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ORIGINAL REPORTING: The other utility death spiral

The other death spiral utilities are beginning to deal with; Corporates and their big revenues will defect if utilities don’t give them green energy Herman K. Trabish, August 6, 2015 (Utility Dive) The central lesson for utilities in...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Potential Power Of The Nation’s Waters

Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology 2016 (U.S. Department of Energy Water Program) The energy from waves, tides, ocean currents, the natural flow of water in rivers, and marine thermal gradients can be captured to generate new sources of clean and renewable electricity. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May17, 2016: Cruel April Was The Hottest Month By Record Margin; Big Solar Throws Its Weight Around In Maine; Big Oil Ready To Move On Ocean Wind

Cruel April Was The Hottest Month Ever By Record Margin April breaks global temperature record, marking seven months of new highs; Latest monthly figures add to string of recent temperature records and all but assure 2016 will be hottest...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: How To Build The Transmission New Energy Needs

Planning and CapX2020 Building trust to build regional transmission systems Marta C. Monti, Stephen Rose, Kimberley A. Mullins, Elizabeth J. Wilson, April 2016 (Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota and Minnesota...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS SPECIAL, May 16: Protestors Defy Police, SoCalGas To Shut NatGas Facility

Protestors Defy Police, SoCalGas To Shut NatGas Facility Protesters call for closure of SoCalGas facility at Porter Ranch gas leak site Dakota Smith, May 16, 2016 (LA Daily News) Activists from a coalition of groups opposing continued operation of the Los Angeles natural gas storage facility that released the worst methane leak in U.S. Show More Summary

Colbert Considers Trump on Coal

Why do people say Trump doesn’t have a plan for the environment? Clearly he plans to sell it off.From The Late Show With Stephen Colbert via YouTube. Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementByShow More Summary

Why Coal Is Losing

The so-called “war on coal” is happening in the marketplace. Coal is losing to the non-partisan investment community, not Democratic policies. New Energy and NatGas are winning. From Associated Press via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";

All New Energy All The Time

This guy has the plan. From Yale Climate Connections 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");

UK Scientist Changes The Look Of Climate Change

This scientist just changed how we think about climate change with one GIF Chris Mooney, May 11, 2016 (Washington Post) “…[Professor and climate scientist Ed Hawkins of the UK’s University of Reading has becom famous for a startlingShow More Summary

Japan Leads The Way In EV Charging

Japan Has More Electric Car Charging Points Than Gas Stations Niall McCarthy, May 9, 2016 (Forbes) “…[Japan, the world’s third-largest economy,] now boasts more-electric car charging points [40,000] than gas stations [34,000]…Nissan’s...Show More Summary

The Waves In India

The future of green may be blue, too M. Ramesh, May 10, 2016 (Hindu Business Line) “…[Ocean energy] is making a comeback. While tens of designs and prototypes are being developed, and are at various distances to commercialisation, at...Show More Summary

Geothermal In The World

8 Countries that Produce the Most Geothermal Energy in the World Ty Haqqi, May 9, 20126 (Insider Monkey) “…Geothermal energy is energy obtained from the thermal energy which has been stored in the Earth…[Its current importance is inShow More Summary

Answer Back – Climate NEVER Changed This Much This Fast

How to Respond To A Ridiculous Climate Change Argument; Tracking global temperature fluctuation over 400,000 years Gabriel Reilich, May 11, 2016 (Good Magazine) "Climate change deniers often say [the earth has always warmed and cooled...Show More Summary

Solar Is Ready Now And Getting Better

Solar Power Is Ready to Dominate Energy Thanks to New Tech Peter Diamandis, May 9, 2016 (Singularity HUB) “In the next 20 years, between 50 percent to 100 percent of the world's energy production could come from solar…[Though fossil fuels supplied 67% of U.S. Show More Summary

EV Battery Second Life

Why Used Electric Car Batteries Could Be Crucial To A Clean Energy Future Joe Romm, May 9, 2016 (ClimateProgress) “Battery costs are plummeting to levels that make EVs a truly disruptive technology…[and] electric vehicle (EV) sales are...Show More Summary

USGS Study Shows Fracking Chemicals DO Get To Groundwater

This mystery was solved: Scientists say chemicals from fracking wastewater can taint fresh water nearby Darryl Fears, May 11, 2016 (Washington Post) “The boom in unconventional drilling for natural gas known as fracking hit so fast that...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Good And Bad In The NextEra-Hawaiian Electric Deal

What's next for the NextEra-Hawaiian Electric deal?; Stakeholders say NextEra 'needs a hearing aid,' not another lobbyist Herman K. Trabish, July 26, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge Despite Hawaii Governor David Ige’s opposition...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Trouble With The Natural Gas Bridge To New Energy

Natural gas is no clean energy hero, new research suggests; The impact of gas on recent pollution cuts has been overstated, according to a new study Herman K. Trabish, July 28, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge Natural gas has quantifiably helped cut U.S. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: A Successful Feed-in Tariff

FiT PAYS April 2016 (Los Angeles Business Council Institute) Rooftop Solar Program Delivers Dividends for Business Owners In 2013, Los Angeles launched the nation’s largest urban rooftop Feed-in Tariff (FiT) program, helping building...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May 10: Climate Change Could Decide Trump Vs. Clinton; SunEdison Won’t Stop Solar; Why Wind Remains A Best Bet

Climate Change Could Decide Trump Vs. Clinton Why this could finally be the election where climate change matters Chris Mooney, May 9, 2016 (Washington Post) “…Now that the race appears to have narrowed to [Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton],...Show More Summary

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