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Renewable energy has been making great strides the past few years, as the supply of photovoltaic solar cells has increased dramatically while the cost of those cells has also dropped considerably.
by 728huey
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 04:38 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Hat tip to our go-to guy for the MidEast, Juan Cole, who also is right on top with green technology . Tony Seba of New Zealand discusses Disruptive Technologies in a Ted-like lecture. Taken as a ...
by afox
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 06:12 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The future Tesla's founder and resident genius Elon Musk explained the idiocy of fossil fuels that even a ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 244 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 10:58 AM PDT with 299 Recommends
This is a continuation of my last diary. First of all, I would like to point out that the intent of these calculations is not ultimately a realistic analysis. After all, I am not an expert in ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 09:09 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Seeing this article made me a bit curious about this question. Just doing the basic math. I'm not factoring in any complex calculations. Just doing straight up multiplication and division. ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 112 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 09:41 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Scott Walker, self described as "the original Tea Party in Wisconsin," is still in Iowa Sunday, raising money for his rightist presidential bid before returning to Wisconsin for a respite to sign a ...
by jer45
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 11:22 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
" Cheap Oil " has been taking a toll on the stock prices of Solar companies recently. [See next link for some examples]. Chances are however, that's just a short-term hick-up market glitch, as the "...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2015 at 09:27 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Here comes the sun Google has agreements to fund well over a billion dollars in renewable energy projects. They have just stepped even ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 11:56 AM PST with 21 Recommends
If this is what they call "fast-track" -- I'd hate to see the 'slow one'. The Climate Clock is ticking people. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BLM Southern ...
by jamess
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Feb 14, 2015 at 09:09 AM PST with 26 Recommends
[From Neutron Bytes , the premier new nuclear news blog. Additional links added by this daryist-DW] In case you were unplugged over the holiday season, here are some global nuclear news items that ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 07:36 AM PST with 8 Recommends
California Governor, Jerry Brown, spoke this week at the California Climate Leadership Forum in Oakland, the city he governed before returning to state office as Attorney General and Governor. The ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 03:54 PM PST with 8 Recommends
The first 500+ megawatt solar plant in the US, and the largest solar plant in the world came online recently . Called the Topaz Solar Farm, it was built on the Carrizo Plain, located between San ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 392 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 05:28 PM PST with 406 Recommends
In Arizona, did you all write or call our Senators Jeff Flake or John McCain about their “Yes” votes in the Senate for the Keystone XL pipeline? Thank goodness the bill did not pass but before ...
by AugustFireDog
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 06:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Russ Girling, TransCanada CEO, the company building the Keystone Pipeline, was on ABC's This Week this morning and Martha Raddatz actually ventured into the territory of real journalism--mostly. She ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 10:11 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Allow me to expound on a little noticed technical footnote, initially proclaimed on the insightful site thinkprogress.org : A recently released study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory [...
by jamess
Comment Count 102 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 11:16 AM PST with 104 Recommends
In Fossil Fuel Generator Industry Will Be Hit Hardest By Energy Storage, Giles Parkinson , of CleanTechnica describes a new ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 113 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2014 at 12:26 PM PDT with 198 Recommends
The Guardian reports Solar power could be world's top electricity source by 2050, says IEA. The ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 04:15 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Being #2 on the List of Greenhouse Polluters -- producing 126,750,270 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. annually -- it's about time that the Duke Energy Corporation 'woke up' and ...
by jamess
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Sep 27, 2014 at 09:23 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
On September 21, I was present at a piece of history…the People’s Climate March of 2014. It was a huge event, planned with precision, and broken down into six contingencies . The route covered ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2014 at 10:29 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Well not a "wall" exactly -- more like a Tea Party "speed-bump." More on that in a minute, first the good news about solar-wind "Grid Parity" and its inevitable possible consequences, from a "...
by jamess
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2014 at 09:22 AM PDT with 146 Recommends