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QUICK NEWS, August 18: GERMANY UPS GRID STABILITY WITH NEW ENERGY; U.S. SOLAR MANUFACTURING TO RISE; TEXAS LEADS U.S. WIND BOOM

GERMANY UPS GRID STABILITY WITH NEW ENERGY Germany Has One Of The World’s Most Efficient Grids Roy L. Hales, August 7, 2014 (The ECO Report) “Close to 29% of Germany’s electricity, during the first half of 2014 came, from renewable sources…[and]...Show More Summary

Buy Or Lease Rooftop Solar?

A lot of people are asking this question these days. Here is some help with the answer. From EnergySage 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 Sound Of The Wind

A visual and aural symphony. Literally. From Siemens 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");

Why Energy Efficiency?

“It’s simply a better way of doing things.” From Michaels Energy 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");

CLIMATE CHANGE IN CHINA

In China, Climate Change Is Already Here; China is already feeling the effects of climate change, and the results could be devastating. Shannon Tiezzi, August 14, 2014 (The Diplomat) “Northern China is currently experiencing a severe...Show More Summary

RUSSIA-CAPTURED CRIMEA DIALS DOWN NEW ENERGY

Crimea Cuts Payments for Wind and Solar Power Plants Stephen Bierman, August 8, 2014 (Bloomberg BusinessWeek) “Crimean solar and wind companies may restart power generation at lower rates as Crimea set prices for renewables at no higher than electricity imports from Ukraine…to about 3.42 rubles (9 U.S. Show More Summary

A NEW LOOK AT THE WORLD’S OCEAN ENERGIES

IRENA Evaluates Four Ocean Energy Technologies June 2014 (International Institute for Sustainable Development) “The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published a series of technology papers exploring the potential for...Show More Summary

WORLD BANK PLEDGES $5BIL FOR AFRICA NEW ENERGY

World Bank Says Africa $5 Billion Isn't for Coal Projects Kevin Costelloe, August 6, 2014 (Bloomberg News) “The World Bank said the $5 billion pledged for electricity generation in Africa…is for wind, geothermal, gas and hydro power,...Show More Summary

KELLOGG CALLS FOR LOW CARBON CORN FLAKES

Low-Carbon Cereal: Kellogg Climate Change Initiative Calls On Farmers, Supply Chain To Cut Carbon Emissions Maria Gallucci, August 13, 2014 (International Business Times) “…[Kellogg Co.] joins a wave of major U.S. businesses that are...Show More Summary

SIERRA CLUB HAILS WIND CHAMPIONS IN CONGRESS

Sierra Club Thanks Members of Congress for Supporting Wind August 2014 (Sierra Club) “The Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) is widely acknowledged as a critical part of American wind power’s development into a mainstream source of electricity...Show More Summary

THE BOOM IN SOLAR CARPORTS

US Solar Carport Market Poised for Record Year, Continued Growth; Annual installations will exceed 100 megawatts for the fourth consecutive year. August 13, 2014 (Greentech Media Research) “…[T]he U.S. is forecasted to add over 180 megawatts...Show More Summary

EV BATTERIES GET SECOND LIFE

Electric-Car Batteries: What Happens To Them After Coming Out Of The Car? John Voelcker, August 12, 2014 (Green Car Reports) “…[In 20 years,] there may be 1.3 million to 6.7 million used battery packs from electric cars…[R]oughly 85Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: SAVING WATER CAN CUT GREENHOUSE GASES

Capturing Synergies Between Water Conservation and Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the Power Sector Paul Faeth and Benjamin K. Sovacool, July 2014 (CAN Corp) Abstract In order to gain a more thorough understanding of potential conflictsShow More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 13: ECONOMIST NUMBERS ON NEW ENERGY COST WAY OFF; POLITICS AND WIND ENERGY; GEOTHERMAL UPDATE

ECONOMIST NUMBERS ON NEW ENERGY COST WAY OFF An initial critique of Dr. Charles R. Frank, Jr.’s working paper “The Net Benefits of Low and No-Carbon Electricity Technologies,” summarized in The Economist as “Free exchange: Sun, windShow More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: PAY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE NOW OR PAY MORE LATER

The Cost Of Delaying Action To Stem Climate Change July 2014 (Office of the President of United States) Executive Summary The signs of climate change are all around us. The average temperature in the United States during the past decade...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 12: WHERE SOLAR’S PROMISE IS BLOCKED; CAPE WIND NAMES LOCAL COMP FOR ELECTRICAL; BUILDING ENERGY MANAGEMENT $$$ TO DOUBLE

WHERE SOLAR’S PROMISE IS BLOCKED Rules prevent solar panels in many states with abundant sunlight Evan Halper, August 9, 2014 (LA Times) “…Florida is one of several states, mostly in the Southeast, that combine copious sunshine withShow More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: ANOTHER WAY THE U.S. COAL INDUSTRY’S PROFIT IS THE WORLD’S LOSS

Leasing Coal, Fueling Climate Change; How the federal coal leasing program undermines President Obama’s Climate Plan July 2014 (GreenPeace) Executive Summary The United States’ federal coal leasing program has come under increased scrutiny...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 11: U.S. OFFSHORE WIND ABOUT TO BUILD; CHINA-U.S. SOLAR TRADE WAR THREATENS PROJECTS; WILL TENNESSEE PICK NEW ENERGY OR NAT GAS?

U.S. OFFSHORE WIND ABOUT TO BUILD Embryonic No More: U.S. Offshore Wind Industry Gaining Momentum Jesse Broehl and Michael Ernst, August 6, 2014 (North American Windpower) “…The offshore sector is progressing not only with key projects...Show More Summary

Climate Change – The Latest Facts

This wonderful little piece speaks for itself. From AJ+ Labs 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 Smart Grid Explained

Ignore the British accent and jargon and enjoy a wonderful little introduction to the Smart Grid – “Magic!” From Virtual Viewing 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");

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