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Wheeler expected to weaken the Clean Power Plan even as pollution reduction costs are dropping 17.8.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler is reportedly taking steps to nix the Clean Power Plan– America’s only national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants – in favor of a weak substitute that does almost nothing to protect us from climate change and would increase harmful pollution that contributes to soot and smog. There […]
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Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re get together to buy clean power 9.8.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Collectively, the foursome will bring 290 megawatts of solar and wind power to the Eastern electric grid.
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North Carolina celebrates ‘American Wind Week’ with optimism for the future 8.8.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
North Carolina celebrates ‘American Wind Week’ with optimism for the future
Clean Energy Deal Tracker: AT&T, Facebook and Walmart stand out in another strong quarter 26.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Plus, MGM Resorts checks in with a huge Nevada solar project.
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Study: Carbon-free electricity possible by 2050 24.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A group of utilities, environmental groups and state regulators has released a plan for how states could meet all of their electricity needs without carbon emissions. The group says it can be achieved by mid-century
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Report: More renewables could mean 5,000 new jobs and $8B in investment for Ohio 19.7.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Report: More renewables could mean 5,000 new jobs and $8B in investment for Ohio
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As subsidies wane, market forces drive the growth of renewables 16.7.2018 GreenBiz.com
Competitive bidding on new power installations is increasingly common worldwide. But along come risks, including the elimination of smaller green energy producers.
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Apple fronts clean energy fund to invest $300 million in China 13.7.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Model could be replicated in other countries.
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A regionalized energy grid creates a home for California’s wasted renewables 11.7.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
A regionalized energy grid creates a home for California’s wasted renewables
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There Are a Few Things Environmentalists Actually Do Agree On 7.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Sometimes the most vicious fights occur over the smallest differences. Brutal battles have pitted Catholics that kneel in prayer against Protestant sects that stood before the same God. There’s a (possibly apocryphal) story from the US House of Representatives about a senior […]
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Here comes the sun: Solar plus storage energy solutions get competitive 25.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
As the price of the dynamic duo of solar photovoltaic plus battery storage drops rapidly, experts expect to see major market shifts soon.
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How a Florida Utility Became the Global King of Green Power 18.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
NextEra became a wind and solar Goliath almost entirely under the radar, using tax subsidies to help finance projects around the country. It has avoided debt and the kind of claims of altruistic motives common among some renewable-energy companies.
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No, Gwyneth Paltrow, charcoal detox is not a good thing 12.6.2018 Philly.com News
Just because they use it in emergency rooms for poison victims does not mean taking charcoal on your own is going to purify your insides.
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Global Investment in Wind and Solar Energy Is Outshining Fossil Fuels 11.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
World-wide spending on renewable energy is outpacing investment in electricity from coal, natural gas and nuclear power plants, driven by falling costs of producing wind and solar power.
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From additionality to 'emissionality': how companies can magnify their impact 31.5.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It's time to start considering renewables investments from a new angle.
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What's in store for the future of energy markets, day to day? 25.5.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New research examining variable scenarios can provide a foundation for renewable decisions.
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The Energy 202: Coal allies call on Trump administration to use emergency powers to boost business 14.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Critics say that saving these plants is not actually a national security imperative.
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These 20 Water-Stressed Countries Have the Most Solar and Wind Potential 10.5.2018 WRI Stories
These 20 Water-Stressed Countries Have the Most Solar and Wind Potential Comments|Add Comment|PrintSolar panels in Utah, United States. Photo by J. St. Sauver, USFWS Most power generation consumes water, whether to cool steam in thermoelectric plants or power turbines for hydropower. And the global demand for both water and electricity will continue to increase substantially in the coming decades. Although growth is generally a good thing for the economy, it challenges nations—particularly ones... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Conventional shipping get on deck for decarbonization 10.5.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
International shipping produces as much CO2 as aircraft. Here’s what we can do about that.
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Offshore wind farms are planned for California — but the Navy says no to large sections of the coast 9.5.2018 LA Times: Business

Fans of renewable energy anticipate a bonanza blowing off the coast of California.

But a map released by the U.S. Navy puts large swaths of the state off-limits to future offshore wind farms — including all of San Diego and Los Angeles counties, extending up to the Central Coast.

The military does...

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