STATE: Utility-Owned Rooftop Solar Could Be A Game Changer – But Is It Fair?

Last gasp of central utilities , now trying to colonize our rooftops ! ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Note: several links in this article reference documents housed in DocketDash, an application in AEE’s new energy policy software, PowerSuite. To enhance your reading experience, click here and sign up for a free 14-day trial …

Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment

Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment Side Event Recap helio International presented, ‘Achieving ecodevelopment through smart energy planning’, twice during the cop 19 in Warsaw, Poland. The side events highlighted the need to focus on energy demand and access as a starting point, while taking into account a viable long …

[Climate Bonds] UK Govt announces it’s joining US, Scandis, World Bank, EIB to end overseas aid support for coal power and stop other MDBs. First test: EBRD’s Kosovo coal plant

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘UK Govt announces it’s joining US, Scandis, World Bank, EIB to end overseas aid support for coal power and stop other MDBs. First test: EBRD’s Kosovo coal plant‘ The UK Government announced today they will join the US and Scandinavian countries in agreeing to end …

Business Leaders Continue Call to Action on U.S. Climate Policy by Signing the Climate Declaration

http://www.ceres.org/press/press-releases/business-leaders-continue-call-to-action-on-u.s.-climate-policy-by-signing-the-climate-declaration FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Business Leaders Continue Call to Action on U.S. Climate Policy by Signing the Climate Declaration The Weather Company, K2 Sports and Others Join More Than 600 Companies in Push for National Action on Climate Change For more information, contact ·        Brian Bowen — Ceres | [email protected] | phone: 617-247-0700 x 148 | cell: 617-257-6626 BOSTON, MA Jul 10, …

Energy Self-Reliant States: Positive Policy Changes for Distributed Renewable Energy

The previous week I covered the one thing Obama’s climate policy can’t leave out, and you can judge the President’s climate plan for yourself.  Also, while I’m on “vacation” (moving) you can read (and link to) a web version of the fourth segment of our Rooftop Revolution report. Sincerely, John Positive Policy Changes for …

Alternative Energy: Demand Side Response: Revolution in British Energy Policy

Alternative Energy Demand Side Response: Revolution in British Energy Policy Sold Out! California Runs Out Of The Fiat 500e EV  Desalination With Small Electrical Fields — Simple New Method May Revolutionize Seawater Desalination  Passivhaus 101 Philippines Makes 100% Renewable Electricity In 10 Years Plan  Los Angeles Crowdsources Solar Energy Generation …

Clean Technica: Self-Assembling DNA Molecules As Scaffolding For Artificial Photosynthesis — Solar Energy Antenna Developed

Top cleantech news of the day fromCleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website:   Self-Assembling DNA Molecules As Scaffolding For Artificial Photosynthesis — Solar Energy Antenna Developed Coal Industry Must Wake Up – Renewables Are The Future MidAmerica Energy To Boost 579 MW Antelope Valley Solar Project Investment …

2030 Decarbonisation Vote: Businesses will now turn to Lords for energy policy certainty

2030 Decarbonisation Vote: Businesses will now turn to Lords for energy policy certainty For immediate release   The Aldersgate Group and its business members are encouraged to see how many MPs recognise that a 2030 decarbonisation target is essential for driving investment and economic growth.   Andrew Raingold, Executive Director …

PCI Messenger – Post Carbon Institute Goes to Washington

          contents    1. new fellow    2. latest publications    3. resilience picks    4. transition us update    5. events     It may be an exaggeration to say that the nation’s capital was built on a swamp, but being there with temperatures hovering at 90°F (32°C) and humidity at nearly 100%, you …