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On Mar 9, 2020
@greentechmedia shared
#Virginia has become the latest state to pass a law that sets it on a path to 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045 https://t.co/AiCXdneCCX
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Virginia Mandates 100% Clean Power by 2050

Virginia Mandates 100% Clean Power by 2050

The Clean Economy Act will drive utility Dominion to procure gigawatts of solar, offshore wind and energy storage.

On Mar 3, 2020
@guardian shared
Let’s enjoy some good climate news: the block on UK onshore wind farms is no more | Max Wakefield https://t.co/CKsS60JRiX
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Let’s enjoy some good climate news: the block on UK onshore wind farms is no more

Let’s enjoy some good climate news: the block on UK onshore wind farms is no more

Onshore wind companies can now compete for clean energy contracts. Despite onerous planning barriers, this is a big step, says climate campaigner Max Wakefield

On Mar 5, 2020
@ClimateGroup shared
RT @CDP: "Near the end of 2019, #RE100 surpassed 200 members. 44% of members are already influencing their suppliers on renewable electricity.” In partnership with @ClimateGroup, we help member companies progress toward their renewable goals. Find out more: https://t.co/r0Z3VzsEXU
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200+ Companies Committed To 100% Renewable Electricity

200+ Companies Committed To 100% Renewable Electricity

One of my favorite global initiatives is the RE100 initiative. Organized by The Climate Group and CDP, RE100 inspires, persuades, and collects corporate commitments to 100% renewable ...

On Mar 9, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
Energy Legislation before US Senate Supports #Microgrid Development https://t.co/7RggrmSqAZ
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US Senate Debates Energy Bill that Could Affect Microgrid Development

US Senate Debates Energy Bill that Could Affect Microgrid Development

The US Senate is scheduled to continue debate next week on broad-based energy legislation that could affect microgrid development.

On Mar 3, 2020
@greentechmedia shared
RT @RockyMtnInst: "The price of renewables have come down to the point where they are now very competitive with diesel and in most cases way cheaper than diesel" says RMI's @chrisburg023 on tonight's @60Minutes @CBS @RMI_ECE https://t.co/jxjM3PHhK1 #BuildBackBetter #islandsenergy https://t.co/9iLgk6kTy7
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Build Back Better

Build Back Better

Islands are Providing Bold Solutions to the World’s Climate Problems Small island countries have done the least to cause climate change but are bearing the burden of its …

On Mar 9, 2020
@IEABirol shared
We just released @IEA’s updated forecast for global oil demand in 2020, revising it down by about 1 million barrels a day due to the impact of the coronavirus. We expect to see the 1st full-year decline in demand in over a decade. Our press release: https://t.co/KIqQ0SuJUp https://t.co/PBugt6PhKd
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Global oil demand to decline in 2020 as coronavirus weighs heavily on markets

Global oil demand to decline in 2020 as coronavirus weighs heavily on markets

IEA revises down forecast for global oil demand in 2020 by about 1 million barrels a day

On Mar 5, 2020
@JAndersonEnergy shared
Investors may be underestimating risks associated with US power sector gas infrastructure build-out that could be incompatible with long-term shareholder and societal well-being, according to report released Wednesday that was refuted by gas proponents. https://t.co/QH660zNvVq
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US natural gas infrastructure investment increasingly risky: report

US natural gas infrastructure investment increasingly risky: report

Investors may be underestimating the risks associated with rapid US power sector natural gas infrastructure build out that could be incompatible with long term shareholder and societal well ...

On Mar 9, 2020
@SierraClub shared
"When gas infrastructure leaks, it also emits methane, which recent research shows is even worse for the climate than previous dire estimates showed. And according to a new report.. it’s not even a good investment." #fracking #noACP #noMVP https://t.co/fNPsTOCVdu
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Natural Gas Is a Bad Investment

Natural Gas Is a Bad Investment

Natural gas is the fastest growing energy source in the U.S., and that’s a big problem. Last year, gas was the number one contributor to the growth in U.S. carbon emissions. When gas ...