Tagged Emissions

Governors race to announce climate action. Then reality hits #USA

By National Wind Watch The U.S. Climate Alliance is en vogue among America’s new crop of Democratic governors. Illinois, Michigan and New Mexico have all joined the alliance in the last month. Wisconsin joined its ranks yesterday, bringing the total number of states committed to the targets of the Paris climate accord to 21. The…

The Home Depot investing in more wind & solar power

By Michelle Froese CDP, an environmental impact non-profit, has named The Home Depot to its Climate Change “A” List for its actions to cut carbon emissions and mitigate climate risks. The Home Depot has also announced new renewable energy initiatives in 2019 and working to procure 135 MW of energy from various alternative resources, including…

Australian Court Rejects New Coal Mine

By Joshua S Hill An Australian court has rejected an appeal to build a new coal mine in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley, citing “significant adverse impacts” and “dire consequences” for the environment and greenhouse gas emissions. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

NEM Review 2018: More renewables, greater efficiency, less emissions

By Ric Brazzale A detailed review of Australia’s main grid for 2018 shows a big increase in renewables, gains in efficiency, lower demand, and a substantial fall in emissions. The post NEM Review 2018: More renewables, greater efficiency, less emissions appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

UK CO2 is Down 37% from 1990 – but More is Needed

By Alfa Energy Group In the UK, the Office of National Statistics published its final figures on the UK’s 1990-2017 greenhouse gas emissions, showing that CO2 emissions have declined 37% from their 1990 levels. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers…

EDP Renewables and Tri-State ink 104-MW wind PPA in Colorado

By Michelle Froese Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and EDP Renewables (EDPR) announce a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) that will enable the continued development and eventual construction of the 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm. The project, which is expected to be operational in 2020, marks Tri-State’s fifth investment in a utility-scale wind energy project…

Dubai Planning Large-Scale Solar Powered Hydrogen Production

By Steve Hanley Dubai is building a demonstration plant that will use solar power to create hydrogen which will be used to power zero emissions vehicles in its public transportation fleet. If successful, it could expand the production of hydrogen from solar power in the future. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean…

Electrify America releases Cycle 2 national ZEV investment plan

By Blagojce Krivevski Electrify America today announced that its National Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Investment Plan for Cycle 2 is now available and that the company will start executing on the plan this year. Cycle 2 is a 30-month investment period that begins in July 2019. The $300 million investment announced today will build on…

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