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Column: Walmart reopens old wounds over Tesla's acquisition of SolarCity 22.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Walmart's lawsuit reopens old wounds around Tesla's merger with SolarCity.

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Entrepreneur Jigar Shah reflects on clean energy finance, the importance of plain speaking 22.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
What gives the founder of Generate Capital joy? Getting the best ideas unlocked.
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These rock climbers are approaching a new summit: energy for all 16.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
When the adventurers encountered energy access problems, they created a foundation to drive innovation.
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Good News, Bad News: 4 Trends in US Energy Use 16.8.2019 WRI Stories
Good News, Bad News: 4 Trends in US Energy Use Comments|Add Comment|Print In 2018, the United States set a new record for energy consumption: 101 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) of energy. Of this total, 81 quadrillion Btu (or 80%) were from fossil fuels: petroleum, natural gas and coal. What does this growing consumption mean for climate change, and is it still possible for the United States to get on a path to reduce emissions at the pace needed? We reviewed the U.S. Energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How Anheuser-Busch plans to sustainably ship cold beer around the USA 13.8.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The leader of the beverage maker's fleet decarbonization initiatives, Ingrid De Ryck, said the U.S. transportation industry is ready for a "breakthrough and innovative solution."
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The Sun Produced a Powerful Interplanetary Shockwave—and It Shook the Whole Solar System 12.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The shock was produced by streams of charged particles that are emitted from the sun, known as the solar wind.
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Home of the Week: A modern Pasadena home full of surprises 10.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Flexible and energy-efficient details reign supreme at this modern-style residence in Pasadena.

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A clean energy breakthrough could be buried deep beneath rural Utah 8.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Los Angeles hopes to store solar and wind power in underground salt caverns, to help replace a giant coal plant.

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How Organic Valley lit up 10 communities with solar while meeting its clean energy goals 8.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The backstory on how the Butter Solar Project spreads solar across the Midwest
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AI-powered weather forecasts are improving predictions for smart grids' energy outputs 7.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
National Grid has teamed up with the Alan Turing Institute to use machine learning to more accurately predict generation levels from wind and solar technology.
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Sun Science: 150,000 Plasma Swirls the Size of Oregon Could Be Superheating Two-Million-Degree Corona 6.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
These plasma swirls appear to generate short-lived Alfven waves—the "holy grail in plasma-astrophysics."
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Solar flare: Minnesota leads nation in solar mini-gardens 5.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The solar gardens are rising like soybeans in Cottage Grove, Lakeville and Farmington. They are the reason why Minnesota's solar capacity leaped by 47 percent last year.
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Solar Cycles End with 'Terminator' Events That Herald New Era of Activity on Sun, Studies Say 2.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists predict current solar cycle will come to an end in the first six months of 2020.
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Can Colorado help in the climate crisis? Congressional committee comes to state seeking guidance 2.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. Congress Climate Crisis Committee came to Colorado this week seeking guidance for a new national push to reduce the heat-trapping air pollution that worsens global warming -- boosting the state's position as a center for innovative action.
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PODCAST: From Renewables to 100% Clean Energy 31.7.2019 WRI Stories
PODCAST: From Renewables to 100% Clean Energy Comments|Add Comment|PrintWe can decarbonize the grid by focusing on lowering the emissions intensity of electricity generation. Pixabay/blickpixel Going 100% renewable has become a gold standard for companies and countries around the world. But despite these efforts to up wind and solar usage, global emissions continue to steadily increase. In a recent commentary, John Woolard, a Senior Fellow in World Resources Institute’s Energy Program, argues... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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California farmers are planting solar panels as water supplies dry up 31.7.2019 LA Times: Environment

Clean energy projects in the Central Valley could help California hit its climate change goals.

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Stepping into the sun: A mission to bring solar energy to communities of color 23.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Solar energy has taken off across the U.S. As an African American working in the industry, Jason Carney wants to make sure minority communities don't miss out on the energy savings or the green jobs.
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Los Angeles is finally ditching coal — and replacing it with another polluting fuel 16.7.2019 LA Times: Business

L.A. will build a gas-fired power plant in Utah, even as Mayor Eric Garcetti touts a "Green New Deal" to fight climate change.

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Packing an emergency kit? Think about using your camping gear 12.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Are you organizing an emergency preparedness kit after the recent series of shakers? You should be.

But before you run out to buy pre-made go-bags, which are flying off the shelves at local outdoors stores right now, think about creating your own by re-purposing some of your outdoor gear.

“Camping...

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Clean Energy Deal Tracker: New models, players shape blockbuster quarter 11.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The record second quarter of 2019 saw deals inked to add over 2.8 gigawatts of capacity and 490-gigawatt hours (GWh) annually to corporate energy portfolios.
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