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The Death of Global Coal Growth

By [email protected] For years we’ve known that the coal industry was a dead man walking in the United States. So the industry has clung to future growth in other markets to justify its place at the table. But now, even those prospects are fading. Gonzalo Garcia, the co-head of natural resources for Goldman Sachs globally,…

California Utilities Ordered to Reopen Grid Maps

By [email protected] There’s an unfolding conflict between the state’s investor-owned utilities and distributed energy resources providers in California that highlights the complexities of sharing utility data with the broader world. Last month, we introduced our GTM Squared readers to the strange case of California’s disappearing Integrated Capacity Analysis (ICA) maps. In simple terms, the conflict…

IPCC: Renewables to Supply 70%-85% of Electricity by 2050 to Avoid Worst Impacts of Climate Change

By [email protected] Limiting global warming to 1.5°C will require extreme changes, including markedly increasing the percentage of electricity from renewables by mid-century, according to a Sunday report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report, commissioned as part of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, presents a stark portrait of the future…

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