Report: Utilities Plan to Keep Coal Plants Running

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:47:07 +0000

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A report from a major environmental group said that coal-fired power generation will continue to play a large role in U.S. electricity production for at least another 10 years. The Sierra Club report published Jan. 25, based on a review of integrated resource plans (IRPs) from the 50 U.S. utilities most invested in coal-fired and […]

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Report: Utilities Plan to Keep Coal Plants Running

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:47:07 +0000

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A report from a major environmental group said that coal-fired power generation will continue to play a large role in U.S. electricity production for at least another 10 years. The Sierra Club report published Jan. 25, based on a review of integrated resource plans (IRPs) from the 50 U.S. utilities most invested in coal-fired and […]

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Texas Wind Power Dominates Coal In Crossover Year

Credit to Author: Kurt Lowder| Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 14:23:15 +0000

Everything is bigger in Texas, and wind power is no exception. Wind power has been growing in Texas for years. Now, for the first time, wind power has beaten coal power

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Court Kills Trump Rule on Power Plant Emissions

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 16:16:52 +0000

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A federal appeals court has vacated the Trump administration’s rollback of Obama-era greenhouse gas emission standards for power plants. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Jan. 19 said the measure intended to replace those standards, the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, “rested critically on a mistaken […]

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Court Kills Trump Rule on Power Plant Emissions

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 16:16:52 +0000

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A federal appeals court has vacated the Trump administration’s rollback of Obama-era greenhouse gas emission standards for power plants. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Jan. 19 said the measure intended to replace those standards, the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, “rested critically on a mistaken […]

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Lies About Cleantech, Lies About Climate, Lies About Regulation & Taxes, Lies About Economics, Lies About Votes

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:22:10 +0000

This article is about a strategy of obsessive lying that led to this point in US history, and how The Big Lie has previously been targeted at cleantech, climate, regulatory, and economic matters

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Justice Barrett Should Join Colleague In Recusal Due To Deep Ties To Fossil Fuel Industry

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 04:00:13 +0000

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court is slated to take up a procedural issue on January 19 related to a lawsuit brought by the city of Baltimore seeking to hold oil and gas companies accountable for the climate change harms their products have caused

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Nuclear & Coal Will Account for Majority of U.S. Generating Capacity Retirements in 2021

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:16:03 +0000

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric generators, 9.1 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity is scheduled to retire in 2021. Nuclear generating capacity will account for the largest share of total capacity retirements (56%), followed by coal (30%)

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Solar & Wind Power Growth In UK From 2012–2020 (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 00:03:18 +0000

At the end of 2020, I published a report on solar power, wind power, and fossil fuel power market share changes from 2010 to 2020. A helpful reader, Mike Dyke, directed me to UK data for the same period

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Trump Admin Trying To Force Banks To Finance Fossil Fuel Projects — Wall Street’s Pissed

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 01:47:22 +0000

Wall Street banks slammed a proposed rule that would force lenders to finance fossil fuel projects, Bloomberg reports, questioning both its legal underpinnings and fast-tracked process

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