Monday, May 23, 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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One-stop fix to the election rejection scam: Demand candidates must accept the ...

If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak

4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

The Ukraine war’s collateral damage

Is the health of an overheating world at stake?

In politics, money will always talk. Unless…

In an unequal society, a society dominated by concentrated wealth, democracy will always be “damnably difficult.”

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“