Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tag: solar power

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.

UK goes 55 hours without coal power, breaking record

In January, the UK government announced plans to phase out coal generation by 2025.

Senate tax bill could be ‘devastating’ to wind and solar power

Tax credits have fueled the renewable energy industry's boom, but the Senate tax bill "undermine[s] our capacity to use renewable energy tax credits, which have value only if they can be monetized."

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

US solar industry sees phenomenal growth

The American solar industry is projected to triple cumulative capacity over the next five years.

Germany blazes past US, setting new record for renewable energy production

Germany is the champion among industrialized economies in going green. 

World’s biggest coal company closes 37 mines as solar prices plummet

India's energy market is undergoing a rapid transformation as it moves away from fossil fuels.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe receives $1 million investment to transition away...

"We are grateful and honored to accept the inaugural Henry A. Wallace Award and a grant from the Wallace Global Fund that will help us continue our resistance against the pipeline and transition to clean energy technologies like wind and solar."

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Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.
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Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP could be legally & morally liable for climate crisis...

Climate activists have hailed the decision as a landmark victory for climate justice.