NewEnergyNews: New Energy At A Pivot Point

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While the OFFICE of President remains in highest regard at NewEnergyNews, this administration's position on climate change makes it impossible to regard THIS president with respect. Below is the NewEnergyNews theme song until 2020.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • Weekend Video: On 100% New Energy
  • Weekend Video: More On The Hot-Cold Climate Conundrum
  • Weekend Video: New Energy Is Coming
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Cover of Time: The Great Crack-Up
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-New Energy Beats Dirty Energy On Cost Around The World
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Aussie 2017 Solar Buildout Set Records
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-French Plan 5-Year Wind Boom
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, January 18:

  • TTTA Thursday-Climate Change And Mind Games
  • TTTA Thursday-The Great Winds On The Great Lakes
  • TTTA Thursday-Why America First Could Leave Solar Last
  • TTTA Thursday-Where Next-Gen Biofuels Will Work
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Lot Of Dam Potential -- With pumped storage, hydropower can grow 50% by 2050
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Utilities Cautiously Advance EV Charger Buildout
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: How New Transmission Benefits Everybody
  • QUICK NEWS, January 16: The Big Apple Takes Big Oil To Court; Solar Power 24/7 Gets Affordable; Demand For New Energy Raises Demand For New Wires
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    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

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    Some details about NewEnergyNews and the man behind the curtain: Herman K. Trabish, Agua Dulce, CA., Doctor with my hands, Writer with my head, Student of New Energy and Human Experience with my heart

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  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, January 22:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Wires New Energy Needs
  • QUICK NEWS, January 22: Lloyd’s Of London Declares Coal A Bad Bet; Solar’s Peak Demand Power Knocks Out Old Energy; U.S. Wind Energy Push Praised By Global Wind Leader

    Thursday, January 04, 2018

    New Energy At A Pivot Point

    The Energy 202: January may be a make-or-break month for the U.S. solar business

    Dino Grandoni, January 3, 2018 (Washington Post)

    “…The federal government faces two deadlines in January that could have far-reaching ramifications on the U.S. solar industry if they do not go industry’s way…[First, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)] needs to decide whether to accept a Trump administration proposal designed to boost coal and nuclear power plants…[Second, the president will] choose whether to slap rival nations with a set of tariffs the domestic solar industry largely opposes…The decisions come just as the United States is poised to capitalize on several years of growth in renewable energy sources. Wind and solar sources provided 7 percent of electricity generated in the country in 2016, up from less than a percentage point a decade ago…[The FERC must decide if Energy Secretary Rick Perry and some independent experts are right that] the grid may someday no longer be able to provide power at peak hours…[S]tudies — including the Energy Department's own — found the loss of traditional power sources has not yet diminished the grid's reliability…[The majority of observers argue the International Trade Commission was misguided in ruling that imported solar panels harm the broader solar industry but the decision provides the president] with a much-sought opportunity to levy a tax on China…” click here for more

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