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The Polar Vortex And The Green New Deal: Theory Vs. Reality

February 20th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers at Wood Mackenzie studied electricity usage in the US during the recent polar vortex weather event and determined that there is insufficient renewable energy resources and battery storage available at present to keep the electrical grid operating during such times of high stress.

Renewable Energy Opponents Turn Up The Volume

December 24th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Not everyone is a supporter of renewable energy. The fossil fuel industry pours millions each year into driving a wedge between various segments of society using classic divide and conquer tactics.

Big Tech Companies Are Driving Demand For Renewable Energy

November 17th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

The tech industry is the largest consumer of renewable energy as companies like Google, Amazon, and Facebook seek to satisfy investors they are operating in an environmentally friendly manner. As the internet of things expands exponentially, power usage by data centers will increase significantly.

Vail Resorts Will Be Net Zero By 2020, Thanks To VPPA

November 16th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Vail Resorts has entered into a virtual power purchase agreement with Lincoln Clean Energy, a division of Orsted, that will allow it to obtain 100% of all the electricity it needs for its North American operations from wind turbines. Schneider Electric helped facilitate the VPPA.

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