Canadian study says, transition to renewables ‘irreversible.’

Canadian study: transition to renewables ‘irreversible.’ But U.S. needs to accelerate transformation By Meteor Blades   DailyKos, Mar 31, 2017 · 1:12 PM PDT   A Texas wind farm. At 20 gigawatts, enough to supply electricity to 6 million households, Texas has by far more installed wind-generating capacity of any …

GreenBuzz: Renewable aviation takes off; a climate financing primer

Aviation’s evolution: Fuel cells, 3D-printed planes and beyond By:  Bud T. Miller Companies like Airbus, Boeing and easyJet rethink air travel’s environmental impacts. Read more   Financing the Future How off-grid solar energy could connect sub-Saharan Africa By: Kelly Carlin Governments in Tanzania, Rwanda and Sierra Leone are studying “minigrids” enabled …

Solar weekend: Spray-on solar PV

Listen Up: Future Rooftop Solar Costs — Getting to $2.50/watt The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World | March 22, 2017 The solar industry is one of our most obvious success stories. Our industry directly employs 261,000 people. Read more » Biting the Biggest Apple: New York’s New Plan to …

Solar news: Value in the supply chain

Bill Gates: An Energy Miracle Casey Anderson | March 20, 2017 Last week, Bill Gates published a blog post on his visit to Caltech Professor Nate Lewis’s research laboratory on solar fuels. Solar fuels leverage similar natural pro… Read more » Nicaraguan Resort Turns to Solar+storage Solution to Reduce Utility Costs Renewable Energy World …

First Florida Installation of Envision Solar Tree® Product

“Disclosure:  ~Hazel Henderson is an investor in Envision Solar” First Florida Installation of Envision Solar Tree® Product     SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – March 16, 2017 – Envision Solar International, Inc., (OTCQB: EVSI) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), the leading renewable energy EV charging, media and energy security product company, …

Geothermal news: Progress at Olkaria V

GEOTHERMAL ENERGY NEWS     2016 US Renewable Generation Blows Past EIA’s Earlier Forecasts Kenneth Bossong | March 2, 2017 Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) continued their rapid growth and accounted for 15.34 percent of domestic electrical generation in 2016. Read more » First Phase of …

Jobs in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (2017)

Jobs in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (2017) ________________________________________ TABLE OF CONTENTS • Tracking Clean Energy Jobs in the United States • Energy Efficiency Jobs in the United States • Renewable Energy Jobs in the United States • Renewable Energy Jobs Around the World ________________________________________ Download this fact sheet in …

March 14 Briefing: The Economic Returns of a National Transportation Infrastructure Initiative

“Ethical Markets recommends this event.  We describe our views in “Greening Trump’s Infrastructure Plan”  ( www.ethicalmarkets.com  and Just Means ) favoring electrified public transit, pedestrian and bike friendly lanes, LED lighting and smart, denser urban redevelopment, as well as making communications and broadband INFOSTRUCTURE available nationwide, including broadband deserts like our home town of St …