Spains first Passivhaus nursing home generates surplus energy

Inhabitat - Innovation

Built as an expansion of the nursing home that CSO Arquitectura had completed in 2005, the new addition provides additional bedrooms and stronger connections with the outdoors

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Kiva closes $32.5 million fund to promote financial inclusion for refugees

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, April 7 — San Francisco-based Kiva launched in 2005 soared to prominence as a microfinance crowdfunding platform. In its second act, “I. The post Kiva closes $32.5 million fund to promote financial inclusion for refugees appeared first on Impact Alpha.

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ACORE Applauds the Biden Administration's 2030 Emissions Reduction Target

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The Biden administration announced today a new Paris Climate Agreement target that would cut greenhouse gas emissions in the United States 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE

Carbon Intensity Of U.S. Power Plunges As Coal Accelerates Collapse

Forbes Green Tech

power sector reached a new low in 2019, more than a third below its 2005 level, tracking an accelerating collapse in the burning of coal. The carbon intensity of the U.S.

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U.S. Electric Grid Can Rise to Meet Paris Agreement Ambitions

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America will need to generate near-zero-emission electricity and deeply electrify transportation and industry to reduce yearly carbon emissions 50% below 2005 levels. President Biden's announcement of the United States' nationally determined contribution under the Paris Agreement signals a new trajectory for the energy transition.

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227MW solar farm completed in Alabama to support Facebook data center

Renewable Energy World

The utility has already reduced emissions by 63% since 2005. Follow @EngelsAngle. The 227-megawatt Muscle Shoals solar farm has been completed in Alabama. The utility-scale solar farm was developed through a partnership between Ørsted and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Solis Reports Best Revenues Ever with Third Quarter Results Up 82%

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String inverter maker Ginlong marked its best quarter since its founding in 2005, bringing in $52 million during its third quarter alone -- more revenue than the Chinese company recorded during 2014, 2015, and 2016 combined

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Disaster Recovery Expert Russel Honoré Decries the Lack of Coordinated Response to COVID-19

DeSmogBlog

A federal disaster response expert, Honoré coordinated military relief efforts in New Orleans and across the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and is credited with restoring order to the city.

Media brief: How do the federal parties stack up on climate?

Clean Energy Canada

The Liberal Party: reduce emissions by 40% to 45% from 2005 levels. The Conservative Party: reduce emissions by 30% from 2005 levels (backtracking on our current Paris target). The New Democratic Party: reduce emissions by 50% from 2005 levels.

Biden climate plans would cut emissions by 1 billion tons, study finds

Renewable Energy World

In August, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told colleagues in a letter that President Biden's goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 50% compared to 2005 levels is within reach, in large part due to the proposed CEEP. Follow @EngelsAngle.

Infrastructure, reconciliation packages bring Biden’s emissions target within reach, Schumer says

Renewable Energy World

to cut emissions by 45% compared to 2005 levels by the end of the decade, just short of President Biden’s goal of 50%. Follow @EngelsAngle. The U.S.

The World Health Organization’s new air quality guidelines ‘could save millions of lives’

Grist

The update, which is the organization’s first since 2005, says that air pollution, alongside climate change, is one of the biggest environmental threats to human health. Neither compound had been included in the WHO’s 2005 guidelines.

Daily Mail and Telegraph ‘Well Behind the Curve’ on Reporting Climate Change Accurately

DeSmogBlog

Researchers at the Technological University of Munich, the University of New England, and the University of Colorado Boulder looked at nearly 5,000 articles published between 2005 and 2019 in 17 print media outlets in the English-speaking world.

When Can Pipelines Take Private Land? Jordan Cove LNG Project a Test for Eminent Domain

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 11 mins In 2005, Deb Evans and her husband Ron Schaaf bought a piece of property in Klamath County, Oregon, where they hoped to build a house and selectively harvest timber on the land.

Duke Energy can cut emissions by 74% by 2030. Here’s how

Renewable Energy World

MMT in 2030, a 74% reduction from 2005 levels. Follow @EngelsAngle.

EV Results from Ford Motor Company are Demanding Electric Cars

Green Living Guy

The company has sold more than 520,000 electrified vehicles in North America since 2005 Continue Reading. Now while we have all heard that Ford is Understanding customers and that all is coming with an electric mustang. Great.

A Native food company’s commitment to social mission attracts investors at last

Impact Alpha

NANF got started in 2005 on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. ImpactAlpha, July 22 – There are impact investments and then there are impact investments.

The future is climate-friendly software

GreenBiz

Energy use in data centers doubled from 2000 to 2005, a trend we thought would continue. The future is climate-friendly software. Sarah Golden. Fri, 06/04/2021 - 01:30.

From design to recycling, opportunities abound to make solar more circular

GreenBiz

Since 2005, First Solar has been a part of an established global recycling and take-back program for its panels since 2005. From design to recycling, opportunities abound to make solar more circular. Myisha Majumder. Fri, 11/06/2020 - 02:00. Solar has become a staple of the U.S. power generation mix in the last decade. Now that the industry is maturing, it’s time to have a tough conversation: The solar industry needs to improve its circular practices.

Wildlife Conservation: What You Can Do to Help

The Environmental Blog

Sara gave birth to her daughter, Indah, at Gulf Breeze Zoo in 2005 before they were relocated to LEO. If you think that there is nothing that you can do in order to help preserve the world’s beautiful wildlife, think again. You don’t have to be a hands-on conservationist to make a difference!

Duke Energy accelerates net-zero goal to 50% by 2050

Solar Power World

The company is also accelerating its near-term goal by cutting its carbon dioxide emissions by half or more from 2005 levels by 2030. Duke Energy announced an updated climate strategy with a new goal of net-zero carbon emissions from electric generation by midcentury. This follows strong progress the company has made in reducing carbon emissions… The post Duke Energy accelerates net-zero goal to 50% by 2050 appeared first on Solar Power World. News Policy dukeenergy

Is America Halfway to a Zero-Carbon Grid?

GreenTechMedia

In 2005, it looked like heat-trapping gases from power plants were only going up. That year, the EIA put out a projection: CO2 emissions from power plants would steadily rise every year, thanks to the incumbency of coal and gas. Today, they’re half of what was projected.

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Biden blueprint calls for wind and solar to power 90% of U.S. grid by 2050

Renewable Energy World

to nearly reach the Biden administration’s goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 45% , compared to 2005 levels, by the end of the decade. Follow @EngelsAngle. The Biden administration on Wednesday outlined an ambitious plan for wind and solar energy to provide 90% of U.S.

China Can Help Supersize Global Hydrogen Economy, According to Shell

GreenTechMedia

built by Shell, back in 2005. The realities for hydrogen are very different than back in 2005, however.

Poll: Canadians see upside in ambitious climate targets

Clean Energy Canada

Canada’s recently announced new target is between 40% and 45% by 2030, compared to our 2005 levels. A second question provided the information that Canada’s targets were a 40%-45% reduction in emissions by 2030, compared to 2005 levels.

Pennsylvania government to source 50% of annual consumption from in-state solar

Renewable Energy World

Sited across six Pennsylvania counties, 191 MW of solar projects expected to help state reduce its carbon emissions by more than 157,000 metric tons annually.

Timberland invests in regenerative leather ranches

GreenBiz

It actually dates back all the way to 2005 [when] Timberland co-founded a group called the Leather Working Group (LWG), which basically was formed to address the impacts of the tanning stage of leather production," Angelini said. Timberland invests in regenerative leather ranches.

Xcel celebrates milestone as utility is now halfway to 100% carbon free electricity

Renewable Energy World

Since 2005, the company has reduced carbon emissions by 51%, making it one of the leading players in the energy transition, it said. electric power sector had reduced carbon emissions just under 40% from 2005 levels, according to data from the U.S.

11th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning (Sustainable Development and Planning 2020)

Eco-Business

What Congress needs to hear from businesses right now: more climate action

EDF + Business

A Clean Electricity Standard designed to achieve at least an 80% reduction in carbon pollution from the electric power sector below 2005 levels by 2030.

5 Major US Utilities That Haven’t Promised to Fully Decarbonize

GreenTechMedia

But instead of a long-term carbon commitment, NextEra pledged to reduce its carbon emissions rate 67 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. Emera has reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by 24 percent since 2005 and cut coal’s share of its generation mix by 70 percent, as of 2018.

Tiffany Couture: A Great and Green Dry Cleaning Business in the Heart of Las Vegas

Green Business Bureau

In 2005, the operation was taken over by Edward’s daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Dan Del Rossi, and has grown into the well-known Las Vegas dry cleaner that it is today. Green Business Journey Started in 2005. Since taking over in 2005, Judy and Dan have been focused on increasing green efforts and combating the bad image the dry cleaning industry has received in recent years.

Ginlong Solis reports biggest quarter in sales ever

Solar Power World

Ginlong Technologies, manufacturer of the Solis string inverter, announced in its Q3 financial report today its best quarter since its 2005 founding. The only publicly traded company focused exclusively on PV string inverters, Ginlong recorded third quarter revenues of $52 million USD — more than it earned during 2014, 2015 and 2016 combined. Today’s report… The post Ginlong Solis reports biggest quarter in sales ever appeared first on Solar Power World.

Startup tackles decarbonizing industrial heat processes

GreenBiz

Even with decarbonizing the electric and transportation sector, to reach long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, the United States would need an 80 percent reduction from 2005 levels in economy-wide emissions by 2050. Startup tackles decarbonizing industrial heat processes. Myisha Majumder.

Oil companies want you to think they’re feminist. It’s BS.

Grist

Hurricane Katrina, which struck New Orleans in 2005, is a case study in how natural disasters hit women hardest. Monday was International Women’s Day, and oil companies want you to know — they’re feminists, too!

The U.S. Maintains Its Natural Gas Dominance

R-Squared Energy

until the fracking boom that began to boost production in 2005. by an astounding 86% from 2005 to 2020, which pushed the U.S. The is the fourth article in a series on BP’s recently-released Statistical Review of World Energy 2021.

APPG report opposing petrol and diesel car ban is paid for by freight and haulage industry

DeSmogBlog

Mackinlay, who defected from UKIP to the Conservatives in 2005, has also long supported reopening a former RAF airport in Manston, Kent.

Is your team embedding equity considerations into its carbon removal projects?

GreenBiz

Is your team embedding equity considerations into its carbon removal projects? Gloria Oladipo. Mon, 01/18/2021 - 01:15.

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Midwestern Utility Evergy Pledges Carbon Cuts in Line With Paris Accord

GreenTechMedia

On Friday, the 1-million-customer utility, formed last year by the merger of Westar Energy and Kansas City Power & Light parent company Great Plains Energy, announced plans to cut carbon emission by 80 percent from 2005 levels by 2050.

Good news: The media is getting the facts right on climate change

Grist

A study out this week found that 90 percent of media coverage accurately represented the scientific consensus that human activity is driving global warming, looking at thousands of articles from 2005 to 2019.

Blue Ridge Energy is building an 11-MW solar array for members

Renewable Energy World

This project will provide a local generation source and allow Blue Ridge Energy to work towards its goals of achieving a 50 percent reduction in carbon emissions from 2005 levels by 2030 and net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

New Mexico’s community solar program

Renewable Energy World

2019) Update: New Mexico Regulators Promote On-Site Solar Projects (2006) Distributed Generation in New Mexico Will Expand Under Proposed Solar Program (2005). Originally published at ILSR.org.

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Ameren planning 6-MW community solar project in Missouri

Renewable Energy World

Ameren, which owns namesake utilities serving both Missouri and Illinois territories, hopes to reach a net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2050, first reaching a 30-percent reduction by 2030 compared against 2005 levels.