NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, April 4: Believe The President – Or Your Own Eyes; The Big Job Benefits From New Energy; Trump Admin Study On Coal Shown Flawed

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  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Common Ground In Texas On How To Drive Utilities To New Energy
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Are Electricity Customers Ready For Dynamic Pricing?

    Tuesday, April 04, 2017

    QUICK NEWS, April 4: Believe The President – Or Your Own Eyes; The Big Job Benefits From New Energy; Trump Admin Study On Coal Shown Flawed

    Believe The President – Or Your Own Eyes These stunning timelapse photos may just convince you about climate change

    Chelsea Harvey, April 3, 2017 (Washington Post)

    “Melting glaciers, from Greenland to Antarctica, have become symbols of global warming — and monitoring their retreat is one major way scientists are keeping tabs on the progress of climate change…Below is a time-lapse video, using images captured by [photographer James Balog of] the Extreme Ice Survey team, documenting changes at Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska. Between 2007 and 2015, the glacier retreated by 550 meters, or more than 1,800 feet...[The Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets receive the most press and may have the greatest long-term potential to raise global sea levels but] melting mountain glaciers come with their own set of consequences….[As the glaciers shrink away, less water becomes available to nearby communities…[and experts have also raised the possibility that melting mountain glaciers could result in huge floods capable of destroying nearby homes and infrastructure…” click here for more

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    The Big Job Benefits From New Energy New Report Shows Major Job and Economic Growth from Wind and Solar Tax Credits

    April 3, 2017 (Natural Resources Defense Council)

    “…[Federal tax credit extensions are leading to new wind and solar projects that will create more than 220,000 jobs and add nearly $23 billion to the U.S. economy in 2017 [according to a new report that] also outlines the significant benefits that tax credits provide to U.S. states…The report analyzed the impact of renewable energy tax credits on employment and gross domestic product (GDP) gains in 16 selected states…Iowa, already fourth in the country in wind jobs, is likely to see additional job creation…and its economy stands to gain more than 3,300 jobs each year in 2017 and 2018…Nevada, home to some of the cheapest solar power in the country, is projected to add more than 1,400 jobs in both 2017 and 2018…Ohio adds more than 10,000 jobs in 2018, and the state’s GDP is expected to get a boost of nearly $1.2 billion that year…Pennsylvania is projected to gain nearly 9,300 jobs each year in 2017 and 2018, and its GDP gets a boost of more than $1 billion per year…[and Virginia will add about 5,000 jobs each] year…” click here for more

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    Trump Admin Study On Coal Shown Flawed Donald Trump's energy plan based on 'debunked' study funded by coal industry, environmentalists claim; 'In taking a sledgehammer to US climate action, the administration will push the country backward, making it harder and more expensive to reduce emissions'

    Ian Johnston, March 28, 2017 (UK Independent)

    “Donald Trump’s plan to ditch Barack Obama’s flagship policy on climate change is based on a flawed study paid for by the coal industry…The current administration hopes [undoing Obama-era New Energy advances] will enable the US to become self-sufficient in energy, create jobs in the coal industry and mean cheaper energy costs for consumers…[But] World Resources Institute said...[the Trump administration is citing] only one ‘debunked’ study [by NERA and, of four studies on the Obama plan, only NERA] showed electricity bills increasing unequivocally…[The EPA study found that bills would initially increase, then fall and the two other studies] found electricity bills would unequivocally fall…” click here for more

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