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Archived Since:November 19, 2010

Blog Post Archive

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

JAPAN UPS PUSH FOR GEOTHERMAL

Japanese government plans to promote geothermal power The Yomiuri Shimbun, Oct. 12, 2014 (Chicago Tribune) “The Japanese government will revise the current feed-in tariff system, which requires power companies to purchase electricity...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: WORLD WIND COMES ON

2014 Half-Year Report September 2014 (World Wind Energy Association) Worldwide Wind Market recovered: Wind Capacity over 336 Gigawatts - 17,6 GW of new installations in the ¬rst half of 2014, after 14 GW in 2013 - Worldwide wind capacity...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Oct. 14: THE UTILITY-SOLAR DEBATE OVER WHO PAYS; TECHNICIANS WANTED – APPLY TO WIND; MAKING MULTIFAMILY BLDGS MORE EFFICIENT

THE UTILITY-SOLAR DEBATE OVER WHO PAYS Solar firms, power companies battle over 'net metering' Javier E. David, Oct. 13, 2014 (CNBC) “…[N]et-metering—a process where consumers use renewable energy to generate their own electricity, then...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: A LOOK AT THE FUTURE OF CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER PLANTS

Technology Roadmap, 2014: Solar Thermal Electricity September 2014 (International Energy Agency) Key Findings and Actions z Since 2010, generation of solar thermal electricity (STE) from concentrating solar power (CSP) plants has grown strongly worldwide, hough more slowly than expected in the first IEA CSP roadmap (IEA, 2010). Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Oct. 13: NUCLEAR FADING, NEW ENERGY COMING ON; THE ONE BIG ADVANTAGE OF SOLAR; HALF OF GLOBAL HEAT MAY BE HIDING IN THE OCEANS

NUCLEAR FADING, NEW ENERGY COMING ON Wind, Solar Generation Capacity Catching Up with Nuclear Power; New Worldwatch Institute analysis examines global trends in renewable and nuclear power September 30, 2014 (Worldwatch Institute) "…Nuclear...Show More Summary

Mother Nature Talks Back

She doesn’t need us. We need her. 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");

What Big Coal Is Thinking

Living in the glory of the past, ignoring the sacrifices of the people in the mines. BTW – the renewables industries now employ far people than the coal industry. From greenmanbucket via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.Show More Summary

The War On New Energy

Hear this guy out: “There’s only one way to do it – renewable energy.” From Jesse Ventura 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");

TAKING CLIMATE CHANGE TO COURT

Climate change may create legal liability for Canadian energy firms; New report from B.C. think-tanks says elements are in place to allow for civil action October 9, 2014 (The Canadian Press via CBC News) "Advances in climate changeShow More Summary

THE WORLD’S $1.8 TRIL PROFIT IN NEW ENERGY

Moving to a Low-Carbon Economy; A low-carbon energy transition can save the global economy trillions over the next 20 years. October 2014 (Climate Policy Initiative) “…[T]wo reports clearly demonstrate that, with the right policies,Show More Summary

WORLD SUN SHARPLY UP

World Solar Power 2014: Countries Installing Equivalent Of 12 Nuclear Power Plants Worth Of Solar Capacity Angelo Young, October 8, 2014 (International Business Times) “Global solar panel installations are expected to hit 45.4 gigawatts...Show More Summary

UKRAINE WANTS MORE WIND, LESS RUSSIAN NAT GAS

Ukraine sets wind energy target Eugene Gerden, 8 October 2014 (Windpower Monthly) “The Ukrainian government has issued a state decree calling for the country's wind capacity to reach 2.28GW by 2020, an increase of 500% on current figure...Show More Summary

THINGS ANYBODY CAN DO ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

10 easy ways you can help to stop climate change, starting today Evan Bartlett, October 5, 2014 (UK Independent) “Not only are these actions good for the planet, but most of them are good for your mind, your body, and even your wallet…Go...Show More Summary

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