NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, November 11: WHERE THE MILITARY IS BUILDING NEW ENERGY; VETERANS CHARGE INTO SOLAR; AIR FORCE VET STANDS AGAINST NAT GAS FRACKING

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YESTERDAY

  • A Presidents’ Day Visit To The White House
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  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: “The S Hits The Fan”
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  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Half Of World’s Threatened Mammals Harmed By Climate Changes
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  • 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
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  • TTTA Thursday-Oil Companies Uneasy As EVs Rise
  • TTTA Thursday-Research Would Make Algae Biofuels Affordable
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  • 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
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  • NEW BILLS AND NEW BIRDS in Colorado's recent session, May 20, 2013
  • Lies, damned lies and politicians (October 8, 2012)
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  • The Plunging Cost of Renewables and Boulder's Energy Future (April 19, 2011)
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  • 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

    Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    QUICK NEWS, November 11: WHERE THE MILITARY IS BUILDING NEW ENERGY; VETERANS CHARGE INTO SOLAR; AIR FORCE VET STANDS AGAINST NAT GAS FRACKING

    WHERE THE MILITARY IS BUILDING NEW ENERGY Enlisting Wind And Solar: New Website To Track Major Clean Energy Projects At Scores Of Military Bases In 15 States; Military-focused Web Tool How and Where US Installations are Investing in Clean Energy; Projects in: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, MS, NM, NY, NC, OK, TN, TX, UT and VA.

    November 6, 2014 (AltEnergyMag)

    “…[With] renewable energy projects at roughly 40 military installations, located in…Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia…the Department of Defense is leading the nation in clean energy and energy efficiency — creating jobs, reducing energy expenses and driving economic growth in communities across the country. The DoD’s leadership in renewable energy, advanced biofuels and building and equipment efficiency also helps save taxpayers money and paves the way for more wide-scale commercial adoption of clean energy and energy efficiency technologies…” click here for more

    VETERANS CHARGE INTO SOLAR U.S. Military Veterans Deployed into Solar

    Kathleen Zip, October 14, 2014 (Solar Power World via PV Solar Report)

    “One week per month, The Veteran Asset (TVA) offers scholarships [for a rigorous five-day solar photovoltaic training course] to qualified U.S. military veterans…[and placement efforts and assistance in launching their solar careers…TVA is a tax-exempt nonprofit 501(c)(3)organization, whose mission is helping U.S. military veterans (Active/Guard & Reserve), obtain careers in the renewable energy sector. TVA recruits, facilitates top-notch Solar PV training and ultimately provides placement services – at no cost to the veteran…The hand-selected veteran recruits are provided a 32-hour course…[at] the Ambassador Energy College training facility in Murrieta, CA. On the final day of the course, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Entry Level Exam is proctored…[The] majority of those who have graduated the program since May 2014 have found gainful employment within the solar industry…” click here for more

    AIR FORCE VET STANDS AGAINST NAT GAS FRACKING Air Force, Anti-Fracking Veteran Risks Jail, Stands Her Ground; Blockaders Arrested at Crestwood Midstream Salt Cavern Gas Site…

    November 11, 2014 (PR Newswire)

    “U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Colleen Boland (retired) [joined] renowned anti-fracking author, biologist Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D… and eight other protesters…[to form] a human blockade at the gates of Texas-based Crestwood Midstream as an Amrex Chemical tractor-trailer attempted to enter. The driver at first stopped about twenty yards in front of the protesters, then pulled up to within two feet of the human blockade and revved the engine [but the protestors stayed until they were arrested by Schuyler County sheriffs and charged with trespass and disorderly conduct]…

    “Crestwood's own documents confirm their intent to use the facility to store and transport natural gas fracked out of the Marcellus shale…[A recent study indicates] that methane, a potent greenhouse gas, and the major component of natural gas, is potentially a greater threat than CO2 with respect to climate instability…Boland served on the National Space Council at the White House, the Pentagon, and in over 20 countries including Brunei, Oman, India, Solomon Islands, Korea and Japan…[A recent Defense Department report found] climate change poses an immediate threat to national security…” click here for more

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