Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: renewable energy

It’s time to stop calling natural gas a ‘bridge fuel’ to...

“We simply have no more time to debate what’s already been settled. We must move swiftly to a fully renewable energy economy and leave all fossil fuels, including gas, behind."

With renewables so competitive, big plans for oil and gas investments...

Plenty of money is still lining up to take on those risks, but the rapidly changing economics of renewables and battery storage mean those investments increasingly run the risk of becoming stranded assets.

Illinois introduces Clean Energy Jobs Act – could make the state...

“We need the benefits of clean energy to reach all 102 counties in Illinois as we put Illinois on a path to 100% clean energy by 2050.”

Budweiser’s commitment to go green is this year’s Super Bowl message

"Those who wait for the best commercials all year expect Budweiser to show up big, and we felt there was no better way to show up this year than to talk about our commitment to Renewable Electricity."

Kochs fund study to kill electric vehicle tax credit via same...

The aggressive deployment of this NERA study suggests an escalation in the Koch-funded attack on the EV tax credit in the last few weeks of Republican control of both chambers of Congress.

California becomes first state to require solar on new homes

"With extreme weather events becoming more frequent, there is even greater need for homes that are efficient, reliable and resilient."

Yet another benefit of renewable energy: It uses practically no water...

As solar and wind become increasingly cost competitive with natural gas for electric power generation – especially in water-constrained areas of the country – they have the added advantage of being a water smart choice.

America’s first large offshore wind farm to offer $1.4B in savings

Massachusetts electricity users will save about $1.4 billion over the 20-year duration of the contract.

Denver commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030, becomes seventy-third...

The announcement came from Mayor Michael Hancock who said cities have a major responsibility to act on climate change.

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"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

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A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...