Planning for Phasing Out Incentives

Planning for Phasing Out Incentives The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://www.ilsr.org/planning-phasing-incentives/ Over the next decade, solar electricity will let consumers get cheaper energy from their rooftop than from their utility. Among the upheaval in the electricity system, the coming of …

Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: A Local Solar Energy Standard for Minnesota

Here’s a short presentation about a Minnesota 10% solar energy standard coming up soon for discussion in the state legislature, with a financing mechanism that looks a lot like a CLEAN Program.  Greentechmedia also has an article about the proposed legislation (I was the primary source). Sincerely, John A Local Solar Energy Standard for …

Alternative Energy: Innovation: New CO2-Based Plastics

  Alternative Energy Innovation: New CO2-Based Plastics Bulk Solar Electricity Production (VIDEO) Giant Solar Farm Capacity Doubling Inside 12 Months, Breaking 12 GW Information Request 5 Focus Areas of the President’s Clean Energy and Climate Agenda Energy Interview: How Michael Levi Gets His News Essential Innovations Technology (OTCBB: ESIV) Corporate …

Last Week from ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: A Local Solar Energy Standard for Minnesota

10% solar for Minnesota? Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Here’s a short presentation about a Minnesota 10% solar energy standard coming up soon for discussion in the state legislature, with a financing mechanism that looks a lot like a CLEAN Program.  Greentechmedia also has an article about …

Green Lighting Growth: Climate Patriot Bonds and Carbon Taxes

Green Lighting Growth: Climate Patriot Bonds and Carbon Taxes Feb 26 By Walter Borden Green Bonds, Carbon Taxes, and Market Failures THE gathering dangers of global warming for life necessitate that humanity collapse its dependency on fossil fuel energy (FFE). Ecological fiduciary responsibility requires shifting balance from political restraint to …

The Limits and Potential of Plant-Based Energy

The Limits and Potential of Plant-Based Energy www.earthpolicy.org/index.php?/book_bytes/2010/pb4ch05_ss5 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Book Byte September 15, 2010 As oil and natural gas reserves are being depleted, the world’s attention is increasingly turning to plant-based energy sources. These include food crops, forest industry byproducts, sugar industry byproducts, plantations …