Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: solar power

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."

Coal is in a death spiral as India cancels new plants...

The renewable energy sector in India already accounts for 60,000 jobs, and will add a similar number by 2022.

First utility-scale project on tribal lands to power 100,000 homes

The key is making sure there is a welcoming policy environment for continued growth of large scale solar, with triggers that can help distributed solar take pressure off the grid.

California generates enough solar power to meet half its energy needs

California and other progressive states are pushing ahead, providing a model for the rest of country.

Solar-powered floating farm could produce 20 tons of vegetables daily

The future of farming is sustainable and not land-based.

Huge win for renewables in Maryland as lawmakers override governor’s veto

“In the current face of fear, uncertainty, and at times outright denial of environmental problems at the federal level, the Clean Energy Jobs Act proves that states like Maryland will not remain quiet on our country's toughest challenges like climate change.”

Employment report: Solar employs more than coal, oil, and natural gas...

Solar specifically employs the largest share of workers in the Electric Power generation sector.

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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.