QUICK NEWS, November 4: Jane Fonda, Ted Danson Arrested In Climate March; New Energy Hits Inflection Point
Jane Fonda, Ted Danson Arrested In Climate March Ted Danson and Jane Fonda were arrested at a climate crisis protest
Alisha Ebrahimji and Nahia Abdur-Rahman, October 26, 2019 (CNN)
“…[Jane Fonda, fellow actor Ted Danson, and 30 others were arrested by US Capitol Police during a "Fire Drill Fridays" protest of the lack federal action on the] climate crisis…During the protest, Fonda urged resistance against new fossil fuel extractions and encouraged fellow protesters to hold elected officials accountable for pushing reforms… click here for more
New Energy Hits Inflection Point These 2 Stunning Numbers Show That Renewable Energy Is Really Starting to Heat Up; NextEra Energy’s renewable energy development backlog shows how quickly adoption is accelerating.
Matthew DiLallo, October 26, 2019 (The Motley Fool)
“…[In its Q3 report, NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE), the world’s leading independent power producer (IPP) of New Energy] detailed two noteworthy numbers that together represent an inflection point for New Energy and show just how far the industry has come in recent years…[First, the] cost of adding battery storage, however, has come down tremendously…[In Q3, NextEra] added 747 MW of solar and 341 MW of battery storage, all of which will be paired with new solar projects. Year to date, more than 50% of the solar megawatts that have been added to backlog include a battery storage component…
[NextEra] now has 561 MW of storage capacity lined up to come online in the 2021-to-2022 timeframe…[and customer demand could increase to] as much as 1,250 MW of energy storage capacity…[Second, NextEra has added nearly 4,200 MW in New Energy in 2019 to bring its total New Energy portfolio to] more than 12,300 MW…The renewable-energy sector has hit an inflection point. That's evident in the speed at which NextEra is developing new projects, as well as the increased inclusion of a battery storage component. Investors can't afford to ignore this sector any longer.” click here for more