2020’s Top Wind Energy R&D Achievements

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:31:05 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) provides global leadership in fundamental wind energy science research, development, and validation activities that enable low-cost wind energy. The office pursues opportunities across all U.S. wind sectors — land-based utility-scale wind, offshore wind, distributed wind — as well as addressing market barriers and system integration

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Scotland’s Green Hydrogen Scheme Trumps Blue H2 BS

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 23:45:42 +0000

Scotland’s new hydrogen policy mirrors the green hydrogen trend in the USA: not much wiggle room left for fossils in the new H2 supply chain

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2020: Watt a Year for Building Electrification!

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 21:29:01 +0000

While 2020 brought a host of challenges to the country, many states and cities still forged ahead with actions to address the climate impacts of a stubborn sector: buildings. Across the United States, local leaders are acknowledging the climate, economic, and health impacts of burning fossil fuels in buildings and accelerating the transition to modern, clean electric appliances

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More Green Hydrogen In US / Netherlands Offshore Wind Hookup

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 19:45:38 +0000

A new offshore wind / green hydrogen project takes shape in the Netherlands, with implications for deep decarbonization across the globe

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After Scotland Tour, Maine Hatches Offshore Floating Wind Turbines Plot

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 19:05:44 +0000

Weirdly, the Trump administration has been promoting a new offshore wind farm that will put Maine on the map for floating wind turbines

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Take Me Home, Country Roads: New Study on Clean Transportation Strategies in Rural Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 00:41:54 +0000

A new study from M. J. Bradley & Associates, together with Union of Concerned Scientists, shows how rural communities in four states, Maine, Maryland, Vermont and Virginia, can benefit from clean transportation solutions, resulting in significant economic gains and reduced global warming emissions

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Oil-Killing Bioeconomy Plan Catches Trump Administration Napping

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:05:07 +0000

bioeconomy biofuel US DoDHaving lost the fight to save coal jobs, the Trump administration is twiddling its thumbs as the bioeconomy threatens oil and gas jobs

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Offshore Wind: Latest News on Turbines, State Action, & Markets from Coast to Coast

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 02:29:42 +0000

While other news is capturing plenty of the public’s attention these days, there are some headline-worthy happenings in the world of offshore wind, including the first turbines in US federal waters. If you could use a splash of good news (and non-other-stuff news) at a time like this, here are a few updates

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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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