind and solar tax credits will create more than 220,000 jobs and add nearly $23 billion to the U.S. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 17: The Work Ahead On Climate Change; More Installer Bids=Lower Home Solar Cost; Why Investors Should Still Think New Energy

The Work Ahead On Climate Change More people than ever are worried about climate change, but it won’t last; The relationship between weather and public opinion is complicated. Jeremy Deaton, April 14, 2017 (ThinkProgress) “…[A] record...Show More Summary

What Trump Can’t Stop

Scientist and environmental activist David Suzuki explains why New Energy is looking more and more inevitable. From The Weather Network 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");

Many Voices, One New Energy Message

The momentum behind the fight to stop climate change with New Energy is getting stronger. From 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");

Jane Goodall, Diane Von Furstenberg Talk Climate, New Energy, Women

This lengthy conversation covers a lot of ground but what Jane Goodall says, so simply, is worth the time it takes to get to it. From CharlieRose.com Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementByShow More Summary

Global Coal On The Run

World abandoning coal in dramatic style raises hope of avoiding dangerous global warming, says report; Donald Trump may be planning a revival of the dirtiest of the fossil fuels, but the rest of the planet appears to be going green instead Ian...Show More Summary

Big Wave and Rising Tide Of Global Ocean Energy

Marine approaches 20MW in EU; A further 30MW are under construction says Ocean Energy Europe report 12 April 2017 (ReNews) "Marine energy projects totalling almost 20MW were deployed in Europe by the end of 2016, with a further 30MWShow More Summary

Russia’s New Energy Potential Calculated

New study outlines Russia’s potential to quadruple renewable energy by 2030 6 April 2017 (CTBR) “…[Renewables account for around 3% of the Russia's energy and they could] contribute to about 11% by 2030…Under its current energy strategy,...Show More Summary

Canada Study Shows NatGas Pollutes Groundwater

Methane Leaks from Energy Wells Affects Groundwater, Travels Great Distances, Study Confirms; Researchers call for effective monitoring in Canada. Andrew Nikiforuk, April 11, 2017 (The Tyee) “…[M]ethane gas leaking from energy industry...Show More Summary

Permafrost Defrost Accelerates Climate Change

More Permafrost Than Thought May Be Lost as Planet Warms Henry Foutain, April 11, 2017 (NY Times) “As global warming thaws the permafrost, the frozen land that covers nearly six million square miles of the earth, a big question for scientists...Show More Summary

Chevy’s Bolt Gamechanger

Will the Chevy Bolt revolutionize electric cars? Hiawatha Bray, April 13, 2017 (Boston Globe) “…Today’s electric vehicles are either skimpy econocars like the Nissan Leaf or lush fantasy rides from Tesla Motors Inc., with prices in the high five digits. Show More Summary

Vermont Plans 20% Solar By 2025

New Report Shows Pathways For Vermont To Reach 20% Solar By 2025 April 6, 2017 (Vermont Digger) “…[The Vermont Solar Pathways study lays out how the state can] transition from a developed solar economy to an advanced one by 2025…Vermont’s...Show More Summary

High Winds Mean Boom For The Southeast

America's Wind Energy Boom May Finally Be Coming to the Southeast; Local support flies in the face of Republican opposition, and some long-resistant states like North Carolina are now poised to join the country's wind power surge. Lyndsey...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Smart sharing: Hawaii debates first TOU community solar proposal

Smart sharing: Sun-saturated Hawaii debates first TOU community solar proposal; Crediting community solar users depending on time of day could open new markets for storage and help optimize the grid, PUC staff says Herman K. Trabish,...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: As states debate solar, contentious rate cases give way to broader valuation proceedings

As states debate solar, contentious rate cases give way to broader valuation proceedings; Fixed charges and net metering dominated solar debates in the second quarter, but the rate case is increasingly not the forum Herman K. Trabish,...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Can Maine put its near-agreement on solar net metering back together again?

So close, so far: Can Maine put its near-agreement on solar net metering back together again?; Supporters of a compromise incentive failed to override Gov. LePage's veto, plunging the state back into a net metering debate Herman K. Trabish,...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Trump Environment

Trump’s Regulatory Rollback Begins John Larsen, Kate Larsen, Whitney Herndon, Shashank Mohan, and Trevor Houser, March 27, 2017 (Rhodium Group) The wait is over…[President Trump has released] his long anticipated Executive Order annulling...Show More Summary

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