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Daily Current Affairs – 10 December 2016

SECI to Launch 1000 MW Rooftop Solar PV Topic: Environment, Clean Energy The government is targeting installation of 40GW of rooftop solar plant by 2022. Solar Energy Corporation of India is a public sector company under Ministry of New and Renewable...
by ExamFlip on Dec 10, 2016

Forbes Article Concludes 93% of Public Companies Facing Climate Risk, Only 12% Disclosing Risk

A new Forbes article concludes that 93 percent of public companies face risk from climate change, but only 12 percent are actually disclosing that risk to the public and their shareholders. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by The New Carbon Cycle on Jul 13, 2016

McKinsey Article Concludes Good News for Emissions: US and EU Emissions Down, Economies UP

McKinsey and Company director Scott Nyquist authored on article entitled Great News on Emissions. Really. He concludes that the US and EU have cut emissions while growing their economies. His article... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The New Carbon Cycle on Jul 12, 2016

Tax Credits Expire for Waste to Energy and Several Other Project Types Unless Construction Begins

Last year on December 18, 2015 Congressional approval of H.R. 2029, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, which President Obama promptly signed into law (P.L. No. 114-113, 114th Cong. 1st... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f...
by The New Carbon Cycle on Jul 10, 2016

Landmark Skyscraper Will Be San Francisco’s First Hybrid Electric Building

Advanced energy storage system will improve efficiency, lower costs, and deliver cleaner power for landmark skyscraper One Maritime Plaza. Read Landmark Skyscraper Will Be San Francisco’s First Hybrid Electric Building on Facility Executive - Creat...
by FacilityBlog on Jun 28, 2016

Could a Kite Solve Offshore Wind Issues?

This isn’t about solar energy, but I think it is an interesting development in renewable energy… specifically off-shore wind energy. I posted a previous blog about using kites to gather energy, which, at the time, I thought was kinda unr...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Jun 27, 2016

Clean Energy Finance Tool Awarded At Bloomberg Event

Aimed at improving energy project outcomes, The Investor Confidence Project from EDF received the Finance for Resilience (FiRe) award. Read Clean Energy Finance Tool Awarded At Bloomberg Event on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Apr 8, 2016

SmartStart Program Incentivizes Hotel To Upgrade To LED Lighting

After learning about financial incentives provided by New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program, the Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights-Meadowlands realized that substantial improvements to the hotel’s energy efficiency would be cost effective. Read SmartStar...
by FacilityBlog on Mar 21, 2016

Al Gore on Climate Change

This is one of the most interesting and enlightening TED talks I’ve heard on climate change. In it, Al Gore answers three very crucial questions: Must we change? Can we change? Will we change? During his talk, Gore points out facts that can no...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Feb 29, 2016

How Energy Offerings Differ Around the World

In the developed world, electricity is widely depended on. Remember the Northeast blackout of 2003? Widespread power outages happened in the northeastern US and parts of the Midwest. It even extended into the Canadian province of Ontario. In some are...
by My Green Living Ideas on Feb 13, 2016

R.I.P. Edgar Mitchell

A year ago, I shared a fascinating video with you called “The Overview Effect” which addresses the most dramatic effect that space travel has on astronauts. Edgar Mitchell, one of the astronauts featured in the video, died last Thursday.
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Feb 9, 2016

Morocco, Egypt to get Masdar investments on Clean Energy projects

Masdar will be looking to invest in new projects in Morocco, Egypt and Jordan in the coming years as the demand for clean energy goes up in the region, Chief[...] The post Morocco, Egypt to get... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-africa...

Elon Musk: Global Celebrity or Global Genius?

You’ve heard the name and you know his companies, but what you may not know is that Elon Musk is so much more than a Global Celebrity, he’s a Global Genius! December 3rd’s speech in France only solidifies it. The moral of his speech...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Dec 14, 2015

Going Solar for 40 Years

In the early morning of November 15th, 1975, I closed the door of my apartment (one of a few remaining army barracks of “Fort” Myers) and walked a quarter of a mile to join my father on my first day of work in the solar industry. He had c...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Nov 15, 2015

How Disruptive Technology Can Provide Money-Making Emissions Reductions

I recently published an article entitled How Disruptive Technology Can Provide Money-Making Emissions Reductions. This article explores the disruptive technologies that are changing the way companies... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The New Carbon Cycle on Nov 11, 2015

A Huge Win For Wisconsin!

Utilities all across the US try to stop solar competition, but the courts in Wisconsin have fired back! This is being called a “critical victory” in that it sends a message to utilities everywhere. Solar has been under constant attack for...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Nov 4, 2015

In Ontario, Wind Energy is DIRTY

Dirty Wind blogged by OWR from letter by S. Giorno to the Sarnia Observer. Only in Ontario!!! quote: With every megawatt-hour of wind-produced electricity accepted into the Ontario grid, the province is in fact substituting electricity that produces...
by Wainfleet Wind Action on Oct 3, 2015

Energy Masters Volunteer Training Program Expands to Alexandria

The award-winning Energy Masters program, which trains volunteers in energy efficiency, water conservation, and community education and outreach, is expanding to Alexandria, Virginia.
by Red Brick Town on Aug 27, 2015

Solar Impulse Fried its Batteries on Historic Five Day Flight

The Solar Impulse 2 trucked so hard on its record breaking , nonstop flight from Japan to Hawaii, it seems to have overheated its lithium ion batteries. The plane is now grounded for the next 2 to 3 weeks while engineers work to fix the damage and de...

Teknologi Plant-e Menjana Tenaga Elektrik Bersih

Saintis Belanda telah mencipta satu sistem bertaraf revolusi yang boleh membantu kampung-kampung terpencil di seluruh dunia untuk menjana tenaga elektrik secara berterusan daripada tumbuh-tumbuhan yang menakung air seperti padi di sawah.“Ia berdasa...
by Satu Juta Idea on Jun 16, 2015


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