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Intuit Hits 100% Renewable Electricity Goal 10 Years Early

June 11th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The 419 MW Mesquite Star wind farm was just completed in Fisher County, Texas, and is now providing electricity for Ecolab, Lowe’s, Intuit, and Brown University. In the case of Intuit (which you may have used to do your taxes this year), the company has now reached its 100% renewable electricity goal. As the headline notes, it has reached that goal 10 years earlier than it had committed


Renewables Provide 100% New US Electricity Capacity In April, Oil Companies Shedding Jobs, Investment Community Remains Oblivious

June 9th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Energy Infrastructure Update for April is out, and it shows that all new electricity generation capacity in the US in April came from renewable sources. Despite the switch to clean power, many members of the boards of directors at the 20 largest banks have ties to high-emission industries.


Covid Nineteen : Carbon Dioxide Nil

June 8th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Whilst global megadeath was an unreservedly bad thing, on the brighter side, May 2020 gave the UK (and the rest of the world) a glimpse of how a low-carbon future will look, painting in even more vibrant colours the picture that had begun to emerge in April, the first full lockdown month


U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Fell By 2.8% In 2019

June 4th, 2020 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions declined by 2.8% in 2019 to 5,130 million metric tons (MMmt), according to data in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Monthly Energy Review


North Carolina Could Finally Tap Into Immense Wind Energy Resources, Create Thousands Of Jobs

June 2nd, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

North Carolina offers one of the beautiful coasts in the country. I've slept in the sand dunes of that coast, waking early to drift with the wind out to sea. With all that to offer, the good news is that, beyond beauty, the North Carolina coast offers an opportunity for clean energy and green careers, invaluable technical and service jobs in the renewable energy sector



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