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San Francisco Municipal Utility To Focus On 100% Renewable Energy & Job Creation

San Francisco officials are considering the creation of a new municipal utility from the wreckage left behind by the PG&E bankruptcy. It would focus on providing 100% renewable energy to the people of the city at an affordable cost.

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What’s Up With Water – Mexico, approved exploratory fracking wells in pursuit of energy independence.

This production facility on the Gulf Coast would depend on fracking for its raw materials. Mexico needs investment and infrastructure to support hydraulic fracturing, but a great challenge, and an eve…

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Sediment diversion, and the long-running Taylor Energy oil leak: coastal news roundup

They also discuss a new estimate of how much oil has leaked from the Taylor Energy platform site off the Louisiana coast. Over nearly 15 years, the Taylor site may have released more oil than BP’s Dee…

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Research & Commentary: Connecticut Considers Regressive Carbon-Dioxide Tax and Misguided Energy Extraction Bans

A second proposal parrots this language on waste disposal and storage. The effort to ban oil and natural gas development, which are based on misplaced fears about hydraulic fracturing, commonly referr…

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With A Bernie Sanders Candidacy, Clean Energy Technology Is Central To Policy Discussions

Bernie SandersWith a Sanders presidential candidacy, clean energy issues take center stage

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Pelican deaths and the long-running Taylor Energy oil leak: coastal news roundup

They also discuss a new estimate of how much oil has leaked from the Taylor Energy platform site off the Louisiana coast. Over nearly 15 years, the Taylor site may have released more oil than BP’s Dee…

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14-year Taylor Energy oil leak could be two times larger than BP spill, new research says

A toppled oil platform that has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico for more than 14 years may have released much more oil than recent estimates have indicated, possibly pushing the total volume well …

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Does The Renewable Energy & EV Wave Include Shell & BP?

The electric car world stops when Tesla shareholder calls happen, but another significant development occurred in late January when Shell New Energies US, LLL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell, acquired Greenlots, an electric car charging software and hardware company. The acquisition raises questions about fossil-fuel companies and their approach with the electric vehicle charging landscape and profit expectations going forward

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Energy Efficiency: The Extreme-Weather-Resilient Resource – Natural Resources Defense Council

Energy Efficiency: The Extreme-Weather-Resilient Resource  Natural Resources Defense Council

There’s one energy resources that is 100 percent reliable and performs better when the weather turns bitter: energy efficiency. The more extreme the weather, …

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“Clean Energy Access Can Change Lives,” Says Mariama Kamara, Founder Of Smiling Through Light

During our conversation, we talked about Sierra Leone’s main challenges, the injustice she experienced as a black woman in business, Africa’s difficult access to finance, and how women are a very important part of the solution to bring clean energy to all

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