Tom Konrad CFA
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U.S. electricity markets face years of higher prices as clean-air regulations shut more coal-fired power plants than earlier forecast, cutting supply and forcing producers to rely more on natural gas.
Source: M. Clements, National Association of Farm Broadcasters
Of the 8,860 MW of new generating capacity from all sources installed since January 1, 2014, 187 “units” of solar accounted for 1,671 MW (18.86%), followed by 28 units of wind 1,614 MW (18.22%), 7 units of hydropower 141 MW (1.59%), 38 units of biomass…
Proposals will be evaluated through the agency’s Wood Innovations program, which will provide roughly $5 million to help successful applicants increase or stimulate markets for wood energy and wood products in a manner which helps enhance forest sustainability while providing useful products and jobs for people.
If this game-changing goal is widely adopted by the environmental community and by a vanguard of public officials, it would put California climate policymakers and others under pressure to advance the state’s already ambitious clean energy g…
Right now, clean energy access providers are getting hit both coming and going. Their competitors — fossil fuel companies — are highly subsidized, but clean energy companies are taxed.
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European Union leaders backed the most-ambitious carbon emissions goals of any major economy, in a bid to crank up pressure on the U.S. and China ahead of climate talks in December.
Car companies are now exceeding Corporate Average Fuel Economy expectations, and will continue to do so.
The actions that will address the climate crisis will largely take place within nation-states, and for reasons that are only indirectly related to climate change.
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