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Businesses are Evolving and Contributing to the Foundations of a Cleaner Future

Businesses are Evolving and Contributing to the Foundations of a Cleaner Future

Adapting to a Renewable-rich Grid: Businesses Embrace Building Management Solutions Renewable Energy World, July 12, 2017 Transitioning to the energy landscape of the future is oftentimes distilled down to a rise in renewable power generation. But the reality is that myriad industries are evolving and contributing to the foundations of a cleaner future. Here, the

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All Coal Power Stations to Close by 2025 in Britain

Britain’s last coal power plants to close by 2025 The Guardian, November 9, 2016 The last coal power station in Britain will be forced to close in 2025, the government said as it laid out its plan to phase-out the polluting fossil fuel. Ministers promised last year that the UK would close coal power within

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Another One Bites the Dust – Connecticut Chooses Renewables over Pipelines

Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has canceled its procurement of natural gas pipeline resources. As a result, Spectra Energy’s Access Northeast project, spanning parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, is now virtually guaranteed not to proceed. Earlier this year, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

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Renewables and the Grid: What Happens Beyond 40%?

German electricity transmission CEO: ‘80% renewables is no problem’ Euractiv, June 8, 2016 When it comes to Germany’s switch to renewables, the speed at which it is happening is often said to be too fast. Is that right? We see ourselves as the Energiewende‘s guinea pigs. Our network in the north-east covers about a third

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NY REV: An Interview with Richard Kauffman

New York is transforming its energy systems. Meet the “czar” in charge. Vox, November 20, 2015. Image credit: aitoff New York is in the midst of a comprehensive, wildly ambitious plan to reform its energy systems, aiming to make them more resilient, cleaner, and more affordable. By 2030, the state aims to reduce its carbon emissions by

Where Does Your Electricity Come From?

Gita Subramony for Zondits, September 22, 2015. Image credit: TBIT NPR has produced a nifty graphic showing changes in electric generation sources state-by-state from 2004 to 2014. On a national level, the use of coal to generate electricity has dropped from 51% to 40%, while the use of natural gas and renewables has increased on the

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Fueling the Green Revolution in 2015

Amber Plante for Zondits, April 23, 2015 Grease your bikes and shine your solar panels: Experts are predicting that 2015 will be seen as the jump-start of the green energy revolution. There is a current shift toward efficient technology and energy solutions that’s gaining the right kind of momentum – the kind that, if it’s

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Worldwide Green Energy Investments on the Rise

Renewables Re-energized: Green Energy Investments Worldwide Surge 17% to $270 Billion in 2014 Frankfurt School Press Release, March 31, 2015. Image credit: Kreatif Global investments in renewable energy rebounded strongly last year, registering a solid 17% increase to $270 Billion in 2014 after two years of declines and brushing aside the challenge from sharply lower

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