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YESTERDAY

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Organizing California’s Distributed Energy Efforts
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Deep Look At Evolving U.S. Efforts To Support Solar
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Big Growth In Customer-Sited Wind
  • QUICK NEWS, August 15: New Forest To Offset Bad U.S. Climate Policies Has 120,000 Pledges; Wind Becoming The Go-To Power; 88,000 Jobs And The Fight Over Solar Imports
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Work On Tomorrow’s Grid So Far
  • QUICK NEWS, August 14: Climate Is The Elephant In The Room; Long-Term, NatGas Is Not The Answer; Why Wind Is Such A Good Choice
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • Weekend Video: Al Gore Talks With Bill Maher
  • Weekend Video: The U.S. Celebrates Its First National Wind Week
  • Weekend Video: Wind Is Just Beginning To Show Its Power
  • AND THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Five Countries Leading The Climate Fight
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Global Wind Spend To Soar
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Pakistan’s Global View On Solar
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Denmark Trial Proves EVs Can Support The Grid
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, August 10:

  • TTTA Thursday-Why Greenland Burning Is Cause For Fear
  • TTTA Thursday-Wind Power Booming
  • TTTA Thursday-IKEA To Offer Solar
  • TTTA Thursday-EV Growth Ready To Explode
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    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

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  • THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, August 17:

  • Is The White House Hiding DOE’s Grid Study?
  • Will The White House Hide The Climate Report?
  • Crucial Transmission Line For Wind Denied
  • Wind And Solar Are Saving Lives

    Friday, February 15, 2013

    MORE AND MORE NEW ENERGY

    Solar Reaches 100 GW Threshold Worldwide, Wind Grows 20%

    February 12, 2013 (Sustainable Business News)

    “For the first time, solar passed the 100 gigawatt (GW) threshold of capacity worldwide, with a third of that installed last year, and another third in 2011…Solar plants [now] generate as much electricity as about 16 mid-sized nuclear plants, according to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA)…

    “Last year's growth was driven by China, US and Japan. Even though European markets lagged, Germany kept its title as the world's biggest market, installing 7.6 GW…Europe is still the biggest market by far, led by Germany, with a total of 32GW and Italy (16GW)…”

    “Wind energy now stands at 282 GW worldwide according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The industry grew 20% last year, adding 45 GW…China has 77 GW installed, followed by the US (60 GW), Germany (31 GW), Spain (23 GW) and the UK (8.5. GW).

    “Wind supplies 7% of the EU's electricity with 105.6 GW installed. Germany had a banner year, adding more than 2.4 GW, trailing only China (14 GW) and the US (13.2 GW)…While many EU countries are falling behind their renewable energy targets, Germany is seen as a safe haven for wind, which could grow by 43% in 2013…And wind supplies 6% of US electricity…”

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