Biden: Be Monumental for Public Lands & Ocean Conservation

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 18:25:41 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Valerie Cleland  & Kabir Green  On his first day in office, President Biden signaled his commitment to our public lands and waters when he issued an executive order directing the Interior Department to review President Trump’s illegal rollbacks of three national monuments: Bears Ears, Northeast Canyons and Seamounts, and Grand […]

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NERC Warns Energy Shortfalls Almost Inevitable This Summer

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 31 May 2021 15:50:20 +0000

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The North American Electric Corp. (NERC) is warning that large swathes of the North American bulk power system (BPS) could face “elevated risks” of energy shortfalls this summer, especially if temperatures surge beyond normal peaks. But in California, risks are even more pronounced, owing to its reliance on imports to offset falling solar PV output […]

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NERC Warns Energy Shortfalls Almost Inevitable This Summer

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 31 May 2021 15:50:20 +0000

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The North American Electric Corp. (NERC) is warning that large swathes of the North American bulk power system (BPS) could face “elevated risks” of energy shortfalls this summer, especially if temperatures surge beyond normal peaks. But in California, risks are even more pronounced, owing to its reliance on imports to offset falling solar PV output […]

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Time to Repeal New England’s Anti-Consumer Dirty Energy Rule

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 01:07:31 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Bruce Ho Within the arcane rules that govern New England’s regional power grid, there’s a ticking time bomb that threatens to frustrate the region’s efforts to tackle the climate crisis while raising electricity bills by $3 billion over 10 years. Known as the Minimum Offer Price Rule or […]

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Electric Bike Sales Are Booming, But Incentives Like Electric Cars Get Could Help A Lot

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 16:49:22 +0000

The silver lining for bicyclists during the coronavirus pandemic has been that the air they’ve breathed during complete lockdown has been fresher. Many of us have enjoyed a short respite in trying to avoid exhaust — due to traffic disappearing. Due to many aspects of the pandemic, many are rediscovering old roots on the bike and engaging in cycling

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Trump Opens New England Marine Sanctuary To Commercial Fishing — Booooooooooooo!

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 11:00:34 +0000

Disregarding fragile and vulnerable marine life, Trump uses another photo op to destroy environmental protections

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ITC Probing Economic Impact of Renewable Goals, Imports to New England

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 13:28:09 +0000

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Responding to a request from a Democrat-led U.S. House committee, the federal International Trade Commission (ITC) is investigating how New England’s increasing renewable targets are economically affecting the region, and what role renewable imports play in meeting those commitments. The ITC, an independent, nonpartisan and quasi-judicial federal agency that also provides fact-finding as it relates […]

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