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The Rise of Community Energy

Around the world, the idea that communities install, own, and enjoy some of the benefits of renewable energy is growing fast.

Invest in the Future, not the Past: 4 Reasons to Divest from Fossil Fuels

With the benefit of hindsight, would you have wanted your pension being invested in cassette tapes, floppy discs, fax machines, Kodak or Blockbuster in 2000?

The Future of Wind  

The cost of wind power has been falling steadily again since the 2008 price spike, and newer projects have been coming in at 2 cents per kilowatt-hour, making them very competitive with natural gas fired power and ranking among the very lowest-cost ways to generate electricity. But can wind …

Trump’s Win will Slow Climate Action and Renewables

Trump’s win will slow climate action and renewables, but as the reactions at COP 22 show already, he will fail in his fossil promises

Another Failure of Scientific Peer-Review: a Completely Wrong Paper on the Energy Return of Photovoltaic Energy

Theoretically, whatever is published in a scientific journal should go through a rigorous review process that ensures that it is correct and reliable. Unfortunately, it doesn't work that way.

State of The Transition, October 2016: As the Paris Agreement Enters into Force, Momentum in the Great Energy System Change Continues to Outpace Setbacks

The post-Paris climate negotiations should not be viewed as a stand alone process.

Grid Simulation and Wind Potential  

What combination of power generators on the U.S. grid produces reliable power at the lowest cost?

How Have the IEA's Renewable Forecasts Changed?

Renewable energy capacity is growing more rapidly than expected, says the International Energy Agency (IEA), overtaking coal for the first time.

Saving the Planet, American Style -- A Critical Review, and Some Thoughts and Ideas

Planet Earth, our habitat, is in dire straits And our world is suffering from various crises, conflicts and problems. There is hardly any sign that something is seriously being done to solve these problems.

Better Grid Modeling  

Although it’s clear enough that energy transition is necessary and reasonable, and although we know that transition is mainly happening on the grid at first, there is still much uncertainty about exactly where on the grid different strategies can be tried, how much they can accomplish, and …

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