The City of Cape Town Will Pay Cash For Your Excess Solar

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 23:50:01 +0000

cost of solarThe city of Cape Town will soon start paying commercial and Industrial (C&I) business for their excess solar with cash as one of the options on the table. Interested businesses that want to sell their surplus Small-scale Embedded Generation (SSEG) energy to the City of Cape Town need to submit their applications by the 31st […]

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Abortion-Banning Missouri Catches Green Hydrogen Bug

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 19:50:49 +0000

green hydrogen hub Missouri abortion banMissouri and Illinois are hatching plans for a new industrial hub with a green hydrogen angle, but Missouri’s “trigger law” could throw a monkey wrench into the effort.

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Paul Krugman: The Inflation Reduction Act Is “A Very Big Deal” For The Climate

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 18:50:46 +0000

KrugmanThe New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist describes the importance of the Inflation Reduction Act, with its $369 billion for decarbonization.

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DTE Energy Sells Ford Largest Renewable Energy Deal Ever

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 17:50:36 +0000

When you get your own home solar array, you know that some portion or maybe all of your daytime electricity use comes from the sun, making things a lot cleaner. Add some battery storage, and you can take all of your energy to being renewable. But, if you can’t do that, using the grid as […]

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Comparing The US & China On Climate, Economy, & Other Outcomes Should Be Deeply Humbling For America

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 00:50:46 +0000

Visual Capitalist infographic of EV sales by country for 10 yearsThe narrative that Americans and many Europeans share about China and themselves is not aligned with observable reality, and the USA is in significant danger of economic decline even as the world improves.

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Goodbye, Diesel. Hello, Solar.

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 23:50:55 +0000

How do you make a difference and a profit in Australia’s dairy industry? The answer is shining in your face. John and Rochelle Pekin have made the move from relying on a fragile grid and a smelly backup diesel generator to solar + batteries. Goodbye, diesel. Hello, solar and batteries. Energy Renaissance, pioneers in the […]

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Home Solar+Storage Will Get A Boost From The Recent Climate Bill, Claims Bloomberg

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 20:50:49 +0000

A recent article at Bloomberg points out some of the big advantages of the recent Inflation Reduction Act for people considering home solar. When it comes to the recently passed law, EV tax credits have gotten much of the attention, largely due to controversies in how they’re structured. But the new law also offers a […]

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Historic California Offshore Wind Energy Goals Adopted, Could Power 25 Million Homes

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:20:46 +0000

New goals of up to 5,000 MW by 2030 and 25,000 MW by 2045 will accelerate California’s transition to 100% clean electricity SACRAMENTO — [Yesterday] the California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted a report establishing offshore wind goals and moving the state one step closer to development of the clean energy resource off California’s coast. Preliminary findings in the […]

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Siting Solar & Wind Energy Projects: NREL Releases Comprehensive Databases of Local Ordinances on Solar & Wind Siting

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:40:21 +0000

New Machine-Readable Data Sets Compile State, Local Zoning Laws and Ordinances for Siting Wind Energy and Solar Power Projects To Inform Planning for Decarbonization Goals State and local zoning laws and ordinances influence how and where wind and solar energy projects can be sited and deployed — which can have a measurable impact on U.S. […]

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