Tagged Environment

“The Green New Deal In Real Life” — Nonprofits WE ACT For Environmental Justice & Solar One Create Jobs With Those Reflective Beauties (Solar Panels)

By Cynthia Shahan This is what the Green New Deal looks like in real life. What an inspiration to experience first hand the harmony of a cooperative, decentralized, warm group of socially and environmentally attuned people — nonprofits working with other nonprofits, transitioning the skyscapes and the landscape naturally with an energized, renewable pulse Read…

Greenpeace & Amazon Trade Blows Over 100% Renewable Energy Claims

By Joshua S Hill Global non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace and internet giant Amazon are trading blows over a report published earlier this week by Greenpeace, which claims that Amazon Web Services is only meeting 12% of its renewable energy commitment in Virginia’s “data center alley.” Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

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

Wind energy focus of Tuesday meeting #MI

By National Wind Watch NORTH BRANCH – Lapeer County Citizens WindWatch, a group of northern Lapeer County residents concerned about the possible effects of a proposed wind turbine project in their communities will hold a Wind Energy Policy Forum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 19) at the North Branch Wesleyan Church. The meeting will feature…

NYC weighs plan to shut down all fossil fuel plants #NY

By National Wind Watch New York City officials want to explore exactly how soon renewables and battery storage could displace natural gas as the Big Apple’s core source of backup power. A bill under consideration by the City Council’s environmental committee calls for sustainability authorities to study the storage potential of six battery types and…

Skookumchuck Wind Project turbines could be running by end of 2019 #WA

By National Wind Watch The energy company behind the 38-turbine wind energy project along the Lewis-Thurston county line is nearing the construction phase as the environmental permitting process wraps up. “As long as we can get the (final environmental impact statement) on the street, published by mid-next week, I think we’ll be OK,” said Sean…

Shell and Google Owner Enter Offshore Energy Kite Venture

By Adnan Durakovic Experimental wind power developer Makani, owned by Google parent company Alphabet, has partnered with the energy giant Shell to bring its energy kites to offshore environments. After five years of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here…

Creating a sales engine for 2019 residential solar sales

By SPW By Jason Polka, CEO of Modernize In the home improvement industry, solar installation is still considered the new trade in town after decades of existence. It hasn’t been that long since the boom years, when the industry benefited from being the shiny new environmentally friendly upgrade, and early adopters clamored to be the…

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