Monday, July 15, 2024

Tag: wind power

Renewable energy surpasses 30% of global electricity supply for first time...

According to Ember’s executive summary of the report, record solar and wind construction in 2023 means “a new era of falling fossil generation is imminent.”

Wind power takes billion dollar hit with stoppage of two projects

The impairments of the projects, Ocean Wind 1 and 2 located in New Jersey, will likely be as high as $5.58 billion.

New report predicts wind and solar to produce a third of...

The RMI report said that by 2030, solar and wind are "predicted to generate 12,000 to 14,000 terawatt hours of power" or three to four times the capacity of 2022 levels.

‘An unstoppable force’: wind and solar to produce more than a...

“The benefit of rapid renewable deployment is greater energy security and independence, plus long-term energy price deflation because this is a manufactured technology — the more you install the cheaper it gets.”

Thanks to IRA tax credits, it’s now cheaper to make solar...

“This report shows that the Inflation Reduction Act successfully creates an air-tight business case for supporting U.S. workers and manufacturers."

Red states lead U.S. in wind and solar power production, study...

Despite climate action often being frustrated by Republican leaders in Congress and at the local level, states with Republican governors and a majority of Republican state legislators are leading the nation in solar and wind.

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.”

California passes landmark bill moving state closer to target offshore wind...

“Investing in offshore wind is an essential piece of the puzzle when it comes to California building an electricity grid that is resilient, reliable and renewable."

New Jersey to become largest offshore wind procurement in the country

“With this procurement, New Jersey has continued to establish itself as a national leader in offshore wind."

UK goes 55 hours without coal power, breaking record

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

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Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.