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#coal & #nuclear: Too Big To Fail?

May 26 2018 10:10 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Reports, in 2017 . . . 1.9 GW of coal plants closed, as . . . 2.8 GW of new natural gas plants were added. In the latest PJM capacity auction for 2020-2021, prices fell . . . 23% – showing that we have...

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Follow The Money: $2.2 Trillion For #energy

May 26 2018 12:45 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Frost & Sullivan’s, analysis of . . . 2018 Global Power Industry Outlook, says . . . Solar, to grow past Wind Energy. The report also predicts that . . . $2.2 trillion will be invested in new energy capacity through 2021, with . . . $600...

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Puerto Rico: Bottom Up #microgrids

May 25 2018 04:25 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Last September, Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, . . . destroying most of the island’s energy infrastructure. Puerto Ricans then had to endure the . . . largest and longest blackout in US history. A bottom up network of distributed microgrid...

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Largest Commitment To Offshore #wind Power

May 25 2018 02:15 PM | eds in Wind Power

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation, . . . that will move the state’s electricity mix to . . . 50% renewable by 2030, and . . . codifies the largest commitment to . . . offshore wind power from any state. Momentum is growing with severa...

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400-Megawatt Offshore #wind Farm

May 24 2018 12:50 PM | eds in Wind Power

Rhode Island, . . . selected Deepwater Wind, to develop a . . . 400-megawatt, proposal . . . in federal waters far off the coast. 5-24-2018 Source: 400-megawatt offshore #wind farm

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100% #renewable Grid Is Feasible

May 23 2018 01:20 PM | eds in Green Energy

U.S. Energy Information Administration, says: . . . . . . 100% Iceland, . . . . . . 100% Paraguay, . . . . . . 99% Costa Rica, . . . . . . 98.5% Norway, . . . . . . 80% Austria, . . . . . . 75% Brazil, and . . . . . . 69.4% Denmark, . . . these countri...

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#electric Motor

May 22 2018 05:05 PM | eds in Electric

Equipmake's, next-gen electric motor, . . . spoked magnet design spins up: . . . . . . cheaper, . . . . . . lighter, . . . . . . more powerful. 5-22-2018 Source: #Electric Motor

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Wyoming’S #wind

May 20 2018 12:25 PM | eds in Wind Power

North Dakota now obtains about . . . 30% of its power from wind. “Utilities want wind these days, . . . Not because of environmental policy. . . . They want it because it’s cheap.” In 2 years, a federal subsidy for wind production will end. . . . Dev...

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#solar To Surpass #wind In 18 Months

May 18 2018 01:00 PM | eds in Solar Power

Frost & Sullivan’s, recent analysis Global Power Industry Outlook, 2018, . . . which posits that solar will surpass wind in global energy capacity starting in 2020, . . . making it the f4th largest source of energy generation behind: . . . . . . co...

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Could Us Wholesale #energy Prices Fall 25%?

May 17 2018 12:25 PM | eds in Green Energy

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory says, . . . If Renewables make up 50% of our Energy generation, . . . USA Wholesale Energy prices, could fall 25% or more. These impacts indicate the need for, . . . more dispatchable resources that can, . . . qui...

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