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Blog Post Archive

MIDWEST SOLAR MAKES SENSE AND CENTS

Solar moves beyond early adopters in upper Midwest Andrea Johnson, November 14, 2014 (Farm & Ranch Guide) “…Better technology and lower prices are making solar power in 2014 achievable and more affordable [for farmers and ranchers than...Show More Summary

NEW ENERGY JOBS BY THE BAY

S.F. clean energy program could generate 8,100 jobs, report says Marisa Lagos, Novembwer 16, 2014 (SF Chronicle) “A renewable energy program in San Francisco could create more that 8,100 construction jobs by building $2.4 billion worth of proposed solar, wind and geothermal projects, a new report says. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE MIDWEST GRID IS READY FOR 40% NEW ENERGY

Minnesota Renewable Energy Integration and Transmission Study Final Report October 31, 2014, (GE Energy Consulting, with The Minnesota Utilities and Transmission Companies, Excel Engineering, Inc., and MISO) Executive Summary Background…Study...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, November 19: OHIO NEW ENERGY JOBS REPORT SUPPRESSED; SOLAR GIANT BUYS WIND DEVELOPER; BUSINESS TO MAKE IT BIG IN SMART CITIES

OHIO NEW ENERGY JOBS REPORT SUPPRESSED Why don't some state officials want you to read this report on 'green’ energy jobs? Report on ‘green’ energy jobs was put on ice during debate Dan Gearino, November 16, 2014 (The Columbus Dispatch) “A...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE NEW ENERGY LIFE-CYCLE CUTS EMISSIONS

Integrated life-cycle assessment of electricity-supply scenarios confirms global environmental benefit of low-carbon technologies Edgar G. Hertwicha, et. al., September 3, 2014 () Decarbonization of electricity generation can support climate-change mitigation and presents an opportunity to address pollution resulting from fossil-fuel combustion. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, November 18: U.S. TAKES WORLD LEAD IN WIND; SOLAR TO SHOW MISSOURI JOBS; WAVE ENERGY ROLLING SLOWLY IN

U.S. TAKES WORLD LEAD IN WIND US Leads the World on Wind Energy Production November 14, 2014 (Sustainable Business) “…[T]he latest data shows [the U.S.] leads the world on wind energy production…Even though China has a third more wind...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: A NEW TAKE ON THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF SOLAR

The True Value of Solar Steven Fine, Ankit Saraf, Kiran Kumaraswamy, Alex Anich, October 21, 2014 (ICF International) [Editor’s note: See also:] Executive Summary As solar becomes an increasingly significant factor in the generationShow More Summary

QUICK NEWS, November 17: BIG TEST FOR SOLAR ROADS KICKS OFF; FORD TURNS TO NEW ENERGY; ADVANCED BATTERY SUPPLY CHAIN TO TRIPLE

BIG TEST FOR SOLAR ROADS KICKS OFF Solar-Energy Roadway Test Begins in the Netherlands November 11, 2014 (AP via NY Times) “SolaRoad, a project that tests roadways as a way to collect solar energy, [just started] in the Netherlands with about 230 feet of a bike path in the town of Krommenie, near Amsterdam. Show More Summary

Hearing From Idiotic Idiots And Others

After a spot-on indictment of Republicans’ misguided remarks on climate change, a Republican apologist offers more rigamarole and Bernie Sanders states the political facts.From Real Time via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjShow More Summary

The Aussies Say It Plainly

Some Australians sample the lies coal tells. From theaycc via YouYube 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");

Living In The Wasteland Of The Free

More plain talk. This is from Iris DeMent. She never sounded better. From 1kevinwilliams 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 COULD RUIN THE COFFEE MARKET

Climate change is making coffee a risky bet for Central America Zach Dyer, November 14, 2014 (The Tico Times) “Growing coffee — a reliable staple in Central America — has become increasingly risky in recent years as climate change has caused evermore extreme weather. Show More Summary

MORE UK JOBS FROM NEW ENERGY THAN FOSSILS

Green jobs debate should look beyond short-term benefits, says UKERC report 5 November 2014 (UK Energy Research Center) “…[R]enewable energy and energy efficiency create up to ten times more jobs per unit of electricity generated orShow More Summary

AFRICA’S BIGGEST SOLAR POWER PLANT LIGHTS UP

Largest Solar Power Plant in Africa Flips the Switch Leon Kaye, November 13, 2014 (TriplePundit) “…[P]lenty of opportunities exist for clean energy companies as investors worldwide realize Africa, with all of its risks [and seven ofShow More Summary

DENMARK AIMS FOR 100% NEW ENERGY

A Tricky Transition From Fossil Fuel; Denmark Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy Justin Gillis, November 10, 2014 (NY Times) “Denmark…aims to end the burning of fossil fuels in any form by 2050…[T]he Danes…essentially invented the...Show More Summary

THE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CHINA-U.S. CLIMATE DEAL

China’s Climate Change Plan Raises Questions Edward Wong, Nov. 12, 2014 (NY Times) “…[The presidents of China and the United States] sent an important signal: that the world’s largest economies were willing to work together on climate change…Still, many questions surround China’s plans…Mr. Show More Summary

DOE LOAN PROGRAM TURNS A PROFIT

Exclusive: Controversial U.S. energy loan program has wiped out losses Nichola Groom w/Ronald Grover and Ken Wills, November 12, 2014 (Reuters via Yahoo News) “The controversial government program that funded failed solar company Solyndra,...Show More Summary

WEB USERS ARE WIND USERS

Use the Web? Congrats, you’re an environmentalist. Chris Mooney, November 6, 2014 (Washington Post) “…If you live in [the U.S.] and you are actually online, there's well over a 90 percent chance that you use...Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft...Show More Summary

TINKER-TOY SOLAR COULD CUT COSTS

New “Tinker Toy” Test Could Send Solar Energy Costs Into Free-Fall Tina Casey, November 6, 2014 (Clean Technica) “Solar energy costs are already dropping…[and a new development] out of Sandia National Laboratories in partnership with...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: WITH EMISSIONS RISING, THE SITUATION IS STARK

2014 Energy and Climate Outlook November 2014 (The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change) [editor’s note: Important content, awful graphics. Sorry.] Key Findings Changes in Energy...Show More Summary

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