The Other 2020 Elections: Communities Put Clean, Renewable Energy On The Ballot

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 16:35:10 +0000

Here’s a brief overview of several ballot measures illustrating how cities are moving at a rapid pace creating new funding to support local clean energy, and that clean energy has a much broader appeal than either political party

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Committing To Accessible, Zero-Emission Transportation In Colorado

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 18:40:04 +0000

The transportation sector is the single largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, both in Colorado and nationwide. Though the state passed ambitious climate legislation last year setting GHG reduction targets, a recent report from

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Taking A Regional Approach To Electric Vehicle Readiness

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 13:15:42 +0000

Getting around cities in electric vehicles (EVs) is getting easier as EV infrastructure grows. But traveling between cities is still a challenge as infrastructure, incentives, and policies aren’t always implemented on a regional scale

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Oil & Gas Leasing Is Off The Rails

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 19:08:29 +0000

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, the Bureau of Land Management has held 13 lease sales for drillers looking to lock up cheap oil and gas rights at the expense of U.S. taxpayers, clean air, clean water, vital wildlife habitat, and pristine wildlands

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Leading Steel Maker In US Pivots To Renewable Energy, Ditches Coal

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 18:55:02 +0000

It’s game over for coal power when a leading steel maker in the US favors renewable energy, on-site solar style

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Top US States for Percentage of Electricity from Solar

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:15:28 +0000

This report ranks US states according to the percentage of their electricity that comes from solar

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Top Solar States Per Capita 2012 vs. 2020 — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 02:44:47 +0000

After digging into an old spreadsheet to create a new report on top solar power states per capita, it crossed my mind to compare the results from the first half of 2020 with the results from 2012, which is the last time I had published such a report before today

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Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 23:23:41 +0000

If you’ve been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I’m returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states

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Optimistic Pueblo Is Outspent In First Attempt At Utility Takeover

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 20:08:30 +0000

In this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Jamie Valdez about Pueblo, Colorado’s efforts to municipalize. In its push for 100% renewable energy, Pueblo went head to head with a power monopoly and has learned the heavy costs of facing a utility giant. Valdez offers up Pueblo’s story to other municipalization efforts nationwide and speaks of the hope the movement still has

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