Top Solar States Per Capita 2012 vs. 2020 — CleanTechnica Report

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After digging into an old spreadsheet to create a new report on top solar power states per capita, it crossed my mind to compare the results from the first half of 2020 with the results from 2012, which is the last time I had published such a report before today.

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Top US States for Percentage of Electricity from Solar

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This report ranks US states according to the percentage of their electricity that comes from solar.

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New York Gives Big Boost To Renewable Energy

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The Public Service Commission has issued an important order which sets out a roadmap for achieving the state’s ambitious goal of obtaining 70 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. A press release summarizing the order is available here.

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World Energy Outlook From IEA Is Full Of Doublespeak

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Fossil fuel companies continue to hang onto an in-your-face stance that the global energy demand for oil will rebound after covid-.

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US Energy 2050: 100% Carbon Free, 100% Electric, Up Our Game 6× (Part 1)

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The energy system by 2050 can be completely transformed from where it is today, but we will need to really pick up the pace. We need to go from adding 20 or so gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar a year to around 130 GW a year for the next 30 years. This article goes through the numbers. .

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Women’s Clean Energy Wednesday: Spotlight on Rwanda

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On Wednesday, October 21, join C3E International and USAID’s Power Africa for Women’s Clean Energy Wednesday: International Spotlight on Rwanda.

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USA Is #1 In The World For Renewable Energy Investment Attractiveness

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The United States has apparently regained #1 in EY's Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), a biannual report that has been put out since.

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020: Celebrating Energy Democracy

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What's been happening over the last year as indigenous peoples strive for renewable energy independence. Clean Power Green Economy Solar Energy Wind Energy Bolivia lithium Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business energy democracy Indigenous Peoples' Day Pembina institute

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Having Killed Coal, US Energy Dept. Aims Energy Storage Dart At Gas & Oil

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The US Energy Department is banking on new energy storage technology for a green COVID-19 recovery, despite all the talk about oil and gas. Batteries Energy Storage Green Economy ARPA-E Bridger Photonics Dan Brouillette DOE Natron Energy sodium-ion

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India Approves 2.1 Gigawatt Renewable Energy Deal Between Adani Green & Total

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A transaction between one of India’s largest renewable energy companies and French energy major Total has received regulatory go-ahead from the Indian government.

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Renewable Energy = 22.2% of US Electricity in 1st Half of 2020 (Charts)

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Following up on our report on US power capacity additions in the first half of 2020, this article covers electricity generation in the first half of 2020. It splits out electricity generation by source.

Nuclear Energy — The High Cost Of A Dying Industry

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Nuclear energy has had a seriously rough year. In an article by OilPrice.com, the author asked a question: "Why is nuclear energy so expensive?". Nuclear Energy Chatham House Department Of Energy Department Of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies Nuclear Energy University Programme Nuclear Science User Facilities Office of Nuclear Energy World Nuclear Industry Status Report

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Next-Gen Energy Efficiency Tech Kills Carbon Capture Dream

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These slim little slides infused with perovskite solar tech could be the key cards that open the doors to an energy efficiency revolution.

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Another Win For Clean Energy: NextEra Surpasses ExxonMobil In Market Cap

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The Financial Times has reported another win for clean energy. Clean Power Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment Natural Gas Oil Solar Energy Wind Energy exxon ExxonMobil nextera NextEra Energy NextEra renewable energy Tesla

Corporate America’s Clean Energy Contracts Drop Amid COVID

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It seems that corporate America is losing a bit of interest in investing in clean energy. Investments into clean energy fell 30% in the US so far in 2020, and new data shows the risk of leaving an overdue energy transition to companies.

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Solar-For-Coal Swaps Could Turbocharge Clean Energy Revolution (#CleanTechnica Interview)

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The clean energy revolution could pick up the pace if an innovative deal called "solar-for-coal swap" catches on.

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COVID-19 Bankrupts 19 Energy (Oil & Gas) Companies

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Several energy companies have filed for bankruptcy this year, citing the coronavirus pandemic and all that resulted as the cause. has had its lowest energy consumption in 30 years this past spring, according to federal officials.

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Dominion Energy To Quadruple Renewable Energy Goals

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Dominion Energy of Virginia has released a new 15-year plan that calls for quadrupling the amount of renewable energy in its portfolio. Clean Power Energy Storage Dominion Energy Sierra Club Virginia virginia Virginia Governor Ralph Northam

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Something’s Up With Solar Panels, Hydropower, & Energy Storage, Too

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The United States Consumed Record Amount Of Renewable Energy In 2019

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In 2019, consumption of renewable energy in the United States grew for the fourth year in a row, reaching a record 11.5 energy consumption. quadrillion British thermal units (Btu), or 11% of total U.S.

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Leading Steel Maker In US Pivots To Renewable Energy, Ditches Coal

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It's game over for coal power when a leading steel maker in the US favors renewable energy, on-site solar style.

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Green Energy vs. Renewable Energy: What’s the Difference?

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As October, Energy Awareness Month, approaches, perhaps it’s a good time to interrogate your knowledge of energy sourcing. You use energy in its various forms every day, but what do you know about where it comes from and how your energy consumption affects the planet?

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Tesla Energy — 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & Today

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It feels like just the other day that "Tesla Energy" was a new division at Tesla, a baby spawned by a still very young car company. Heck, Tesla wasn't even a teenager yet.

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My Plan To Save $170,000 In Energy Costs Over 35 Years Using Efficiency & Tesla Solar

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In this article, I'll show my 35 year plan (which I started in 2010) to save a lot on energy costs and reduce my carbon footprint.

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Democratizing Energy & Community Solar Investment

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New Energy Storage System From Building Blocks, For Coal Power Plants

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Why bury old coal power plants in the ground when you can repurposed them as super-duper energy storage systems.

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NRDC Sues US Department Of Energy Over Efficiency Standards Process Changes

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Department of Energy yesterday for once again altering its energy efficiency standards-setting process to make it more difficult to set rigorous energy-saving levels for America’s appliances and equipment. Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog.

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3 Reasons To Invest In Renewable Energy Now

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Energy Storage Takes On Weird New Forms As Sparkling Green Future Takes Shape

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New energy storage technology ranges from plain old gravity to futuristic solar-plus-gaming devices that deploy human beings as living batteries.

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Correcting Anti-Renewable Energy Propaganda

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Batteries Biomass Clean Power Consumer Technology Energy Storage Green Economy Grid Hydroelectric Lithium-Ion Batteries Manufacturing Solar Energy Wind Energy 100% renewable electricity 100% renewable energy iowa New Parchein power to gasIn 1989, pro-nuclear lobbyists claimed that wind power couldn’t even provide 1% of Germany’s electricity.

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Greenwood Energy Latinoamérica Acquires 2C POWER to Create a Cleantech Energy Company for Latin America

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New company seeks to underpin reliable and sustainable energy provision in developing economies.

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Indian Gas Utility Plans Renewable Energy Expansion

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India’s largest government-owned gas distribution company has once again expressed its intention to expand its footprint in renewable energy sector.

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New Solar Energy Innovation Network Teams Announced

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Department of Energy announced that eight teams have been selected to participate in the second round of the Solar Energy Innovation Network, a program that supports multi-stakeholder teams pursuing new applications of solar energy and other distributed energy resources in unique locations and contexts. Washington, D.C. Today the U.S.

Could Saskatchewan Canada Meet Its Domestic Energy Needs From Solar & Wind?

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Saskatchewan could go from a Canadian laggard, a regressive province that along with Alberta is causing other provinces' efforts to meet national emissions standards to fail, to a progressive province which leads the country in transforming to a modern energy economy.

World’s Largest Clean Energy Accelerator Enters USA

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EIT InnoEnergy, "the world’s largest sustainable energy engine," is entering the United States, via Boston.

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