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20X Growth For Global Grid Scale Storage In Next Decade

Country Forecasts for Utility-Scale Energy Storage; Utility-Scale Energy Storage System Capacity and Revenue Forecasts for Leading Countries July 20, 2017 (Navigant Research) “…[The U.S. and Germany continue to lead utility-scale energy...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Solar Market Transformation

Solar in 2017: As non-traditional markets break records, more doors open for utilities; A shift away from third party financing to cash or loan purchases has opened up a new window of opportunity for utilities. Herman K. Trabish, Jan. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Close Look At Hawaii’s Plan To Get To 100% New Energy

Third time's the charm? Inside Hawaiian Electric's new, new plan to get to 100% renewables; Stakeholders applaud the move away from LNG but question the costs and HECO’s vision Herman K. Trabish, Jan. 18, 2017 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: The utilities commission just acceoted this report. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Big Plan To Get Energy Storage Paid What It’s Worth

A silver bullet? Inside FERC's landmark energy storage rulemaking; Federal regulators are tackling ways to open wholesale markets to energy storage Herman K. Trabish, Jan. 10, 2017 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: This federal proceeding...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: How To Bring Energy Storage To Market

Charging Ahead; An Energy Storage Guide For Policymakers Sky Stanfield1 Joseph “Seph” Petta, and Sara Baldwin Auck, April 2017 (Interstate Renewable Energy Council) Executive Summary Energy storage technologies—capable of capturing usable...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, July 18: How Fear Drives Climate Change Denial; How The President Misunderstands Wind; A Truly Doable Solar Vision

How Fear Drives Climate Change Denial Surrendering to fear brought us climate change denial and President Trump; I propose that people take indefensible positions like climate denial and Trump support simply out of fear John Abraham,...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Huge Support By U.S. Voters For Paris Climate Agreement – Poll

Majorities of Americans in Every State Support Participation in the Paris Agreement Jennifer Marlon, Eric Fine and Anthony Leiserowitz May 8, 2017 (Yale Program on Climate Change Communication) Most Americans think the U.S. should participate...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, July 17: 4 Key Ways To Stand Up To Climate Change; New Energy Safe For U.S. Grid – DOE Study; Solar Plus Storage Can Beat NatGas Price

4 Key Ways To Stand Up To Climate Change These Four Lifestyle Changes Will Do More To Combat Climate Change Than Anything Else Robin Andrews,, 13 July 2017 (IFL Science) “…We’ve argued in the past that the most valuable thing you can do for climate advocacy is to vote for politicians that are pro-science and pro-environment. Show More Summary

Here Comes The Plug

Tesla is now bringing its affordable, mass-produced Model 3 to market. From Today 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");

Big Solar With Storage Can Get Cheaper

The secret is heating and storing ceramic particles. From U.S. Department of Energy 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");

All About The Climate Consensus

Here’s how that often-cited 97% consensus among climate scientists was confirmed in two different ways. From YaleClimateConnections 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");

UK’s Fish And Chips Could Be A Climate Change Victim

Climate change could threaten the traditional British fish and chips; Warmer water could see cod head for the colder north while we get fish more commonly found off Spain and Portugal. 8 July 2017 (UK Sky News) "…[Species such as cod,...Show More Summary

Google Buys Dutch Solar For Data Center

Google to Power Dutch Data Center With Solar Energy Bart Meijer, July 7, 2017 (Reuters via U.S. News & World Report) “Google will purchase all the electricity generated by the largest solar park in the Netherlands over the next decade...Show More Summary

$2 Bil, 10 Project Buy For Mexico

Mexican firm invests in solar, wind energy; Thermion Energy will spend US $2 billion on 10 projects July 8, 2017 (Mexico Daily News) “Mexico-based Thermion Energy is planning to invest US $2 billion in 10 renewable energy projects during...Show More Summary

Tesla To Build World’s Biggest Wind Battery Storage For Aussies

Tesla will build world’s largest battery storage facility for Australian wind farm Darrell Etherington, July 7, 2017 (Tech Crunch) “Tesla will up its game in the renewable energy storage market with the largest lithium-ion battery storage...Show More Summary

More See The Threat Of Climate Change

Nearly 40 per cent of Americans think climate change will cause human extinction Clark Mindock, July 7, 2017 (UK Independent) “…[A new poll from the Yale University Program on Climate Change Communication] found that [58 per cent ofShow More Summary

Pols Set Solar Against Wind In North Carolina

North Carolina wind moratorium threatens hard-won solar compromise; A last-minute hold on siting new wind farms could unravel a solar reform bill crafted by Duke and renewable energy advocates Herman K. Trabish, July 6, 2017 (Utility...Show More Summary

EVs Coming On Strong

The electric car revolution may hit the world 'harder and faster' than predicted Maria Gallucci, July 7, 2017 (Mashable) “…Around 530 million electric vehicles could zip quietly along the world's streets and highways by 2040…[up from...Show More Summary

New Plan For Storing Wind

Houston startup plans to store wind energy underground Chris Tomlinson, July 7, 2017 (Houston Chronicle) “Texans have long stored oil, natural gas and other forms of energy in underground salt caverns…[and now] a Houston startup wants...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: All About The Microsoft-Black Hills Energy Data Center Tariff

How Microsoft and a Wyoming utility designed a data center tariff that works for everyone; Collaboration on corporate rate design makes Black Hills Energy 'a banner for what utilities should be,' software execs say Herman K. Trabish, Dec. Show More Summary

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