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ORIGINAL REPORTING: New NatGas plants or New Energy?

Gas plants or renewables? New LBNL study helps utilities compare the risks; A financial tool based on probabilities could make generation investments easier for utilities and IPPs Herman K. Trabish, June 29, 2017 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Are Electricity Rates The Key To New Energy?

Beyond TOU: Is more dynamic pricing the future of rate design? Analysts say sending stronger price signals to residential ratepayers could help reduce peak demand, but consumer advocates are leery Herman K. Trabish, July 17, 2017 (Utility...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Don’t Blame New Energy – It Has High System Value

Impacts of Variable Renewable Energy on Bulk Power System Assets, Pricing, and Costs Ryan Wiser, Andrew Mills, Joachim Seel, Todd Levin, Audun Botterud, November 2017 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory) Executive...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, December 19: Climate Change’s Time Has Come; It Starts With Customer Demand For New Energy; Floating Solar To Turn Dirty Water Into Stored Clean Power

Climate Change’s Time Has Come This Is The Year We'll Know If We Can Reverse Climate Change Emma Loewe, December 19, 2017 (Mind Body Green) “…While the increase in greenhouse gas emissions has slowed down in recent years, overall emissions...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: What Maryland’s Community Solar Law Shows

Community Solar In Maryland November 2017 (Solar United Neighbors) Introduction The sun shines everywhere in Maryland. But too few Marylanders could take advantage of solar energy until the advent of a statewide community solar program. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, December 18: How Climate Change Is Attacking The U.S. Military; Research Confirms Plummeting Price Of Wind; New Energy Supports Saved In Final Tax Bill

How Climate Change Is Attacking The U.S. Military Climate Change Already Hampers U.S. Military Sites Around the World, Government Study Finds; The U.S. military is neglecting to plan for climate change-related risks facing hundreds of...Show More Summary

Samantha Bee: Ryan Zinke Is No Teddy Roosevelt

Like everybody who survives in the current administration, Ryan Zinke does not walk his own talk, he walk’s the president’s talk. From Full Frontal With Samantha Bee via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagNShow More Summary

Wind Energy Is Magical And Real

Welcome to the future of transportation. From Audi Wind via The Drum 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 Climate Change-Human Health Connection

There are so many ways health and climate intersect. 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.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

Study Concludes 2016 Heat Was Human-Caused

Global and Asian heat waves in 2016 due purely to climate change, study says December 14, 2017 (AFP via Japan Times) “…Last year’s global heat record, extreme heat in Asia and unusually warm waters off the coast of Alaska happened purely...Show More Summary

The Big Opportunity Under Africa’s Sun

Invest in solar energy for a brighter future for Africa; A new scheme aims to lighten the lives of millions who live without electricity, with the promise of a possible 6% return Rupert Jones, 15 December 2017 (UK Guardian) "...Energise...Show More Summary

Wind In The Netherlands To Fly Subsidy Free

Dutch test the water for subsidy-free offshore wind farms Bart H. Meijer w/Susan Fenton, December 15, 2017 (Reuters) "...[Hoping to capitalize on a boom in renewable energy, the Netherlands has] launched an attempt to fund an offshore...Show More Summary

China To Open EV Vending Machines

Alibaba Unveils Plans for an Electric Vehicle Vending Machine Brad Jones, December 14, 2017 (Futurism) ...Retail giant Alibaba has inked a deal to market electric vehicles built by Ford in China. The company plans to use a massive vending...Show More Summary

Loyalty Slipping In Climate Change Loyal Opposition

What Republicans Think About Climate Change — in Maps Nadja Popovich and Livia Albeck-Ripka, December 14, 2017 (NY Times) “Over the past two decades, Republicans have grown increasingly doubtful about climate change, even as Democrats have grown increasingly convinced that it’s happening and is caused by humans. Show More Summary

Research Shows EVs Can Go Much Farther

Electric Car Range May Soon Triple, Thanks to New Research Chelsea Gohd, December 12, 2017 (Futurism) “…[C]ompanies like Tesla, Toshiba, Panasonic, and Samsung are making great strides in improving [electric vehicle] range and battery...Show More Summary

Booming Solar Faces Tricky Future

U.S. Solar Market Notches Another Quarter of 2 GW Growth, But Uncertainty Holds Back Installations; Trade case, tight global supply of modules drive up prices in all segments December 14, 2017 (Solar Energy Industries Association via PR Newswire) “The U.S. Show More Summary

Wind Floats!

Wind On The Waves: Floating Wind Power Is Becoming A Reality December 11, 2017 (Department of Energy) “Worldwide, 13,000 megawatts of offshore wind has been deployed —yet the U.S. only has…[the 30 MW Block Island Wind Farm] off the coast of Rhode Island…[S]everal U.S. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: How California Is Easing Off NatGas With New Energy

ORIGINAL REPORTING: How California Is Easing Off NatGas With New Energy As gas plants struggle, California seeks new flexible capacity strategies; With up to 6 GW of gas plants at risk of closure, energy planners are scrambling for new compensation techniques and zero-carbon alternatives Herman K. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Illinois cloud computing debate could open utility rate reform

In Illinois, cloud computing debate could open next chapter of utility rate reform; Changes sought to the financial treatment of cloud computing could be applied to efficiency and other resources Herman K. Trabish, July 10, 2017 (Utility...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Value Of Transportation Electrification

Redefining Mobility Services in Cities; The Impacts of Making Transport Clean, Shared, Automated, and Connected Jan Cihlar, Lisa Jerram, Sam Abuelsamid, Scott Shepard, John Gartner, Rob Winkel, November 2017 (Navigant Research) Executive...Show More Summary

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