Science Wins at the Interior Department

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 02:51:51 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists. By Jacob Carter, Research scientist This week, the Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that it will be rescinding secretarial order 3369, which sidelined scientific research and its use in the agency’s decisions. Put in place by the previous administration, the secretarial order restricted decisionmakers at the DOI from using scientific […]

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DOE Awards $46 Million for Geothermal Projects

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:59:48 +0000

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A federal government geothermal program based at the University of Utah has chosen 17 projects that will receive up to $46 million from the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE). The DOE on Feb. 24 said its Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Initiative will support funding for what it called “cutting-edge, domestic, and […]

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DOE Awards $46 Million for Geothermal Projects

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:59:48 +0000

The post DOE Awards $46 Million for Geothermal Projects appeared first on POWER Magazine.

A federal government geothermal program based at the University of Utah has chosen 17 projects that will receive up to $46 million from the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE). The DOE on Feb. 24 said its Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Initiative will support funding for what it called “cutting-edge, domestic, and […]

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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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Jeep & Electrify America Are Having Fun With “Monolith” Marketing

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:23:47 +0000

After a mysterious “monolith” shaped piece of metal was found in the Utah desert and mysteriously disappeared, EV companies are getting in on the meme with humorous tweets that help us relax a little during a hard year

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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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US DOE & DOT Work On Improving Public Transportation Projects Using Data & Technology

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 11:00:04 +0000

Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced project selections for $130 million in advanced vehicle technologies research across the United States

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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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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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