NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines December 24, 2014

Ethical Markets - R Green Prosperity, Sustainability News, Resource Efficiency

www.NewEnergyNews.net/ TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, December 24: * ORIGINAL REPORTING: HOW CALIFORNIA IS INCENTIVIZING SOLAR TO SOLVE THE DUCK CURVE * ORIGINAL REPORTING: IS SUNZIA READY TO DELIVER NEW MEXICO WIND TO PHOENIX AND LOS ANGELES?    YESTERDAY * ORIGINAL REPORTING: WHAT NET METERING WILL DO TO THE UTILITY BUSINESS * ORIGINAL …

SJF Ventures Publishes Impact Website; Validic Closes on Financing – SJF Ventures Bulletin

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

We are pleased to share SJF’s latest bulletin announcing the release of our new Impact website, which highlights our positive impacts. The bulletin also features our most recent investment in Validic; provides updates on portfolio companies; and recognizes another leading impact investor, Arjuna Capital.   Sincerely, The SJF Team SJF …

Cheap Solar Advances Farther in Germany (than anywhere else)

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Home Solar Plus A Battery Could Be Cheaper Than The Grid In Germany In Just A Few Years by Jeff Spross thinkprogress.org/climate on October 3, 2014 at 9:02 am http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/03/3575371/hsbc-solar-battery-germany   CREDIT: Shutterstock The cost of solar power plus battery storage is about to dip below the average electricity bill in Germany. That’s …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Fossil of ancient multicellular life sets evolutionary timeline back 60 million years

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Fossil of ancient multicellular life sets evolutionary timeline back 60 million years Posted: 24 Sep 2014 06:18 PM PDT Geobiologists shed new light on multicellular fossils from a time 60 million years before a vast growth spurt of life known as the Cambrian Explosion occurred on …

PRESS ADVISORY: U.S. CO2 Emissions Increase but Renewable Energy also Expands

Jay Owen Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN (a campaign for a sustainable energy future) 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11 [email protected] Twitter: Follow @SunDayCampaign News Advisory LATEST GOVERNMENT DATA REVEAL U.S. CO2 LEVELS ARE 2.74% HIGHER THAN 2013 AND 5.96% HIGHER THAN 2012   EVEN AS RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCTION …

WIND CROSSES 5% THRESHOLD AND SOLAR DOUBLES AS RENEWABLES PROVIDE 14% OF U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION DURING FIRST THIRD OF 2014

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency, Trendspotting

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN (a campaign for a sustainable energy future) 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11 [email protected] Twitter: Follow @SunDayCampaign News Advisory WIND CROSSES 5% THRESHOLD AND SOLAR DOUBLES AS RENEWABLES PROVIDE 14% OF U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION DURING FIRST THIRD OF 2014   HOWEVER, AS …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: One step to solar-cell efficiency: Chemical process may improve manufacturing

Jay Owen Greentech, Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News One step to solar-cell efficiency: Chemical process may improve manufacturing Posted: 19 Jun 2014 09:55 AM PDT Scientists have created a one-step process for producing highly efficient materials that let the maximum amount of sunlight reach a solar cell. Scientists found a simple way to etch …

New “dual carbon” battery charges 20 times faster than Li-ion

Jay Owen Greentech

This is probably going to be the best battery technology out there for wind and solar power, as well as for all-electric cars. It is a good illustration of the acceleration of technology to match acceleration of climate change/global warming. Now if only politics and finance would accelerate, we could …

The Clean Energy Scam Continues

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

The Clean Energy Scam Continues By Jeff Siegel | Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 Sometimes sales people are too good for their industry. Electric utility company Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), for example, managed to convince the state of Mississippi that it was going to revolutionize coal-fired power generation. The company promised …