Top news of the week: 15.12.2020.

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Future Of Energy

On Dec 10, 2020
@JigarShahDC shared
RT @Silvio_Marcacci: 1/ #Virginia's landmark power sector decarbonization law would cut statewide emissions 32% - but it still falls short of safe climate goals. We outline a 1.5°C pathway that *boosts* state GDP >$3.5 billion a year. https://t.co/PUKGNVLHFQ
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Reaching Net Zero Emissions In Virginia Could Increase State GDP More Than $3.5 Billion Per Year

Reaching Net Zero Emissions In Virginia Could Increase State GDP More Than $3.5 Billion Per Year

New modeling shows the Virginia Clean Economy Act will cut statewide emissions 26%, but stronger policy that achieves net zero emissions in Virginia would add 12,000 job-years and $3.5 ...

On Dec 12, 2020
@MichaelEMann shared
RT @Revkin: [email protected], @iberdrola & @enelgreenpower invested early in wind and solar power now rival major oil companies in market value. Can they continue to dominate? https://t.co/cXhDqtf8Un via @WSJ
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The New Green Energy Giants Challenging Exxon and BP

The New Green Energy Giants Challenging Exxon and BP

Three utilities that invested early in wind and solar power now rival major oil companies in market value. Can they continue to dominate as the world’s shift to renewable energy ...

On Dec 11, 2020
@WSJ shared
Over the last decade, Wall Street has poured money into the U.S. oil patch. Now, investors are seeking better results from startups focused on battery storage and other emerging clean technologies. https://t.co/Kh88pP09XR
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Investors Turn to SPACs for Clean-Energy Bets

Investors Turn to SPACs for Clean-Energy Bets

Weary of poor shale returns, investors seek better results from startups focused on battery storage and other emerging technologies.

On Dec 9, 2020
@SEIA shared
With small policy changes, Congress can help put Americans back to work with thousands of clean energy jobs. #TheSolarDecade https://t.co/y9G921s91H
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Clean Energy Employment Barely Creeps Up as Winter Sets In, November Data Shows

Clean Energy Employment Barely Creeps Up as Winter Sets In, November Data Shows

The anemic job growth that the renewable energy sector has seen since May has slowed even further, adding 7,880 jobs in November. According to a new report, these additions barely make a ...

On Dec 9, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
Senate works to pass comprehensive energy bill in 2020 as renewables sector vies for more aid | Utility Dive https://t.co/tMgPpyQj76
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Senate works to pass comprehensive energy bill in 2020 as renewables sector vies for more aid

Senate works to pass comprehensive energy bill in 2020 as renewables sector vies for more aid

If approved, the bill would likely be a slimmed down version of what Democrats and the clean energy industry want to see in a comprehensive energy legislation, according to Sen. Chris Van ...

On Dec 14, 2020
@greentechmedia shared
RT @jeffsaintjohn: Duke, Dominion, Southern Co., TVA, 12 other utilities officially launch Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM) for 15-minute energy trading. But clean energy advocates, corporate renewables buyers, want to see broader energy market reforms for the region: https://t.co/Efp8y7L5fQ
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Southeastern Utilities Launch Plan for Regional Energy-Trading Market

Southeastern Utilities Launch Plan for Regional Energy-Trading Market

Utilities including Duke, Dominion and Southern tout the value of real-time trading, but proponents of clean energy want to see bigger steps.

On Dec 11, 2020
@greentechmedia shared
Join our upcoming webinar: Advancing the New US Administration’s Clean Energy Transition with UtilityAI. Dec 15th at 2pm ET. Presented by @bidgely. https://t.co/x8OMsMpvdy https://t.co/JOYf2LE4bP
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Advancing the New US Administration’s Clean Energy Transition with UtilityAI

Advancing the New US Administration’s Clean Energy Transition with UtilityAI

Advancing the New US Administration’s Clean Energy Transition with UtilityAI

On Dec 9, 2020
@greentechmedia shared
A landmark #cleanenergy law enacted this year in #Virginia will reportedly only equate to a 26% reduction in economywide emissions by 2050, leaving the state far from the cuts required to stave off the worst effects of #climatechange https://t.co/KUSjVwwfEP
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Report: Virginia’s 100% Clean Energy Law Insufficient to Tackle Climate Change

Report: Virginia’s 100% Clean Energy Law Insufficient to Tackle Climate Change

Cash-strapped legislatures are confronting climate change amid a pandemic, and current policy likely needs expansion.