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ORIGINAL REPORTING: Solar Incentives Evolving

RIP FITs: As US feed-in tariffs fade, adopting elements could spur solar growth; FITs worked well until renewable energy prices fell, but aspects of the incentive scheme could still drive growth in the C&I sector Herman K. Trabish, July...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Utilities Are Putting Big Money Into Distributed Energy

Utility Investments in Distributed Energy; Trends Among North American and European Utilities Shayle Kann, Head of GTM Research/Andrew Mulherkar, Senior Analyst, GTM Research/March 2017 Introduction The emergence of distributed energy...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, March 14: The Cost Of Climate Change; Solar Projects Can Power Coal Country; Maryland Moves Toward Offshore Wind

The Cost Of Climate Change Curbing climate change has a dollar value — here’s how and why we measure it Joseph Aldy, Marcvh 12, 2017 (The Conversation) “…[President Trump and his appointees argue that reversing Obama-era rules to cut...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: How To Make Grid Modernization Pay Off

Getting the Most from Grid Modernization The risk vs. reward calculus associated with new investments differs greatly for utility customers and investors in traditionally regulated markets as against competitive wholesale markets. The...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, March 13: Big Oil Reacts To Climate Change; Energy Giant Oklahoma Turns To Wind Power; Landmark Kauai Solar Plus Storage Power Plant Goes Online

Big Oil Reacts To Climate Change For big oil, climate change looms large even in Trump era James Osborne, David Hunn and Ryan Handy, March 10, 2017 (Houston Chronicle) “…[President Donald Trump’s advisers Scott Pruitt and Peter Thiel...Show More Summary

The Daily Show Protects U.S. Climate Data

"What we are seeing is the dismantlement of climate science by a country that is one of the biggest contributors to climate change."From Comedy Central Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementShow More Summary

Five Dirty Facts About Big Oil

This explains why taking money out of banks that invest in pipelines could be a good thing for New Energy. It also might be a good idea leave the damned oil in the ground.From Matthew John via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,Show More Summary

The Story Of Solar Is Being Told Now

The naysayers say it’s a trivial 1% of U.S. power and advocates point to its astonishing growth. Will it keep doubling every year? When will the fossil fools wake up to the sunrise? That is the story now unfolding.From The Good Stuff via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//

It’s Human-Caused – Here's The Data

What’s Really Warming The World? Eric Rosten and Blacki Migliozzoi, June 24, 2015 (NASA via Blooberg News) “…Researchers who study the Earth's climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of globalShow More Summary

Aussies Show New Energy Cuts Emissions

Renewable energy spike led to sharp drop in emissions in Australia, study shows; Surge in October last year helped greenhouse gas emissions fall by 3.57m tonnes in December quarter Joshua Robertson and Nick Evershed, 8 March 2017 (UK...Show More Summary

EU Wind Power Stepping Up

Denmark Just Ran Their Entire Country on 100% Wind Energy Patrick Caughill, March 3, 2017 (Futurism) “…On February 22nd, Denmark generated enough energy with its wind turbines to power the entire country for the day. An especially windy day allowed the turbines to generate 97 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of energy. Show More Summary

Global Solar Boom Expands

Global Solar Power Demand Grows Nearly 50% in 2016, Europe Drops By 20% Asia and America are quickly embracing low-cost and clean solar power, while the European Union needs to adapt its policy frameworks to get ready for the next solar...Show More Summary

EPA Head Makes His Climate Change Denial Official

EPA chief Scott Pruitt says carbon dioxide is not a primary contributor to global warming Tom DiChristopher, March 9, 2017 (CNBC) “Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said…he does not believe carbon dioxide isShow More Summary

Fossil Fuelers Are Biggest Foulers Of Global Air

Eight Fossil Fuel Majors Seen Polluting as Much as the U.S. Jess Shankleman, March 8, 2017 (Bloomberg News) “Eight of the world’s largest oil companies are responsible for as much of the climate-damaging pollution spewed into the atmosphere...Show More Summary

Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup Floundering

Dying robots and failing hope: Fukushima clean-up falters six years after tsunami; Exploration work inside the nuclear plant’s failed reactors has barely begun, with the scale of the task described as ‘almost beyond comprehension’ Justin...Show More Summary

New Energy Undeniable, Unstoppable

US wind generation reached 5.5% of the grid in 2016; 5 Heartland states now more than 20% wind-powered..March 6, 2017 (American Wind Energy Association) and Solar Adds 14.8 Gigawatts of Capacity in Record 2016, On Track to Triple inShow More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Solar Boom Chronicled

Solar on track to break growth records, but analysts say market challenges loom; An expected module glut could give way to even lower installed solar prices as the market corrects Herman K. Trabish, June 30, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Ohio Village Pilots Breakthrough Solar-Storage Concept

Inside the first municipal solar-plus-storage project in the US; Stacking revenue streams to finance the project was a success, Village of Minster officials said By Herman K. Trabish, July 5, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: New battery...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The CA Plan To Replace Nuclear Power With New Energy

Anatomy of a nuke closure: How PG&E decided to shutter Diablo Canyon; In a policy environment that prizes renewables, PG&E saw no cost-effective route to keeping the giant nuclear plant open Herman K. Trabish, July 7, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor's...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: How To Make Grid Modernization Work

Getting the Most from Grid Modernization; The risk vs. reward calculus associated with new investments differs greatly for utility customers and investors in traditionally regulated markets as against competitive wholesale markets. The...Show More Summary

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