NewEnergyNews: GOOD STORIES THERE WASN’T TIME TO GET TO THIS WEEK

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The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT WEDNESDAY,:

  • TTTA Wednesday-ORIGINAL REPORTING: California’s Step Toward An Automated Power System
  • TTTA Wednesday-NatGas Price Spikes On EU Stand Against Russia
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • Monday Study – The Stark Economic Risks Of The Climate Crisis
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: Powerful Voices Say The New Energy Economy Is Here
  • Weekend Video: Tesla’s Texas GigaFactory Brings The Batteries
  • Weekend Video: Arizona’s “Impact Earth” Team
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Europe’s New Energy Transition Accelerating
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-New Energy Still The Best Buy
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT WEDNESDAY,:

  • TTTA Wednesday-ORIGINAL REPORTING: California’s Rooftop Solar Supports Questioned
  • TTTA Wednesday-The Transportation Electrification Policy Fight Goes On
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    Friday, October 10, 2008

    GOOD STORIES THERE WASN’T TIME TO GET TO THIS WEEK

    A NewEnergyNews Friday feature.

    NO UPSIDE WITHOUT NEW ENERGY

    The Upside to Global Energy Scarcity
    Knowledge@Wharton, October 1, 2008 (Forbes)

    “Rising energy demand from China and India has unleashed a worldwide race to secure access to scarce fossil fuel resources, a more difficult proposition with the emergence of national oil companies in the resource-owning countries…Western companies will likely feel the pain of increasing energy costs, [but] there is a potential upside to global energy scarcity, according to experts from Wharton and the Boston Consulting Group: Renewable and nuclear energy present huge opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs, underscored by concern over a global stalemate surrounding curbs on carbon-dioxide emissions…”





    ENERGY TAX HOLIDAY

    Va. Sets Energy Tax Holiday For October
    October 2, 2008 (AP via Washington Post)

    “Virginia is helping residents save money on energy-efficient products with a sales tax holiday…Governor Tim Kaine today announced the second annual energy sales tax holiday will take place October 10-13. During the holiday, high-efficiency products with Energy Star or WaterSense certification that cost $2,500 or less will be exempt from sales tax…”



    CARBON-NEUTRAL EATS

    Carbon-neutral greens grace students’ eatery
    Hallie Woods, October 4, 2008 (The Coloradoan)

    “If you thought organic lettuce was the newest trend, then you probably haven't heard of carbon-neutral lettuce…Served up with peaches and fresh goat cheese at CSU's Aspen Grille, the university now supplies the student-run restaurant with carbon-neutral lettuce grown across the street in Colorado State University's greenhouses…Carbon-neutral means no fossil fuels were used to produce or transport the lettuce…”



    TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY (WINTER)

    Ten Energy Saving Tips for Winter Months
    October 5, 2008 (KKCO/NBC4)

    “Homeowners will face higher heating and utility costs this winter…Governor Bill Ritter…is promoting ten easy energy saving tips he feels will help homeowners keep costs down this winter…1. Set your thermostat at 68 degrees. 2. Set you water heater to 120 degrees. 3. In the winter, to make the most out of Mother Nature's sunlight by opening window coverings on the south-facing windows to warm your home. 4. Use cold water to wash your clothes.5. Replace your furnace or heat pump filter regularly. 6. Install water-efficient showerheads and faucets. 7. Switch to compact fluorescent light bulbs. 8. Weatherize you home by weather-stropping doors and sealing windows. 9. Insulate your home! 10. Purchase ENERGY STAR appliances.”



    ENERGY EFFICIENT STATES

    States ranked on energy efficiency
    October 6, 2008 (AP via Yahoo News)

    “[The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy rated the states]…improving energy efficiency to respond to high prices, energy security and global warming…A report released Monday rated Idaho as the most improved state in this category, moving from 25th two years ago to 13th. California, Connecticut and Oregon were followed in the Top 10 by Vermont, New York and Washington state. Also, Minnesota and Massachusetts were tied, and New Jersey made the top tier of states…”

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