RENEWABLES CROSS ANOTHER THRESHOLD: NOW ACCOUNT FOR MORE THAN ONE-FIFTH OF NATION’S INSTALLED GENERATING CAPACITY Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6 , The SUN DAY Campaign Washington DC – According to an analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of data in the latest issue of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) “Energy Infrastructure Update” (with numbers […]
Note from Nancy Rae Mallery, publisher of Green Energy Times: “Green Energy Times finds the following news to be very disturbing. This is a huge loss of support to our state, and the future which we have been working so very hard to achieve. This is not the time to be going backwards or standing […]
“Affordable renewable electricity for all – The Promise & Potential of Community Choice Aggregation”
Monday, Feb. 26th 6:30-8:30 pm: Public Information Forum on Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) at the Albany Public Library,161 Washington Ave. Albany, large auditorium:
Making a rapid transition to renewable electricity is one of the most critical acts we can take to […]
The 16-metres-in-diameter turbine is lowered into place from a platform designed by Open-Hydro. Image: Cape Sharp Tidal.
By Joan Rech
Canada’s Bay of Fundy has extreme tides – which may be an understatement. At the east end of the bay near Truro (Nova Scotia), the vertical difference between high and low tide exceeds 16 […]
By George Harvey
Watching the progress of a no-hitter in baseball has an unusual aspect to it. The exciting thing is that nothing new happens. The moment the game changes, the excitement ends.
That is how it has been with the prices of electricity from renewable power. The costs of solar and […]
By Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch
Reposted from EcoWatch media associate AlterNet
Transitioning the world to 100% renewable electricity isn’t just some environmentalist pipe dream—it’s “feasible at every hour throughout the year” and is more cost-effective than the current system, which largely relies on fossil fuels and nuclear energy, a new study claims.
The research, compiled by […]
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FOR THE FIRST 11 MONTHS OF 2017, ELECTRICITY FROM ALL RENEWABLE SOURCES INCREASED BY 14.3%
WHILE THAT FROM COAL, GAS, OIL, AND NUCLEAR POWER EACH EXPERIENCED DECLINE
Washington DC […]
FIRST TEN MONTHS OF 2017:
SOLAR TOPS 2% & WIND EXCEEDS 6% OF U.S. ELECTRICITY GENERATION
ALL RENEWABLES GROW
WHILE FOSSIL FUELS & NUCLEAR POWER ALL DECLINE
reposted from The SUN DAY Campaign
Washington DC – According to the latest issue of the U.S. […]
Tesla charging station with a rooftop solar collector. This station is located in Tejon Ranch, California. Photo:Wikimedia Commons.
By Randy Bryant
I was driving around town a month ago (windows still open) with a noisy truck on one side and a motorcycle on the other. So my mind wandered again to thoughts […]
Saving Energy is Cheaper Than Making It
*Notes: Energy efficiency data represent the results of this analysis for utility program costs (range of four-year averages for 2009-2012); supply costs are from Lazard 2013.
By Annie Gilleo, Senior Manager, State Policy, ACEEE
Keeping the lights on for customers is every electric utility’s top priority. To […]