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Cities Plan Path to 100% Clean, Renewable Energy - The Energy Collective

...... on meeting the Paris targets. And dozens of cities large and small, in red states and blue states have pledged to shift by midcentury from dirty fossil fuels to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. Many of these cities have already implemented clean-energy programs, including powering municipal buildings with renewable energy and launching pilot programs for emerging energy-saving ......

(696 words by theenergycollective.com)
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Theres Far More Opportunity Than Crisis in California Renewables Curtailment - The Energy Collective

...... concerns, however, are misplaced, and solutions are at hand. Here's the situation. The California ISO (CAISO) experienced negative power prices during the solar day, and curtailed renewable energy this spring, during daytime hours when solar production is high. This is not unexpected, it's just happening faster than people thought it would. (The pace of solar deployment has already reached ......

(1777 words by theenergycollective.com)
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Carbon Capture and Storage: Too Expensive For Reducing Power Sector Emissions - The Energy Collective

...... and injection, as well as long-term monitoring. Government subsidies are not included for any of the technologies. Our full data sources (primarily the U.S. EIA and National Renewable Energy Laboratory), assumptions, and calculations are available online. Even without CCS, a new coal plant in the U.S. costs more than onshore wind and solar PV per unit of electricity it generates. ......

(1239 words by theenergycollective.com)
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Are Supermajors Spooked By Peak Oil Demand? - The Energy Collective

...... Shell is re-positioning itself as primarily a natural gas company, having spent $52 billion to acquire BG Group in early 2016. The company more recently has increased investments in renewable energy. Yet Shell still has billions invested in traditional crude, and could suffer with the rest of the industry if demand peaks sooner than expected. Related: The Biggest Obstacles For China's $900 ......

(900 words by theenergycollective.com)
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How Much of an Impact Do Green Building Designs Really Have on the Environment? - The Energy Collective

...... design elements. Planting vegetation on rooftops helps keep buildings cooler in the summer, and passive solar can be used to heat them in the winter. Many green buildings also use renewable energy. LEED-certified buildings can also help occupants use less water. Through the use of water-efficient appliances and fixtures, green designs can reduce water use by 15 percent. They can also help ......

(633 words by theenergycollective.com)
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Energy News: Volvo Goes All In with EVs; BioFueling America; Modular Nuclear and Renewables Can Be BFFs - The Energy Collective

...... of Energy granted a site use permit for small modular reactors at Idaho National Laboratory early last year . But, before too long, we could see nuclear load following and renewable energy technologies working in tandem all overtwo more advanced energy technologies that may taste great together. By Reaganne Hansford and Lexie Briggs Keep up-to-date on all advanced energy news ......

(1019 words by theenergycollective.com)
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A pipeline cutting through the iconic Appalachian Trail sparks a fight over natural gas expansion - LA Times

...... The administration’s hope was to deter states from locking themselves into generations of reliance on gas, and instead prod them to leave room for a more robust expansion of renewable energy as its cost drops. In March, Trump ordered the dismantling of the Clean Power Plan. But while the prevailing sentiment from Washington now more heavily favors pipeline investors, gas companies are ......

(1994 words by latimes.com)
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ifr americas ecm: IFR Americas ECM Weekly Wrap-up - Times of India

...... JPM, CITI, CS, ITAU. July 20: PetIQ (US, pet drug distributor/maker) $90.7m IPO. 5.67m shares (100% prim) at $14-$16. JEFF, WMB. Nasdaq "PETQ". July 27: Omega Geracao (Brazil, renewable energy) - R$917.7m (US$281.2m) IPO. 47.06m shares (66% prim, 34% sec) marketed at R$17.00-$22.00. BAML, BTG, BRAD, ITAU, SANT, XP. (The daily IFR US ECM Briefing covers US, Canadian and LatAM IPOs, ......

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South Africa: Explainer - Unpacking the Issues Around Fracking in South Africa - allAfrica.com

...... cheap solar and wind energy? Because adding quick-to-respond gas turbines into the South African energy mix increases the ability of the power generation system to use intermittent renewable energy sources in a way which slow-to-respond power sources like coal and nuclear cannot. This technical policy decision has already been taken, as reflected in the country's integrated resources plan; ......

(1096 words by allafrica.com)
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Failed wind turbine plant needed 'special support' from the start - Nova Scotia - CBC News

...... Percy Paris in February 2013 noted demand for turbines had weakened due to the global recession, low natural gas prices "and the resulting impact on government policies for mandated renewable energy targets." Although the company made attempts to diversify the business, it wasn't enough to save the operation. In February 2016, DSTN filed for receivership when the province, the only creditor, ......

(626 words by cbc.ca)
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ADB warns climate change disastrous for Asia - Channel NewsAsia

...... climate impacts for the people of Asia and the Pacific, especially for poor and vulnerable populations," it said. But it said the region could avert disaster by shifting to renewable energy sources. The 2015 Paris climate accord commits nations to keep global temperatures well below 2.0 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial times. While a 2 degrees Celsius rise will be difficult to ......

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WindAction | Md. offshore wind projects may hurt, instead of help, environment

...... with the monetary value of the benefits the projects are expected to deliver. Because these offshore wind projects will likely produce energy costing three to four times more than renewable energy produced by onshore wind or large-scale solar it is unlikely that either project can pass a bona fide cost-benefit test. The PSC appears to have revealed its true agenda in stating, "the State has ......

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Utah physicians: 'Safe' pollution levels still pose risk to elderly, unborn | KSL.com

...... a person's life expectancy by about 10 years. Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment encouraged the state to take steps to mitigate pollution, including offering incentives for renewable energy and taking a closer look at the "trivial and innocuous contributors" like campfires and fireworks. "We allow or sanction fireworks and all the pollution associated with those for half the month of ......

(672 words by ksl.com)
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Musk exposes deep coal divide in energy-strapped Australia - NZ Herald

...... Alan Finkel proposed last month that Australia gradually increase its renewable target to 42 per cent by 2030, at least 22 members of his ruling coalition spoke out about it. Renewable energy generation provided 17.3 per cent of Australia's annual electricity generation in 2016, according to an annual report from the industry-led Clean Energy Council. Abbott, who remains a lawmaker on ......

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Scientists say Asia faces disaster from soaring temperatures if climate change goes unchecked | The Japan Times

...... the Paris Agreement goals, the report said. Many countries in the region still rely heavily on fossil fuels for energy. The ADB said it will invest $4 billion by 2020 to promote renewable energy supplies and green growth across the region. ......

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