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

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The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • Weekend Video: Al Franken Explains Climate Science To Secretary Perry
  • Weekend Video: John Oliver On Coal Jobs Absurdishness
  • Weekend Video: Coal King Sues John Oliver For Defamation
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Al Gore On The Morality Of The Climate Fight
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Solar In Latin America Can Boom
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Scotland Buys Into Kite Wind
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Tesla Eyes The China EV Market
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

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

  • TTTA Thursday-What Does Exxon’s Carbon Tax Mean?
  • TTTA Thursday-The Rump Flails Factlessly At Wind
  • TTTA Thursday-New Energy To Get Bigger And Cheaper
  • TTTA Thursday-EVs To Be Cost-Competitive By 2025
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Big Bonus From Plugging Cars In
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: What About Nuclear?
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Renewables Mandate To Beat The Peak
  • AND THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Global New Energy Now
  • QUICK NEWS, June 20: What Power Mix Will Beat Climate Change (Part 1)?; What Power Mix Will Beat Climate Change (Part 2)?; New Energy Is NO Threat To U.S, Grid
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Why The U.S. Needs A Western Energy Market
  • QUICK NEWS, June 19: More Artists Join The Climate Fight; U.S. Power Just Hit 10% Wind And Solar; The Dangers Of Oil And Gas Drilling, Detailed
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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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  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, June 26:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Proven – New Energy Is NO Threat To The Power System
  • QUICK NEWS, June 26: What Climate Change Really Means; New Energy Now Bigger Than Nuclear; The Rump Angers Iowa With Ignorant Wind Remarks

    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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