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YESTERDAY

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Cover of Time: The Great Crack-Up
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-New Energy Beats Dirty Energy On Cost Around The World
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Aussie 2017 Solar Buildout Set Records
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-French Plan 5-Year Wind Boom
  • THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, January 18:

  • TTTA Thursday-Climate Change And Mind Games
  • TTTA Thursday-The Great Winds On The Great Lakes
  • TTTA Thursday-Why America First Could Leave Solar Last
  • TTTA Thursday-Where Next-Gen Biofuels Will Work
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Lot Of Dam Potential -- With pumped storage, hydropower can grow 50% by 2050
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Utilities Cautiously Advance EV Charger Buildout
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: How New Transmission Benefits Everybody
  • QUICK NEWS, January 16: The Big Apple Takes Big Oil To Court; Solar Power 24/7 Gets Affordable; Demand For New Energy Raises Demand For New Wires
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: States Step In On Utilities' Energy Plans
  • QUICK NEWS, January 15: “Stupendously” Expensive Climate Change; New Energy Almost half Of 2017’s New U.S. Generation; Record Competitive Prices For New Energy
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  • New Energy Is Coming

    Thursday, February 05, 2015

    NEW ENERGY COMING ON

    Report: Wind and solar energy have tripled since 2008

    Chris Mooney, February 4, 2015 (Washington Post)

    “…[T]he country is changing how it uses energy. It’s certainly not enough to silence all environmental concerns. But nonetheless, the progress, when you sample it, is really impressive…[according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s 2015 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook…[T]he report shows that on any number of metrics, progress in clean energy has really been immense…The United States still fell short of China in total clean energy investment last year, but overall investment in this country has been massive…[C]ompared with 2004, investment last year was higher by a factor of five…But overall, energy and economic growth don’t seem to be interacting in the same way they did before…As GDP has increased since 1990, primary energy consumption has not kept pace…[F]rom 2007 to 2014, electricity demand has actually been flat, despite the economic rebound. And over the same time period, overall carbon emissions coming from the energy sector declined by nine percent…And the renewable energy story keeps getting better…[In 2007,] renewable energy provided just seven percent of the nation’s total energy. By 2014 it had nearly doubled to 13 percent (estimated)…And as this has happened, wind and solar have become increasingly cost-competitive…” click here for more

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