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On Jan 12, 2021
@UNEP shared
[email protected] has called for an urgent transition to #renewables & repeated his appeal to developed nations to fulfill their annual pledge for $100 billion dollars to support mitigation & adaptation in developing countries. #AdaptationGap https://t.co/GiL1ftO7U7
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UN chief calls for ‘urgent transition’ from fossil fuels to renewable energy

UN chief calls for ‘urgent transition’ from fossil fuels to renewable energy

Building a global coalition for carbon neutrality by mid-century will be the UN’s “central objective”, the world body’s top official told a conference on climate action on Monday. 

On Jan 8, 2021
@TrinaSolarUS shared
America’s colleges and universities are paving the way toward a renewable energy future. Over 40 institutions now get 100% or more of their electricity from renewable sources. See who’s in the top 5 here: https://t.co/CcaRcskLv9
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America's Top Colleges for Renewable Energy

America's Top Colleges for Renewable Energy

The 2020 edition of a report by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group Written by Emma Searson and Bronte Payne, Environment America Research & Policy ...

On Jan 9, 2021
@UNEP shared
RT @JoyceMsuya: Renewable energy⚡️ is on the rise in Africa, and is set to make up almost half of power generation growth in the sub-Saharan parts of the continent by 2040. Learn more in the latest issue of @africarenewal ⤵️ #ClimateAction https://t.co/gYFlOQ5l0J
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Push for renewables: How Africa is building a different energy pathway

Push for renewables: How Africa is building a different energy pathway

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency, countries like Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco and South Africa have shown firm commitment towards accelerated use of …

On Jan 11, 2021
@JAndersonEnergy shared
RT @Silvio_Marcacci: 1/ The news is awful right now, but we can't forget this will be a landmark year for climate policy. I asked 5 experts to predict what 2021 will bring. The next 12 months may mark America's turning point away from fossil fuels. https://t.co/lMAtbSwE4o
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2021 Energy Predictions: U.S. Clean Energy Standard, Tripling Energy Storage, State Shift From Gas, Electricity Transition, Billions In Climate Investment

2021 Energy Predictions: U.S. Clean Energy Standard, Tripling Energy Storage, State Shift From Gas, Electricity Transition, Billions In Climate Investment

Five leading policy experts share their predictions for 2021, outlining a faster acceleration to a clean energy economy than ever before - led by Congress and the federal government

On Jan 8, 2021
@PVSolarReport shared
Renewables stocks soar as Democrat-led Congress improves environment for green investments | Utility Dive https://t.co/wjbKSoN4cR
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Renewables stocks soar as Democrat-led Congress improves environment for green investments

Renewables stocks soar as Democrat-led Congress improves environment for green investments

In response to favorable investment conditions, renewables and energy storage companies' stocks — including Sunrun, Tesla, Bloom Energy, Eos Energy and First Solar — soared Wednesday and ...

On Jan 9, 2021
@cleantechnica shared
Solar Prize Marks Milestone With Round 3 Winner & Round 4 Semifinalist Announcements https://t.co/nqbrgYtkpy
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Solar Prize Marks Milestone With Round 3 Winner & Round 4 Semifinalist Announcements

Solar Prize Marks Milestone With Round 3 Winner & Round 4 Semifinalist Announcements

The Sun Has Set on Another Round of the American-Made Solar Prize, Awarding Two New Solar Startups for Their Innovations

On Jan 11, 2021
@PVSolarReport shared
Sunrise brief: Kaua’i co-op project with AES combines solar and pumped hydro – pv magazine USA https://t.co/HsLKugvQOp
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Sunrise brief: Kaua’i co-op project with AES combines solar and pumped hydro

Sunrise brief: Kaua’i co-op project with AES combines solar and pumped hydro

Also on the rise: El Paso Electric offers a roadmap to EV adoption in New Mexico, campus solar enters service in Illinois, Consumers Energy commissions 10 MW of new solar in Michigan, and ...

On Jan 11, 2021
@cleantechnica shared
Trump Proved That Clean Energy Can’t Be Beat https://t.co/UilyC397vF
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Trump Proved That Clean Energy Can’t Be Beat

Trump Proved That Clean Energy Can’t Be Beat

Here's a quick review of the ways Trump and other Republicans tried to stack the deck against renewables, electric vehicles, and other clean technologies, and look at why they failed.