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

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YESTERDAY

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Big Growth In Customer-Sited Wind
  • QUICK NEWS, August 15: New Forest To Offset Bad U.S. Climate Policies Has 120,000 Pledges; Wind Becoming The Go-To Power; 88,000 Jobs And The Fight Over Solar Imports
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Work On Tomorrow’s Grid So Far
  • QUICK NEWS, August 14: Climate Is The Elephant In The Room; Long-Term, NatGas Is Not The Answer; Why Wind Is Such A Good Choice
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: Al Gore Talks With Bill Maher
  • Weekend Video: The U.S. Celebrates Its First National Wind Week
  • Weekend Video: Wind Is Just Beginning To Show Its Power
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Five Countries Leading The Climate Fight
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Global Wind Spend To Soar
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Pakistan’s Global View On Solar
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Denmark Trial Proves EVs Can Support The Grid
  • AND THE DAY BEFORE THAT

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, August 10:

  • TTTA Thursday-Why Greenland Burning Is Cause For Fear
  • TTTA Thursday-Wind Power Booming
  • TTTA Thursday-IKEA To Offer Solar
  • TTTA Thursday-EV Growth Ready To Explode
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Research Shows Ongoing Need To Value Customer-Sited Resources
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Details On New York’s Landmark Work To Value Customer-Sited Resources
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  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, August 16:

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Organizing California’s Distributed Energy Efforts
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Deep Look At Evolving U.S. Efforts To Support Solar

    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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