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Archived Since:November 19, 2010

Blog Post Archive

HOTTEST SEPTEMBER EVER; WORLD’S HOTTEST MONTHS STREAK AT SIX

September Sets Records as Global Warming Claims Another Month Andrew Freedman, October 15, 2014 (Mashable) “September was the warmest such month on record for the planet, according to preliminary data from NASA as well as independent...Show More Summary

DESERTEC SUCCUMBS TO MIDEAST TURMOIL

Companies abandon ambitious plan for solar energy plants in African, Middle Eastern deserts Oct. 14, 2014 (AP) “It sounded like a good idea: build massive solar energy plants in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East to supply...Show More Summary

THE MILITARY FALLS FOR THE HOAX

Pentagon Report: U.S. Military Considers Climate Change a 'Threat Multiplier' That Could Exacerbate Terrorism Zoe Schlanger, October 14, 2014 (Newsweek) “…[The Department of Defense has apparently fallen for what hardcore deniers insist...Show More Summary

FORTUNE 100 BUSINESSES BOOST SUN

America’s Leading Companies Continue to Invest Big in Solar Energy October 14, 2014 (National Journal) “…America's leading Fortune 100 companies continue to significantly ramp up their use of clean solar energy, according to the 3rdShow More Summary

IOWA UTILITY BUYS WIND TO CUT COSTS

MidAmerican expands Iowa wind foothold Matthew Patane, October 11, 2014 (Des Moines Register) “…[Utility MidAmerican Energy will] invest an additional $280 million…[to] add 67 wind turbines at two western Iowa locations…[64] will goShow More Summary

GETTING ENERGY EFFICIENCY FROM THE CLOUD

Smart Cities and the Energy Cloud; Reshaping the Energy Landscape 4Q 2014 (Navigant Research) “The electricity utility was developed to deliver power to the growing cities of the 20th century. Energy is of even greater importance toShow More Summary

EVANGELICALS IN ‘CREATION CARE’ CLIMATE FIGHT

Evangelical Christian pastors frame environmentalism in religious terms Kelsey Dallas, October 18, 2014 (Deseret News) “For the past five years, Mitch Hescox has served as president and CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network. For 18 years before that, he served as a local church pastor. Show More Summary

ADVANCED WIND-MAKERS MAKANI, SHEERWIND READY DEMOS

Minnesota wind energy firm Sheerwind looking to test technology in Hawaii Duane Shimogawa, October 16, 2014 (Pacific Business News) and Google-owned Makani to test wind technology on Hawaii's Big Island October 9, 2014 (Pacific Business...Show More Summary

TEA PARTY BACKS SOLAR, ATTACKS UTILITY MONOPOLIES

Tea party pushing for Florida to step up solar energy efforts Ivan Penn, October 17, 2014 (Tampa Bay Times) “Florida's investor-owned utilities have a new, unexpected opponent…[The Tea Party Patriots plan] to push for more solar in the...Show More Summary

WHAT DRIVERS DON’T KNOW HOLDS BACK THE FUTURE

What's Holding Back Electric-Car Sales? Many Consumers Don't Know Much About the Vehicles or Available Incentives Yuliya Chernova, September 28, 2014 (Wall Street Journal) “…Research suggests [electric car sales are lower than predicted...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE IMPACT ON REAL PEOPLE OF RISING POWER PRICES

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QUICK NEWS, Oct. 22: SCHOOLS SAVE W/GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; BUILDING FOR NEXT-GEN U.S. BIOFUELS; ENERGY STORAGE MARKET EMERGING

SAVINGS FOR SCHOOLS FROM GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS Using Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems in Schools; Some schools in the United States and Europe have begun to use geothermal energy to cut down on energy consumption and provide...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: WHERE U.S. OFFSHORE WIND WILL CONNECT

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QUICK NEWS, Oct. 21: SOLARCITY TO CROWDFUND WITH $1,000 BONDS; NEW JERSEY LOOKS AT OCEAN WIND; SMART LED LIGHTING MRKT TO DOUBLE

SOLARCITY TO CROWDFUND WITH $1,000 BONDS SolarCity Offers Bonds Online to Ordinary Investors Diane Cardwell, October 15, 2014 (NY Times) “SolarCity, the country’s leading installer of rooftop solar systems, began selling bonds online...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN TRANSMISSION

Market Resource Alternatives: An Examination of New Technologies in the Electric Transmission Planning Process Julia Frayer and Eva Wang, October 2014 (London Economics International) Synopsis WIRES commissioned London Economics International LLC (“LEI”) to provide a report on market resource alternatives (“MRAs”). Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Oct. 20: ELEVEN GOOD THINGS ABOUT SOLAR ENERGY; YAHOO BUYS WIND; SMART THERMOSTATS’ BILLION DOLLAR FUTURE

ELEVEN GOOD THINGS ABOUT SOLAR ENERGY Advantages of Solar Energy Zachary Shahan, October 16, 2014 (PlanetSave) "…[The disadvantage of solar energy is that] the sun doesn’t shine 24/7…[The advantages of solar energy] everybody shouldShow More Summary

The Ocean Speaks Out

“…I’m what they crawled out of…It’s not their planet anyway. It never was. It never will be…” From ConservationDotOrg 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");

Adapting To The Inevitable

It is now necessary now to prepare for the unavoidable – and avoid the catastrophic. From Scripps Oceanography 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 Joy Of Driving EVs Powered By The Sun

It’s all about plugging in New Energy. From YaleClimateForum 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");

EU WIND BEATS FOSSIL, NUKE ENERGY PRICES

Wind power is cheapest energy, EU analysis finds; Onshore windfarms far cheaper than coal and gas when health impacts are factored in, report shows Arthur Neslen, 13 October 2014 (UK Guardian) “Onshore wind is cheaper than coal, gasShow More Summary

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