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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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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Report: Clean Energy Jobs Benefitting Every State

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 04:44:34 +0000

solar power plant Nevada jobsE2: As Congress prepares to vote on Inflation Reduction Act, clean jobs data shows every state would benefit. 2 million Americans worked in clean energy in 2021 Of top 10 states for clean energy jobs, half are red states; half are blue states 50% of all new U.S. energy sector jobs in 2021 were in […]

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As Lobstering Weakens With Climate Change, Seaweed Farming Is Reviving An Industry

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 16:50:51 +0000

seaweed farmingThe Gulf of Maine is warming faster than 96% of the world’s oceans — increasing at a rate of 0.09 degrees Fahrenheit per year. These warming temperatures have forced the lobster population to migrate north, seeking colder waters. Seaweed farming has emerged as a viable commercial alternative.

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Biden–Harris Admin Launches New Solar Initiatives to Lower Electricity Bills & Create Clean Energy Jobs

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 03:10:58 +0000

solar panels coal jobsBipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Will Support Solar Energy Careers in Underserved Areas; New Digital Platform Will Make Reliable Solar Power More Accessible WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Biden–Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), today launched new initiatives to connect families to more reliable clean energy, lower electricity bills, and create good-paying jobs in […]

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Jigar Shah Talks About $504 Million Hydrogen Facility, Small Nuclear, & US Challenges

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 17:05:12 +0000

Podcast Jigar ShahShah’s perspective is that we don’t have the ability to go into Sim City and design whatever we want. We have to work with pre-existing facilities.

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Jigar Shah Has $40 Billion To Lend Green Energy Projects Via US DOE

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 00:43:21 +0000

Podcast Jigar ShahShah’s perspective is that investing 3-5 times more in transmission and expecting improvements in battery storage is a risky strategy. Shah is bullish on nuclear, especially putting new SMRs on retiring coal plants where transmission is already built. 

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