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SolarReserve, Would Power 1 Million U.S. Homes

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SolarReserve The race to build the world’s largest solar power plant is heating up. California-based energy company SolarReserve announced plans for a massive concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Nevada that claims to be the largest of its kind once built. SolarReserve CEO Kevin Smith told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the $5 billion endeavor would generate between 1,500 and ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, Outpacing Demand for First Time

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Renewable Energy For the first time ever, investment in new renewables was more than enough to cover rising global electricity demand in 2015, according to the first World Energy Investment report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA). While fossil fuels still dominate energy supplies, the IEA says changing investment flows point towards a “reorientation of the energy system.” Carbon ... Read More »

Salt Lake City Commits to 100% Renewable by 2032

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Salt Lake City Salt Lake City announced  its commitment to transition to 100 percent renewable energy sources by 2032. The city also plans to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2040. Mayor Jackie Biskupski and city council members signed a joint resolution Tuesday creating the Climate Positive 2040 commitment. The resolution acknowledges the scientific consensus that climate change is ... Read More »

Clean Energy, America Has the Money to go 100%

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Clean Energy IRS asked anyone who might be exposed in the Panama Papers to come forward before they get caught. And for good reason—America is a hotbed of tax evasion. There’s an old myth that we can’t have a comfortable lifestyle—cars, homes, creature comforts—without sacrificing clean water and clean air, because it requires lots of energy and we don’t have ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, 96 Cities Go 100%

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Renewable Energy While countries have dragged their feet for years on meaningful climate action, many cities around the world have forged ahead with sustainability efforts. In July, about 60 mayors pledged to fight climate change at a two-day conference hosted by Pope Francis. Several cities have even made impressive strides to ditch fossil fuels in favor of renewables. Two recent reports have ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, 100% Possible by 2050

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Renewable Energy 100 percent renewable energy for all is achievable by 2050, creating jobs and cutting fuel costs, according to Greenpeace’s latest Energy [R]evolution report. Researched in collaboration with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), the report finds that the clean energy transition—including the electricity, transport and heating sectors—will create 20 million jobs over the next 15 years, and unlike coal will provide energy ... Read More »

Clean Energy, The Young Want U.S. Powered

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Clean Energy Yesterday NextGen Climate released polling showing that young voters in key presidential swing states are looking for a presidential candidate with a plan to tackle climate change, strengthen our economy, create jobs and improve public health by accelerating the transition to clean energy. In a poll of young voters in key battleground states conducted by Hart Research, 74 percent of voters under 35 said they would ... Read More »

Walmart’s Renewable Energy Commitment

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Renewable Energy Walmart’s Renewable Energy Commitment Renewables and energy efficiency have long been part of Walmart’s strategy to operate at an everyday low cost, while also allowing Walmart to be a good steward of the environment. Learn more about what we’re doing, not just to conserve energy, but also to create energy. Working toward 100% renewable energy We’ve come a ... Read More »

Google Invests $300 Million in SolarCity to Make Going Solar Easier

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SolarCity Google has contributed a little less than half of SolarCity’s $750 million solar project fund. SolarCity has announced a $750 million fund to help defray the costs of solar panel installation in residential homes in 14 states and the District of Columbia. Following Apple’s recent partnership with First Solar, Google has committed $300 million to the new fund—its largest renewable energy ... Read More »