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4 Emerging Ways to Pair Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy 19.11.2019 WRI Stories
4 Emerging Ways to Pair Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy Comments|Add Comment|PrintRenewable energy and electric vehicles can strengthen one another. Photo credit: Argonne National Lab/Flickr Today, transportation accounts for almost 30% of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States. The good news is that passenger vehicles in the U.S. are electrifying at an unprecedented rate. In 2018, one million electric vehicles (EVs) were on the road, and recent studies project that by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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New solutions are needed to pair EVs and renewables 19.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
New utility and third-party offerings are emerging to meet charging needs, but they are not available everywhere.
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California Could Have Helped Low-Income Residents Weather PG&E Blackouts. But It Didn’t Happen. 10.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Exactly a year ago, as the devastating Camp Fire swept through the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas. Frank A. Jr. Funes, a disabled 69-year-old Vietnam veteran, woke in the early morning hours to a phone call. It was […]
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Engie's renewables chief on scaling corporate contracts, hydrogen hopes and offshore wind 4.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How do you add 9 gigawatts of solar and wind in the next three years? You turn to corporate buyers, universities, hospitals and cities to commit to at least half that capacity.
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Crews make progress on large Southern California wildfire 3.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Authorities lifted evacuation orders for a farm community Saturday as firefighters make progress on a large wildfire in Southern California that continues to threaten about 2,500 homes and buildings.
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Newsletter: A new day of fire danger 31.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES A New Day of Fire Danger In Los Angeles and Ventura counties, extremely critical fire weather with strong winds and low humidity is expected to continue today On Wednesday, brush fires broke out across Southern California, sending thousands of people fleeing, closing major freeways and threatening the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

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Wildfire erupts near Reagan library in Southern California 30.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new wildfire erupted Wednesday in wind-whipped Southern California, forcing the evacuation of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and nearby homes, as both ends of the state struggled with blazes, dangerously gusty weather and deliberate blackouts.
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Newsletter: California's dangerous winds 30.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES California's Dangerous Winds After enduring weeks of destructive fires, widespread blackouts and extreme weather conditions, California is facing another test today: powerful winds that forecasters are describing as historic and potentially disastrous.

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Why the 'extreme red flag' winds hitting L.A. region are dangerous and unpredictable 30.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Forecasters have labeled Santa Ana winds expected Tuesday and Wednesday an "extreme red flag," warning — a rare term underscoring the potential danger.

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How do wildfires start and spread? 30.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Here are the reasons how wildfires start

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Battle over proposed Wisconsin gas plant shows shift in climate fight 29.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Wisconsin regulators held two public hearings early this week on a proposed natural gas power plant that would be co-owned by a Minnesota utility. Environmental groups in both states are fighting the project. That’s emblematic of a larger shift among climate change activists, who are focusing less on coal, and more on natural gas.
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Letters to the Editor: How shutting off power in rural areas also means shutting off water 29.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

When the lights go out in cities, water pumps in rural areas cannot function. There has to be a better way to prevent fires.

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Opinion: Is California doing preemptive power shut-offs all wrong? 29.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Californians were told that preventive blackouts were going to be tough, but they would stop fires from starting. Did that happen?

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Newsletter: California's fire and power crisis 28.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES California's Fire and Power Crisis Gov.

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Ferocious winds fuel wildfires throughout Northern California 27.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
With ferocious winds driving multiple wildfires through bone-dry vegetation and nearly 200,000 people ordered to leave their homes, California's governor declared a statewide emergency Sunday.
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California declares state of emergency over wildfires, winds 27.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
California's governor declared a statewide emergency Sunday with nearly 200,000 people ordered to flee their homes because of wildfires fueled by historic winds, while millions were without electricity after the largest utility cut power in some areas as a precaution to prevent other fires.
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90 mph wind gusts fan flames, force more evacuations in California's wine country 27.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Evacuation orders have expanded to parts of Santa Rosa as firefighters struggle to battle a wind-driven wildfire that started in Northern California's wine country four days ago.
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New evacuations, power outages near California wildfire 26.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
New evacuations were ordered Saturday for at least 50,000 people near a huge wildfire and millions of Californians will have their power cut again as the state's largest utility said it would shut off electricity for the third time in as many weeks because of looming strong winds and high fire danger.
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Millions in California facing fire danger, more blackouts 26.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Millions of Californians prepared Saturday to live in the dark again as the state's largest utility warned it might cut power for the third time in as many weeks because of looming strong winds and high fire danger.
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Newsletter: California burns again 25.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES California Burns Again Fueled by violent winds from the northeast, fires erupted on dry hills across California, tearing through oaks and vineyards in Sonoma County and burning homes hundreds of miles away in subdivisions near Santa Clarita.

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