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The 2020 Community Power Scorecard

February 10th, 2020 | by John Farrell

Each year, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance tracks and scores states based on their energy policies and how these policies help or hinder local clean energy action. In the 2020 Community Power Scorecard, two states excelled, seven states and the District of Columbia saw above average scores, 11 were average, 17 were mediocre, and 13 states received failing grades at enabling individuals and communities to take charge of their energy futures


Not All Cleantech ETFs Are Worth Investing In

February 10th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard

Funds based on third-party indices did very well and very poorly. Of the top seven performing funds, four were based solely on internal investment management decisions and didn't start with third-party indices at all


Democratic Presidential Candidates On Climate & Energy — Pete Buttigieg & Elizabeth Warren

February 10th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In the second half of this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan continues his discussion with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, about the climate action plans (and other political matters) of current presidential candidates. This second part of a two-part series spends a lot of time discussing Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and the evolution (or devolution) in the Democratic Party and Republican Party


Democratic Presidential Candidates On Climate & Energy — Kamala Harris (RIP) & Mike Bloomberg

February 9th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down again with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, to talk about the climate action plans of current presidential candidates. This first part of a two-part series spends a lot of time discussing the Kamala Harris campaign (RIP) and Mike Bloomberg's unique entry and position


Correcting Anti-Renewable Energy Propaganda

February 9th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

In 1989, pro-nuclear lobbyists claimed that wind power couldn’t even provide 1% of Germany’s electricity. A few years later, pro-nuclear lobbyists ran ads in German newspapers, claiming that renewables wouldn’t be able to meet 4% of German electricity demand


Hawaiian Electric Co. Gets New CEO & Voted Utility Of The Year

January 31st, 2020 | by Andrea Bertoli

Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) just named a new CEO and was voted as 'Best Utility' in the US by Utility Dive. What policies and progress has the utility made in recent years to grab this honor, what's the new CEO going to do going forward, and what does this really look like for residents of the islands?


Hornsea One Offshore Wind Farm Will Power Millions of UK Homes

January 20th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Hornsea One, the world's largest offshore wind farm, is almost complete and will power millions of homes in Britain. The farm will span an area of 407 square kilometers, which is over 5 times the size of the city of Hull. Each wind turbine is around 100 meters tall and the blades are 75 meters long


India x Cleantech — January 2020

January 17th, 2020 | by Saurabh

Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country


Tri-State G&T To Boost Renewable Energy Goal To 50% By 2024

January 16th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

Tri State Generating & Transmission serves over 1 million customers in the American West. It announced this week it is closing several coal-fired plants early and building 8 new renewable energy projects in order to transition to 50% renewables by 2024.


Wind & Solar Power Will Dominate 2020 In US, Despite Trump

January 16th, 2020 | by Kurt Lowder

Trump does not like wind and solar power, but the market absolutely loves wind and solar power. The EIA predicts wind, solar, hydro, and energy storage will be 78% of new electrical generation capacity in 2020. We will see 5.57 GW of coal retired and no new coal plants!



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