NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, October 12: CLIMATE CHANGE VS. PARENTS’ LOVE; BILLIONS FOR MICHIGAN IN THE WIND; BREAKTHROUGH FOR ALGAE?

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YESTERDAY

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Risk Of Natural Gas Vs. The Risk Of Wind
  • QUICK NEWS, April 24: The Health Impacts Of Climate Change; New Energy Is Everywhere; Study Shows LA Does Not Need Aliso Canyon
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: How To Win Friends For New Energy
  • Weekend Video: The Electric Vehicle Highway
  • Weekend Video: Wind And The Economy
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-A Deeper Look At The Heat
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Wind Gets Market Tough
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-UK Gets Utility-Led Solar Plus Storage
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Germany’s VW Talking Its EV To China
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, April 20:

  • TTTA Thursday-U.S. Military Affirms Climate Change-War Link
  • TTTA Thursday-Solar Plus Hydro Drive Wholesale Power Cost Sub-Zero
  • TTTA Thursday-Wind Boom Goes On Growing Midwest Wealth
  • TTTA Thursday-More Kentucky Jobs In New Energy Than In Coal
  • AND THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Rocky Mountain compromise: Inside Xcel's landmark Colorado solar settlement
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Fixed charge battle looms in Texas as regulators tackle rate design reform
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: No time to think: How utilities are handling the deluge of grid data

    THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Resource Diversity And Grid Reliability
  • QUICK NEWS, April 18: Study Puts 10-Year Timer On Climate Change; The War Between Wall Street And Solar; New Energy To Power Healthcare
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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, April 25:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Way To Grow EVs
  • QUICK NEWS, April 25: Private Sector Takes Over The Climate Fight; How Sea Level Rise Would Change The Map; Wind Jobs Top 100,000 As Wind Energy Booms

    Monday, October 12, 2015

    QUICK NEWS, October 12: CLIMATE CHANGE VS. PARENTS’ LOVE; BILLIONS FOR MICHIGAN IN THE WIND; BREAKTHROUGH FOR ALGAE?

    CLIMATE CHANGE VS. PARENTS’ LOVE Parent coalition calls for 'bold action' on climate change

    Lydia Wheeler, October 12, 2015 (The Hill)

    "Climate-focused advocacy groups, made up of parents, grandparents and families, are joining forces in an international coalition aimed at pushing global leaders to cut carbon pollution…Our Kids’ Climate coalition, which includes groups like Climate Mama and DearTomorrow in the U.S. and the Norwegian Grandparents Climate Campaign and Canadian Parents for Climate Action, is circulating an international parent petition…[calling] for a commitment to keep global temperature rise at safe levels and create a world that’s powered by 100 percent clean energy with net zero greenhouse gas emissions…the group [says] it’s had enough of ‘political passivity and profit-motivated roadblocks to bold action on climate’…” click here for more

    BILLIONS FOR MICHIGAN IN THE WIND Report: More Michigan Wind Energy Could Save Locals Billions Of Dollars

    9 October 2015 (North American Windpower)

    “Michigan households and business owners can keep more money in their pockets - and rural Michigan landowners will receive millions of dollars more a year in land lease payments - by building new wind farms that tap into more of the state's wind energy resources…[according to A wind vision for new growth in Michigan from] the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Wind Energy Foundation (WEF)…[Wind] can save Michigan homeowners and businesses over $3.59 billion dollars…[and] supply enough electricity for over 710,000 homes in Michigan…[E]conomic benefits for the Great Lakes State can grow to over $11.6 million dollars in added annual property tax revenue, and Michigan landowners would be paid by wind farm owners an additional $7.6 million in lease payments a year by 2030…[Some] 4,000 jobs are supported by wind power today in Michigan, including manufacturing jobs at 33 factories producing wind power parts and supplies…[The industry] has already attracted $2.9 billion in capital investment to Michigan…” click here for more

    BREAKTHROUGH FOR ALGAE? A novel technology to produce microalgae biomass as feedstock for biofuel, food, feed and more

    2 October 2015 (EurekAlert)

    “…[A novel] and scalable technology and production process combining algal biomass cultivation, harvesting and concentration as well as extraction and fractionation of fatty acids from the biomass…[offers a] high quality feedstock for various industries in a highly competitive price…UniVerve Ltd. (UniVerve), an Israeli company, has begun scaling-up its technological process, which is expected to change the feedstock market in various industries, such as food, feed and biofuel…[UniVerve’s Hanging Adjustable V-shaped Pond uses a suspended, modular and scalable triangular structure with transparent walls that allows light to penetrate from all sides, thus increasing photosynthetic activity and enhancing yield and] provides a scalable, cost effective and sustainable solution…The oil, which can be extracted with off-the-shelf wet extraction technologies and used as an excellent feedstock for all kinds of biofuel, is expected to be produced at up to 50 dollars per barrel (equal to the current market price of crude fossil oil)…” click here for more

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