Daily Archives: January 19, 2021

HUD needs a Chief Climate Officer.

By Rory Christian President-elect Biden has put forward the most aggressive housing plan in several generations, and an expansive climate plan that includes “direct[ing] the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to make housing for low-income communities more efficient.” The designation of a Chief Climate Officer in the HUD Secretary’s office.. Click headline for…

Reaching Rural Communities With Renewable Energy

By Jane Marsh Renewable and sustainable energy has the potential to positively impact all kinds of communities, both small and large, condensed and rural. However, not all areas have made the jump or recognized the benefits of green power. Reaching those communities, though, is its own challenge.The environmental factor alone may not be enough to…

IP Week

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Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule Is Out

By [email protected] The Affordable Clean Energy rule, a cornerstone of President Trump’s environmental deregulatory efforts, has been deemed “legally flawed” by a federal appeals court. A Tuesday ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington, D.C. circuit vacated the regulation targeting power plant emissions, wiping away the administration’s replacement for the Obama-era Clean…

WW Nuclear Progress/Decline in 2020

By Joe Deely Long lead times for nuclear projects mean that projects which started construction in 2020 will be completed in the second half of the decade. Based on this, we have a good idea of what WW nuclear capacity will be in the late 2020s and can infer any growth in generation.Here is information…

Climate Change Case Raises Recusal Questions Involving Justice Barrett

By Mark Silverstone Please see this article regarding the question of recusal by Justice Barrett in climate change court cases. The article can also be accessed here.In addition to working for Shell from 1978 to 2007, Barrett’s father was a longtime member and twice head of the industry trade association, the American Petroleum Institute, which…

Home battery uptake sets record highs in Victoria

By Sophie Vorrath New data shows Victoria closed out 2020 with records for solar battery rebate uptake and installation, as fortnightly allocations of discounted home batteries get “snapped up.” The post Home battery uptake sets record highs in Victoria appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Software to slash farming emissions secures $30m investment

By Michael Mazengarb Australian-designed software aimed at improving farm productivity and cutting emissions through soil carbon has secured $5m from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation. The post Software to slash farming emissions secures $30m investment appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Visualizing Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Production (Through October 2020)

By Enno Peters This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboardThese interactive presentations contain the latest oil…

Final Analysis of California’s August Blackouts Yields Few Surprises and a Tight Deadline for Solutions

By [email protected] The final report on California’s rolling blackouts in August is out — and its key findings for what caused the state’s heatwave-driven grid emergency haven’t changed much from initial findings. Simply put, the heat waves that blanketed the U.S. West pushed electricity demand past available supply, and problems with California’s resource adequacy program…

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