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YESTERDAY

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Rewarding Utilities For Giving Customers What Customers Want
  • QUICK NEWS, February 19: The Campaign To Get Conservatives To Fight Climate Change; A Perfect Match Of Distribute Energy And The Grid; U.S. Navy Moves On Wave Energy
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: Colbert Nails EPA Head Pruitt
  • Weekend Video: Ocean Life And Offshore Wind, Better Together
  • Weekend Video: Australia’s 50,000 Home Virtual Power Plant
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Get Ready ‘Cause Here It Comes
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-World Power Grids Are Ready For New Energy
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-World Wind Numbers Reach New Highs
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Global Data Giants Drive New Energy Growth
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, February 15:

  • TTTA Thursday-Conception In A Time Of Climate Change
  • TTTA Thursday-Introducing The EV Policy Fights
  • TTTA Thursday-The Oklahoma Wind War
  • TTTA Thursday-New Things To Do With Solar
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Stop, collaborate and listen: California works the details of bringing on distributed energy
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Hawaii Regulators Accept The Utility’s New Energy Plan To Move Ahead
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  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, February 20:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Using Economics To Grow Energy Efficiency Habits
  • QUICK NEWS, February 20: Cities’ Climate Fight Sets Goals; Solar On Every Roof; Wave Power For Ocean Water Desalination

    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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