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On Jun 12, 2020
@UN shared
Renewable energy is more cost-effective than ever – and prioritizing clean energy in #COVID19 economic recovery can boost #ClimateAction, says new @UNEP report. https://t.co/JT1j2944lf
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Falling clean energy costs provide opportunity to boost climate action in COVID-19 recovery packages

Falling clean energy costs provide opportunity to boost climate action in COVID-19 recovery packages

184 gigawatts (GW) of clean power capacity added in 2019, a 20 GW jump from 164 GW added in 2018 (1 GW is enough to power 110 million LED lamps). This new capacity delivered with almost the ...

On Jun 15, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
Unpacking The 90% Renewable Energy In US By 2035 Scenario | CleanTechnica https://t.co/WqPLUC2b4S
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Unpacking The 90% Renewable Energy In US By 2035 Scenario

Unpacking The 90% Renewable Energy In US By 2035 Scenario

The 2035 Report from UC Berkeley and GridLab suggests the US could transition to 90% renewable energy in as little as 15 years.

On Jun 15, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
Defending 100% Clean Power: An Energy Efficiency Approach https://t.co/9aP1xGKgir https://t.co/FgDSGSUrHi
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Defending 100% Clean Power: An Energy Efficiency Approach

Defending 100% Clean Power: An Energy Efficiency Approach

Michael Moore infuriated sustainability advocates recently with his Planet of the Humans "documentary." And that frustration was quite justified

On Jun 14, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
Carbon Pricing & The Energy Transition https://t.co/9VaFrFD4t0
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Carbon Pricing & The Energy Transition

Carbon Pricing & The Energy Transition

We are making great progress, with costs of solar, wind, and batteries continuing their decline. But we are not moving fast enough to turn the tide on human-caused climate change. ...

On Jun 16, 2020
@EnergyCollectiv shared
A pale #green bond for the #energy transition https://t.co/0MseuNPSyX https://t.co/ui1C9wresH
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A pale green bond for the energy transition

A pale green bond for the energy transition

A rigorous vetting process and dialogue between investors and issuers of a new class of “transition bond” can help avoid greenwashing and investments that lock-in fossil fuels …

On Jun 11, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
The amazing green energy goal the US could reach by 2035 — with the right policies https://t.co/PuE4O1eejn https://t.co/09eNxsf9A2
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The amazing green energy goal the US could reach by 2035 — with the right policies

The amazing green energy goal the US could reach by 2035 — with the right policies

The US could deliver 90% clean electricity nationwide by 2035, according to a study released today from the University of California, Berkeley.

On Jun 11, 2020
@NobleIdeas shared
Last tweet had the webcast, but @mehdyson of @RMI_Electricity has a great blog post to summarize the fantastic new report that we can save money and be 90% carbon free in 15 years. Good work, @RicOConnell8. https://t.co/y2ueF2dtIw
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A Clean Electricity Future is Affordable and Attainable—It’s Time to Act

A Clean Electricity Future is Affordable and Attainable—It’s Time to Act

A new study by GridLab and UC Berkeley shows that a 90 percent carbon-free US electricity grid is both reliable and lower cost.

On Jun 11, 2020
@ClimateGroup shared
RT @SolarPowerEU: As part of @RE_Source_EU we’ve brought together over 50 companies calling for corporate sourcing of renewables to be included in the EU’s green economic stimulus after #COVID19 #EUGreenRecovery https://t.co/018nB5ok2U https://t.co/zHEr2uorAm
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Unlock corporate sourcing of renewables to deliver a cleaner, stronger EU, say multinationals

Unlock corporate sourcing of renewables to deliver a cleaner, stronger EU, say multinationals

50+ major companies call for corporate renewables to be built into the EU’s COVID-19 economic stimulus package – includes 40+ of Europe’s biggest corporate buyers of renewable electricity, ...