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We believe nuclear power can and will actually save the world – Matt Bennett, Third Way

One of the most tweeted sessions at the 2016 Nuclear Energy Assembly consisted of a panel of people from outside the industry that told the crowd they were doing important, exciting, society-saving work. The panel moderator, Entergy’s...Show More Summary

Carbon Pricing Under Binding Political Constraints

In a new working paper titled "Carbon pricing under binding political constraints,” MIT Institute for Data, Systems and Society doctoral candidate Jesse Jenkins and Sloan School of Management Assistant Professor Valerie Karplus discuss...Show More Summary

Deepwater Horizon, The Movie

The fiery, bloody story of fossil fuels contains many tales of heroism but isn’t it time to make the courageous move to New Energy? From Fresh Movie Trailers via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0Show More Summary

"You Can’t Keep Doing Things The Way You Did"

This guy isn’t a leftie tree-hugger, he is the guy responsible for keeping California’s lights on and he says the grid can reliably and safely handle over 50% New Energy “and beyond.” From AmericanWindEnergy via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var...Show More Summary

The Simple Undeniable Answer To Deniers

The earth has NEVER warmed THIS much this FAST. From GOOD Magazine 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");

SolSmart: Helping Communities Go Solar by Cutting Costs

American cities have made excellent progress in installed solar. For example, the top 20 solar cities, which account for less than a 0.1 percent of total land area, account for six percent of solar capacity. But what’s really exciting is the potential, which is figured to be nearly 1,200 GW, or enough power 790 million homes a year – more than double the current population.

AGL Energy's Andy Vesey sees batteries 'changing the world'

The SMH has an article on local utility AGL Energy's Andy Vesey and his belief that battery energy storage will "change the world" - AGL Energy's Andy Vesey sees batteries 'changing the world'. AGL is expecting a 60 per cent reduction...Show More Summary

LEED Earth Project Pioneers: India’s First LEED v4 Platinum Building

ITC Sankya Data Center is the first LEED v4 Platinum building in India, and the first data center in the world to achieve this level of certification under LEED v4. With the Indian data center infrastructure market expected to totalShow More Summary

G7 Countries Pledge to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies by 2020

Leaders of the G7 countries including President Obama pledged to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2025 at the G7 summit in Japan.

Wind Energy’s Rustic Years Are Over

NEW ORLEANS—In the middle of the sprawling Ernest N. Morial Convention Center this week, an executive from German industrial giant Siemens gave a quick history of the offshore wind turbine. The first turbine that Siemens planted in the North Sea off of Denmark 25 years ago had a generating capacity of 450 kilowatts and barely stood above the waves. Show More Summary

Gold heads lower, no physical demand to pick up investor selling

Gold headed lower over the duration of the week started May 23, with bullish confidence dented by mutterings from the US Federal Reserve Board of an earlier-than-market-expects interest hike and restricted physical demand to pick up any slack. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: SolarCity wants to help utilities plan for distributed resources

SolarCity wants to help utilities plan better for distributed resources; A new white paper from the leading solar installer aims to modernize utility DER practices Herman K. Trabish, August 27, 2015 (Utility Dive) For utilities and system...Show More Summary

SPECIAL QUICK NEWS, May 27: Trump Twaddle On Wind Set Straight

Trump Twaddle On Wind Set Straight Trump allows for renewable energy, but cites bad information Peter Kelley, May 26, 2016 (American Wind Energy Association) AWEA is always glad to hear about support for renewable energy, like this statement...Show More Summary

You Ought to Have a Look: Smoke, Clouds and Snowfall

Patrick J. Michaels, Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger You Ought to Have a Look is a feature from the Center for the Study of Science posted by Patrick J. Michaels and Paul C. (“Chip”) Knappenberger.  While this section will feature all of...Show More Summary

New York REVs Up As Commission Includes Efficiency in Earnings Opportunities; Efficiency Targets to be Decided Later

Last week the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) released its final decision in Phase 2 of the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding. REV is the New York initiative to reform the utility industry by building the rules that govern the utility system of the future.

Nike Expansion Cuts Supply Chain’s Carbon Footprint

Nike has expanded its European Logistics Campus in Belgium and implemented several new environmental sustainability aspects as part the company’s efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of its supply chain. Campus sustainability features...Show More Summary

It’s a Beautiful Day in Charlotte’s Brightwalk Neighborhood

The Brightwalk community was recently certified LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND); it’s the first and largest project in North Carolina to receive this designation outside of the LEED-ND pilot program, which was launched in 2010. On Tuesday, the community unveiled its new sign at a green celebration.

It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s Energy Savings for New York!

This summer, EDF Climate Corps – a fellowship program run by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) that embeds trained graduate students in companies, cities, schools, and public institutions across the U.S. to accelerate clean energy projects – will place 33 fellows throughout New York to help meet the ambitious energy goals set by Mayor Bill DeBlasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo.

New Concept Turns Battery Technology Upside-Down

A new approach to the design of a liquid battery, using a passive, gravity-fed arrangement similar to an old-fashioned hourglass, could offer great advantages due to the system’s low cost and the simplicity of its design and operation, says a team of MIT researchers who have made a demonstration version of the new battery.

Oil: Not Yesterday’s Fuel, Just Yet

The new hype is to say that the end of the oil age is near. In the long run, the importance of oil will diminish, write Peter Simon Vargha, Chief Economist at Hungarian oil and gas company MOL and his colleague Csaba Pogonyi, but before that some good years for oil are likely. Just as high prices reduced the likely future demand for oil, low prices will probably prolong its use.

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