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    States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

    States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

    Lawmakers in California and Massachusetts have recently introduced bills that would require their respective states to get all of its electricity from renewable energy sources. California Senate leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), who introduced SB 584 last Friday, would require the Golden State to have a carbon-free grid by 2045. It would also accelerate […]

    Here’s How We Can Power 100% of the World With Renewable Energy

    Here’s How We Can Power 100% of the World With Renewable Energy

    By Jeff Masters Here’s a 2017 New Year’s resolution I’d like to see the nations of the world adopt: an immediate international effort to invest in a world where 100 percent of our electricity will be generated by wind, water and solar power by 2050. Boone, NC Passes Historic Resolution:Ditch Fossil Fuels, Go 100% Clean […]

    U.S. Solar Surges in Record-Breaking Quarter

    U.S. Solar Surges in Record-Breaking Quarter

    One megawatt of solar power was installed every 32 minutes in the U.S. from July to September, for a record total of 4,143 megawatts of new, clean energy, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research’s U.S. Solar Market Insight report. That brings total installed solar capacity in the U.S. to 35.8 […]

    NY Times Pushes Nukes While Claiming Renewables Fail to Fight Climate Change

    NY Times Pushes Nukes While Claiming Renewables Fail to Fight Climate Change

    The New York Times published an astonishing article last week that blames green power for difficulties countries are facing to mitigate climate change. The article by Eduardo Porter, How Renewable Energy is Blowing Climate Change Efforts Off Course, serves as a flagship for an on-going attack on the growth of renewables. It is so convoluted […]