47 Scientists: World Should Go 100% Renewable Electricity By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 23:04:55 +0000

And 100% renewable energy no later than 2035.

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What’s It Like For Communities Slowly Transitioning To Renewables?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 17:35:33 +0000

In this interview with Pennsylvania County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald (D), we discuss regional progress toward shifting the full energy landscape away from fossil fuels.

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Smiles From University In Norway As It Responds To Will Ferrell & GM Super Bowl Ad

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2021 17:50:09 +0000

It’s a bit past the Super Bowl. Yet, it is not too late to smile again at the cultural insights creatively prompted by Will Ferrell and GM’s Super Bowl ad for electric vehicles. Maybe I should prepare you a bit for the University of Agder’s response in Norway. What do the Super Bowl, electric cars, […]

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Forecast: Solar Power Over 50% of US Power Capacity Growth in Next 3 Years

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 02:36:22 +0000

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expects that slightly more than 50% of new US power capacity in the next 3 years will come from solar power — and that’s just considering large-scale solar power projects, not small-scale/rooftop solar power installations. According to FERC’s January 2021 to December 2023 forecast for power capacity additions, […]

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US Power Capacity Changes from 2010 to 2020 — CleanTechnica Charts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 04:02:19 +0000

With US power capacity data in for the end of 2020, I thought it would be a good time to see how US power capacity has changed over the past decade. Using data from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, I’ve created two new charts that highlight the shifts that took place over those 10 […]

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Renewables = 23% of US Electricity in November 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 04:50:20 +0000

While renewable energy has been dominating new power capacity in the United States (see: 77–80% Of New US Power Capacity Came From Solar & Wind In 2020), it takes a long time to shift the giant electricity grid, which some have called the biggest machine in the country. Even so, month after month, renewable energy’s […]

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77–80% of New US Power Capacity Came from Solar & Wind in 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 03:20:02 +0000

According to new data from the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) — data derived from Velocity Suite, ABB Inc. and The C Three Group LLC — solar power and wind power accounted for 77.1% of new utility-scale power capacity in the United States in 2020 (chart above). Adding in a CleanTechnica estimate for rooftop […]

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100% of New US Power Capacity Came from Solar & Wind in November

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 08:17:39 +0000

Matching the result in October 2020, November 2020 saw 100% of new US power capacity coming from wind and solar power, according to data from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The figures exclude rooftop solar power, but 100% is 100% either way. Overall, in the first 11 months of 2020, solar and wind power […]

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Morocco Aims For 50% Renewable Energy By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 06:55:31 +0000

Renewable energy creates about 35% of Morocco’s electricity needs, according to data from 2019. But the country is aiming to do much better

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