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AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS GO SOLAR

Africa's new breed of solar energy entrepreneurs Tom Jackson, 26 January 2015 (BBC News) "African economies may be booming, but continued growth and quality of life are being jeopardised by lack of power…[An estimated] 585 million people...Show More Summary

COMMERCIAL EV BIZ TO GROW 10 TIMES OVER IN NEXT 10 YEARS

Electric Drive Trucks and Buses; Market Data for Medium and Heavy Duty Commercial All-Electric, Plug-In Hybrid Electric, and Hybrid Electric Vehicles 1Q 2015 (Navigant Research) “The global medium and heavy duty vehicle (MHDV) market...Show More Summary

FACT CHECKING REPUBLICAN CLIMATE CLAIMS

Distorting Climate Change Threats, Solutions January 28, 2015 (FactCheck.org) “…Rick Santorum falsely claimed that U.S. policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions “will have zero impact” on climate change. The U.S. is the world’s...Show More Summary

WIND FINISHES 2014 BIG

American wind power rebounded in 2014, adding over four times as much as year before; Stable policy needed for investment in U.S. capacity to pay off, say industry leaders January 28, 2015 (American Wind Energy Association) “…The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) [Q4 report] shows the U.S. Show More Summary

NEW CHEAPER SOLAR

New-generation solar panels far cheaper, more efficient: scientists Magdalena Mis, January 27, 2015 (Reuters) “A new generation of solar panels made from a mineral called perovskite has the potential to convert solar energy into household...Show More Summary

HOW TO GET TO EV MASS ADOPTION

To reassure electric car buyers, combine battery leasing with better charging, study says January 28, 2015 (PhysOrg) “…[In] Toward Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles: Impact of the Range and Resale Anxieties…[researchers offer] two models…[In...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE JOBS IN SOLAR RIGHT NOW

National Solar Jobs Census 2014 January 2015 (The Solar Foundation) Executive Summary National Solar Jobs Census 2014 is the fifth annual update of current employment, trends, and projected growth in the U.S. solar industry. Data for...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: HOW SOLAR OWNERS CAN BE 'GOOD CITIZENS OF THE GRID'

How solar owners can be 'good citizens of the grid'; A new SunPower Roadmap points to solutions for the PV challenges utilities face. Herman K. Trabish, November 19, 2014 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge A major force in the solar industry...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, January 27, 2015: GOV CHRISTIE’S WHITE HOUSE BID AND NJ OCEAN WIND; MILITARY GOES SOLAR IN FLA; THE MONEY IN EV FAST-CHARGING

GOV CHRISTIE’S WHITE HOUSE BID AND NJ OCEAN WIND Christie's 2016 ambitions are stalling N.J. wind energy project, Sweeney says Matt Friedman, January 26, 2015 (NJ.com) “…Gov. Chris Christie's presidential ambitions are holding up a wind...Show More Summary

GUEST LEAD POST: WHY THE MARKET UNDER-VALUES NEW ENERGY AND OVER-VALUES ENERGY COMMODITIES

Fossilized Asset Allocation Still Mis-Pricing Energy And Risk Hazel Henderson, January 22, 2015 (Ethical Markets via Seeking Alpha) Summary -All energy sectors are still treated alike, dominated by fossil fuels. Energy assets based on...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, January 26: BUILDING THE SOLAR TO BUILD SOLAR; WHAT WIND NEEDS; NEW DIRECTIONS FOR BIOFUELS

BUILDING THE SOLAR TO BUILD SOLAR Solar energy: building a new industry in WNY from the ground up David Robinson, January 23, 2015 (The Buffalo News) “…With SolarCity pledging to create 2,900 new jobs from its new factory now under construction…and...Show More Summary

The President Describes The Republican Climate Dodge

President Obama explains why the Republicans’ “I’m not a scientist” dodge for dealing with climate change doesn’t work. From CleanEnergySACE via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElemenShow More Summary

Jon Stewart On How Not To Fight Climate Change

Calling out the world’s wealthiest. From Comedy Central 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 Dirty Water And Dirty Money In Coal Ash

Warning: This story contains vulgarities about what North Carolina’s coal-burners have done. From SeeProgress 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 ADVANCES DOOMSDAY CLOCK

Climate change inaction pushes 'doomsday clock' closest to midnight since 1984; Symbolic clock is now at three minutes to apocalypse, the darkest hour for humanity since the cold war Suzanne Goldenberg, 22 January 2015 (UK Guardian) “The...Show More Summary

JAPAN PLAN TO FLOAT SOLAR

Solar Panels Floating on Water Will Power Japan's Homes; More solar power plants are being built on water, but is this such a good idea? Bryan Lufkin, January 16, 2015 (National Geographic) "…[F]loating solar structures have been announced...Show More Summary

GERMAN OCEAN WIND BOOMING

Germany more than doubled its offshore wind power capacity in 2014 January 19, 2015 (ZME Science) “In 2014, Germany installed 543 offshore wind turbines, reaching a capacity of 2.35 gigawatts (GW), getting closer to their plans of having...Show More Summary

CHINA READIES GEOTHERMAL EXPANSION

China Nears Publication of Plan to Guide Geothermal Developments Jannuary 21, 2015 (Bloomberg News) “China could be nearing publication of a plan to guide the development of geothermal energy resources over [the years 2016 to 2020 as...Show More Summary

SENATE VOTES DOWN HUMAN-CAUSED CLIMATE CHANGE

US Senate refuses to accept humanity's role in global climate change, again; Senators accept global warming is not a hoax but fail to recognise human activity is to blame, nearly 27 years after scientists laid out man’s role SuzanneShow More Summary

KITE WIND TESTING GOES ON

Google’s new wind turbine; Makani, a 600kW wind turbine based on the concept of kiteboarding, is currently under development at Google's R&D lab, Google X. January 21, 2015 (Today’s Energy Solutions) “Google X's Makani X is working to…[develop]...Show More Summary

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