NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, August 19: OBAMA INSTALLS WHITE HOUSE SOLAR; WIND DEVELOPER FILES FOR IPO; BIG GROWTH IN ENERGY STORAGE

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YESTERDAY

  • A Presidents’ Day Visit To The White House
  • Obama Did It
  • The President Reports
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: “The S Hits The Fan”
  • Weekend Video: Some Fact-Finding
  • Weekend Video: More Jobs In New Energy Than In Fossil Fuels
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Half Of World’s Threatened Mammals Harmed By Climate Changes
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-China Is World’s Biggest Solar Producer
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Ocean Wind’s Price Getting More Competitive
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Next-Gen Biofuels Advance On The Market
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, February 16:

  • TTTA Thursday-Climate Moving Out Of The Goldilocks Zone
  • TTTA Thursday-U.S. New Energy Boom Gets Bigger
  • TTTA Thursday-Oil Companies Uneasy As EVs Rise
  • TTTA Thursday-Research Would Make Algae Biofuels Affordable
  • AND THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Shared Customer Storage May Make Big Batteries Obsolete
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Help For Rural Utilities To Build New Energy
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Arizona Utility Leads Trend Toward Demand Charges
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Here Come The Robot Cars
  • QUICK NEWS, February 14: Climate Change Progress That Politics Won’t Stop; Wind’s Price Getting Better; Vermont Health Care Goes Solar
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  • 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)
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  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, February 21:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Delivering Electricity Through The Cloud
  • QUICK NEWS, February 21: What Businesses Can Do About Climate Change; High Winds Rising In The Deep South; When Solar Stocks Will Come Back

    Monday, August 19, 2013

    QUICK NEWS, August 19: OBAMA INSTALLS WHITE HOUSE SOLAR; WIND DEVELOPER FILES FOR IPO; BIG GROWTH IN ENERGY STORAGE

    OBAMA INSTALLS WHITE HOUSE SOLAR White House solar panels being installed this week

    Juliet Eilperin, August 15, 2013 (Washington Post)

    "…[T]he White House began installing solar panels on the First Family’s residence this week…[as] part of an energy retrofit that will improve the overall energy efficiency of the building…[O]fficials did not identify the supplier or cost of the project, but…[reported the White House is] installing American-made solar panels…which will help demonstrate that historic buildings can incorporate solar energy and energy efficiency upgrades…[The retrofit] is estimated to pay for itself in energy savings over the next eight years…[and] includes installing updated building controls and variable speed fans…” click here for more

    WIND DEVELOPER FILES FOR IPO Pattern Energy files for IPO

    Andrew Engblom, August 12, 2013 (SNL)

    “Renewable energy developer Pattern Energy Group Inc. has filed with the SEC seeking to raise $345.0 million through an IPO. In its filing, the independent power producer said it owns interests in eight wind power projects in the U.S., Canada and Chile, including six operating projects and two that are under construction…” click here for more

    BIG GROWTH IN ENERGY STORAGE Energy Storage Tracker 3Q13 Global Energy Storage Installations: Market Share Analysis and Project Tracking by World Region, Technology, Application, and Market Segment

    3Q 2013 (Navigant Research)

    "Government investments in energy storage and related areas, such as the smart grid, continue to bear fruit, particularly in the North American and Asian markets. Both the global energy storage project pipeline and the number of deployed projects have grown…This is a critical time for the advanced energy storage industry – in order for the industry to mature and scale up, more systems integrators are needed…This Navigant Research tracker report provides a comprehensive resource of energy storage projects worldwide. It includes a database of 633 projects (encompassing 865 systems) currently in development…"

    click here for more

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