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BRIEF NEWS UPDATE: Wind Surpasses Hydropower as Renewable Electricity Jumps 9% in January

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FIRST MONTH OF 2018, RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY GROWS OVER 9%, SOLAR BALLOONS BY 45%, WIND TOPS 7% OF TOTAL GENERATION, SURPASSING HYDRO

Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-270-6477 x.6

Washington DC – According to an analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of summary statistics in […]

Wind & Solar Provide 100% of New U.S. Generating Capacity in January

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 […]

Monday, Feb. 26th Public Information Forum on Community Choice Aggregation in Albany, NY

“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 […]

Tidal Power

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 […]

Plummeting Cost of Renewable Energy Plus Storage

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 […]

100% Renewable Energy Worldwide Isn’t Just Possible – It’s Also More Cost-Effective

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 […]

Electricity From All Renewable Source Increases; That From Fossil Fuels & Nuclear Drops

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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 […]

NEWS BRIEF: 1st 10 Months ’17 – US Renewable Electricity Grows 14.6% as Fossil Fuels & Nuclear Fall.

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. […]

What the End of Oil Looks Like

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 […]

ACEEE Report: New data, same results

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 […]