Trump’s EPA Pick Rouses Suspicions Over Ties to Koch Brothers, Ohio Gov. Kasich Vetoes Renewable Energy Freeze, ‘Best Video Ever Made on…

TOP NEWS OF THE DAY Wednesday, December 28, 2016 Quote of the Day “Generosity consists not the sum given, but the manner in which it is bestowed.”— Mahatma Gandhi Trump’s EPA Pick Rouses Suspicions Over Ties to Koch Brothers Scott Pruitt—Donald Trump’s controversial pick to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—is under fire for …

Geothermal news: Call to action on tax credits

GTO Funding Supports Push to Identify New Geothermal Plays Renewable Energy World Editors | December 28, 2016 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last week said that its Geothermal Technologies Office has completed seismic data acquisition at two key geothermal sites in northern Nevada. Read more » CDB and Government …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News The Answer is Blowing in the Wind Posted: 31 Dec 2016 03:49 PM PST Physics research provides new insights into the fluctuations of wind energy, with implications for engineering and policy

Renewable news: REWI Wrap-Up

[email protected] on Solar PV: REWI Wrap-Up, Rick Perry, Tax Credits Jennifer Runyon | December 21, 2016 Today’s topics include a wrap up of the REWI conference, how Rick Perry could change the DOE and solar tax credits. Read more » US$40 Million Available For the First Open-ocean, Grid-connected US Wave …

Renewable news: $1B green fund

Solar and Off-grid Renewables Conference Brings Southeast Asia Stakeholders Together Natasha Allen | December 16, 2016 Stakeholders in the Southeast Asian solar energy market on Nov. 29 gathered in Bangkok to discuss the state… Read more » Giant Renewable Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project Meets California Strict Emission Standards Patrick Barrett | December …

Safe and inexpensive hydrogen production as a future energy source

Safe and inexpensive hydrogen production as a future energy source Date:December 20, 2016 Source:Osaka University Summary:Researchers have developed an efficient “green” hydrogen production system that operates at room temperature in air.   FULL STORY a) Gold nanoparticle catalyst (Au/HAP-NC), b) Images of gold nanoparticles (black dot in red circle) through …

Solar = Cheapest Energy in 58 Countries

“Ethical Markets Green Transition Scoreboard® research confirms this analysis, referenced by our colleague Dr. Paul H. Ray. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” Alex Lang/Flickr Solar power is now the cheapest form of energy in almost 60 countries We just hit a major turning point. DAVID NIELD, in Science Alert, 23 DEC 2016 …

Wind news: The fastest growing US job

      3 Ways Energy Department Research Will Help Eagles Coexist with Wind Energy Deployment Jocelyn Brown-Saracino | December 20, 2016 Building energy infrastructure that keeps wildlife safe is a key concern at the U.S. Department of Energy, which is… Read more »   Statoil the Winner of US …

Wind news: “We’re moving on”

China’s Wind Power Curtailment Rate Declined During First Nine Months of 2016 Liu Yuanyuan | December 7, 2016 China’s aggregate wind power curtailment reached 39.47 billion kWh during the first nine months of 2016… Read more » Wind Farms a Blight, Says Trump — But Does Scotland Care? Steven Meredith …