NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, August 3: CPP FACT SHEET; WILL CPP COST? – CO-OP UTILITIES; CPP MOST SIGNIFICANT PRESIDENTIAL ACTION ON CLIMATE – SIERRA CLUB

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The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, February 23:

  • TTTA Thursday-Infrastructure Fix Should Face Changing Climate
  • TTTA Thursday-Grid Operator Says ‘Gimme More Ocean Wind!’
  • TTTA Thursday-Marines Assault Old Energy In $80 Million Solar Build
  • TTTA Thursday-Cars With Plugs Face Fight With Agro-Oil Alliance
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Urgent Need For Planning New Transmission Now
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Four Ways To Reconsider Net Metering
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Energy Storage Solution
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Delivering Electricity Through The Cloud
  • QUICK NEWS, February 21: What Businesses Can Do About Climate Change; High Winds Rising In The Deep South; When Solar Stocks Will Come Back
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • A Presidents’ Day Visit To The White House
  • Obama Did It
  • The President Reports
  • AND THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • Weekend Video: “The S Hits The Fan”
  • Weekend Video: Some Fact-Finding
  • Weekend Video: More Jobs In New Energy Than In Fossil Fuels
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Half Of World’s Threatened Mammals Harmed By Climate Changes
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-China Is World’s Biggest Solar Producer
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Ocean Wind’s Price Getting More Competitive
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Next-Gen Biofuels Advance On The Market
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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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    email: herman@NewEnergyNews.net

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  • FRIDAY WORLD, February 24:

  • Climate Change Is More Than Warming
  • China Takes Global Wind Lead
  • Aussies Lead Charge To Solar+Storage
  • How Brexit Could Impact UK Ocean Energy

    Monday, August 03, 2015

    QUICK NEWS, August 3: CPP FACT SHEET; WILL CPP COST? – CO-OP UTILITIES; CPP MOST SIGNIFICANT PRESIDENTIAL ACTION ON CLIMATE – SIERRA CLUB

    CLEAN POWER PLAN WHITE HOUSE FACT SHEET …The Clean Power Plan is a Landmark Action to Protect Public Health, Reduce Energy Bills for Households and Businesses, Create American Jobs, and Bring Clean Power to Communities across the Country

    August 3, 2015 (The White House)

    “…We have a moral obligation to leave our children a planet that’s not polluted or damaged. The effects of climate change are already being felt across the nation [according to President Obama]…The final Clean Power Plan sets flexible and achievable standards to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030…[It provides] significant public health benefits…[creates] tens of thousands of jobs while ensuring grid reliability…[drives] more aggressive investment in clean energy technologies…[saves] the average American family nearly $85 on their annual energy bill in 2030…[gives] a head start to wind and solar deployment and [prioritizes] the deployment of energy efficiency improvements…[and continues] American leadership on climate change…” click here for more

    WILL CPP COST? – COOPERATIVE UTILITIES

    EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulations Fail to Consider the Economic Impact on Americans

    "…Any increase in the cost of electricity most dramatically impacts those who can least afford it, and the fallout from the EPA's rule will cascade across the nation for years to come [according to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)]…While we appreciate the efforts intended to help offset the financial burden of rising electricity prices and jobs…the final rule still appears to reflect the fundamental flaws of the original proposal. It exceeds the EPA’s legal authority under the Clean Air Act, and it will raise electricity rates…while challenging the reliability of the grid…” click here for more

    CPP MOST SIGNIFICANT PRESIDENTIAL ACTION ON CLIMATE – SIERRA CLUB Sierra Club Statement On The Clean Power Plan

    August 3, 2015 (Sierra Club)

    “The Clean Power Plan is the most significant single action any President has ever taken to tackle the most serious threat to the health of our families: the climate crisis…Today marks the end of an era for dirty power plants that have spewed dangerous pollution into our air without limits for too long. It signifies a new era of growth for affordable and safe clean energy sources that don’t fuel climate disruption and sicken our communities…The Clean Power Plan is an opportunity for workers, entrepreneurs, and businesses to prosper…Public officials around the country have a choice. They can support new jobs, cleaner air, healthier families, and the vast majority of the American people - or they can stand with fossil fuel executives who will say and do anything to maintain the dangerous status quo…” click here for more

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