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Geomega Will Recycle Rare Earths From USA Rare Earth

July 25th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Geomega Resources Inc, which is a rare earth cleantech developer for mining and recycling, is partnering up with USA Rare Earth, which is a funding and development partner of the Round Top Heavy Rare Earth and Critical Minerals Project in West Texas, to recycle rare earth–containing production waste


Central USA Set Several Wind Power Records In Spring

June 22nd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Earlier this year, the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), the regional transmission organization that manages the electric grid for much of the central United States, set records for the highest share of electricity demand supplied by wind power in both a single-hour period (72%) and a full day (62%)


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


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


Solar & Wind Energy Sites Mapped Globally

May 27th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

I read story after story of emerging renewable energy plants, so it was surprising to find out that there had been little mapped information on where all of the wind and solar power infrastructure lived — until now


US Wind Power Plants Show Little Decline With Age

May 25th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

Some days if feels like things aren't made to last. Cell phone replacements, for one — how many does one have to have? Wind turbines, however, show a refined aging that suffers little efficiency loss over time


We Need Solutions For Retired Wind Turbines

February 27th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

We need solutions for retired wind turbines — solutions other than landfills. Scott Coenen, the executive director of the Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum, has a lot to say about this, and I think we should sit up and pay attention


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


Top 5 Climate Change Videos of 2019

December 29th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

As 2019 comes to an end, we’re taking a step back to look at the videos about the climate crisis that caught the attention, and even inspired, Climate Reality followers



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