Wind, Solar Power Help Grow US Renewable Energy Use

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Wind and Solar sources help continue growth in US renewable energy use. The post Wind, Solar Power Help Grow US Renewable Energy Use appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

Best Buy Solar Project is its Largest Renewable Energy Venture

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Best Buy unveils another solar power project in what the company says is its largest renewable energy effort to date. The post Best Buy Solar Project is its Largest Renewable Energy Venture appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Porsche Demands 1,300 Suppliers Use Renewable Energy

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Bolstering its efforts to achieve ambitious emissions reduction goals, Porsche is requiring its nearly 1,300 suppliers to use renewable energy to manufacture its vehicle components. Air Compliance EHS&S Energy Management Energy Procurement Solar & Renewable Energy Supply Chain

Renewable Energy Policies for Cities

Environmental News Bits

IRENA has launched a set of new reports and briefs on renewable energy policies for cities. The publications include: Renewable Energy Policies for Cities… Read more → Publications Renewable energy Sustainable communities

Best Buy Solar Project is its Largest Renewable Energy Venture

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Best Buy unveils another solar power project in what the company says is its largest renewable energy effort to date. The post Best Buy Solar Project is its Largest Renewable Energy Venture appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

EU Vows to Accelerate Renewable Energy as Electricity Costs Soar

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With energy costs surging in Europe, impacting industries across the continent, the EU is searching for solutions to the problem. The post EU Vows to Accelerate Renewable Energy as Electricity Costs Soar appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Porsche Demands 1,300 Suppliers Use Renewable Energy

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Bolstering its efforts to achieve ambitious emissions reduction goals, Porsche is requiring its nearly 1,300 suppliers to use renewable energy to manufacture its vehicle components. Air Compliance EHS&S Energy Management Energy Procurement Solar & Renewable Energy Supply Chain

New renewable energy source discovered in bacteria

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09, is trying to solve a big problem: How to build a low-cost, environmentally friendly and large-scale system for storing and retrieving energy from renewable sources such as wind and solar. Currently, there are no sustainable methods for storing green energy, as batteries… Read more → Publications Renewable energyRead the full story from Cornell University. Cornell bioengineer Buz Barstow, Ph.D. ’09,

Waste Heat Recovery Grows with Renewable Energy Demands

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The waste heat recovery market is growing as industries look to find new renewable energy sources and increase their use. The post Waste Heat Recovery Grows with Renewable Energy Demands appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Waste Heat Recovery Grows with Renewable Energy Demands

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The waste heat recovery market is growing as industries look to find new renewable energy sources and increase their use. The post Waste Heat Recovery Grows with Renewable Energy Demands appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Confidence Among Renewable Energy Investors at an All-Time High: Report

Environmental Leader

A new analysis released recently by the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) finds that confidence among both renewable energy investors and developers is at an all-time high. Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

San Diego International Airport to Run on 100% Renewable Energy

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San Diego International Airport (SAN) will soon be running off of 100% renewable energy. The post San Diego International Airport to Run on 100% Renewable Energy appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

Lessons From the Failed Cape Wind Project: Renewable Energy Advocates Must Protect Indigenous Voices

Union of Concerned Scientists

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Melbourne’s zoos are now completely powered by renewable energy

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The Zoos Victoria sites are the first mainland Australian zoos to be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy. Read more → Renewable energy ZoosRead the full story from Time Out Melbourne.

Renewable Energy Equipment Recover-Reuse Program: Wind Turbine Material Management

Environmental News Bits

Beginning in 2021, the Wind Turbine Materials Management Team in ISTC’s Renewable Energy Equipment Recover-Reuse Program is coordinating a group of experts across various sectors in wind energy and waste management to evaluate waste management concerns related to wind energy development in Illinois. The intent of this focus area of the Program… Read more → Publications Renewable energy Sustainable materials management Wind

Wind, Solar Power Help Grow US Renewable Energy Use

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Wind and Solar sources help continue growth in US renewable energy use. The post Wind, Solar Power Help Grow US Renewable Energy Use appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

The places paving the way to 100 percent renewable energy

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That’s not an easy target, considering renewables only make up about 20 percent of the country’s power mix today. Luckily, Biden, and other state and city leaders with similar aims,… Read more → Renewable energy Sustainable communitiesRead the full story at The Verge.

Amazon Signs PPA for 474 MW of Renewable Energy in US and Europe

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Amazon has signed power purchase agreements for 474 MW of renewable capacity in the US and Europe. The post Amazon Signs PPA for 474 MW of Renewable Energy in US and Europe appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

Tesla, Plug Power, GE Snag Top Spots for Most-Searched Renewable Energy Stock

Environmental Leader

The renewable energy industry is growing faster than ever, and, correspondingly, searches for “renewable energy stock” have spiked in recent years. Worldwide, Tesla is the most-searched renewable energy stock, with an average of 21.8

GM, GE Renewable Energy Partner on Rare Earth Materials Supply Chain

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GM and GE are teaming to source rare earth materials like magnets to produce electric vehicles and renewable energy products. The post GM, GE Renewable Energy Partner on Rare Earth Materials Supply Chain appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

GM, GE Renewable Energy Partner on Rare Earth Materials Supply Chain

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GM and GE are teaming to source rare earth materials like magnets to produce electric vehicles and renewable energy products. The post GM, GE Renewable Energy Partner on Rare Earth Materials Supply Chain appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

China Touts Massive Renewable Energy Buildout, New Funding for Biodiversity

Yale E360

China has broken ground on a massive 100-gigawatt renewable energy project, larger than all solar and wind installations in India combined, President Xi Jinping announced Tuesday, by video link, at the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Kunming, China.

EU Vows to Accelerate Renewable Energy as Electricity Costs Soar

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With energy costs surging in Europe, impacting industries across the continent, the EU is searching for solutions to the problem. The post EU Vows to Accelerate Renewable Energy as Electricity Costs Soar appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Oil majors are eying up renewable energy projects

A Greener Life

In order to make their portfolio more sustainable and respond to lower fossil fuel demand, oil majors are increasingly snapping up renewable energy projects as the pressure grows to take action on climate change. The French oil and gas major Total. Photo credit: Reuters.

San Diego International Airport to Run on 100% Renewable Energy

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San Diego International Airport (SAN) will soon be running off of 100% renewable energy. The post San Diego International Airport to Run on 100% Renewable Energy appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

How AI Enabled Asset Management is Driving Down the Cost of Renewable Energy

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The post How AI Enabled Asset Management is Driving Down the Cost of Renewable Energy appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Clean Energy Energy Management Energy ProcurementThe world is experiencing a revolution in how electricity is generated.

Resource Bank: Impacts of Renewable Energy Facilities

Law Columbia

In order to achieve the greenhouse gas reductions needed to sustain a livable climate, we must scale up renewable energy capacity at a rapid pace. The resource bank is part of the work of the Renewable Energy Legal Defense Initiative (RELDI). Energy Solar Power Wind Powe

Sandia creates global archive of historical renewable energy documents

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Sandia’s solar researchers and librarians have spent the past few years collecting, digitizing and cataloging a host of reports, memos, blueprints, photos and more on concentrating solar power, a kind of renewable energy produced by using large mirrors to reflect and concentrate sunlight onto a receiver on… Read more → Information tools Libraries SolarRead the full story from Sandia National Laboratories.

Wind is the leading source of renewable energy

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In a SUN DAY Campaign review of energy production and consumption data as provided by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), it was determined that America was slowly shifting towards renewables. The domestic production and use of renewable energy hit an all-time high between January and June 2021

Earth911 Podcast: Ideanomics Is Building a Renewable Energy-based Transportation Infrastructure

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The post Earth911 Podcast: Ideanomics Is Building a Renewable Energy-based Transportation Infrastructure appeared first on Earth911. Earth911’s Mitch Ratcliffe talks with Ideanomics CEO Alf Poor about the evolution of transportation.

New data tool explores trends in wholesale power prices and renewable energy supply

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Variable renewable generation can have important impacts to pricing patterns at the local level, but those patterns are often obscured when looking… Read more → Energy Information tools Renewable energyRead the full story from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. A new visualization tool from Berkeley Lab allows users to explore trends in wholesale electricity prices and their relationship to wind and solar generation.

GM accelerates 100% renewable energy goal by 5 years, launches real-time carbon tracking initiative

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Automotive giant GM announced today that it plans to achieve its goal to source 100% renewable energy to power its U.S. Read the full story at ESG Today. sites by 2025, five years of its prior 2030 target, and significantly ahead of its initial 2050 goal, first set in 2016. The company also announced that… Read more → Auto industry Corporate sustainability

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Iberdrola, Mitsubishi Power to jointly develop renewable energy solutions to decarbonize industrial production

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Global energy and electricity provider Iberdrola and energy solutions company Mitsubishi Power announced a new collaboration agreement which will see the companies working together to jointly develop competitive, clean and safe energy solutions based on renewable energy that promote the decarbonization of industrial production in different regions around… Read more → Manufacturing Renewable energyRead the full story at ESG Today.

Everyone Involved with Renewable Energy is Looking at FERC for Reforms

Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate Change EnergyThe battle with states must come to an end.

Amazon Signs PPA for 474 MW of Renewable Energy in US and Europe

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Amazon has signed power purchase agreements for 474 MW of renewable capacity in the US and Europe. The post Amazon Signs PPA for 474 MW of Renewable Energy in US and Europe appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Solar & Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Efforts Highlighted in Draft Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Louisiana

The Energy Law Blog

Some of the actions are related to development of renewable energy in Louisiana, whereas others aim to manage emissions. Other strategies focus on switching to low carbon fuels and developing the infrastructure to support renewable energy in Louisiana.

Expectations for Renewable Energy Finance in 2021-2024: Growing Confidence in the Aftermath of the Pandemic

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A new analysis released June 15, 2021 by ACORE finds that confidence among both renewable energy investors and developers is at an all-time high. This report presents the results of a new survey of prominent financial institutions and renewable energy development companies on their confidence in the sector in the aftermath of… Read more → Publications Renewable energyDownload the document.

New York State Office of Renewable Energy Siting Sets Precedent in Section 94-c Permit Proceedings: When Major Renewable Energy Projects Need Not Comply with Local Laws

Law and Environment

As Anne Reynolds, executive director of the Alliance for Clean Energy – New York (“ACE-NY”) stated when the law was enacted, “[Section 94-c] improves the process and will hopefully get people to work, building wind and solar projects.”

Mainers Opposing Clean Renewable Energy? What’s Wrong?

Acoel

Million tons of regional CO2 per year, and providing energy cost savings to Mainers ($40 million per year in savings) and others in New England. Based on project approvals, construction has begun on the New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) project, which would add 54 miles of new transmission corridor to connect to Canada, which in the U.S. Remember that forests that are not primeval are, in fact, a renewable resource, and Maine is a logging state.

Marjan van Aubel's solar roof couples renewable energy with beauty

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Marjan van Aubel, a Dutch designer with several solar-based innovations under her belt, was selected to design the solar roof for the Netherlands Pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai