Saturday, November 26, 2022

Tag: solar power

These anti-solar policies are threatening U.S. clean energy goals

Here are some policies that in recent months have threatened to hold up or halt the solar sector’s rise.

Solar, wind surge in 2021 ‘another testament of renewable energy’s resilience’

"Despite the encouraging global trend," said IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera, a new publication "shows that the energy transition is far from being fast or widespread enough to avert the dire consequences of climate change."

Cheap wind and solar should prompt ‘rethink’ on role of CCS,...

“Now that renewable electricity is so cheap, this should cause us to seriously rethink the role of CCS.”

The race to build solar power in the desert—and protect rare...

As development of large solar projects speeds up, researchers race against the clock to study the ecosystem implications.

‘We have the Power’ finds US has resources and technology...

The study confirmed the U.S. has enough wind and solar resources to meet the country's energy needs.

South Australia first to be 100% solar-powered, as solar becomes cheapest...

On Oct. 11, all of its electricity was generated by solar power, the first time this feat was achieved by any major jurisdiction in the world.

Kansas Supreme Court rule in favor of renewable energy

“With today’s Supreme Court ruling, we make headway toward fairness and justice for solar and renewable energy users in Kansas.”

Even red states are going solar, dumping coal, as just good...

Republican decision-makers increasingly see solar as just a good business investment that produces electricity more cost-effectively than coal.

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."

California set to require solar on most new homes

If approved, the mandate would apply to all houses, condos and apartment buildings up to three stories tall that obtain building permits after Jan. 1, 2020.

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The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Guinea Pig Nation: How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reducing government regulations for ‘advanced’...

“Under the direction of Congress, the NRC is developing new regulations to facilitate licensing of experimental reactors."

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."