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Category: Renewable Energy :: Solar
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Besides Buying Renewables, How Can Companies and Cities Create a Greener Grid? 17.6.2019 WRI Stories
Besides Buying Renewables, How Can Companies and Cities Create a Greener Grid? Comments|Add Comment|PrintBuying renewable energy is just one of several ways to help green the electricity grid. Photo by Oran Viriyincy/Flickr. Corporations have driven much of the recent U.S. investment in renewable energy, collectively procuring more than 16 gigawatts of new capacity since 2014, enough to power roughly 5 million homes for a year. Commercial and industrial energy users represent more than 60% of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Utilities energy storage growing like gangbusters 14.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Commercial and industrial behind-the-meter storage just had its best quarter yet.
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Four U.S. states scoring under-the-radar clean energy wins 12.6.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
And they're not the only ones advancing renewables in creative ways this year.
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Extremely Powerful Sun 'Superflares' Could Disrupt Electronics Across the Globe 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
It was once thought that only young and active stars produced these explosive events, but according to a new study, our 4.6-billion-year-old sun also has the capacity.
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Zero-carbon electric transport is already in reach for small islands 11.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Island states like Barbados, with a high tourist population and need for resilience, can test the transition to electrifying everything.
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Renewable energy microgrid to power Oakland conference 10.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
GreenBiz Group announces VERGE 19 conference and expo to once again be powered by renewable energy.
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Anheuser-Busch 'signs' giant contract with the sun 6.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The beverage giant announced that it's set to meet its renewable energy goals four years ahead of schedule, thanks to solar.
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What makes Starbucks' latest clean energy transaction unique 6.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Wake up and smell the corporate renewable procurement.
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5 Under-recognized Impacts of Air Pollution 5.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
Most of the rising global attention to air pollution focuses on the impacts that ozone, particulate matter and other pollutants have on human health. This is natural; the numbers in the headlines are striking. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that ...
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5 Under-recognized Impacts of Air Pollution 5.6.2019 WRI Stories
5 Under-recognized Impacts of Air Pollution Comments|Add Comment|PrintVisible air pollution in Delhi, India. Photo by Sumita Roy Dutta/Wikimedia Commons Most of the rising global attention to air pollution focuses on the impacts that ozone, particulate matter and other pollutants have on human health. This is natural; the numbers in the headlines are striking. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that air pollution inside and outside the home is responsible for about 7 million... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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California has too much solar power. That might be good for ratepayers 5.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California set two renewable energy records last week: the most solar power ever flowing on the state’s main electric grid, and the most solar power ever taken offline because it wasn’t needed.

There’s no contradiction: As California utilities buy more and more solar power as part of the state’s...

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These cities in red and blue states are accelerating clean energy 5.6.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Movement from Albuquerque to Orlando is making an impact despite U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
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This California couple scammed Berkshire Hathaway out of millions, feds say 5.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Jeff Carpoff had a lot to celebrate as friends and business associates gathered at his company’s Christmas party last year.

The onetime auto mechanic and his wife, Paulette, had started a solar company about a decade earlier that was doing remarkably well — so well that it could count Warren Buffett’s...

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Giant Floating Islands That Turn Atmospheric CO2 into Fuel Could Prevent Climate Change, Scientists Say 4.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
If rolled out globally, the islands could offset the total global emissions from fossil fuels.
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Wolves, deer and a new state bee: How the environment fared at the Legislature 3.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
There was a lot of give-and-take at the last minute between the DFL-controlled House and Republican-controlled Senate. Some provisions -- like establishing grants to get kids outdoors -- made it through, while others -- like lifting the state's ban on new nuclear power plants -- were abandoned.
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Facebook is now the proud owner of a massive solar farm 31.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
The deal represents another new twist in the corporate renewables movement.
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Illinois’ Clean Energy Jobs Act taps power of energy efficiency 30.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Illinois’ Clean Energy Jobs Act taps power of energy efficiency
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These solar workers will lose their jobs if Trump doesn’t get a China deal 30.5.2019 LA Times: Business

President Trump’s trade war with China could cost American families an extra several hundred dollars a year for everyday items such as suitcases, furniture and shampoo.

But 150 workers at a central Washington solar factory face far greater consequences. If Trump doesn’t seal a trade deal by the...

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A radical idea to get a high-renewable electric grid: Build way more solar and wind than needed 30.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
Solar and wind are renewable yet variable resources. New research shows that using them for the energy transition is not only possible, it's also affordable.
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Energy negotiations unravel at the Capitol, leaving little accomplished 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The House wanted a 100 percent clean energy mandate. The Senate wanted tougher penalties for protesters who tamper with oil pipelines. In the end, there was barely more than a stakeholder group and an energy storage study.
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