“Solar delivers cheapest electricity ‘ever, anywhere, by any technology’”

“‘Solar power delivers cheapest unsubsidised electricity ever, anywhere, by any technology,’ BNEF Chair Michael Liebreich said on Twitter after this contract was announced.” https://thinkprogress.org/solar-delivers-cheapest-electricity-ever-anywhere-by-any-technology-c2ef759ac33f

“Renewables cut Europe’s carbon emissions by 10% in 2015, says EEA”

“Energy use from renewables rose to 16.7% of Europe’s total, up from 15% in 2013, and accounted for 77% of the continent’s new power capacity. But the clean energy burst is still not moving fast enough to prevent… Read More

“The 100 things we need to do to reverse global warming”

Global warming is already impacting the lives of people around the world. We must act fast in order to mitigate some of the biggest problems that we could be facing and try to move towards sustainability. https://www.fastcompany.com/3068250/the-100-things-we-need-to-do-to-reverse-global-warming

“The quest to capture and store carbon – and slow climate change — just reached a new milestone”

“A new large-scale technology has launched in Decatur, Illinois that, by combining together corn-based fuels with the burial of carbon dioxide deep underground, could potentially result in the active removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/04/10/the-quest-to-capture-and-store-carbon-and-slow-climate-change-just-reached-a-new-milestone/?utm_term=.2007c6ff00c0

“Apple sets a new environmental goal: No more mining”

Reusing materials will be vital to creating a sustainable society. We have a finite amount of resources on this planet, so we need to carfully reuse what we’ve got. http://www.macworld.com/article/3191361/consumer-electronics/apple-sets-a-new-environmental-goal-no-more-mining.html?google_editors_picks=true

“Tesla Completes Hawaii Storage Project That Sells Solar at Night”

“The Kapaia installation includes a 13-megawatt solar system and 52 megawatt-hours of batteries that can store energy during the day and dispatch it after the sun goes down.” This is a way to use solar energy to cover… Read More

“IKEA converts roof into solar farm”

The top of flat roof buildings are a good place to install solar panels. This IKEA distribution center is doing just that. https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/03/ikea-converts-roof-into-solar-farm/

“If Trump wants to save U.S. infrastructure, he needs to care about climate change”

Sustainable infrastructure must limit and be resilient to climate change. http://www.kitv.com/story/35207591/if-trump-wants-to-save-us-infrastructure-he-needs-to-care-about-climate-change

“Alberta renewable revolution begins with launch of largest solar project in Western Canada”

“There usually isn’t much to look at driving the Trans-Canada Highway through southeast Alberta, aside from the occasional bobbing pumpjack, the odd herd of cattle and the abundance of brown prairie grass. That’s one reason why a new… Read More

“Clean Energy Is Upending Today’s Energy Industry”

“Clean energy has already upended the coal industry, wholesale electricity markets, and utility’s monopoly power, but the disruption may only be beginning. Now that wind and solar energy are cheaper than oil, coal, nuclear, and even natural gas… Read More