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Power Play: Experts Say Killing Clean Power Plan Won't Revive Coal; Glynis Board, West Virginia Public Radio, Aug 26, 2016

Nuclear's Glacial Pace; Allison Macfarlane, MIT Technology Review, Aug 23, 2016

IKEA to Grow Renewable Portfolio with Fuel Cell System for Generating More Onsite Power at New Haven; FuelCellsWorks, August 23, 2016

King Coal is dethroned in the US – and that's good news for the environment; Lucas Davis, The Conversation, Aug 21, 2016

Biomass Power Slumps as EPA, Industry Spar on Science; John Upton, Climate Central, Aug 17, 2016

What if all German households went renewable?; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Aug 17, 2016

To Get to Net Zero, Think Bigger; Allison Hibbs, Rocky Mountain Institute, Aug 15, 2016

PG&E files plan to shut down Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant; Rob Nikolewski, Los Angeles Times, Aug 11, 2016

Michigan officials call for study of impacts from potential plant closures; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, August 11, 2016

Solar and wind 'cheaper than new nuclear' by the time Hinkley is built; Adam Vaughn, The Guardian, Aug 11, 2016

If the US took its climate goals seriously, coal beneath federal land would stay there; David Roberts, Vox, Aug 10, 2016

Hydrogen-Powered Cars Fueled by Sewage; EarthShip360, Aug 10, 2016

Utility Chooses Wrong: Save Energy vs. Burn Fuel; Mike Jacobs, Union of Concerned Scientists, Aug 10, 2016

30 Years After The Disaster: Ukraine Plans Huge Solar Farm In Chernobyl; Irina Slav OilPrice.com, Aug 09, 2016

The Duck is learning to fly in California and Hawaii; Jim Lazar, Utility Dive, Aug 8, 2016

Nuclear Power Is Losing Money At An Astonishing Rate; Joe Romm, ClimateProgress, Aug 4, 2016

Nuclear weapons and nuclear power in the UK; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Aug 4, 2016

Report Release: An Integrative Business Model for Net Zero Energy Districts; Iain Campbell, Rocky Mountain Institute, Aug 3, 2016

State of The Transition, July 2016: Might the fossil fuel industries implode faster than the clean energy industries can grow to replace them?; Jeremy Leggett, August 3, 2016

Can America's first floating wind farm shake off environmental concerns?; Matt Weiser, The Guardian, Jul 31, 2016

Ukraine Government Reimagines Chernobyl As A Solar Farm; Tyler Lee, Ubergizmo, Jul 29, 2016

Connecting the dots: PG&E DERMs pilot aims to manage multiple aggregator platforms; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Jul 29, 2016

Rockefeller Fund Takes First Green Stake in Pivot From Oil; Jessica Shankleman, Bloomberg, Jul 27, 2016

Mojave Desert at stake in far-reaching federal energy plan; Carolyn Lochhead, San Francisco Chronicle, Jul 26, 2016

Vernon Farm Takes 'Cow Energy' in a Different Diretion; Mike Faher, vtdigger.org, Jul 25, 2016

New York Times Shills For Moribund Nuclear Power, Disses Renewables Revolution; Joe Romm, Climate Progress, Jul 25, 2016

China surges further ahead in solar power production; Lucas Mearian, Computer World, Jul 25, 2016

You'll Never Guess Which State Is Building a Renewable Energy Empire; Scott Levine, The Motley Fool, Jul 24, 2016

In Texas, MP2 Energy Sees the 'Shape' of Rooftop Solar as Value to Substitute for Net Metering; Jeff St. John, greentech:Media, Jul 22, 2016

Atoms for green energy: What role should nuclear power play in decarbonization?; Gavin Bade, Utility Dive, Jul 21, 2016

How record large-scale solar growth is changing utility IPPs; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Jul 21, 2016

How aggregated DERs are becoming the new demand response; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Jul 20, 2016

Renewable Energy in the European Electricity Market – Germany and Greece in the Focus for Renewable Energy Growth; Fraunhofer ISEt., Jul 19, 2016
    Final Report:Towards an energy system in Europe based on renewables – Model based analysis of Greece and Germany…; C. Kost, N. Hartmann, C. Senkpiel, T. Schlegl, M. Zampara, P. Capros, Nov 30, 2015

Evolution of REV: New York PSC Chair Audrey Zibelman says 2016 is the year of execution; Krysti Shallenberger, Utility Dive, Jul 15, 2016

Democratizing DERs: What role should utilities play in spreading clean energy to all?; Krysti Shallenberger, Utility Dive, Jul 14, 2016

How the Grid Was Won: Three Scenarios for the Distributed Grid in 2030; Shayle Kann, greenTech:Media, July 13, 2016

Closing Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Will Save Money And Carbon; Amory B. Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute, Jul 11, 2016

A Suburban Experiment Aims for Free Energy; Diane Cardwell, The New York Times, Jun 3, 2016

Critique of wind and solar cannot withstand light of day; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Jun 22, 2016

U.S., Mexico to source 50% of electricity from clean energy by 2025; Margo McDiarmid, CBC News, Jun 27, 2016

A solar tower four times taller than Liberty Hall is being built in the Israeli desert; The Journal, Jun 26, 2016

Tracking the Energy Revolution: Canada 2015 Report; Clean Energy Canada, 2016
    Listen: "Crafting Canada's Clean Economy"; Clean Energy Canada, Jun 22, 2016

EVs Charge Ahead with New Technologies and Business Models; Chris Nelder, Rocky Mountain Institutue, Jun 21, 2016

Tesla makes offer to buy SolarCity; Davide Savenije, Krysti Shallenberger, Gavin Bade, Utility Dive, Jun 21, 2016

FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Federal and Private Sector Actions on Scaling Renewable Energy and Storage with Smart Markets; The White House, Jun 16, 2016
    REPORT: Incorporating Renewables into the Electric Grid: Expanding Opportunities for Smart Markets and Energy Storage;
      The White House, June 2016

It's Time to Plan for Electric Vehicles on the Grid; Chris Nelder, Rocky Mountain Institute, Jun 15, 2016
    REPORT: Electric Vehicles as Distributed Energy Resources; RMI, 2016

The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity; Tom Randall, Bloomberg, Jun 12, 2016

Energy Transition: Inside one mountain town's struggle to move off coal; Emily Holden, E&E Publishing: ClimateWire, Jun 7, 2016

FERC greenlights CAISO's push to integrate DERs into markets; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, Jun 6, 2016

GE Ventures adds energy storage to investment portfolio; Mariyana Yaneva, SeeNews Renewables, Jun 6, 2016

At a Minneapolis grain silo, a new approach to capture waste heat; Frank Jossi, Midwest Energy News, Jun 6, 2016

Energy firms urge EU to back offshore wind; Fiona Harvey; The Guardian, June 6, 2016

Could these new technologies be the key to sustainable energy?; Stefanie Koperniak, World Economic Forum, Jun 6, 2016

As nuclear plants shutter, state efforts to save them are coming too late; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, Jun 6, 2016

French nuclear under pressure – from German renewables?; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Jun 3, 2016

West Coast Leaders Sign Comprehensive Agreements at Global Clean Energy Ministerial; Oregon Governor's Office, Jun 01, 2016

This window can help power a skyscraper; Charles Mandel, National Observer, May 24, 2016

Clean energy gets dirty: Turning sewage into heat; Jackie Wattles, CNN, May 24, 2016

Why Going Local Makes Sense for the Clean Energy Transition; John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, May 20, 2016

We Can Stop Searching For The Clean Energy Miracle. It's Already Here.; Joe Romm, Think Progress, May 12, 2016

PSE&G looks for State Approval to Spend $275 Million on Solar Farms; Tom Johnson, NJSpotlight, May 12, 2016

Just How Much Power Do Your Electronics Use When They Are 'Off'?; Tatiana Schlossberg, New York Times, May 7, 2016

Buffett vs. Musk: The clash of old and new energy titans; Daniel Rothberg, Las Vegas Sun, May 2, 2016

Studies Show Geothermal and Grid Diversity Benefit the Environment and Consumers; Benjamin Matek, Renewable Energy World, Apr 26, 2016

Renewable energy versus nuclear: dispelling the myths; Mark Diesendorf, Renewables International, Apr 25, 2016

Gas goes green as suppliers opt for carbon neutral sources; Miles Brignall, The Guardian, Apr 23, 2016

Catching the Sun; Shalini Kantayya, Apr, 2016 [Documentary]

India says the cost of solar power is now cheaper than coal; Georgia Gifford, Australian Solar Quotes, Apr 21, 2016

New York's 'Energy Czar' Talks Future of Blockchain for Energy Grids; Michael del Castillo, CoinDesk, Apr 18, 2016

California has too much coal and nuclear; Craig Morris, Energiewende, Apr 18, 2016

Two German states already 100 percent renewable net for electricity; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Apr 7, 2016

Europe faces €253bn nuclear waste bill; Arthur Neslen, The Guardian, Apr 4, 2016

Will utilities become Uber for DERs?; Krysti Shallenberger, Utility Dive, March 30, 2016

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Forecasts No Growth in Renewable Energy. We Disagree; Mike Jacobs, Union of Concerned Scientists, Mar 25, 2016

Peabody Coal's bankruptcy would be 'rocket fuel' to end investment in old energy companies; Andrew Freedman, Mashable, Mar 25, 2016

Why Power Markets Tilt Toward Renewables Even With Cheap Oil; Anna Hirtenstein, Bloomberg Business, Mar 24, 2016

Is It Game Over for Coal?; Emma Foehringer Merchant, New Republic, March 18, 2016

German coal is worthless; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Mar 17, 2016

How utilities can turn DERs from threat into opportunity; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Mar 16, 2016

Are residential demand charges the best rate reform for DERs?; Krysti Shallenberger, Utility Dive, Mar 15, 2016

Court Weighs Nuclear Shutdown Costs; Allison Williams, Handelsblatt: Global Edition, Mar 15, 2016

Dispelling the nuclear 'baseload' myth: nothing renewables can't do better!; Mark Diesendorf, The Ecologist, Mar 10, 2016

How renewable technologies can power a greener tomorrow; Tulsi Tanti, World Economic Forum, Mar 9, 2016

A Small Country Goes Big with Renewables: Denmark's goal to be fossil fuel free; Laurie Guevara-Stone, Rocky Mountain Institute, Mar 2, 2016

Clean disruption? Stanford group plans for 100% green-energy future; James Roberts, cbc news, Mar 2, 2016

Pot is power hungry: why the marijuana industry's energy footprint is growing; Melanie Sevcenko, The Guardian, Feb 27, 2016

100% Renewable Energy: What We Can Do in 10 Years; Richard Heinberg, Yes! Magazine, Feb 22, 2016

Chief Economist Dr. Erin Grossi Outlines Renewable Energy Success With Power Grids in Germany & Potential Opportunities for Other Nations; UL, 2016

Report: Climate Consequences from Logging Forests for Bioenergy; Josh Schlossberg, Energy Justice Network, Feb 8, 2016

Big News: 39 States and Their Utilities Write Plan for Deep CO2 Reductions; Mike Jacobs, Union of Concerned Scientists, Feb 8, 2016

New York Just Proposed Its Plan to Reach 50% Renewables; Courtney Fairbrother & Dan Cross-Call, Rocky Mountain Institute, Feb 3, 2016

Grid Integration of Renewable Energy: Flexibility, Innovation, Experience; Eric Martinot, Beijing Instititue of Technology (Prepublication version), Feb 2016 [Report]

Rapid, affordable energy transformation possible; National Oceanic and Atmosperic Administration, Jan 25, 2016

The U.S. Could Switch to Mostly Renewable Energy, No Batteries Needed; Sarah Zielinski, Smithsonian.com, Jan 25, 2016

Minnesota mayor aims for net zero by 2031; Frank Jossi, Midwest Energy News, Jan 25, 2016

Renewable energy is not just a fix for climate change - it's also a sign of progress; Francesco Starace, World Economic Forum, Jan 15, 2016

Can Germany reach its renewables target for the energy sector for 2020?; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Jan 14, 2016

Wind power supplied 97% of electricity needs of Scottish households in 2015; Sami Grover, Treehugger, Jan 14, 2016

Warming Trend: Why New York Needs to Invest in Geothermal; Zephyr Teachout, Observer, Jan 14, 2016

Solar and Wind Just Did the Unthinkable; Tom Randall, Bloomberg Business, Jan 13, 2016

'Extreme green' homes where energy costs £1 per day; Kate Palmer, The Telegraph, Jan 6, 2016

Germany is 20 years away from 100 percent renewable power – not!; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Jan 5, 2016



Russia could cut their energy costs by 20% by going 100% renewable; Matt Atherton, International Business Times, Dec 30, 2015

Fossil fuels are all but finished: Renewable energies are the future, whether the GOP acknowledges it or not; Michael T. Klare, Salon, Dec 25, 2015

Why 2015 may be remembered as a transformative year for how we get energy; Chris Mooney, The Washington Post, Dec 24, 2015

The country of Costa Rica ran on 99 percent renewable energy in 2015; Rick Stella, Digital Trends, Dec 24, 2015

US DOE Plans to Launch Consent-based Process to Site Nuclear Waste Facilities; Elaine Hiruo, Platts, Dec 21, 2015

After Paris, utilities look to deeper decarbonization; Gavin Bade, Utility Dive, Dec 18, 2015

To run completely on clean energy, Denmark harnesses wind power; Lisa Desai, PBS NewsHour, Dec 12, 2015

The factors driving wind and solar toward grid parity; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Dec 10, 2015

Getting to 100: A Status Report on Rising Commitments Among Corporations and Governments to Reach 100% Renewables; Clean Edge, Nov 10, 2015

EIA: Small-scale installations make up a third of solar generation; Robert Walton, Utility Dive, Dec 4, 2015

5 drivers making 100% renewables possible; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Dec 2, 2015

How Communities Can Lead the Way Towards Clean Energy; Rocky Mountain Institute, Dec 1, 2015

A Path for Climate Change, Beyond Paris; Justin Gillisdec, New York Times, Dec 1, 2015

Why rooftop solar advocates are upset about California's clean-energy law; Ivan Penn, Los Angeles Times, Nov 29, 2015

It Really Is Time to Choose; Charles Ferguson, Huffington Post, Nov 30, 2015

Renewables key in race against warming; Marlowe Hood, The Japan Times, Nov 21, 2015

NREL Estimates Economically Viable U.S. Renewable Generation; National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Nov 19, 2015
    REPORT: Renewable Energy Economic Potential; NREL, 2015

Pot power: How utilities and regulators are dealing with the budding marijuana industry; Gavin Bade, Utility Dive, Nov 16, 2015

When will the world wake up to the potential of poo power?; John Vidal, the Guardian, Nov 16, 2015

Coal is not the solution to energy poverty, warn aid agencies; The Guardian, Nov 16, 2015

A Brief History of Human Energy Use; Tim Maly, The Atlantic, Nov 13, 2015

12 charts that show the state of the US clean energy revolution; Gavin Bade, Utility Dive, Nov 12, 2015

Australia can double bioenergy capacity by 2020, CEFC says; Plamena Tisheva, See News, Nov 12, 2015

Nothing can compete with renewable energy, says top climate scientist; Damian Carrington, The Guardian, Nov 9, 2015

Germany's planned nuclear switch-off drives energy innovation; Jennifer Rankin, The Guardian, Nov 2, 2015

Does Germany even have enough space for renewables?; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Oct 12, 2015

Mining and Burning Coal Draws Tourists in Germany; Erica Peterson, WFPL News, Sep 30, 2015

Japan: Goto City Aims to Become 'Islands of Energy' by Harnessing Offshore Wind; Junko Movellan, Renewable Energy World, Sep 30, 2015

German Coal Community Pivots To Renewable Energy; Erica Peterson, WFPL News, Sep 28, 2015

WFPL News Explores Germany's Energy Transition And What It Might Mean For Kentucky; Erica Peterson, WFPL News, Sep 27, 2015

Ninety-Six Cities Quitting Fossil Fuels to Move Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy; Cole Mellino, EcoWatch, Sep 22, 2015

Happy with 25 percent wind and solar? The case of Italy and Spain; Craig Morris, the energiewende blog, Sep 9, 2015

Climate Change Could Put Tribes' Electric Systems at Risk; Bobby Magill, Climate Central, Sep 8, 2015

Idaho Cuts Solar and Wind Contracts to Two Years; Susan Kraemer, Renewable Energy World, Sep 22, 2015

Energy Revolution; Dr Sven Teske, Steve Sawyer & Oliver Schäfer, Greenpeace, Sep 21, 2015
    Executive Summary   |   Fact Sheet

Tracking the Energy Revolution|Canada 2015; Clean Energy Canada, Sept 2015

Renewable Energy's Potential May Be Understated; Gabriel Kahn, Wall Street Journal, Sep 13, 2015

Steve Holliday, CEO National Grid: "The idea of large power stations for baseload is outdated"; Karel Beckman, energy post, Sep 11, 2015

How the European power sector copes during the heat wave; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Aug 26, 2015

Five Things Northwest States Should Know about the Federal Clean Power Plan; Kristin Eberhard, Sightline Daily, Aug 26, 2015

President Obama calls for clean energy revolution: 'There is something big happening in America'; Herman K Trabish, Utility Dive, Aug 25, 2015

Wind Power Wins Big Under the Clean Power Plan; Bentham Paulos, greentechMedia, Aug 25, 2015

How France could go nearly 100 percent renewable; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Aug 20, 2015
      negawatt Association: English Presentation

Germany Struggles With Too Much Renewable Energy; Gaurav Agnihotri, Real Clear Energy, Aug 18, 2015

Nuclear Power Industry Still Has an Unclear Future; Henry Hewitt, greentechMedia, August 14, 2015

Will the Clean Power Plan actually change anything in the power sector?; Gavin Blade, Utility Dive, Aug 7, 2015

The other death spiral utilities are beginning to deal with; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Aug 6, 2015

Obama admin. finalizes Clean Power Plan: Deeper CO2 cuts, more time to comply;
Gavin Bade, Utility Dive, Aug 3, 2015

White House toughens clean power targets, tweaks CCS terms; Emily Holden and Jean Chemnick, E&E Publishing, Aug 2, 2015

Renewables briefly covered 78 percent of German electricity; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Jul 28, 2015

Coal power down, renewables up in Germany; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Jul 2, 2015

Is Germany reliant on foreign nuclear power?; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Jun 30, 2015

Germany's energy transition is not an island of its own; Ralf Fuchs, Energy Transition, Jun 29, 2015

Germany's next nuclear plant closes for good; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Jun 26, 2015

Half of Europe's electricity set to be from renewables by 2030; Arthur Neslen, The Guardian, June 26, 2015

The German Feed-in Tariff is a Revenue-Raising Instrument, not a Subsidy; R. Andreas Kraemer, RAKraemer Blog, Jun 17, 2015

Europe's energy revolution marches on: one-third of power supply now renewable; Karel Beckman, energy post, Jun 17, 2015

California's Plan to Turn Distributed Energy Resources Into Grid Market Players; Jeff St. John, greentech:grid, Jun 12, 2015

Germany to miss its renewable energy target for 2020; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Jun 10, 2015

Here's what it would take for the US to run on 100% renewable energy; David Roberts, Vox, Jun 9, 2015

Plan launched to prevent critical climate change by making green energy cheaper than coal; Steve Connor, The Independent, June 2, 2015

Energiewende doesn't translate as "energy mess"; Craig Morris, Renewables International, May 28, 2015

The 100-RE Club; Amy Huva, Climate Access, May 22, 2015

New York Just Showed Every Other State How to Do Solar Right; Tim McDonnell, Mother Jones, Mar 6, 2015

Why community shared solar is ready to be the 'great equalizer'; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Apr 30, 2015

Hawaii lawmakers agree on 100% renewables by 2045 mandate; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Apr 29, 2015

California Power Grid Seen Able to Handle 100% Renewables; Christopher Martin & Jonathan Crawford, Bloomberg Business, Apr 14, 2015

Kansas utility targets solar customers for higher rate; Karen Uhlenhuth, Midwest Energy News, Mar 24, 2015

Why Minnesota's Community Solar Program is the Best; John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reilance, Mar 18, 2015

Utilities experience competition, don't like it, run crying to regulators; David Roberts, grist, Mar 18, 2015

Senator: US must adapt to distributed generation, not 'strangle it in its crib'; Esther Whieldon, SNL Financial, Mar 17, 2015

Utilities wage campaign against rooftop solar; Joby Warrick, The Washington Post, Mar 7, 2015

No time for fact checking at the New York Times; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Mar 4, 2015

Ontario Power Authority: Feed-in Tariff Program; Independent Electricity System Operator, 2015

Exelon-backed bill seeks $2 more a month for nuclear plants; Ray Long, Chicago Tribune, Feb 27, 2015

How renewables are changing the way we operate the grid; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Feb 23, 2015

Burning Trees for Electricity Is Actually Dirtier Than Coal; Peter Lehner, Natural Resources Defense Council (via EcoWatch), Feb 20, 2015

How is Germany integrating and balancing renewable energy today?; Eric Martinot, Energy Transition, Feb 19, 2015

Blowing away myths: Study says wind energy could be even more reliable than baseload power; Kari Lydersen, Midwest Energy News, Feb 13, 2015

Nuclear: Is It Clean and Green?; Tom DeRosa, Renewable Energy World, Feb 11, 2015

Big, Expensive Power Plants Undermine a Clean Energy Future; John Farrell, Renewable Energy World, Feb 05, 2015

An Illustrated Guide to the State of America's Clean Energy Sector Lacey, green; StephenTechmedia, Feb 4 2015

6 charts that show renewable energy is getting cheaper; David Roberts, grist.org, Feb 3, 2015

Solar = Energy Equity Solution; John Farrell, CleanTechnica, Jan 22, 2015

US could nearly quadruple share of renewables; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Jan 16, 2015

Was 2014 the turning point for the Energiewende?; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Jan 9, 2015



A bit of good green energy news for your holidays, courtesy of New England; David Roberts, grist.org, Dec 23, 2014

Advanced Inverter Functions to Support High levels of Distributed Solar: Policy and Regulatory Considerations; Joyce McLaren: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Dec 11, 2014

How to draw the right lessons from the Energiewende; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Dec 2, 2014

Leading Edge: Denmark supplies three out of four of the worlds offshore wind turbines, and it's on track to be free of fossil fuels by 2050; Paul Rauber, Sierra Club, Dec 2014

Why More Solar Panels Should Be Facing West, Not South; Matthew L. Wald, New York Times, Dec 1, 2014

Plan Outlines Low-Carbon Future for Germany; Diana Powers, New York Times, Nov 30, 2014

IEA Report: Future Of Nuclear Energy Industry "Uncertain"; James Ayre, CleanTechnica, Nov 30, 2014

Renewable energy overtakes nuclear as Scotland's top power source; Jessica Shankleman, The Gauardian, Nov 27, 2014

Two political lessons from Germany's Energiewende; Peter Sopher, Environmental Defense Fund: Energy Exchange, Nov 27, 2014

IRENA Says China Can Nearly Quadruple Renewable Energy By 2030; Joshua Hill, CleanTecnnica, Nov 25, 2014

Yes, the U.S. can reduce emissions 80% by 2050 — in 6 graphs; David Roberts, grist, Nov 25, 2014

The Great Sioux Nation, Obama Administration Meet to Address Renewable Energy and Alternatives to the Keystone XL Pipeline; Ben Gotshall, Bold Nebraska, Nov 24, 2014

Solar and Wind Energy Start to Win on Price vs. Conventional Fuels; Diane Cardwell, New York Times, Nov 23, 2014

Energy Efficiency and Renewables Still Low-Risk, Low-Cost Options; Rebecca Wigg, Regulatory Assistance Project, Nov 17, 2014

Temporal Power spinning renewable energy wheels; Richard Blackwell, The Globe and Mail, Nov 10 2014

A Tricky Transition From Fossil Fuel: Denmark Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy; Justin Gillis, New York Times, Nov 10, 2014

Energiewende (Energy Shift): The Remarkable Renewable Energy Transformation in Germany: an inspiration for Alberta; Conference Proceedings, Oct 29, 2014

Lewis & Clark Law School: Green Energy Institute

Be Selfish, Save The World; Gina Scarpa, Renewable Energy World, Oct 22, 2014

This German Energy Expert Says Canada is Perfect for a Clean Energy Transition; Erin Flegg, Desmog Canada, Oct 18, 2014

Full Steam Ahead for German Energy Transition, Expert Tells Vancouver;
James Glave, Clean Energy Canada, Oct 17, 2014

Transforming the Utility Sector with New Business Models; Danielle Kershner, Renewable Energy World, Oct 15, 2014

Scientists: EPA Underestimating Renewables Potential; Bobby Magill, Climate Central, Oct 14, 2014

Giant Battery Unit Aims at Wind Storage Holy Grail; Whitney McFerron, Bloomberg Oct 14, 2014

Iowa town puts unusual geothermal twist on district heating; Karen Uhlenhuth, Midwest Energy News, Oct 9, 2014

Food For Watts: Turning Post-consumer Food Waste into Renewable Energy; Mike Crummy, Renewable Energy World, Oct 9, 2014

Renewables Are as Green as You'd Expect; By Bobby Magill and Climate Central, Scientific American, Oct 8, 2014

Pacific Power has you hooked on coal; Amy Hojnowski, Oregon Sierra Club Blog, Oct 7, 2014

While Critics Debate Energiewende, Germany is Gaining a Global Advantage; Peter Sopher, Environmental Defense Fund: Energy Exchange, Oct 6, 2014

Albertans favour greener energy grid; Nik Nanos, Lethbridge Herald, Oct 4, 2014

7 Renewable Energy Lessons from Germany; Jennifer Runyon, Renewable Energy World, Oct 3, 2014

New Western real-time market aims to smooth bumps in renewable generation; Debra Kahn, E&E: EnergyWire, Sept 30, 2014

Can the energy transition make Germany independent of Russian gas?; Craig Morris, Energy Transition, Sept 30, 2014

Learning from the leaders in biomass; Dylan Kruse, Sustainable Northwest blog, Sept 29, 2014

Going 100 percent renewable: "We need all hands on deck"; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Sept 25, 2014

Energy Transition may proceed without electricity storage for 20 years – transport, heat and chemicals markets will drive growth; Matthias Lang, German Energy Blog (via Energy Transition), Sept 23, 2014

What 100% local renewables looks like globally; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Sept 23, 2014

How to Achieve 100% Renewable Energy; Toby D. Couture & Anna Leidreiter, The World Futures Council, Sept 2014

REthinking Energy: Towards a new power system; International Renewable Energy Agency, September 2014 [Executive Summary]

Accounting for the Expanding Carbon Shadow From Coal-Burning Plants; Andrew Revkin, New York Times, Aug 28, 2014

German grid more stable in 2013; Craig Morris, the energiewende blog, Aug 25, 2014

Europe is burning our forests for "renewable" energy. Wait, what?; Ben Adler, Grist, Aug 25, 2014

GAO finds no fault with 'social cost of carbon'; Benjamin Goad, The Hill, Aug, 25, 2014

Why Aren't Rural Electric Cooperatives Champions of Local Clean Power?; John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Aug 18, 2014

LCWR members pass renewable energy resolution; Dawn Cherie Araujo, National Catholic Reporter, Aug. 15, 2014

Clean Power, Off the Grid; David J. Hayes, New York Times, July 17, 2014

The West doesn't need nuclear for energy independence; Paul Hockenos, Al Jazeera, June 16, 2014

Of Mice and Microgrids: A Profile of the US' Largest Microgrid; Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge, July 10, 2014

Birthing a Solar Age; Yale Climate Communications, Jun 29, 2014

Biogas digester at Oregon's Lochmead Farms turns manure and methane into power; Eric Mortenson, The Oregonian, May 19, 2011

State Energy Plan Would Alter New York Utilities; Matthew L. Waldmay, New York Times, May 4, 2014

Justices Back Rule Limiting Coal Pollution; Coral Davenport, The New York Times, April 29, 2014

Worried about carbon emissions? Forget nuclear: Let's talk about energy, not just electricity; Craig Morris, Renewables International, April 26, 2014

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber firmly opposes Ambre Energy coal export terminal, sets May deadline; Rob Davis, The Oregonian, April 25, 2014

The clean energy transition is unstoppable, so why fight it?; Chris Nelder, Smart Planet, April 18, 2014

The next big utility transformation; Chris Nelder, Smart Planet, April 16, 2013

Creating Cleaner Air in Ontario: Province Has Eliminated Coal-Fired Generation; Ontario Ministry of Energy, April 15, 2014

The combined power plant provides stable power from renewable energies [video]; Renewable Energy Agency (Berlin, Germany), Mar 27, 2013

Fight over Rooftop Solar Forecasts a Bright Future for Cleaner Energy; David Biello, Scientific American, March 25, 2014

Could Minnesota's "Value of Solar" Make Everyone a Winner?; John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, March 13, 2014

Net-metering not "self-reliant"; Craig Morris, Energy Transition-The German Energiewende, March 7, 2014

Stanford scientist to unveil 50-state plan to transform US to renewable energy; Phys.org, Stanford University, Feb 15, 2014
    The Solutions Project - state-by-state roadmap to 100% renewables

Japan's Fukushima Commits to 100% Renewable Energy; Rona Fried, SustainableBusiness.com, February 5, 2014

Study: How wind energy can improve grid reliability; Martin LaMonica, Midwest Energy News, Jan 28, 2014

Renewable Energy Provides 37% of All New US Electrical Generating Capacity in 2013; Kenneth Bossong, Renewable Energy World, January 27, 2014

Since when is Germany sunny and windy?; Craig Morris, Renewables International, January 17 2014

How to Build a Clean Energy Grid; John Jimison, Bill White, and Ben Paulos, America's Power Plan, January 14, 2014 (via RenewableEnergyWorld.com)

The difference between low-carbon and renewable: Understanding energy democracy; Craig Morris, Renewables International, Jan 8, 2014



Former BP Geologist: Peak Oil Is Here and It Will 'Break Economies'; Nafeez Ahmed, Guardian UK, December 27, 2013

New Energy Struggles on Its Way to Markets; Matthew L. Wald, New York Times, December 27, 2013

Postcard from the Future: 122% Wind Power in Denmark; America's Power Plan Renewable Energy World, December 11, 2013

Costly To The Core: How the nuclear plant no one knows about is wasting your money; Nigel Jaquiss, Willamette Week, December 11th, 2013

Ontario publishes electricity plan for 2025; Craig Morris, Renewables International, December 18, 2013

Socrates didn't invent solar architecture: Review of John Perlin's Let it Shine; Craig Morris, Renewables International, December 3, 2013

4 States Lead US in Freeing the Grid for Distributed Solar Energy; Silvio Marcacci, the energy collective, November 6, 2013

3 Reasons Germans are Going Renewable 'At All Costs'; John Farrell, Renewable Energy World, October 23, 2013

Finding Common Ground: Is This Document the Answer to the Net Metering Debate?; James Montgomery, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, October 24, 2013

Native American Tribes Developing Their Lands' Solar Resources; Nora Caley, Solar Industry, October 10, 2013Welcome to the Energiewende; Craig Morris, Petite Planet, October 2013

Boosting Renewable Energy to 25% of Electricity Supply in Western U.S. Would Cut Pollution, Save Consumers Billions; Michael Goggin, Into the Wind, September 24, 2013

Obama's Solar SunShot Could Deliver Big Time; Pete Danko, EarthTechling, August 8, 2013

Rooftop Solar to Explode to $112 Billion Market in 2018; Chris Meehan, Renewable Energy World, August 06, 2013

The negaWatt 2050 Scenario: Executive Summary; Association negaWatt, July 2013

European Investment Bank Cuts Lending to Fossil Plants, Supports Renewables; Tildy Bayar, Renewable Energy World, July 25, 2013

Where Clean Energy Is Best Isn't Always Most Productive; Greentech Media, July 24, 2013

Why 100% Renewable Energy?; Paul Gipe, wind-works.org, July 17, 2013

SolarShare Poised to Become Largest Solar Power Cooperative in North America; Paul Gipe, wind-works.org, July 10, 2013

Renewables and California's heat wave; Craig Morris, Renwables International, July 2, 2013

Nuclear Reactor Down with Leak During Serious California Heat Wave: Reactor Not Available When Needed—Becomes "Intermittent and Not Predictable"; Paul Gipe, wind-works.org, July 1, 2013

Study quantifies New England distributed generation, growth; Todd Griset, Energy Policy Update, June 12, 2013

Lucid hits Portland project stretch run, lands key investor; Andy Giegerich, Sustainable Business Oregon, June 6, 2013

The Economic Case for Divesting from Fossil Fuels; Garvin Jabusch, Green Alpha Advisors, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, May 15, 2013

Canada loses WTO appeal in renewable energy case; Reuters, May 6, 2013

Silent wind power revolution: Turbines in low-wind areas; Craig Morris, Renewables International, May 6, 2013

Pathways to 100 Percent Renewable Energy; John Berger, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, April 30, 2013

Global carbon dioxide levels set to pass 400ppm milestone; John Vidal, the Guardian, April 29, 2013

In Ohio, schools reap benefits of energy-efficiency push; Kathiann M. Kowalski, Midwest Energy News, April 26, 2013 (via EarthTechling.com)

Produce More, Use Less: Solar Now A Net Energy Producer; Nora Caley, Solar Industry
E-Feature, April, 25, 2013

The smart money is on renewable energy; Tim McDonnell, Grist.org, April 23, 2013

Germany-Next new solar & wind power record; Craig Morris, Renewables International, April 19, 2013

Harnessing Citizen Power to Fund a U.S. Solar Revolution; Todd Woody, Yale Environment 360, April 17, 2013

Growing a Solar Park in California's Central Valley; Carl Zichella, NRDC Switchboard, April 17, 2013 (via RenewableEnergyWorld.com)

Copenhagen's Ambitious Push To Be Carbon Neutral by 2025; Justin Gerdes, Yale Environment 360, April 11, 2013

How can we boost distributed solar and save utilities at the same time?; David Roberts, grist.org, April 11, 2013

Solar panels could destroy U.S. utilities, according to U.S. utilities; David Roberts, grist.org, April 10, 2013 (download EEI report that this and 04/11 article from grist refers to)

The 'unstoppable' renewable grid; Chris Nelder, Smart Planet, April 3, 2013

100 Percent Renewable Vision Building; Paul Gipe, wind-works.org, April 2, 2013

Breaking News: Martians Offer Earthlings Low-Cost Clean Energy; Renewable Energy World Editors, April 01, 2013

Why baseload power is doomed; Chris Nelder, Smart Planet, March 28, 2012

Community Solar Tool: Project Planning Support; The Resource Innovations Group, February 2013

Massachusetts Maps its Solar Energy Future; James Montgomery, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, February 25, 2013

CAISO and PacifiCorp Agreement Paves Way for Lower Cost Solar Integration; Jim Baak, Vote Solar, February 19, 2013

Maryland Ocean Turbines Seen Powering US Offshore Wind Energy; Jim Snyder and Justin Doom, Bloomberg, February 11, 2013 (via RenewableEnergyWorld.com)

The Mind-Boggling Cost of a Theoretical French Nuclear Accident; Paul Gipe, wind-works.org, February 7, 2013

How EPA Climate Protection Can Be America's Greatest Jobs Producer; Jeremy Brecher, Labor Network for Sustainability, February 2013

Nicholas Stern: 'I got it wrong on climate change – it's far, far worse'; Heather Stewart and Larry Elliott, The Observer, Saturday 26 January 2013

Point of No Return in pictures; Greenpeace, January 22, 2013

Q&A with Nicholas Stern [The World Bank's former top economist took heat when he called for huge investments to head off climate change. Now he says he underestimated how much is needed.]; David Rotman, MIT Technology Review, June 21, 2011

First Utility-Scale Wave Energy Testing Center to be Built in Oregon; Anthony Casson, Oregon State University, January 23, 2013 (via RenewableEnergyWorld.com)

Brightsource Mothballs Rio Mesa Solar Thermal Project, Refocuses on Pipeline; James Montgomery, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, January 23, 2013

California Carbon Auction: Will Geothermal Value Finally Be Recognized?; Leslie Blodgett, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, January 9, 2013

Debating 4 Dirty Myths on Clean Energy; Michael Molnar, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, January 7, 2013

Ending the Silence on Climate, Moyers & company; Bill Moyers with Anthony Leiserowitz, Director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, January 7, 2013


Letter to the Editor of the New York Times on NRDC's Solar Panels for Every Home; December 16, 2012

FITs not at New York Times; Craig Morris, Renewables International, December 14, 2012

Solar Panels for Every Home; David Crane and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., New York Times, December 12, 2012

Koch Brothers Fund Bogus Studies to Kill Renewable Energy; Elliott Negin, Union of Concerned Scientists, December 7, 2012 (via RenewableEnergyWorld.com)

Iceland—an Example of the High Penetration of Renewables in the Modern Era; Paul Gipe, wind-works.org, November 6, 2012

Mexico Wind Farms Pit Indigenous Against Corporations; Mark Stevenson, Associated Press, October 31, 2012 (via Huffington Post)

More clean energy 'essential for Scotland'; the Scottish Goverment (thanks to Paul Gipe for the link), October 30, 2012

U.S. Solar Employment Faces Bright Future as Wind Jobs Flutter; Ehren Goossens, Bloomberg/RenewableEnergyWorld.com, October 25, 2012

Solar and Wind Energy Provide 100% New US Electrical Capacity in September; Kenneth Bosson, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, October 24, 2012

Schools Raise the Roof on Solar Energy; Bill Scanlon, NREL, October 17, 2012

The Pine Beetle Problem: Making Renewable Energy Lemonade from Biomass Lemons; Bruce Dorminey, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, October 12, 2012

First Saudi Arabia Utility-Scale Clean Energy Plant to be Built in Mecca; Wael Mahdi, Bloomberg, September 24, 2012

Why Are Residential PV Prices in Germany So Much Lower Than in the United States?; John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, September 20, 2012

Is Germany switching to coal?; Craig Morris, Renewables International, August 31, 2012

Virtual Power Plants Are for Real; Trevor Curwin, CNBC, April 13, 2012

22 Gigawatts of Solar in Germany on May 25: A new world record; Eric Wesoff, greentechMedia, May 29, 2012

Mission Critical: A Clean-Energy Call to Arms; Nicole Lederer, CleanEdge, May15, 2012

Willing to Pay (a Little) More for Clean Energy; Justin Gillis, New York Times, May 14, 2012

Study Compares Energy Sources From 'Cradle-to-Grave'; Steve Leone, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, May 11, 2012

Renewables Expand 27% Since 2008, Now 12% of Domestic Energy Production; CleanEdge, April 2, 2012

Why baseload power is doomed; Chris Nelder, GetRealList, Mar 28, 2012

Minnesota Electricity Could Be 100% Renewable, 100% Local; John Farrell, March 13, 2012

Department of Energy Releases New Online Renewable Energies Map; Michael Harris, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, January 31, 2012

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