NewEnergyNews: NEW ENERGY COMING ON

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

While the OFFICE of President remains in highest regard at NewEnergyNews, this administration's position on climate change makes it impossible to regard THIS president with respect. Below is the NewEnergyNews theme song until 2020.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Ten Billion Tree Movement Hits One Million Mark
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Double New Energy And EU Economy Can Boom
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Netherlands Building Solar On The Sea
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Norway’s Floating Wind Gets 65% Capacity Factor
  • THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, February 22:

  • TTTA Thursday-Using Music In The Climate Fight
  • TTTA Thursday-Biggest U.S. Wind Nears Go In Oklahoma
  • TTTA Thursday-Wave Power From The Heart
  • TTTA Thursday-EVs Are A Win For Everybody
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Common Ground In Texas On How To Drive Utilities To New Energy
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Are Electricity Customers Ready For Dynamic Pricing?
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Using Economics To Grow Energy Efficiency Habits
  • QUICK NEWS, February 20: Cities’ Climate Fight Sets Goals; Solar On Every Roof; Wave Power For Ocean Water Desalination
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Rewarding Utilities For Giving Customers What Customers Want
  • QUICK NEWS, February 19: The Campaign To Get Conservatives To Fight Climate Change; A Perfect Match Of Distribute Energy And The Grid; U.S. Navy Moves On Wave Energy
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    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

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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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  • WEEKEND VIDEOS, February 24-25:

  • Why New Energy Works For Everybody
  • How To Talk Climate Change With Conservatives
  • The Future Of Wind

    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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