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EFFICIENCY SCORING BIG ACROSS THE COUNTRY

States Achieve Big Savings with Energy Efficiency Targets April 9, 2014 (American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy) “Energy efficiency targets implemented in half of U.S. states in 2012 saved enough electricity to power 2 million...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 9: A CLOSER LOOK AT SOLAR JOB NUMBERS; THE INCREASING U.S. EMISSIONS CUTS FROM WIND; WHERE OPPORTUNITY WILL GROW IN THE CAR BIZ

A CLOSER LOOK AT SOLAR JOB NUMBERS Deeper Data Dives Yield More Certainty On Solar Jobs Mark Del Franco, April 3, 2014 (Solar Industry) “…[Through its 2013 National Solar Jobs Census, The Solar Foundation (TSF)] is providing legislators...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: HOW UTILITIES CAN MAKE IT IN A NEW ENERGY WORLD

New Regulatory Models Sonia Aggarwal and Eddie Burgess, March 2014 (Energy Innovation/America’s Power Plan/Utility of the Future Center – Arizona State University) Introduction: Changes in the Power Sector Are We Reaching Tipping Points? In recent months, a steady stream of commentaries has suggested that the U.S. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 8: NEW ENERGY SPENDING DECLINED IN 2013; GE LAUNCHES TURBINE DESIGNED FOR INDIA’S WIND; SOLAR + STORAGE EXPLAINED

NEW ENERGY SPENDING DECLINED IN 2013 Report: Clean energy investments drop globally Ryan Honeywell, April 3, 2014 (FuelFix) “Global investment in clean energy technology fell 11 percent to $254 billion last year, according to [ 2013Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: CHECK THE SCOREBOARD – NEW ENERGY IS WINNING!

2014 Green Transition Scoreboard Report: Plenty of Water! Hazel Henderson, Rosalinda Sanquiche, Timothy Jack Nash, March 2014(Ethical Markets Media) Executive Summary For 2014, the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) is focused on water,...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 7: HOUSE PUSHES CLIMATE CHANGE ASIDE; SENATE COMMITTEE APPROVES WIND’S VITAL TAX BREAK; COMMUNITY-OWNED SOLAR IN MASSACHUSETTS

HOUSE PUSHES CLIMATE CHANGE ASIDE House Passes Bill Requiring Agencies To Put Climate Change On The Back Burner Emily Atkin, April 2, 2014 (ClimateProgress) “Two days after a U.N. report warned of increased famine, war, and poverty from...Show More Summary

Colbert On The Newest Climate Change Report

“…a report I predict will raise the urine level in your pants…The report claims the problem is so bad they had to add a new level of risks…” From ComedyCentral Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.geShow More Summary

The Official IPCC Video About Its Newest Climate Change Report

This good summary of the newest IPCC report is reasoned but doesn’t pull its punches. From IPCC Geneva 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 Good News – New Energy Is Scoring Big

The latest numbers from the Green Transition Scoreboard show New Energy is growing fast. “…if we continue to invest a trillion dollars a year, we will be leaving the fossil fuel era and entering the solar age.” From EthicalMarketsMedia 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="//

EXXONMOBIL DRILLS ON WHILE THE WORLD BURNS

Exxon Mobil's response to climate change is consummate arrogance; As scientists laid bare the impacts of climate change, the oil and gas giant said climate policies are highly unlikely to stop it digging up fossil fuels. So what areShow More Summary

CHINA GOES AFTER OCEAN ENERGY

China pursues the holy grail of ocean energy, in a massive way Heather Timmons, April 1, 2014 (Quartz) “China is the latest country to take on the decades-old challenge of generating electricity from the world’s oceans. Beijing has invested...Show More Summary

UK NEW ENERGY PUSHES BACK COAL AND GAS

Energy Trends March 2014 (UK Department of Energy and Climate Change) “…Electricity generated in 2013 fell by 2 per cent, from 363.8 TWh a year earlier to 356.7 TWh…Low carbon electricity’s share of generation increased from 31 per cent...Show More Summary

‘MASSIVE’ ENERGY CHALLENGES AHEAD FOR LATIN AMERICA

World Energy Council study highlights massive challenges to the energy system of Latin America and the Caribbean 31 March 2014 (AltEnergyMag) “The Latin America and Caribbean region must optimise its energy supply options nationallyShow More Summary

LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT WAY TO SAY IT?

Climate Change: Is Anybody Listening? Max Strasser, April 1, 2014 (Newsweek) “The planet is poised for disaster, according to a [just released] landmark study…Forests will burn, cities will flood and infrastructure will collapse under the strain of a warming climate. Show More Summary

SOLAR’S POTENTIAL

Solar Energy Is The Mother Lode Zachary Shahan, April 1, 2014 (Clean Technica) "…[All] the energy we need, animals need, and plants need…comes from the sun…[and all] the fuel we use to create electricity and to power our vehicles also essentially comes from the same source. Show More Summary

WIND HIT 38% OF TEXAS DEMAND

Wind power sets new daily records in Texas Jim Fuquay, March 28, 2014 (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) “Wind power in Texas topped 10,000 megawatts for the first time and also set a record for its share of electricity being used, the state’s...Show More Summary

CROWDFUNDING OCEAN ENERGY

Clean Reach: "We want to be the Kickstarter of the ocean energy world"; New crowdfunding site for wave, tidal and offshore wind energy projects aims to help sector overcome traditional funding hurdles Will Nichols, 28 March 2014 (BusinessGreen) “…Crowdfunding...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: RESIDENTIAL SOLAR’S INCREASING PRICE COMPETITIVENESS

PV Grid Parity Monitor – Residential Sector; 2nd issue May 2013 (Eclareon) Executive Summary This is the second issue of the PV Grid Parity Monitor for residential consumers. Since the first issue of the residential GPM (2nd half 2012), almost every country improved its grid parity situation. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 2: WIND TO TAKE PROVEN TURBINE DESIGN TO SEA; ON FIRST SOLAR’S PROSPECTS; THE BIZ OF WIRING SMART CITIES TO TRIPLE BY 2020

WIND TO TAKE PROVEN TURBINE DESIGN TO SEA Offshore Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Are Sinking Not Swimming Mike Barnard, March 25, 2014 (Clean Technica) “One of the persistent myths of wind energy is that vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs)...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: SHOOTING DOWN THE DUCK (CURVE)

Flattening the Duck; Facilitating Renewables for the 21st Century Grid’ Craig Lewis, 11 February 2014 (Clean Coalition) This presentation will focus on integrating renewables with cost-e?ective intelligent grid solutions, including demand response, storage, and advanced inverters. Show More Summary

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