Daily Archives: July 9, 2020

Technological Obsolescence and the End of Coal

By STAN KAPLAN Coal is dying in America, and it is disappearing for the same reason that led to the end of fax machines and typewriters. Coal is obsolete. Across all technical dimensions coal technology has been comprehensively surpassed by more modern natural gas and renewable electricity systems.Technological obsolescence has stuck the coal industry before,…

Those net-zero building commitments are adding up

By Maria Kiefer An ongoing theme is how to decarnonize infrastructure and that’s a particularly interesting question during COVID when so many are unoccupied. “Right now, there are 1 billion buildings in the world, and that footprint will double by 2060. It is difficult to know how many buildings are operating at net-zero because some…

California’s glide path to renewable energy nirvana

By Fereidoon Sioshansi How California could meet its goal of 100% clean electricity by 2040, five years ahead of schedule. The post California’s glide path to renewable energy nirvana appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Best Solar Electric Fence

By Macy Sarbacker Whether you’re trying to keep your animals in or keep unwanted animals out, they always seem to find a way into places that they don’t belong. One of the simplest and most effective ways to keep animals where they should… Read More The post Best Solar Electric Fence appeared first on EarthTechling….

PacifiCorp Opens 4.3GW Renewables and Storage Procurement

By [email protected] PacifiCorp has opened bids for up to 4.3 gigawatts of solar, wind and battery storage projects, part of a massive clean energy growth plan that will open the utility’s six-state territory to third-party renewable energy developers. This week’s all-source request for proposals (RFP) puts hard details to the procurement plan released this spring,…

Michigan PSC approves DTE’s plan for 353 MW of new wind and solar

By Kelsey Misbrener DTE Electric today received approval from the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) for its Renewable Energy Plan. The plan will bring an additional 353 megawatts of wind and solar projects online by 2022. New solar projects in 2022 will triple DTE’s solar generation capacity. “These approved plans will enable DTE to meet…

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