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Watch These 4 Clean Energy Trends in U.S. Cities in 2020 23.1.2020 WRI Stories
Watch These 4 Clean Energy Trends in U.S. Cities in 2020 Comments|Add Comment|PrintRenewable energy march in Philadelphia, one of 155 U.S. cities that have committed to 100% renewable electricity. Photo by Becker1999/Flickr At the start of this new decade, American cities, states and businesses have already come a long way on the road to cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help tackle the climate crisis: 155 cities have committed to 100% community-wide renewable energy; 15 states plus... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Trump team proposes rollback of desert protections to boost geothermal energy 23.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced it wants to transform 22,000 acres of public land in the southern Owens Valley into one of the largest geothermal leasing sites in the state.

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What businesses should know about the evolution of rural solar 23.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Solar panels may harness the sun’s energy in the same way that plants do, but while some rural residents view them as another revenue-enhancing crop, others see them more as weed-like nuisances that threaten their pastoral way of life.
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Think distributed solar-plus-storage isn’t cost-effective? Think again 23.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Commercial customers paying demand charges and time-of-use rates should seriously consider an investment in these assets.
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California needs clean energy after sundown. Geothermal could be the answer 22.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

After years of playing third fiddle to solar and wind power, new geothermal plants are finally getting built.

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Driving a zero-emissions future: GM’s holistic approach to meeting long-term energy goals 20.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: CMS Enterprises talks with global sustainability leader Rob Threlkeld of General Motors about the roles renewable energy plays in helping GM meet its energy and business goals.
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Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund 17.1.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Bold new commitment will see the tech giant charge an internal carbon fee not just on emissions from its direct operations, but on those of its supply chain.
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Clean Energy Deal Tracker: Don’t say Amazon isn’t doing anything — international PPAs on the rise 16.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The corporate renewable procurements disclosed in the fourth quarter of 2019 were remarkable for being unremarkable.
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Clean energy plan a focus of Minnesota Senate panel hearing 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Differences between Senate Republicans and Gov. Tim Walz over fossil fuels in the state’s electrical energy future are expected to be debated again during the upcoming legislative session.
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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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5 priorities to ensure climate action benefits low-income and disadvantaged groups 10.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can't leave anyone behind as we transition to a clean economy.
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This is what energy resilience could look like 10.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A microgrid pilot program run by Colorado cooperative Holy Cross Energy includes four all-electric homes in an affordable housing community.
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Offshore wind is gearing up for liftoff 9.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The source of electricity has enormous potential that has yet to be tapped in the U.S.
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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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New year, new energy: Cleantech innovations vie for the spotlight at CES 6.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Cleantech is positioned to take center stage at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with good reason: extreme weather events spanning from wildfires to unseasonably early winter storms are showing consumers and businesses alike that waiting for government action is no longer an option.
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How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.
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Trump administration says it will approve largest U.S. solar farm 1.1.2020 LA Times: Business

The project outside Las Vegas includes huge amounts of energy storage. One of billionaire Warren Buffett's utilities will buy the power.

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7 companies making their mark with commercial microgrids 31.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A growing array of players, from startups to global energy giants, are charging up solutions.
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The shift to a low-carbon economy highlights overlap between ESG and finance 24.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Supermajors are acknowledging write-downs, which pose threats to investors — but new standards could help them get on the same page.
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Minnesota Court of Appeals halts proposed Superior natural gas plant 24.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An environmental assessment worksheet must be prepared for Minnesota Power's proposed Nemadji Trail Energy Center, a judge panel ruled Monday.
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