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Gleanings from the web and the world, condensed for convenience, illustrated for enlightenment, arranged for impact...

"Be not dishearten'd, affection shall solve the problems of Freedom yet; those who love each other shall become invincible." Walt Whitman. Happy Valentine's Day.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-TEACHERS NEED TO BE TAUGHT CLIMATE CHANGE
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-CHINA NOW DOMINATES WORLD WIND
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-EGYPT TURNS BACK TO SUN AS KING
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-TOP GLOBAL EV MAKERS ADD RANGE
  • THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, February 11:

  • TTTA Thursday-WHY THE PRESIDENT IS A CLIMATE HERO
  • TTTA Thursday-PLUG-INS, ROBOT CARS, AND CAR-SHARES
  • TTTA Thursday-SOLAR-POWERED HYDROGEN FUEL
  • TTTA Thursday-THE REAL COST OF ENERGY STORAGE
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: MAINE LAWMAKERS PROPOSE GROUNDBREAKING WAY OUT OF NET METERING WARS
  • QUICK NEWS, February 10: OBAMA CLIMATE PLAN STAYED BY SUPREME COURT; THE POWER OF PLAINS WIND; THE THOUSANDS OF JOBS IN SOLAR’S BOOM
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: DATA CENTER ENERGY RE-EVALUATED
  • QUICK NEWS, February 9: PENTAGON TO PRIORITIZE CLIMATE CHANGE; LIES ABOUT SANDERS WIND PLAN CORRECTED; DOE UPS SPENDING ON SUNSHOT
  • AND THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: A PATHWAY TO THE DISTRIBUTED GRID
  • QUICK NEWS, February 8: CLIMATE CHANGE IN WATER COLORS; THE REAL ECONOMICS OF NEW ENERGY; WHO SHOULD PAY FOR EV CHARGING?
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • Weekend Video: It Is Not A Dream, It Is A Vision
  • Weekend Video: Taking A Solar Road To The Future
  • Weekend Video: What Battery Energy Storage Will Do
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    Anne B. Butterfield of Daily Camera and Huffington Post, is an occasional contributor to NewEnergyNews

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    Some of Anne's contributions:

  • Another Tipping Point: US Coal Supply Decline So Real Even West Virginia Concurs (REPORT), November 26, 2013
  • SOLAR FOR ME BUT NOT FOR THEE ~ Xcel's Push to Undermine Rooftop Solar, September 20, 2013
  • NEW BILLS AND NEW BIRDS in Colorado's recent session, May 20, 2013
  • Lies, damned lies and politicians (October 8, 2012)
  • Colorado's Elegant Solution to Fracking (April 23, 2012)
  • Shale Gas: From Geologic Bubble to Economic Bubble (March 15, 2012)
  • Taken for granted no more (February 5, 2012)
  • The Republican clown car circus (January 6, 2012)
  • Twenty-Somethings of Colorado With Skin in the Game (November 22, 2011)
  • Occupy, Xcel, and the Mother of All Cliffs (October 31, 2011)
  • Boulder Can Own Its Power With Distributed Generation (June 7, 2011)
  • The Plunging Cost of Renewables and Boulder's Energy Future (April 19, 2011)
  • Paddling Down the River Denial (January 12, 2011)
  • The Fox (News) That Jumped the Shark (December 16, 2010)
  • Click here for an archive of Butterfield columns

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    Some details about NewEnergyNews and the man behind the curtain: Herman K. Trabish, Agua Dulce, CA., Doctor with my hands, Writer with my head, Student of New Energy and Human Experience with my heart

    email: herman@NewEnergyNews.net

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    Your intrepid reporter

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  • Friday, March 16, 2012

    NEW ENERGY NOW, THE NUMBERS

    Clean Energy Trends 2012
    March 13, 2012 (Clean Edge)

    "…[T]he 11th annual edition in Clean Edge's Clean Energy Trends report series…outlines five key trends…[1] The Few, The Proud, The Green: Military Leads Clean-Energy Deployment…[2] Japan Moves Toward Cleaner Post-Nuclear Future…[3] Deep Commercial Building Retrofits Reap Major Efficiency Savings…[4] Waste-to-Resource Breakthroughs Attract Attention – and Investment…[5] New Energy Storage Solutions Embolden the Grid…

    "...The year 2011, however, will not likely be remembered for this robust growth and global activity, but for the now-infamous [$500 million] Solyndra bankruptcy…But…criticisms…miss several key points…[1] The oil, gas, and coal industries still receive massive subsidies…[2] Venture capital is a risky, high-reward business critical to U.S. innovation…[3] Nuclear power projects require considerably more in loan guarantees than renewables…[4] 2011 marked a number of developments that point to the significant scale up of clean tech…"


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    …Biofuels (global production and wholesale pricing of ethanol and biodiesel) reached $83 billion in 2011, up from $56.4 billion the prior year, and are projected to grow to $139 billion by 2021…Wind power (new installation capital costs) is projected to expand from $71.5 billion in 2011, up from $60.5 billion the prior year, to $116.3 billion in 2021…Solar photovoltaics (including modules, system components, and installation) increased from $71.2 billion in 2010 to a record $91.6 billion in 2011…[and] the market [will] continue to expand to $130.5 billion by 2021…

    "…[T]hese three benchmark technologies, which totaled $188.1 billion in 2010 and grew 31 percent to $246.1 billion in 2011…[They are projected to] grow to $385.8 billion over the next decade…U.S.-based venture capital investments in clean technologies increased from $5.1 billion in 2010 to $6.6 billion in 2011, an increase of 30 percent, marking a near-record year…[It was] clean tech’s largest percentage of VC activity in the U.S. ever recorded… 23.1 percent….[and] the clean-tech sector has expanded more rapidly than any other venture category…"

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