Paul Krugman: The Inflation Reduction Act Is “A Very Big Deal” For The Climate

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 18:50:46 +0000

KrugmanThe New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist describes the importance of the Inflation Reduction Act, with its $369 billion for decarbonization.

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Comparing The US & China On Climate, Economy, & Other Outcomes Should Be Deeply Humbling For America

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 00:50:46 +0000

Visual Capitalist infographic of EV sales by country for 10 yearsThe narrative that Americans and many Europeans share about China and themselves is not aligned with observable reality, and the USA is in significant danger of economic decline even as the world improves.

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Historic California Offshore Wind Energy Goals Adopted, Could Power 25 Million Homes

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:20:46 +0000

New goals of up to 5,000 MW by 2030 and 25,000 MW by 2045 will accelerate California’s transition to 100% clean electricity SACRAMENTO — [Yesterday] the California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted a report establishing offshore wind goals and moving the state one step closer to development of the clean energy resource off California’s coast. Preliminary findings in the […]

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How to Overcome Challenges to the U.S.’s Offshore Wind Energy Goals

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:42:42 +0000

Lofty goals have been established in the U.S. for the offshore wind industry. The U.S. Department of Energy, Department of the Interior, and Department of Commerce announced a national goal in March 2021 to deploy 30 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030. That would mark a significant increase from the 42 MW of offshore […]

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Siting Solar & Wind Energy Projects: NREL Releases Comprehensive Databases of Local Ordinances on Solar & Wind Siting

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:40:21 +0000

New Machine-Readable Data Sets Compile State, Local Zoning Laws and Ordinances for Siting Wind Energy and Solar Power Projects To Inform Planning for Decarbonization Goals State and local zoning laws and ordinances influence how and where wind and solar energy projects can be sited and deployed — which can have a measurable impact on U.S. […]

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Global Researchers Revisit Grand Challenges of Wind Energy Science

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:50:46 +0000

NREL Leads Article Series To Review Wind Energy Research Needs and Propose Actions To Help Reach Worldwide Decarbonization Goals Wind energy will play a central role in shifting the world’s electricity supply to renewable sources within the next two decades. For wind power to fulfill this role, critical challenges around the design, development, and deployment […]

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U.S. Energy Production Declined by Record Amounts in Several States in 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 12:50:57 +0000

In 2020, energy production in the United States fell by record amounts compared with 2019, mostly as a result of decreased economic activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wyoming had the largest drop in total energy production among the states, decreasing by 1,264 trillion British thermal units, mostly due to decreased coal production. Seven states saw their largest […]

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Major Investments Fueling 100MW Hydrogen Project in Hamburg — Shell, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Vattenfall, Wärme Hamburg Are Partnering

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 19:50:42 +0000

By Gordon Feller 

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Report: Clean Energy Jobs Benefitting Every State

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 04:44:34 +0000

solar power plant Nevada jobsE2: As Congress prepares to vote on Inflation Reduction Act, clean jobs data shows every state would benefit. 2 million Americans worked in clean energy in 2021 Of top 10 states for clean energy jobs, half are red states; half are blue states 50% of all new U.S. energy sector jobs in 2021 were in […]

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