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New power generation: Rural co-op makes bet on wind, solar hybrid 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A Minnesota company wants to build small renewable electric generating plants across the state, expanding local power generation. The first such hybrid wind-and-solar site is on line in western Minnesota. It’s saving the local power distribution cooperative money, but there are barriers to expanding the concept across the state.
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Google’s jaw-dropping renewable procurement proclamation 20.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Its new 1.6-gigawatt solar and wind portfolio represents almost as much capacity as all of last year's corporate deals, combined.
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Good news, bad news: 4 trends in US energy use 19.9.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
We reviewed the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s energy consumption data, so you don't have to. Here's what you need to know.
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A Carbon Price Is Critical, but It’s Not a Silver Bullet 19.9.2019 WRI Stories
A Carbon Price Is Critical, but It’s Not a Silver Bullet Comments|Add Comment|PrintWind turbines in southern California. Photo by Erik Wilde/Wikimedia Commons In the global battle to rein in greenhouse gas emissions and prevent disasters, most economists agree that a carbon price is a key tool in the toolbox. A carbon price brings the costs of climate impacts into everyday economic decisions and changes the relative cost of high-carbon and low-carbon goods. A carbon price provides incentives... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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T. Boone Pickens, iconic oil tycoon, dead at 91 12.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The legendary energy executive, whose name symbolized big oil, died Wednesday at age 91. He founded the company that became Mesa Petroleum and later began a hedge fund focused on energy investments.
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How to have an all-renewable electric grid 5.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Decarbonized energy systems are completely feasible, technically. The only barriers are political and cultural.
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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution 4.9.2019 WRI Stories
For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution Comments|Add Comment|PrintElectricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID More than 800 million people — 11% of the world's population — still live without reliable electricity. The vast majority of them (600 million people) live in sub-Saharan Africa, and about 82... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How renewables, natural gas and flat demand led to a drop in CO2 emissions from the U.S. power sector 3.9.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
How renewables, natural gas and flat demand led to a drop in CO2 emissions from the U.S. power sector
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How renewables, natural gas and flat demand led to a drop in CO2 emissions from the US power sector 30.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
How renewables, natural gas and flat demand led to a drop in CO2 emissions from the US power sector
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Trump says windmill power isn't working. His Energy secretary disagrees 27.8.2019 LA Times: Business

President Trump disparages wind power, but the industry keeps proving itself.

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Path to paradise? Alaskan village hopes to replace fossil fuel with water power 17.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Native village of Igiugig, population 70, runs on diesel flown in for as much as $7.55 a gallon. An underwater hydro project could change that.

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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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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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The Shift Toward Renewable Energy Is Coming. Western States Aren’t Ready. 10.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In 2018, record-setting federal oil and gas lease sales in the booming Permian Basin helped pump more than $600 million into New Mexico’s state coffers. With that cash burning a hole in its pockets, New Mexico upped education […]
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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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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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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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Mega Wind Farm Connected With Artificial Islands 'Technically and Economically Feasible,' European Energy Firm Says 18.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Each of the artificial islands would generate enough energy to power around 12 million homes, according to an international consortium.
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