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February 14 2017

12:09

Iowa utility's plan preserves net metering, but raises a red flag for ... - Midwest Energy News


Midwest Energy News

Iowa utility's plan preserves net metering, but raises a red flag for ...
Midwest Energy News
A recent ruling by Iowa regulators has the clean-energy community worried that nearly a half-million customers in the state could find solar power to be ...

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February 12 2017

21:21

Trump might not be able to reverse the coal industry's slump. Here's ... - WGRZ.com


WGRZ.com

Trump might not be able to reverse the coal industry's slump. Here's ...
WGRZ.com
Coal may make a political comeback in Washington, where President Trump is eager to make good on his promise to revive the sagging industry.

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February 09 2017

21:18

SOLAR: Storing power raises energy consumption and emissions ... - E&E News


SOLAR: Storing power raises energy consumption and emissions ...
E&E News
Storing solar energy for nighttime use actually increases consumption and emissions, according to new research from the University of Texas, Austin.

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13:34

Why Duke Just Bought This Solar Energy Portfolio In California - Forbes


Why Duke Just Bought This Solar Energy Portfolio In California
Forbes
The second reason is that Duke has seen its per capita energy consumption decline in recent years as a result of energy efficient technologies and demographic trends that result in lower consumption of energy. Additionally, the company hasn't been able ...

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February 08 2017

17:40

Could Svalbard's Electric Power Come From Hydrogen? - The Maritime Executive (blog)


The Maritime Executive (blog)

Could Svalbard's Electric Power Come From Hydrogen?
The Maritime Executive (blog)
In its calculations, SINTEF assumed that the hydrogen will be produced in plants on the coast of Norway – for example using wind-power from future wind-farms in Mid-Norway and from an expansion of the Raggovidda wind-farm in Berlevåg in northern Norway ...

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17:40

Could Svalbard's Electric Power Come From Hydrogen? - The Maritime Executive (blog)


The Maritime Executive (blog)

Could Svalbard's Electric Power Come From Hydrogen?
The Maritime Executive (blog)
[By Svein Tønseth] Longyearbyen, the world's most northerly city, could save more than $11.5 million US dollars a year in the cost of electricity if.

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February 07 2017

23:28

ASU researcher focuses energy on future of science - Arizona State University


Arizona State University

ASU researcher focuses energy on future of science
Arizona State University
Moore, an assistant professor in the School of Molecular Sciences and a researcher in the Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery, studies what plants can teach us about solar energy storage, which currently is too expensive to use on a mass ...
National Solar Jobs Census - The Solar Foundation The Solar Foundation

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February 03 2017

16:01

Coal and oil demand to peak by 2020, according to new report - Imperial College London


Imperial College London

Coal and oil demand to peak by 2020, according to new report
Imperial College London
The report explores how plausible advances in solar panels and electric vehicles could affect future fossil fuel demand alongside efforts to reach international climate targets. It models a range of scenarios using the latest data and market ...
No growth for oil and coal from 2020 as electric cars and solar blossom | Carbon Tracker Initiative Carbon Tracker

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February 01 2017

12:29

Towards reaching the 20% energy efficiency target for 2020, and beyond - EU News


Towards reaching the 20% energy efficiency target for 2020, and beyond
EU News
As regards primary energy consumption (including final energy consumption, the generation sectors as well as distribution losses), Europe has not yet reached its 2020 target (it used 1507 Mtoe in 2014: this is 1.6% above the target of 1483 Mtoe for ...

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12:29

Europe's energy transition is well underway - EU News


The Independent

Europe's energy transition is well underway
EU News
The EU is also on track in the renewable sector where – based on 2014 data – the share of renewables reached 16 % of the EU's gross final energy consumption. Another important trend is that the EU continues to successfully decouple its economic growth ...
Towards reaching the 20% energy efficiency target for 2020, and ... New Europe

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January 30 2017

21:20

Trump's “America First” Energy Plan Leaves America Behind - Natural Resources Defense Council


Next Big Future

Trump's “America First” Energy Plan Leaves America Behind
Natural Resources Defense Council
On the eve of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources confirmation vote for Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy, it's important to take a close look at the Trump administration's plans for America's energy future. The administration's ...
Storing solar power increases energy consumption and emissions Next Big Future
The “Wind and Solar Will Save Us” Delusion OilVoice
New Study Reveals Storing Solar Power Increases Energy Consumption and Emissions AZoCleantech

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18:29

Storing solar power increases energy consumption and emissions - Next Big Future


Next Big Future

Storing solar power increases energy consumption and emissions
Next Big Future
They found that storing solar energy for nighttime use increases a household's annual energy consumption -- in comparison with using solar panels without storage -- because storage consumes some energy every time it charges and discharges.
New Study Reveals Storing Solar Power Increases Energy Consumption and Emissions AZoCleantech
Trump's “America First” Energy Plan Leaves America Behind Natural Resources Defense Council

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January 24 2017

14:29

Why Donald Trump won't hold back solar and wind power - CNBC


CNBC

Why Donald Trump won't hold back solar and wind power
CNBC
President Donald Trump's full-throated support for fossil fuel production and his climate change denial have raised concerns about the future of renewable energy projects in America, but some investors believe the president cannot hold back solar and ...
2017 US Energy and Employment Report (USEER) - Department of Energy Department of Energy

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December 23 2016

03:05

Green industry sees bright future despite Trump's promises to bring back coal - The Register-Guard


The Register-Guard

Green industry sees bright future despite Trump's promises to bring back coal
The Register-Guard
While wind and solar power have grown in recent years, renewable sources accounted for just 10 percent of total U.S. energy consumption and about 13 percent of electricity generation in 2015. During his campaign, Trump called solar energy an “unproven ...
Innovative proposal in the wind energy sector won the APREN Award EurekAlert (press release)

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December 22 2016

17:13

Green energy producers hopeful despite Trump's coal promise - Albuquerque Journal


Albuquerque Journal

Green energy producers hopeful despite Trump's coal promise
Albuquerque Journal
FILE - In this March 23, 2010, file photo, installers from California Green Design install solar electrical panels on the roof of a home in Glendale, Calif. Renewable energy developers say they're hopeful about the future despite President-elect Donald ...
Green industry sees bright future despite Trump's promises to bring back coal The Register-Guard

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June 22 2016

18:35

Musk's big bet on the future of solar - CNBC


CNBC

Musk's big bet on the future of solar
CNBC
Swanson's Law says that the price of solar photovoltaic modules tends to drop 20 percent for every doubling of cumulative shipped volume. At present rates, costs drop 50 percent about every 10 years. (Note: It may be even better than that. The Solar ...
Solar plus storage: With SolarCity deal, Tesla aims to speed clean energy transition Utility Dive

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June 21 2016

04:35

China's plan to cut meat consumption by 50% cheered by climate campaigners - The Guardian


China's plan to cut meat consumption by 50% cheered by climate campaigners
The Guardian
The average Chinese person now eats 63kg of meat a year, with a further 30kg of meat per person expected to be added by 2030 if nothing is done to disrupt this trend. The new ... According to a new report by WildAid, the predicted increase in China's ...

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May 22 2016

09:09

Green really is the new black as Big Oil gets a taste for renewables - The Guardian


Green really is the new black as Big Oil gets a taste for renewables
The Guardian
“We strongly believe oil and gas will still be needed in future but we also know we have to do things differently and are working to reduce the carbon footprint of these operations,” she said. “Equally we are building a renewable energy business, not ...

09:09

Green really is the new black as Big Oil gets a taste for renewables - The Guardian


Green really is the new black as Big Oil gets a taste for renewables
The Guardian
“We strongly believe oil and gas will still be needed in future but we also know we have to do things differently and are working to reduce the carbon footprint of these operations,” she said. “Equally we are building a renewable energy business, not ...

February 07 2016

05:48

Germany leads Europe in offshore wind energy growth - The Guardian


Germany leads Europe in offshore wind energy growth
The Guardian
Germany has overtaken the UK in the rate at which it is installing wind turbines at sea, industry figures show. Globally, wind installations grew by 25% in 2014, reaching a landmark 62,000 MW of capacity, according to a separate report by Bloomberg New ...

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