Despite Clean Power Plan Rollback, Everybody Still Hates Coal (CT Exclusive Interview)

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Oct 162017
 

If President Trump is serious about protecting US manufacturing jobs, he has a strange way of showing it. In just the past few days, his Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposed new protections for coal and nuclear power plants, which were met with a hail of invective from, well, pretty much everybody, including leading manufacturers as well as other top US businesses.

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Princeton Grads’ Energy Startup Provides Power To Native Americans Protesting Oil Pipeline

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Oct 122017
 

And for decades the oil and gas industry has used pipelines to transport fossil fuels. However, no form of transportation comes without risks – within or outside one’s control. Most of us who have witnessed a leaking water pipe can relate. Though when …
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India Added More Renewable Energy Than Thermal Power 4 Consecutive Quarters

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Aug 232017
 

From the quarters starting April 2016 and ending March 2017, India saw more renewable energy capacity added to its grid than thermal power capacity. This is perhaps the first time in India’s history when renewable energy capacity dominated thermal power capacity

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The Power & Perils Of Cooperatives — Episode 12 Of The Building Local Power Podcast

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Aug 112017
 

In this episode, Christopher Mitchell, the director of ILSR’s Community Broadband Networks initiative, interviews Hannah Trostle and Karlee Weinmann, Research Associates for the Community Broadband Networks and Energy Democracy initiatives, respectively

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Power Hungry: The States That Use The Most And Least Energy Per Capita

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Aug 102017
 

With the fracking boom unlocking a gusher of natural gas, multinationals have been spending tens of billions of dollars to construct manufacturing plants on the Gulf Coast powered by all that cheap energy to churn out plastics and chemicals. And that’s …
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New Solar Projects In India Are Cheaper Than 92% Of All Thermal Power Plants In The Country

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May 252017
 

India’s minister for coal, power and renewable energy has repeatedly tweeted that the solar power tariffs are now lower than the cost of thermal power. Media reports have also noted that these new bids are much lower than the average tariff of India’s largest power generation company NTPC Limited

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Former Aussie Coal Town Not Mucking About, Set To Become A Solar Power Showcase

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May 092017
 

Queensland Solar Power Farm

Collinsville, Australia, is hoping to become the solar power capital of Australia. The former coal town has been on the decline as coal prices fell over the past several years.

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SunPower Oasis Platform Permits Faster, Less Expensive Solar Power Plant Installations

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Apr 262017
 

SunPower Oasis solar power plant

Based on its experience installing over 1,000 large scale solar power plants worldwide, SunPower has created a new business unit to provide customized, low cost solar systems for the utility industry.

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Trump Promises More Coal Jobs, New Mexico Thumbs “Cleaner” Power Nose

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Apr 212017
 

New Mexico’s PNM ditches coal with a message for Trump: “Our number-one responsibility is to act in the best interests of our customers…”

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Gulf Power Settlement Preserves Solar Consumer Freedom in Florida

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Apr 172017
 

The story of a solar push & pull in the Sunshine State goes on, this time with a good note: Floridians for Solar Choice writes that a Gulf Power settlement means customers will not have to face a huge fixed charge for having rooftop solar power

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