2020 U.S. Power Report Card: Solar & Wind Getting High Scores

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 11:10:35 +0000

Courtesy of NRDC By Christian Tae It’s official: renewable resources surpassed coal in 2020 to become the third-largest source of electricity nationwide according to new government data. Continuing their promising trends from 2019, solar and wind energy again made strong gains across multiple states, accompanied by a steep reduction in total power sector pollution. But we […]

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Dozens Of US Cities Are Banning Natural Gas Hookups In New Buildings — #CancelGas #ElectrifyEverything

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 15:07:06 +0000

A fight over legislation banning gas hookups in new buildings is exploding across the country, a Seattle Times and InsideClimate News joint investigation found. In the summer of 2019, Berkley, California, became the first city in the country to ban natural gas hookups in new building construction. Now, 42 cities in California have passed bans […]

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ENGIE Installed Nearly 2 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy in US in 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 03:00:07 +0000

ENGIE has more power capacity installed globally than any other country. In recent years, it has made a strong shift to renewable energy. In North America, almost 100% of its installed power capacity comes from renewable energy or other low-carbon power (i.e., nuclear)

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Energy At Largest Air Force Base in US “Suddenly” Drops 35%

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:50:36 +0000

Tinker Air Force Base has a head start on the road to an energy efficient, carbon negative — yes, carbon negative — US Department of Defense

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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wind Power

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 01:13:10 +0000

Human civilizations have harnessed wind power for thousands of years. Early forms of windmills used wind to crush grain or pump water. Now, modern wind turbines use the wind to create electricity. Learn how a wind turbine works

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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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Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 23:23:41 +0000

If you’ve been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I’m returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states

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Electrify America + Love’s Travel Stops To Build 28 EV Chargers At 7 Stations

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 20:29:58 +0000

Electrify America is the 2nd largest EV fast charging network in the USA in terms of charge ports (only trailing Tesla) and the 4th largest EV fast charging network in the country in terms of charging stations (behind Tesla)

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Electrify America Announces Collaboration with Love’s Travel Stops

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 17:20:26 +0000

New Electrify America stations at Love’s Travel Stops in Arizona, Florida, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Utah feature 28 chargers

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