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A renewable planet is almost inevitable

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9 mentions2 weeks ago
When the leader of the free world denies climate change and fills his cabinet with like-minded individuals, it's hard not to panic. The world is, after all, hurtling toward an ...

How much wind could the East Coast take if its power grid could take wind?

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8 mentions4 weeks ago
How much wind power a system can incorporate is a significant problem in power grid management. At a basic level, grid operators can’t control when the wind blows, and the ...

Soaking up some solar: Kansas power cooperative takes dive into solar energy

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A Kansas power cooperative took a deep dive into solar energy, and its first solar farm capable of outputting energy to supply the needs of about 164 homes will be ...

30 Cities Look To Trump Anti-Science Trump With Huge $10 Billion Electric Vehicle Buy

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10 mentions7 days ago
March 16th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanA $10 billion order for 114,000 electric vehicles — would that make your preferred legacy automaker wake up? Let’s start with what’s not news, just ...

Nation’s first integrated wind and solar project takes shape in Minnesota

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3 mentions4 weeks ago
Later this year the nation’s first “integrated” wind and solar hybrid project will begin producing power outside a small city in northwest Minnesota. Developed by Juhl Energy, Inc., the Red ...

It’s Alive! US Energy Department Promotes Solar, Wind, Storage News

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March 21st, 2017 by Tina CaseyAll of those folks who were cautiously optimistic about former Texas Governor Rick Perry as head of the US Department of Energy might be feeling ...

Wind Power Takes to the Seas

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Wind, solar to fill grid services as incumbents cash in while they can

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4 mentions4 weeks ago
Wind farms and new solar parks in Australia are expected to take an increasingly prominent role in providing stability services as well as energy to Australia’s electricity grid, but it ...

Wind and solar power are disrupting electricity systems

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46 mentions1 week ago
But that’s no reason for governments to stop supporting them ALMOST 150 years after photovoltaic cells and wind turbines were invented, they still generate only 7% of the world’s electricity.

States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

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32 mentions1 week ago
Lawmakers in California and Massachusetts have recently introduced bills that would require their respective states to get all of its electricity from renewable energy sources. California Senate leader Kevin de ...

India’s Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Capacity Tops 50 Gigawatts

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7 mentions2 months ago
February 8th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraIndia’s renewable energy sector recently achieved yet another major milestone, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy announced. As of the 31st of December 2016,

Almost 90% of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016

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47 mentions1 month ago
Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels. But ...

Why The US Army, Navy, & Military Veterans Love Solar Power & Electric Vehicles

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12 mentions1 month ago
February 18th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Solar Love. Donald Trump says he wants to create American jobs, but he is cool to the idea of renewable energy, which ...

Ohio HB 114 Renewable Energy Standards Bill Would Cripple Wind Industry, Says AWEA

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5 mentions4 days ago
March 22nd, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe American Wind Energy Association has come out against an Ohio state bill which would reduce the state’s renewable energy standards into an unenforceable ...

Clean energy gets second wind

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
There is a change in the wind. Wind, the stealer of umbrellas, has climbed its way to become a major contender in the energy field. Gone are the days of ...

The tipping point for renewable energy is nearly here

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4 mentions1 month ago
Renewable power is taking off around the world and fast approaching a tipping point in its development. Consider these recent developments: Recent solar-power capacity auctions have come in at record ...

Japan accelerates wind power development as govt support pays off: study

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17 mentions4 weeks ago
TOKYO With a month to go this fiscal year, Japan's installation of new wind power capacity in 2016-17 is set to come in almost double that of the previous 12 ...

ANU: Wind, solar and hydro grid cheapest option for Australia

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9 mentions4 weeks ago
A new study by energy experts from the Australian National University suggests that a 100 per cent renewable energy electricity grid – with 90 per cent of power coming from ...

The Solar Power Industry Keeps Adding Jobs

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Wind, Solar & Other Groups To Congress: Expand U.S. Electrical Infrastructure

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
A coalition of groups representing a broad spectrum of U.S. manufacturing, construction, energy and environmental workers is calling on Congress to streamline the expansion of U.S. electrical infrastructure, as well ...

China's solar power capacity more than doubles in 2016

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59 mentions2 months ago
BEIJING China's installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world's biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said ...

Wind power surges into first place as America’s largest renewable resource

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11 mentions1 month ago
Wind power surges into first place as America’s largest renewable resource American wind power just passed a historic milestone—it’s now the country’s largest renewable resource by installed generating capacity. U.S.

Renewable Energy Continues to Beat Fossil Fuels

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Clean energy grew at a record pace as the United States added 22GW of capacity — the equivalent of 11 Hoover Dams — to the grid from renewable sources ...

California Residents and Lawmakers Fight Reopening of Aliso Canyon, Site of Huge Natural Gas Blowout

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It’s now a waiting game as California regulators decide whether to reopen the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in Los Angeles County, the site of an October 2015 blowout ...

Natural gas leak threatens Alaska's endangered Cook Inlet belugas

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Natural gas from a 52-year-old underwater pipeline has been leaking for at least two weeks into Cook Inlet in Alaska, home to a number of endangered species, including beluga whales.

Northern Lights: Large-Scale Solar Power is Spreading Across the U.S.

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18 mentions2 days ago
Drive through the frosty stubble of central Minnesota soybean and cornfields this winter and you’d come upon a surprising sight — acres and acres of solar panels glinting under the ...

Chemical Plant Boom Spurred by Fracking Will Bring Smog, Plastic Glut, and Risks to Workers' Health, New Report Warns

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9 mentions1 month ago
On the heels of the shale gas rush that's swept the U.S. for the past decade, another wave of fossil fuel-based projects is coming — a plastic and petrochemical manufacturing ...