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A renewable planet is almost inevitable

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9 mentions1 month 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 mentions2 months 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

4 mentions2 months ago
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 ...

Smart Policies Can Energize Offshore Wind Power in Southeast

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
This post was co-authored by Katie Southworth. While much of the rest of the country has reaped the tremendous benefits of wind power—the good jobs, the attractive energy prices, the ...

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

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10 mentions1 month 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 mentions2 months 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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9 mentions1 month ago
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 ...

How California lawmakers plan to align renewable generation with power demand

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6 mentions4 weeks ago
An innovative Arizona concept to align renewable energy output with electricity demand could hit the bigtime in California. Proposed legislation from key California lawmakers would require an increasing proportion of ...

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 mentions2 months 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 month 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 month 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 ...

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

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5 mentions1 month 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 mentions1 month 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 ...

Wind power records set in Scotland and India

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15 mentions3 weeks ago
Scottish wind turbines sent more than 1.2 million megawatt hours of electricity to the National Grid in March, according to new analysis of data from WeatherEnergy by WWF Scotland. In ...

Like this: Facebook buys more wind power

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Like this: Facebook buys more wind power Here’s news we can all “like” today: Facebook announced plans last week to locate its newest data center in rural Nebraska. Thanks to ...

These cities are totally slaying the solar power game

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10 mentions3 weeks ago
With the Trump administration targeting various government clean energy programs, we can think of no better time to celebrate the U.S. cities with the most installed solar energy. A new ...

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

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17 mentions2 months 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 mentions2 months 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 ...

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

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3 mentions1 month 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 ...

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 mentions1 month 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 ...