COVID Costs 300,000 Clean Energy Jobs; DOE Readies for Rebound

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:27:56 +0000

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An analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data for 2020 shows the number of workers in clean energy jobs last year fell for the first time since 2015, according to a group of business leaders and investors who study those numbers each year. The group’s “Clean Jobs America” report, released April 19, said about 3 […]

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All Hail The Mighty Heat Pump, Hero Of The American Jobs Plan

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 15:26:36 +0000

The American Jobs Act showers the heat pump with climate action love, as part of push for building electrification.

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Compact Advanced Tokomak Concept Takes Fusion Power One Step Closer to Commercial Reality

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 12:08:14 +0000

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Scientists at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility have released a new design for a compact fusion reactor that can generate electricity and help define the technology necessary for commercial fusion power. General Atomics, which operates the DIII-D facility in San Diego, California, for the U.S. Department of Energy, says the approach is based on the […]

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Biden’s New 30 GW Offshore Wind Power Pledge Is Solyndra’s Revenge

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 17:23:26 +0000

The Intertubes are practically on fire with news that the Biden administration is putting up $3 billion in funding for a new offshore wind initiative that will plant 30 gigawatts’ worth of new wind turbines along the US coastline by 2030. In a karmic twist, those dollars will come through the Energy Department’s Loan Programs […]

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Biden Weighs Preserving Infrastructure EO Focused on Cybersecurity

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:09:00 +0000

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President Joe Biden on his first day in office sent a clear signal that he would not follow his predecessor’s policies with respect to energy and climate issues. On Jan. 20, 2021, Biden signed Executive

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Biden Weighs Preserving Infrastructure EO Focused on Cybersecurity

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:09:00 +0000

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President Joe Biden on his first day in office sent a clear signal that he would not follow his predecessor’s policies with respect to energy and climate issues. On Jan. 20, 2021, Biden signed Executive

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New Mexico Sues NRC to Halt Consolidated Interim Nuclear Waste Storage Facilities

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 17:00:42 +0000

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New Mexico has sued the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), challenging the legality of the agency’s proceedings involving separate proposals to build and operate two consolidated interim storage facilities (CISFs) for spent nuclear fuel (SNF) in New Mexico and Texas.  In a complaint filed on March 29 against the NRC and the U.S. government, New Mexico […]

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Giving Kids the Building Blocks To Envision a Solar Future

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 21:31:02 +0000

As Part of the InSPIRE Project, NREL Senior Analyst Helped Dream Up a Creative Way To Educate about Energy, Water, and Food

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All Eyes On $4 Million Diesel-Killing Hydrogen Locomotive In California

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 16:30:28 +0000

If all goes according to plan, the entire US locomotive fleet will switch over to diesel-killing hydrogen fuel cells and other non-diesel technologies.

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