Top news of the week: 18.02.2020.

Climate change, Renewable energy, World energy resources and consumption, Energy development, Carbon dioxide, Nuclear power

Future Of Energy

On Feb 13, 2020
@JigarShahDC shared
RT @JMPyper: "Almost 100% of our new investments in renewables are based on pure market conditions,” says @enelgreenpower CEO Antonio Cammisecra. “No incentives whatsoever." My latest looks at Enel's strategy for turning a profit in the thick of the energy transition: https://t.co/jyuE3Cu2SQ
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Making Money in Renewables Is Not Easy. Enel Seems to Have It Figured Out

Making Money in Renewables Is Not Easy. Enel Seems to Have It Figured Out

Enel Green Power CEO Antonio Cammisecra on turning a profit in the thick of the energy transition.

On Feb 11, 2020
@NatBullard shared
RT @vhcuming: Electrification - #sectorcoupling - could cut #emissions 68% across power, transport, buildings & industry by 2050 in a country like the UK or Germany (an 83% reduction on 1990 levels), says new @BloombergNEF report with @Statkraft @ETN_EMEA https://t.co/FvLXMR2G73 https://t.co/2cAqFLjLqi
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Electrification Can Cut Emissions of Transport, Buildings and Industry in Europe by 60% by 2050

Electrification Can Cut Emissions of Transport, Buildings and Industry in Europe by 60% by 2050

A revolution in the use of energy in the transport, buildings and industrial sectors is possible over the next 30 years, bringing about sharp reductions in CO2 emissions.

On Feb 13, 2020
@Ed_Crooks shared
The fracking ban is only part of a much broader - and more ambitious - climate and energy strategy. The key points are on his website here: https://t.co/pDcox0WxnT
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The Green New Deal

The Green New Deal

The climate crisis is not only the single greatest challenge facing our country; it is also our single greatest opportunity to build a more just and equitable future, but we must act ...

On Feb 13, 2020
@JAndersonEnergy shared
SEIA backs carbon pricing for New York wholesale power https://t.co/CZsUxILnma
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SEIA backs carbon pricing for New York wholesale power

SEIA backs carbon pricing for New York wholesale power

The solar trade association and seven solar developers have endorsed carbon pricing for wholesale electricity in New York, which would boost renewables and help New York meet its carbon ...

On Feb 12, 2020
@IEABirol shared
The @IEA is committed to bridging the gap between the energy sector & climate goals. The IEA Clean Energy Transitions Summit on 9 July will focus on concrete actions to reverse the growth in carbon emissions this decade. https://t.co/khXdV4d3pw
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Building a “Grand Coalition” to bridge the gap between energy and climate goals

Building a “Grand Coalition” to bridge the gap between energy and climate goals

Building a “Grand Coalition” to bridge the gap between energy and climate goals - News from the International Energy Agency

On Feb 12, 2020
@SierraClub shared
Thanks to @RonWyden & @SenSchumer & @SenateDems as they keep pushing for clean energy! Tax incentives are crucial to fighting climate change while growing the clean energy economy and creating more American jobs! #CleanEnergyIncentivesNow https://t.co/ZVNb2C5EFK
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Senate Democrats seek committee action on energy tax proposals

Senate Democrats seek committee action on energy tax proposals

A group of Senate Democrats on Tuesday urged Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to schedule committee action on energy tax proposals, in an effort to help address ...

On Feb 14, 2020
@JigarShahDC shared
RT @atrembath: Republicans are likely to promote climate solutions that are unpopular with the progressive left, like fracking, carbon capture, and industrial agriculture. Good. The contest of ideas is good. My latest @NRO. https://t.co/BcWOqTidDH
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What a Republican Climate-Change Agenda Might Look Like

What a Republican Climate-Change Agenda Might Look Like

Republican leaders in Congress have started to hash out policies to address the problem. Here’s what they should focus on.

On Feb 18, 2020
@Revkin shared
Perfectly stated - as with the @btenergy climate investment push @billgates rolled out in '16: https://t.co/fahGdqwNWz. Ambitious, yet utterly inadequate without boosted federal action on everything from basic R&D to CO2-cutting policies. This graphs shows R&D slumber party. https://t.co/hj08my0cxT https://t.co/B6V7zu93FY
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Bill Gates, the ‘Impatient Optimist,’ Lays Out his Clean-Energy Innovation Agenda

Bill Gates, the ‘Impatient Optimist,’ Lays Out his Clean-Energy Innovation Agenda

Bill Gates discusses the investment and research efforts he’s pursuing to energize societies without overheating the climate.