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ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Renewables Mandate To Beat The Peak

New Arizona proposal seeks to mandate renewable generation during peak demand hours; A fix to the renewables mandate floated by the state’s consumer advocate would require wind and solar to deliver power when electricity use is highest Herman K. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Global New Energy Now

New Energy Outlook 2017; Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s annual long term economic forecast of the world’s power sector June 2017 (Bloomberg New Energy Finance) Executive Summary • Global power demand grows by 58% between now and 2040, or 2% per year. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, June 20: What Power Mix Will Beat Climate Change (Part 1)?; What Power Mix Will Beat Climate Change (Part 2)?; New Energy Is NO Threat To U.S. Grid

What Power Mix Will Beat Climate Change (Part 1)? 'Full toolbox' needed to solve the climate change problem 19 June 2017 (Carnegie Instituion for Science via EurekAlert) “Solving the climate change problem means transitioning to an energy...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Why The U.S. Needs A Western Energy Market

Enhanced Western Grid Integration: A Legal and Policy Analysis of the Effects on California’s Clean Energy Laws Juliana Brint, Josh Constanti, Franz Hochstrasser, and Lucy Kessler, May 2017 (Yale Law School and Yale School of Forestry...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, June 19: More Artists Join The Climate Fight; U.S. Power Just Hit 10% Wind And Solar; The Dangers Of Oil And Gas Drilling, Detailed

More Artists Join The Climate Fight Mainers hope their artwork can help lobbyists’ effort to combat climate change; Work from a Canton and Winslow artist is featured in a conference in Washington, D.C., devoted to public awareness of...Show More Summary

Bill Maher Talks Jobs In Coal And The Real Problem

”Why are we working so hard to preserve the worst job this side of deodorant tester?” From Real Time With Bill Maher 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");

A Farmer Defends WindPower

This Ohio farmer’s defense of windpower is run-of-the-mill – until the fourth minute. From American Wind Energy Association 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");

The Secret To EV Success Is Charging Stations

This is the next challenge in the revolutionary transition to cars with plugs. Read more here. From Fortune Magazine 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");

Climate Change Did NOT Pause

The great myth of the global warming ‘pause’; While sceptics obsess over a global-warming hiatus, the sea gets steadily hotter Phillip Williamson, 17 June 2017 (UK Spectator) “…[Climate change deniers say the world’s media ignored aShow More Summary

The Graph That Captures The Solar Boom

This One Chart Shows How Solar Energy Growth Is Skyrocketing Beyond Predictions; We've blown away every estimate. Leanna Garfield, 9 June 2017 (Science Alert) “In early 2016, the International Energy Agency (IEA) projected that, starting that year, the world would add just 50 gigawatts of added solar energy capacity per year. Show More Summary

The World Celebrates Wind Day

Global Wind Day: wind power companies have come a long way Susy Bento, June 15, 2017 (Into The Wind) "…[Global Wind Day] has become a worldwide holiday…[and an opportunity to look at] how this industry has grown…Windmills go back thousands...Show More Summary

Global EVs Doubled IN 2016

The Number of Electric Cars on the World’s Roads Doubled Last Year June 7, 2017 (Fortune) "The number of electric vehicles on roads worldwide rose to a record high of 2 million last year…In 2015, the number of electric cars, including...Show More Summary

Climate Change Stops Climate Study

Arctic Climate Change Study Canceled Due To Climate Change Jessica Wapner, June 15, 2017 (Newsweek via Wired Magazine) “…[The highly anticipated voyage of Canadian Arctic expedition vessel CCGS Amundsen to monitor and understand theShow More Summary

Survey Shows Millennials Back New Energy Boom

Deloitte says millennials are driving solar expansion Frank Andorka, June 17, 2017 (PV Magazine) “Despite both overt and covert hostility to renewable energy at the federal level, a recent study found 37% of consumers say increasing solar is their No. Show More Summary

Drinking Water From The Sun

These Solar Panels Generate Drinking Water From the Air Rich Demuro, June 12, 2017 (KTLA-TV News) "A company called Zero Mass Water has created a special solar-like panel that creates clean, drinkable water from the air...[that can be...Show More Summary

Ocean Wind Unites Hard Hats And Greens

Labor, environmentalists tout first U.S. offshore wind farm Mary Ann Bragg, June 14, 2017 (Cape Cod Times) “With the country’s first offshore wind farm up and running for the past six months [off the coast of Rhode Island], labor and...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Debates About Solar Get Bigger, More Interesting

Why 'a lot has become the new normal' in state solar policy debates; A new report outlines 5 key decisions and 4 trends from the solar sector's busiest policy quarter yet Herman K. Trabish, Nov. 10, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: Solar policy debates continue to proliferate. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Wind And Solar Sidestep Politics

How wind and solar plan to thrive during the Trump presidency; Steadily declining prices and increasing market share mean the wind and solar industries 'got it from here' Herman K. Trabish, Nov. 15, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: As predicted in January, the wind and solar industries continue to thrive. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Utilities Respond To Customer Demand For Distributed Energy

A 'turning point' for DERs? Utilities, vendors praise new NARUC rate design manual; A new guide to DER rate design and compensation lays out the important questions but leaves the heavy lifting to state commissions Herman K. Trabish, Nov. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: It’s Warming – It’s Us – We’re Sure – It’s Bad – We Can Fix It.

It’s warming…It’s us…We’re sure…It’s bad…We can fix it. June 2017 ( 1. It's Warming. Right now, annual global average temperature is about 1° Celsius hotter than average, and we're already locked into at least another 0.5° of...Show More Summary

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