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QUICK NEWS, February 21: What Businesses Can Do About Climate Change; High Winds Rising In The Deep South; When Solar Stocks Will Come Back

What Businesses Can Do About Climate Change 5 Ways Businesses Are Tackling Climate Change; Businesses recognise that climate change will involve new technologies, operating models and investment landscapes that present particular challenges...Show More Summary

A Presidents’ Day Visit To The White House

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Obama Did It

Under President Obama, the U.S. became a net energy EXPORTER. Promise fulfilled. From carlyhelfand 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 President Reports

Some may not recognize what the President is reporting here. They are verifiable facts. From SJC Movie 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 S Hits The Fan”

This is not the kind of new NewEnergyNews was created to report. But former Secretary of Energy Steven Chu is brilliant, informed, and not an alarmist so this has to be reported.From Climate One via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";

Some Fact-Finding

Some good news: There still lots of scientists standing up and speaking truth to power.From Chicago’s Field Museum 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");

More Jobs From New Energy Than From Fossil Fuels

More good news: New Energy is a way to invest directly in “the local communities that have not received the benefits of globalization.” From greenmanbucket via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];Show More Summary

Half Of World’s Threatened Mammals Harmed By Climate Changes

Impact of climate change on mammals and birds 'greatly under-estimated' February 13, 2017 (PhysOrg) “…[A] team of international researchers found evidence of observed responses to recent climate changes in almost 700 birds and mammal...Show More Summary

China Is World’s Biggest Solar Producer

China Is Now The World’s Largest Producer Of Solar Power Alexa Erickson, February 12, 2017 (Collective Evolution) “…Of the countries of the world taking advantage of solar, it is China, the most populous in the world, who reigns supreme…[It]...Show More Summary

Ocean Wind’s Price Getting More Competitive

Wind costs heading in the right direction…Wind power's competitive position continues to improve despite historically low fossil-fuel prices. David Milborrow, 31 January 2017 (Windpower Monthly) “…[The 2016 installed costs for offshore wind were] between £4,000/kW and $6,000/kW. Show More Summary

Next-Gen Biofuels Advance On The Market

Global Biofuels to Rise to 67 Billion Gallons in 2022 as Next-Generation Technologies Take Over; Advanced biofuels will nearly double in five years to 9.6 billion gallons per year as first-generation fuels like traditional biodieselShow More Summary

Climate Moving Out Of The Goldilocks Zone

What 'Goldilocks' can tell us about climate change and health Ariel Bogle, February 15, 2017 (Mashable) “…The earth’s balance of things like enough rain but not too much and enough sun to warm us but not too much is changing. This [Goldilocks...Show More Summary

U.S. New Energy Boom Gets Bigger

Solar and wind energy propel growth in US renewables; Capacity has grown threefold in the past decade, but the country still lags behind Europe and China in sustainable energy. Quirin Schiermier, 14 February 2017 (Nature) “…Energy capacity...Show More Summary

Oil Companies Uneasy As EVs Rise

Electric Car Frenzy Putting Oil Companies On Edge James Burgess, February 15, 2017 (Oil Price via Yahoo Finance) "The massive wealth of the 20th century was all about the oil boom, but the 21st century is going to be about lithium as...Show More Summary

Research Would Turn Algae Into Affordable Biofuel

Graduate student develops economically efficient way to turn microalgae into biofuel Kennedy Rose, 02-08-2017 (The Syracuse University Daily Orange) “…[Production of biofuels] from microalgae can be more efficient and economically viable...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Shared Customer Storage May Make Big Batteries Obsolete

Greater than the sum: How aggregation is making storage into a software business; Grouping customer-sited batteries can deliver the same benefits as grid-scale storage, DNV-GL says Herman K. Trabish, June 13, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Help For Rural Utilities To Build New Energy

The Rural Utilities Service: How the USDA is building a clean energy future for rural America; A little-known federal program has billions to dole out for renewables and efficiency projects for underserved populations Herman K. Trabish,...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Arizona Utility Leads Trend Toward Demand Charges

APS rate case sparks concern beyond mandatory demand charge proposal; Along with a rate structure overhaul, the Arizona utility also wants to cut net metering credits to its avoided cost rate. Editor’s note: This controversy will come to a head when the rate case goes before AZ regulators in March. Herman K. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Here Come The Robot Cars

Peak Car Ownership; The Market Opportunity Of Electric Automated Mobility Services Charlie Johnson And Jonathan Walker, February 2017 (Mobility Transformation/Rocky Mountain Institute) Executive Summary – Introduction Personal vehicles have dominated the U.S. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, February 14: Climate Change Progress That Politics Won’t Stop; Wind’s Price Getting Better; Vermont Health Care Goes Solar

Climate Change Progress That Politics Won’t Stop The Trump administration can’t entirely roll back progress on climate change. Here’s why. Jessica F. Green, February 10, 2017 (Washington Post) “Environmentalists are not happy with the...Show More Summary

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