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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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Energy storage, wind, and solar companies are recruiting coal miners for their work ethics and high-tech skills 8.5.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Energy storage, wind, and solar companies are recruiting coal miners for their work ethics and high-tech skills
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The New Energy Majors: Wind and Solar College Degrees 2.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Across the U.S., universities that have long offered degrees related to the fossil-fuels industry are starting to offer degrees and concentrations in wind and solar technologies.
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It won't be easy, but Hawaii should speed up its transition to clean energy 23.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The state has made major progress in its shift from oil to renewables but there’s still a lot to be done, according to a new report analyzing its ongoing transition.
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The energy revolution has already begun 21.4.2018 Washington Post
The energy revolution has already begun
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Catching a Breeze 20.4.2018 American Prospect
This article appears in the Spring 2018 issue of The American Prospect. Subscribe here .  Three years ago, after the collapse of Cape Wind off Nantucket Sound, renewable offshore wind energy in the United States was “a stone dead market,” according to Thomas Brostrøm, president of Ørsted North America. His Danish parent company, formerly DONG Energy, has built more offshore wind farms than any country in the world. Cape Wind, the 130-turbine, 468-megawatt brainchild of clean energy entrepreneur Jim Gordon, was litigated to the grave by local residents as too ruinous to the Cape Cod seascape. It was resisted by liberal Kennedys and right-wing Kochs alike. Despite its environmental benefits, the project also was persistently criticized as a noncompetitive boondoggle with outrageous power costs. The death knell of America’s first would-be offshore wind farm was arguably most felt in New Bedford, Massachusetts. That city, despite being the richest seafood port in the United States, has long been beset by ...
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Catching a Breeze 20.4.2018 American Prospect
This article appears in the Spring 2018 issue of The American Prospect. Subscribe here .  Three years ago, after the collapse of Cape Wind off Nantucket Sound, renewable offshore wind energy in the United States was “a stone dead market,” according to Thomas Brostrøm, president of Ørsted North America. His Danish parent company, formerly DONG Energy, has built more offshore wind farms than any country in the world. Cape Wind, the 130-turbine, 468-megawatt brainchild of clean energy entrepreneur Jim Gordon, was litigated to the grave by local residents as too ruinous to the Cape Cod seascape. It was resisted by liberal Kennedys and right-wing Kochs alike. Despite its environmental benefits, the project also was persistently criticized as a noncompetitive boondoggle with outrageous power costs. The death knell of America’s first would-be offshore wind farm was arguably most felt in New Bedford, Massachusetts. That city, despite being the richest seafood port in the United States, has long been beset by ...
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Wells Fargo pledges $200 billion for low-carbon economy projects 20.4.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The money will go towards companies and projects involved with clean technologies, renewable energy and more.
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“Very high” fire danger plagues eastern Colorado plains Thursday, winter storm expected to descend Friday 19.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Meteorologists are warning Coloradans Thursday about "very high" fire danger this afternoon over portions of the eastern plains intensified by warm temperatures, high winds and relative humidity as low as 13 percent.
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Intuit hatches plan to help customers and employees buy clean power 19.4.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Here's an innovative new option for smaller businesses to reduce their carbon footprint.
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Here's how Minnesota is doing with renewable energy 18.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Just ahead of Earth Day, MPR News takes stock of the state's moves away from coal and toward renewable energy sources like solar and wind.
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With every fire truck busy, Castle Rock’s fire chief grabbed a garden hose to help battle fires that destroyed two homes 18.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
A busy morning of wind-stoked fires across Douglas County and elsewhere in Colorado, tested the limits of fire resources around the state.
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As moratorium on North Carolina wind power winds down, economic opportunity appears on the horizon 18.4.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
As moratorium on North Carolina wind power winds down, economic opportunity appears on the horizon
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Fierce winds wreak havoc on the Front Range, tipping semi-trucks and toppling street lights 18.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
Massive wind gusts Tuesday have tipped over semi-trucks, flung furniture off patios and caused ground delays at Denver International Airport.
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Colorado wind had a good year in 2017 with some big deals to report 18.4.2018 Denver Post: Business
Last year was good for Colorado's wind industry, according to the 2017 U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report released Tuesday.
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Why Berkshire Hathaway's utility is aiming for 100 percent renewable energy 17.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Hint: it’s about falling costs and rising customer demand for clean power.
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Blowing in the wind: Plutonium at former nuclear weapons site 16.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary
As crews demolished a shuttered nuclear weapons plant during 2017 in central Washington, specks of plutonium were swept up in high gusts and blown miles across a desert plateau above the Columbia River.
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