renewable energy

Renewable Sources Made up 72% of New Energy Added in 2019 – EcoWatch

Renewable Sources Made up 72% of New Energy Added in 2019 – EcoWatch Olivia Rosane Apr. 07, 2020 10:42AM EST Renewable Energy Solar panel installations AFP via Getty Images Renewable energy made up almost three quarters of all new energy capacity added in 2019, data released Monday by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows. […]

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Blue Energy Revolution Comes of Age

“Among the leading countries developing these technologies are Canada and the United Kingdom, the two countries with the highest tides in the world. Canada has a number of tidal energy schemes on its Atlantic coast in Nova Scotia, with several competing companies testing different prototypes.” Ecowatch: Blue Energy Revolution Comes of Age https://www.ecowatch.com/ocean-energy-technology-2645600461.html Climate News

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World’s Wind Power Capacity Increases Nearly 20% in Record Growth

“The report credited growth in offshore wind, which made up one-tenth of new wind farm installations for the first time. As for onshore wind power, the report noted that the U.S. and China were the world’s largest markets for wind power development. The two resource intensive countries while producing an outsized amount of greenhouse gasses

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Legal Planet: Charging Consumers for Imaginary Power Needs

“It directed grid operators to introduce new policies to counter those subsidies and halt the dreadful onslaught of cleaner energy…… FERC’s remedy will cost consumers in that part of the country billions of dollars, in the names of perfecting market competition.” Charging Consumers for Imaginary Power Needs Dan Farber February 3, 2020 FERC is distorting

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Cities, counties, and states commit to 100% renewables, which ought to be our national goal

“An unprecedented coalition of U.S. states, cities, businesses, communities of faith, universities, health care and cultural institutions, and other organizations are now acting to fulfill America’s climate pledge to the world. This commitment is reflected in the large number of American actors continuing to back the Paris Agreement, including members of the We Are Still In network, U.S. Climate Alliance, Climate Mayors,

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Austria says yes we can: Austria’s New Government Sets Goal to Be Carbon Neutral by 2040

“Kogler said that the plans would make Austria a “role model” in Europe for climate protection and represents the “reconciliation of ecology and economy.” Austria’s New Government Sets Goal to Be Carbon Neutral by 2040 by Deutsche Welle  Jan. 03, 2020 09:49AM EST After weeks of negotiations, Sebastian Kurz, the leader of the conservative Austrian

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