NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, June 1: NEW ENERGY TO SAVE THE WORLD; ARKANSAS SEES SOLAR BOOM; BIG BUCKS IN EFFICIENCY SERVICES

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December 7, 1941: Time to forgive but not forget.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • TODAY’S STUDY: How To Balance Competing Solar Interests
  • QUICK NEWS, December 6: Sliver Of Hope? Al Gore In Climate Change Meet With Donald Trump; The Opportunity In New Energy; Google Seizing New Energy Opportunity
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: A Way For New Energy To Meet Peak Demand
  • QUICK NEWS, December 5: Trial Of The Century Coming On Climate; The Wind-Solar Synergy; The Still Rising Sales Of Cars With Plugs
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: Trump Truth And Climate Change
  • Weekend Video: The Daily Show Talks Pipeline Politics
  • Weekend Video: Beyond Polar Bears – The Real Science Of Climate Change
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Aussie Farmers Worrying About Climate Change
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-The Climate Change Solution At Hand, Part 1
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-The Climate Change Solution At Hand, Part 2
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-New Energy And Historic Buildings In Europe
  • AND THE DAY BEFORE THAT

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, December 1:

  • TTTA Thursday-First Daughter Ivanka May Fight For Climate
  • TTTA Thursday-Low Profile High Power Ocean Wind Energy
  • TTTA Thursday-A Visionary Solar Power Plant
  • TTTA Thursday-EVs Have A Growth Path
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: How The Clean Power Plan Drove The Utility Power Mix Transition
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: How Utilities Are Answering The Distributed Energy Resources Challenge
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Looking At New Rates To Unlock The Utility Of The Future
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    Anne B. Butterfield of Daily Camera and Huffington Post, f is an occasional contributor to NewEnergyNews

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    Some of Anne's contributions:

  • 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)
  • Click here for an archive of Butterfield columns

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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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  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, December 7:

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Turning Distributed Energy From Threat To Opportunity
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Solar Policy Action Heats Up
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Maine’s Almost Solar Policy Breakthrough

    Monday, June 01, 2015

    QUICK NEWS, June 1: NEW ENERGY TO SAVE THE WORLD; ARKANSAS SEES SOLAR BOOM; BIG BUCKS IN EFFICIENCY SERVICES

    NEW ENERGY TO SAVE THE WORLD EIA finds wind energy will have largest role in cost-effectively meeting Clean Power Plan

    Michael Goggin, May 28, 2015 (EnergyBiz)

    “Low-cost, zero-emission wind energy will become even more valuable as states and utilities develop plans to cost-effectively reduce carbon pollution to comply with EPA’s Clean Power Plan, according to [ Analysis of the Impacts of the Clean Power Plan] from the Energy Information Administration (EIA)…[that found] wind energy consistently emerged as the lowest cost option for reducing emissions…[A World Resources Institute analysis] found that, thanks to recent cost declines, renewable energy is poised to make the largest contributions to emissions reductions. In WRI’s optimal energy mix scenarios, renewable energy grew to provide 27 to 28 percent of electricity in 2030 and 36 to 38 percent in 2040…” click here for more

    ARKANSAS SEES SOLAR BOOM Capacity up 30% in '14, solar power's day in sun arriving

    Naureen S. Malik, June 1, 2015 (Bloomberg News via Arkansas Online)

    “Move over, shale. The sun is now the fastest-growing source of U.S. electricity…Solar power capacity in the U.S. has jumped 20-fold since 2008…Rooftop panels are sprouting on homes from suburban New York to Phoenix…Giant farms of photovoltaic panels, including Warren Buffett's Topaz array in California, are changing power flows in the electrical grid, challenging hydro and conventional generators and creating negative prices on sunny days…Solar capacity surged 30 percent in 2014 to more than 20 gigawatts and will more than double by the end of 2016…The biggest gains will be in California, Arizona, Texas, Georgia, New York and New Jersey…” click here for more

    BIG BUCKS IN EFFICIENCY SERVICES Energy Service Company Market Overview; Expanding ESCO Opportunities in the United States and Europe

    2Q 2015 (Navigant Research)

    “The energy service company (ESCO) industry in the United States follows a modest revenue growth trajectory generated by the business of implementing comprehensive facility upgrades…Long-term market expansion is expected to arise from new business in the private sector and through the development of opportunities in markets outside of the United States…The private sector represents a significant volume of market potential…A new wave of companies is opening the door to commercial sector energy efficiency with business models that help private sector customers overcome the upfront capital hurdle…Europe is expected to be the first key international market for the largest U.S. ESCOs…[A] tipping point is nearing and momentum is expected [in developing markets outside the United States] in the mid- and long-term. According to Navigant Research, the U.S. ESCO market is expected grow from $6.3 billion in 2015 to $11.5 billion in 2024, while ESCO revenue in Europe is projected to grow from $2.7 billion to $3.1 billion…” click here for more

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