Renewables Became 2nd Most Prevalent U.S. Electricity Source in 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:26:15 +0000

In 2020, renewable energy sources (including wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy) generated a record 834 billion kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity, or about 21% of all the electricity generated in the United States. Only natural gas (1,617 billion kWh) produced more electricity than renewables in the United States in 2020. Renewables surpassed both nuclear (790 billion kWh) and coal (774 billion kWh) […]

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Lawyer Steven Donziger Found Guilty By System Set Against Him

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:15:39 +0000

Environmental lawyer Steven Donziger was found guilty of criminal contempt by U.S. District Court Judge Loretta Preska Monday for refusing a judge’s order to hand over evidence. In 2011, Donziger won a $9.5 billion lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador on behalf of Indigenous residents and farmers for pollution damage Texaco, an oil company Chevron bought […]

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Lake Powell Water Levels Fall To Lowest On Record

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:10:38 +0000

Lake Powell fell to just 33% capacity Monday, marking the lowest level on record, in large part due to a climate-change driven drought in the region. The reservoir, which is the country’s second largest, is fed by the Colorado River and provides water for more than 40 million people across the region, including farmers, ranchers […]

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EPA Moves to Undo Trump’s Coal Wastewater Rollback

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:06:31 +0000

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday it is kicking off a new rulemaking process to pass stricter requirements for how coal power plants dispose of wastewater, undoing a major rollback implemented in the last year of the Trump administration. Wastewater pollution from coal plants is poured into nearby rivers and streams and often contains toxic […]

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Solar Retailers: Stop Searching For Solar Marketing Ideas. Your Passage To Growth Has Finally Arrived.

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 14:49:35 +0000

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 – PV Passage is here with the goal to disrupt the solar industry. They are paving the way for smaller suppliers to compete against large-scale, corporate retailers. Built from a team of industry professionals, each member has over 14 years of experience in the solar market. Lived experience from the days […]

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Microgrids in Australia — the Next Big Step

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 13:00:06 +0000

Australia is one of the leaders in the world in the adaptation of electrical power grids to the new technologies of renewable energy. Famous for the Hornsdale Power Reserve (Tesla’s Big Battery in South Australia), the country is now trialing microgrids with smaller batteries in cities (Sydney and Melbourne), isolated country towns, and mining complexes.  […]

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Zero Emissions Zones: A Tool to Target Benefits of Vehicle Electrification to Communities that Need it Most

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 12:30:00 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By David Reichmuth and Leslie Aguayo, a Climate Equity Program Manager from The Greenlining Institute Zero-emission vehicle technologies, like battery electric and fuel cell vehicles, are critical to reducing air pollution and climate-changing emissions from transportation. State and federal policies that require and incentivize zero emission vehicles sales […]

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Tesla Model 3 Review After 3 Years: “I really, really, capital letters L-O-V-E, LOVE this car!”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 11:00:52 +0000

Arash Malek, the founder of Scentwedge, has shared a 3 year review of his Tesla Model 3. He has accumulated 80,000 miles in those 3 years, which inspired him to share a review on how he truly feels about the car. Arash starts the video by emphasizing that he loves his car. Imagine loving your […]

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Who on Earth is Twiggy Forest? 

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:13:14 +0000

Andrew “Twiggy” Forest is Australia’s second richest person. His wealth has been accumulated from mining and other ventures. He is the major shareholder and former CEO of Fortesque Metals, which holds massive iron ore leases in the Pilbara of Western Australia. Inspired by other billionaires (like Bill and Melinda Gates), he has pledged to give […]

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Idea For Tesla Energy: Look At Austin’s Whisper Valley For Your Next Solar Neighborhood

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 08:44:36 +0000

Tesla owner Mallory Tompsett lives in the Whisper Valley area of Austin and had an idea for Tesla Energy. The idea is for Tesla to partner or collaborates with Whisper Valley to create another solar neighborhood. Whisper Valley already has three approved solar companies that perform additional installation, and each of these companies is approved […]

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