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Horse Show In Finland To Be Powered Entirely By Horse Manure

October 5th, 2017 | by James Ayre

It's often best to simply use what's on hand for what one needs rather than go looking for resources elsewhere. With that line of thought in mind, an upcoming international horse show in Finland will apparently be powered by the burning of horse manure, according to the Finnish utility company Fortum


US Renewables Grew 10% In 1st Half Of 2017

October 5th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Renewable energy sources in the United States grew by another 10% in the first half of 2017, according to new figures published by the country's Energy Information Administration and highlighted by Ken Bossong's Sun Day Campaign


Royal Dutch Shell Has A New Mindset

July 28th, 2017 | by George Harvey

In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Ben Van Beurden, the CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, said his company had changed its mindset to a “lower forever” price of oil. Perhaps the most significant thing about his new position is that it refers to a change in “mindset,” rather than mere adoption of a new business plan


US Energy Dept. Goes Rogue On Biofuel, Celebrates Bio-Based Economy

July 25th, 2017 | by Tina Casey

So, this is weird. In one corner, you have US President* Donald J. Trump talking up the fossil fuel industry and denying climate change, and meanwhile his Department of Energy is touting a breakthrough in biofuel production and dropping another $40 million on new research aimed at ramping up the bio-based economy of the future


100% Clean, Renewable Energy Is Possible, Practical, Logical — Setting The Record Straight

July 22nd, 2017 | by Karl Burkart

Since 2009, Mark Jacobson, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Precourt Institute for Energy, and more than 85 coauthors have written a series of peer-reviewed journal articles evaluating the scientific, engineering, and economic potential of transitioning the world’s energy infrastructures to 100% clean, renewable wind, water, and solar (WWS) power for all purposes by 2050, namely electricity, transportation, heating, cooling, and industrial energy uses


Getting The Last 20% Of Our Energy From Renewables

July 10th, 2017 | by George Harvey

A number of people made some really interesting comments on my recent CleanTechnica article, “Mark Z. Jacobson & The 100% Renewable Energy Naysayers.” Some of these had to do with the problem of getting the last 20% of our energy from renewable sources, after we got to the 80% mark


Mark Z. Jacobson & The 100% Renewable Energy Naysayers

July 8th, 2017 | by George Harvey

A study by Prof. Mark Z. Jacobson of Stanford and 9 others, 100% clean and renewable wind, water, and sunlight (WWS) all-sector energy roadmaps for the 50 United States (Roadmap), has been very much in the news over the past few weeks. It was published just over two years ago, but a controversial article in response appeared only in the past few weeks. It is clear to me that much reported in the wider media on these two articles has been wrong



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