States & Cities Are Driving Climate & Clean Energy Progress

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 23:02:46 +0000

Part of NRDC’s Series Reviewing 2020 Climate & Clean Energy Developments

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N.C. Environmental Leader Biden’s Choice to Lead EPA

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 19:20:42 +0000

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The leader of North Carolina’s agency overseeing environmental issues in that state will be nominated to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), POWER learned on Dec. 17. Michael Regan, 44, who previously worked at EPA and has served with the North Carolina Dept. of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) since 2017, is expected to be nominated […]

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Solar Jobs, Solar Installations, & Homes Powered by Solar in Top 10 US Solar States

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2020 18:24:14 +0000

In October, I published reports on the top US solar states per capita, the top US solar states as a percentage of electricity, and the top US states in terms of total installed solar power capacity. Based on that first ranking system

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Four Corners EV Charging: Utah & Colorado Are Leaving New Mexico & Arizona Behind

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 22:00:52 +0000

When it comes to charging non-Tesla EV vehicles in the Southwest, there’s good news and bad news these days. Utah and Colorado continue to make progress on rural routes while Arizona and New Mexico are falling behind

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What It’s Like: Tesla Drive Unit Failure In A State With No Tesla Service

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 23:43:59 +0000

Imagine accelerating away from a light when suddenly — BANG! — your Tesla makes a loud sound and sends a snapping shudder through the whole car … then you realize that you live in a state that doesn’t allow Tesla to operate sales or service centers

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Solar Farms Would Replace New Mexico Coal-Fired Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 21:23:10 +0000

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A U.S. subsidiary of one of France’s largest providers of solar power has given New Mexico officials more detailed information about the company’s plans for developing a series of solar projects. The installations would help offset the loss of generation from retiring coal-fired power plants in the state, including the San Juan Generating Station (SJGS) […]

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2020 Voters Cement Nevada’s 50% RPS, Shakeup of Energy Oversight in New Mexico

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 16:50:39 +0000

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Though vote-counting continued in the tight presidential race on Nov. 5, voters in Nevada and New Mexico appear to have made headway on crucial energy initiatives on the ballot.  Nevada Approves a 50% by 2030 RPS  In Nevada, the presidential race remained closely contested on Thursday morning with pundits predicting that a victory there for […]

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2020 Voters Cement Nevada’s 50% RPS, Shakeup of Energy Oversight in New Mexico

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 16:50:39 +0000

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Though vote-counting continued in the tight presidential race on Nov. 5, voters in Nevada and New Mexico appear to have made headway on crucial energy initiatives on the ballot.  Nevada Approves a 50% by 2030 RPS  In Nevada, the presidential race remained closely contested on Thursday morning with pundits predicting that a victory there for […]

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Next-Gen Energy Efficiency Tech Kills Carbon Capture Dream

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 20:14:36 +0000

energy efficiency perovskite solar cellThese slim little slides infused with perovskite solar tech could be the key cards that open the doors to an energy efficiency revolution

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Oil & Gas Leasing Is Off The Rails

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 19:08:29 +0000

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, the Bureau of Land Management has held 13 lease sales for drillers looking to lock up cheap oil and gas rights at the expense of U.S. taxpayers, clean air, clean water, vital wildlife habitat, and pristine wildlands

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