Energy

Monthly report: April 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 132 influencers like Sierra Club and Greentech Media, discussing hashtags such as #cleanenergy , #ScienceOfPolitics and #solar.
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Amazon Is Aggressively Pursuing Big Oil as It Stalls Out on Clean Energy

On Apr 8, 2019
@MichaelEMann shared
"Amazon Is Aggressively Pursuing Big Oil as It Stalls Out on Clean Energy" by @BCMerchant for @Gizmodo: https://t.co/8F1d3hJLtx
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In 2014, Amazon announced that it would power its rapidly expanding fleet of data centers with 100 percent renewable energy. Apple, Facebook, and Google made similar pledges two years before that, and pressure from consumers and environmental groups drove Amazon to follow suit. ...

gizmodo.com
On Apr 8, 2019
@MichaelEMann shared
"Amazon Is Aggressively Pursuing Big Oil as It Stalls Out on Clean Energy" by @BCMerchant for @Gizmodo: https://t.co/8F1d3hJLtx
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Amazon Is Aggressively Pursuing Big Oil as It Stalls Out on Clean Energy

In 2014, Amazon announced that it would power its rapidly expanding fleet of data centers with 100 percent renewable energy. Apple, Facebook, and Google made similar pledges two years ...

Member-Owned Community Solar Poised For National Adoption

On Apr 11, 2019
@cleantechnica shared
Member-Owned Community Solar Poised For National Adoption https://t.co/FtBJDRlMxW https://t.co/pKk4J025U3
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Community solar projects are sweeping the nation, enabling individuals to benefit from solar energy even if they don’t have panels on their house or apartment building. The financial design of a community solar project may vary widely, however, which can make or break any savings that a ...

cleantechnica.com
On Apr 11, 2019
@cleantechnica shared
Member-Owned Community Solar Poised For National Adoption https://t.co/FtBJDRlMxW https://t.co/pKk4J025U3
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Member-Owned Community Solar Poised For National Adoption

Community solar projects are sweeping the nation, enabling individuals to benefit from solar energy even if they don’t have panels on their house or apartment building. The financial design ...

Stanford experts examine prospects for congressional action on climate change

On Apr 18, 2019
@StanfordEnergy shared
Tax incentives, #innovations and #investment in #energy among the "low-hanging fruits" for progress, says @MichaelWWara in a Q&A regarding prospects for congressional action on climate change: https://t.co/vrzBclmciq @StanfordWoods https://t.co/uU0uCwiOvl
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The political landscape has changed, potentially opening a window for meaningful policies to combat global warming. Stanford experts discuss opportunities and prospects for change.

news.stanford.edu
On Apr 18, 2019
@StanfordEnergy shared
Tax incentives, #innovations and #investment in #energy among the "low-hanging fruits" for progress, says @MichaelWWara in a Q&A regarding prospects for congressional action on climate change: https://t.co/vrzBclmciq @StanfordWoods https://t.co/uU0uCwiOvl
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Stanford experts examine prospects for congressional action on climate change

The political landscape has changed, potentially opening a window for meaningful policies to combat global warming. Stanford experts discuss opportunities and prospects for change.

When and Where Can Climate Policy Succeed?

On Apr 25, 2019
@JesseJenkins shared
RT @jerry_jtaylor: Let's say you're interested in actually passing climate legislation as opposed to just screaming into the political void. What might you do? @leahstokes and @BarryRabe offer their thoughts to Niskanen's @MattGrossmann in our #ScienceOfPolitics podcast. https://t.co/4DYf3uQZwP
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Improving Policy, Advancing Liberty

niskanencenter.org
On Apr 25, 2019
@JesseJenkins shared
RT @jerry_jtaylor: Let's say you're interested in actually passing climate legislation as opposed to just screaming into the political void. What might you do? @leahstokes and @BarryRabe offer their thoughts to Niskanen's @MattGrossmann in our #ScienceOfPolitics podcast. https://t.co/4DYf3uQZwP
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Report: Local Wind and Solar Plants Beat Out Majority of US Coal Plants on Cost

On Apr 16, 2019
@TrinaSolarUS shared
Vibrant Clean Energy and @EnergyInnovLLC recently released a report showing that it would be cheaper to build local #solar and wind projects than to continue operating 74% of U.S. coal plants. Read more: https://t.co/4PScUkswOS
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Coal faces economic challenges from local wind and solar resources.

www.greentechmedia.com
On Apr 16, 2019
@TrinaSolarUS shared
Vibrant Clean Energy and @EnergyInnovLLC recently released a report showing that it would be cheaper to build local #solar and wind projects than to continue operating 74% of U.S. coal plants. Read more: https://t.co/4PScUkswOS
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Report: Local Wind and Solar Plants Beat Out Majority of US Coal Plants on Cost

Coal faces economic challenges from local wind and solar resources.

California Bill Proposes a Backstop Authority to Secure State’s Power Grid Needs

On Apr 17, 2019
@greentechmedia shared
California Bill Proposes a Backstop Authority to Secure State’s Power Grid Needs https://t.co/WV8H8yZxPh
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Last week, AB 56 passed the state’s Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee, the first step toward potentially becoming this year’s legislative vehicle for taking on California's complex mix of energy challenges.

www.greentechmedia.com
On Apr 17, 2019
@greentechmedia shared
California Bill Proposes a Backstop Authority to Secure State’s Power Grid Needs https://t.co/WV8H8yZxPh
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California Bill Proposes a Backstop Authority to Secure State’s Power Grid Needs

Last week, AB 56 passed the state’s Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee, the first step toward potentially becoming this year’s legislative vehicle for taking on California's complex ...

Nuclear Power Can Save the World

On Apr 7, 2019
@JigarShahDC shared
RT @cohan_ds: Another column repeating the tired trope of dismissing renewables, and wishing away cost overruns and public opposition, to proclaim nuclear as savior. Why not promote nuclear as a costly but valuable complement to cheaper, variable renewables? https://t.co/sJb2QSkEfb
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Expanding the technology is the fastest way to slash greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize the economy.

www.nytimes.com
On Apr 7, 2019
@JigarShahDC shared
RT @cohan_ds: Another column repeating the tired trope of dismissing renewables, and wishing away cost overruns and public opposition, to proclaim nuclear as savior. Why not promote nuclear as a costly but valuable complement to cheaper, variable renewables? https://t.co/sJb2QSkEfb
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Nuclear Power Can Save the World

Expanding the technology is the fastest way to slash greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize the economy.

CO-Benefits Risk Assessment (COBRA) Health Impacts Screening and Mapping Tool

On Apr 5, 2019
@EPA shared
Cleaner energy =>cleaner air=>better health. Use EPA's COBRA Health Impacts Tool to quantify, monetize, and map the air quality and health impacts of #energyefficiency and #renewableenergy policies at county, state, regional, or national levels: https://t.co/HS0qyurqls
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The COBRA (Co-Benefits Risk Assessment) screening tool can be used by state and local governments to estimate the health and economic benefits of clean energy policies. Find information about how to use the tool here.

www.epa.gov
On Apr 5, 2019
@EPA shared
Cleaner energy =>cleaner air=>better health. Use EPA's COBRA Health Impacts Tool to quantify, monetize, and map the air quality and health impacts of #energyefficiency and #renewableenergy policies at county, state, regional, or national levels: https://t.co/HS0qyurqls
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CO-Benefits Risk Assessment (COBRA) Health Impacts Screening and Mapping Tool

The COBRA (Co-Benefits Risk Assessment) screening tool can be used by state and local governments to estimate the health and economic benefits of clean energy policies. Find information ...

Top Influencers

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Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself.

Follow 202.8k Followers

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The leading information services provider on the global energy transformation: http://t.co/M8H0oBjNdG

Follow 70.6k Followers

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World's #1 cleantech & clean energy website. Solar energy, wind energy, electric vehicles, & more. For tweeting commentary, see site director @zshahan3

Follow 43.7k Followers

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Energy Ronin. @MITIDSS PhD candidate & researcher w/@MITEnergy Utility of the Future project. Independent writer and consultant.

Follow 13.0k Followers

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husband, author, Generate Capital - focused on helping entrepreneurs finance the Resource Revolution. It's simple, not easy

Follow 13.8k Followers

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Climate Scientist, Professor, and Director of Penn State Earth System Science Center. Author of Dire Predictions & The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars

Follow 36.7k Followers

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The Daily Digest For Busy Solar Professionals, Solar related News, and reports on select solar markets.

Follow 8.2k Followers

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Daily low carbon economy news, facts, live events & #ClimateTV leader interviews. Follow #StatesandRegions #RE100 #EP100 #CWNYC and #EnergyAccess2016

Follow 107.7k Followers

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The Earth's Best Defense

Follow 207.9k Followers

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@Motherboard-ing @vice. Editor of speculations at @terraformsf. Writing a book about the biggest gadget ever.

Follow 5.6k Followers

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Clean energy, climate and transportation leader, organizing constituencies, policy strategy & philanthropy. CEO Fresh Energy & Publisher http://t.co/wDNZpX5Pd4

Follow 11.1k Followers

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We answer the challenges of a sustainable energy system with innovative products, solutions, services, and global energy market expertise. https://t.co/rx3LpdDU9S

Follow 123.5k Followers

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Sustainable energy research and education--from basic science to policy, technology to finance. Precourt Institute for Energy. https://t.co/Q0RmDcDnBt

Follow 22.5k Followers

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Trina Solar has been a leading solar module manufacturer and system provider since 1997. Follow us for solar installer tips, tricks and U.S. industry news!

Follow 6.5k Followers

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Technology and energy, especially nuclear. Policy analyst at the Nuclear Energy Institute, @nei, former reporter at NY Times.

Follow 9.3k Followers

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News, links, tips, and conversation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Neither RT nor @mentions imply endorsement.

Follow 371.5k Followers

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Independent energy analyst and journalist. My own views, RTs ≠ endorsements.

Follow 1.6k Followers

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Author, Educator, Environmentalist and Founder of https://t.co/PvZxwxYAYF

Follow 199.2k Followers

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Trade association for U.S. #solar power industry. Co-sponsor of @SPIConvention and other Solar Power Events. Building a strong solar industry to power America.

Follow 57.3k Followers

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Reporter w/National Journal. Prior stops incl. The Hill, E&E, Boston Phoenix (RIP). Focus on Congress, regs, lobbying. Sometimes I tweet about running too.

Follow 9.2k Followers