Top news of the week: 04.08.2020.

Climate, Energy development, World energy resources and consumption, Solar power, Finance, Fred Trump

Future Of Energy

On Jul 31, 2020
@IEABirol shared
As the world confronts our shared climate & energy challenges, @IEA & @IPCC_CH are committed to providing evidence-based analysis to help the world understand & overcome them. Read my joint op-ed with @IPCC_CH Chair Dr Hoesung Lee, published today ➡️ https://t.co/hHIA78cZlP https://t.co/C8VUmJzqcN
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Energy is at the heart of the solution to the climate challenge

Energy is at the heart of the solution to the climate challenge

This article is by Dr Hoesung Lee, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency The coronavirus pandemic ...

On Jul 29, 2020
@JAndersonEnergy shared
This sounds like an opportunity to refine and/or better define ESG criteria, and for legacy firms to create cleantech subsidiaries: 'ESG' may be popular but it could hurt your retirement portfolio https://t.co/Q2ZMZLAAvT
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'ESG' may be popular but it could hurt your retirement portfolio

'ESG' may be popular but it could hurt your retirement portfolio

If legacy energy firms don't meet nebulous standards, investors are missing out on investing in potentially transformative technologies.

On Jul 31, 2020
@ASES_Solar shared
Our new issue of [email protected] is out! Will Solar be the Most Dominant Form of Renewable Energy by 2023? https://t.co/MvH14wOIfK
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Will Solar be the Most Dominant Form of Renewable Energy ...

Will Solar be the Most Dominant Form of Renewable Energy ...

Solar power has been gaining momentum in recent years, even among gas and electric companies. Photovoltaic (PV) power has become so popular that researchers predict it'll be the …

On Aug 1, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
Greening The Grid: Resource Adequacy, Intermittency, & Carbon Pricing https://t.co/A3uZMmfQEd
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Greening The Grid: Resource Adequacy, Intermittency, & Carbon Pricing

Greening The Grid: Resource Adequacy, Intermittency, & Carbon Pricing

To green the grid, we must adopt a strategy of meeting our energy needs with low-cost renewable wind and solar resources. The obvious question is how to resolve the intermittency issue ...

On Jul 30, 2020
@katiefehren shared
RT @greentechlady: In quest to nix diesel, @Microsoft eyes hydrogen 'opportunity' after successful data center pilot https://t.co/g1qGITHUC3 via @GreenBiz
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Microsoft eyes hydrogen 'opportunity' after successful data center pilot

Microsoft eyes hydrogen 'opportunity' after successful data center pilot

Tech giant pilots hydrogen fuel cells as backup power source for Utah data center and joins growing number of firms in global Hydrogen Council.

On Aug 3, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
Electric co-ops lead growing wave of early coal plant retirements with ‘solar-for-coal swaps’ https://t.co/aJZNsvESW4
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Electric co-ops lead growing wave of early coal plant retirements with ‘solar-for-coal swaps’

Electric co-ops lead growing wave of early coal plant retirements with ‘solar-for-coal swaps’

A new white paper from Energy Innovation found that 179 GW of U.S. coal plants were more expensive to run than solar, but only 10 GW per year were being retired. Swaps could accelerate the ...

On Jul 30, 2020
@guardian shared
How Trump is emboldening other countries' 'bad behavior' on the climate crisis https://t.co/mi56XOS6Yt
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How Trump is emboldening other countries' 'bad behavior' on the climate crisis

How Trump is emboldening other countries' 'bad behavior' on the climate crisis

Global voices in the crisis say a US exit from the Paris agreement is damaging, but the fact no other country is leaving shows it can survive this ‘ultimate stress test’

On Jul 29, 2020
@ENERGY shared
Hear from @DanSimmonsEERE on how we’re training a 21st-century clean energy workforce on @eesionline’s Congressional Clean Energy Expo tomorrow, 10am ET. The industry's evolving rapidly & we’re prepping YOU for the careers that come with it. https://t.co/v2CXLeadoH #STEMRising
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2020 Congressional Clean Energy EXPO and Policy Forum - ONLINE!

2020 Congressional Clean Energy EXPO and Policy Forum - ONLINE!

Senator Susan Collins (Maine) Joy Ditto, President and CEO, American Public Power Association (APPA) Timothy D. Unruh, Executive Director, National Association of Energy Service …