Friday, May 24, 2019

Tag: renewable energy

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.

Samsung to go 100 percent renewable energy by 2020

Samsung's commitment is the first of its kind from an Asian electronic manufacturing company.

Tesla’s giant Australian battery saved consumers $35 million in four months

Tesla's big battery, which was designed to feed South Australia's unstable power grid, has changed the game.

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New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

Hillary’s call for Chinese meddling in 2020 is no joking matter

China already interfered with a presidential election once on behalf of Democrats.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of several strategies

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

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