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The Most Unlikely Eco-Warriors Of All Time

47 minutes agoUtilities / Energy : NewEnergyNews

Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher knew that being conservative means accepting science and conserving this good earth. From The Hole via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(Show More Summary

A New Energy Vision

48 minutes agoUtilities / Energy : NewEnergyNews

Try out one of many possible pathways to a New Energy future and lasting reliance on this good earth’s sun, winds, deep heat, and flowing waters. From Gsf Javier Romero via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTShow More Summary

Solutions – Solar

48 minutes agoUtilities / Energy : NewEnergyNews

The path to the New Energy future will be built by technologies people are only beginning to imagine. 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");

Solutions – Wind

49 minutes agoUtilities / Energy : NewEnergyNews

The path to the New Energy future will be built by technologies people are only beginning to imagine. From Siemens 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");

Watch Tesla’s new fully self-driving car navigate around Palo Alto, driving through intersections & finding its own parking spot

19 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Peak Energy

Elektrek has an article on Tesla's latest self-driving vehicle technology - Watch Tesla’s new fully self-driving car navigate around Palo Alto, driving through intersections & finding its own parking spot. The summoning mode reminds me of the car "Kit" in the old TV series Knight Rider. Show More Summary

The Biggest Building Boom in History

19 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Peak Energy

Alex Steffen has a post at Medium on the need for a infrastructure boom (particularly constructing green buildings) - The Biggest Building Boom in History. The Guardian reported last week on a new study saying that over the next 15 years,...Show More Summary

This Is How To Beat Climate Change. Now Get To It.

Stop waiting for a big breakthrough on climate change. This is what we’ll get instead. Brad Plumer, October 18, 2016 (VOX) “Global warming can sometimes feel like this big, hopelessly intractable problem that no one’s doing much about. Show More Summary

China To Build World’s Biggest Solar Panel Project

Out of China’s Dusty Northwest Corner, a Solar Behemoth Arises September 19, 2016 (Bloomberg News) “…[A] solar farm under construction in the Ningxia region of the [China’s] northwest takes efforts to a new level…[It is] being developed...Show More Summary

Europe’s Ocean Wind Boom

For European Wind Industry, Offshore Projects Are Booming; As Europe’s wind energy production rises dramatically, offshore turbines are proliferating from the Irish Sea to the Baltic Sea. It’s all part of the European Union’s strongShow More Summary

Australia’s Huge Ocean Energy Opportunity

Catching the waves: it’s time for Australia to embrace ocean renewable energy Mark Hemer, et. al., October 17, 2016 (The Conversation) “…Australia arguably possesses the world’s largest wave energy resource, around 1,800 terawatt hours. Show More Summary

The Dakota Access Pipeline Should’ve Happened 10 Years Ago

The showdown in North Dakota between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the company Energy Transfer Partners, which is trying to build a 1,172-mile oil pipeline to Patoka, Illinois, has become both a cause célèbre and a celebrity cause. Show More Summary

Wind Energy Could Supply 20% Of Global Electricity By 2030

Cleantechnica has a post on this year's Global Wind Energy Outlook report - Wind Energy Could Supply 20% Of Global Electricity By 2030. The main obstacle to this is probably the rise of solar power - with solar PV generation doubling every 2 years there might not be enough room left for additional wind power in 2030. Show More Summary

Another nuclear plant will close for good on Monday

The Ft. Calhoun Station (FCS) is scheduled to shut down for good on Monday, October 24. The number of operating nuclear power reactors in the US will have been in the three digits again for a just one week. That event will be a tragic...Show More Summary

Around The Globe, The Odds Are With Wind Energy

If one sustainable fuel form has the wind at its back, it's, well, wind energy. According to the Global Wind Energy Council, it could supply 20% of global electricity by 2030.

Are surging coking coal costs a boon for scrap prices?

What links coking coal loading from Australian ports with ferrous scrap recycled in New Jersey, USA? And what does this connection mean for Turkey’s electric arc furnace mills? The inter-connectedness of steelmaking raw materials is currently there for all to see. Show More Summary

Shell’s Latest Biofuels Strategy Includes $26M Bid on Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

Shell has offered more than $26 million to buy Abengoa’s cellulosic ethanol plant in Kansas, part of its decades-old biofuels strategy.

What Role Should Climate Risk Play in Insurers’ Business Strategies?

Insurers are in the business of managing risk. But does this include risks associated with climate change? A growing number of insurance companies say yes, according to a new report by sustainability advocacy organization Ceres. But most insurers still give climate change risk minimal attention. Two years ago insurance regulators in five states — California, […]

EPA Ozone Guidelines Target Oil, Natural Gas

The EPA has released guidelines to reduce smog-forming ozone emissions from oil and natural gas production. The guidelines provide recommendations that states can use to make rules to reduce these emissions but is not “a regulation itself,” the EPA says. “This document does not impose any requirements on facilities in the oil and natural gas industry.” […]

EHS Implementation Success is a Team Sport

You will soon roll out a new data management system. Just put one foot in front of the other and everything will work out, right? Not so fast. Launching a new data management system means changing the way your users will be expected to do their jobs. It may also mean a change in processes […]

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