NewEnergyNews: NEW ENERGY IS THE BEST DEFENSE

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YESTERDAY

THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, November 16:

  • TTTA Thursday-Big Thumbs Up For Gore’s ‘Inconvenient Sequel’
  • TTTA Thursday- Trends In Global New Energy Through 2040
  • TTTA Thursday-How Wind Energy Learned To Be Better
  • TTTA Thursday-The Secret To See-Through Solar
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Does New Energy threaten power reliability?
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: How the Colorado decoupling proposal united Xcel and distributed energy advocates
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: How Distributed Solar Is Cutting Aussie’s Power Costs
  • QUICK NEWS, November 14: Green Roofs To Fight Climate Change; Solar Tariffs Threaten National Security; Unions Back Great Lakes Wind
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: U.S. Solar Is Growing Diversity With Power
  • QUICK NEWS, November 13: Sponge Cities Can Help The Climate Fight; Surf’s Down – Wave Power Travails; Powering Homes With Car Batteries
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • Weekend Video: The Military Wants New Energy
  • Weekend Video: Humans Do It – Federal Study
  • Weekend Video: Why Bait Wind Turbines?
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  • FRIDAY WORLD, November 17:

  • Three Top Takeaways From The Bonn Climate Summit
  • Seven Global New Energy Trends
  • World’s First Floating Wind Project Goes Online
  • VW Commits $11.8BIL EV Spend In China

    Wednesday, November 11, 2015

    NEW ENERGY IS THE BEST DEFENSE

    Pentagon bets heavily on sun, wind with major energy projects

    Joby Warrick, September 18, 2015 (Washington Post)

    “…From Florida to California, defense officials are signing contracts with local utilities for huge solar and wind ventures inside military bases or on land nearby…[The Pentagon] is seeking to generate its own power in part to enhance energy security at a time when traditional electric grids are under the threat of cyberattacks…[The surge] comes as states are grappling with…Clean Power Plan regulations adopted by the Environmental Protection Agency…[that require cut backs] on pollutants from power plants beginning in 2022…[T]he military’s investment in renewables could make it easier for some states to comply…[and] utility companies are embracing the Pentagon’s solar projects…For the Pentagon, the motivations are more complex. In addition to the congressional mandate, the Defense Department is responding to two emerging threats to its operations around the world: cyberterrorism and climate change. Multiple internal studies have documented the military’s vulnerability to disruptions to the power supply as well as long-term impacts from global warming…[and] going solar will probably yield substantial cost-savings in the long run…” click here for more

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