Daily Archives: September 13, 2019

Buckets of icy cold reality

By Paul Driessen CNN recently hosted a seven-hour climate bore-athon. That climate cataclysms are real and already devastating our planet was not open to discussion. So host Wolf Blitzer and ten Democrat presidential contenders vied to make the most extravagant claims about how bad things are, and who would spend the most taxpayer money and…

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis

By Matt Chester As the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, which stretches from its supply chain to its fashion shows and comprises a mixture of reduction, elimination and offsetting…

Recap of the WEC24 in Abu Dhabi

By Stefan von Westberg Here is my personal recap of 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi 8-11 Sept 2019 – The opening words by H.E. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei were inspiring and gave the feeling that the world community understands the need for a turnaround on sustainable energy systems. It was also highlighted…

Why are the Media Failing Canadians on Energy Knowledge?

By Brad Hayes I recently wrote this article for a Canadian energy industry audience – but I believe the message is valid everywhere. The energy industry gets a lot of negative press, but much of that – particularly in oil and gas – arises from poorly-researched reporting, and the tendency of the media to publish…

Can solar Christmas lights cut your energy bills?

By Ryan Austin Replacing typical plug-in Christmas lights with solar can certainly cut a sliver off your utility bills, but don’t expect to buy your kids’ Christmas presents with the savings. The real benefit of solar Christmas lights is in their convenience and… Read More The post Can solar Christmas lights cut your energy bills?…

California invests $120 million in low-income solar with new program

By Kelsey Misbrener The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted Sept. 12 to approve program implementation for the Disadvantaged Communities – Single-family Solar Homes (DAC-SASH) program. A major new investment in expanding solar access, DAC-SASH aims to increase the adoption of clean, affordable solar power by low-income households in disadvantaged communities. It builds off of…

Global Wind Organization training up 26% in H1 2019

By WPED Staff Workers employed by or contracting with the world’s leading wind energy companies increasingly follow a single, global training standard. New figures from Global Wind Organisation (GWO), a non-profit body owned by leading turbine manufacturers and owners, reveal a 26% increase in the amount of training courses delivered using to its standards. GWO…

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