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The Community Energy Revolution

Impact investing is investing to achieve a return in something you also believe in and wish to support.

Dirty Energy vs. Clean Power

Let’s amend the famous line from Joni Mitchell’s “Yellow Taxi” to fit this moment in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. There, Big Energy seems determined to turn paradise, if not into a parking lot, then into a massive storage area for fracked natural gas.

Rural Colorado Leads the Charge for Energy Freedom

Last week the Western Slope Colorado witnessed a huge victory for energy freedom and rural renewable power.

“We are in danger of winning. But….”  

First in-depth radio interview on The Winning of the Carbon War, on Radio Ecoshock. Covers road to Paris, reasons for cautious optimism, Solarcentury and SolarAid in holistic context as microcosm direct actions in the market.

Renewable Energy Redoubles its Global Reach

A significant threshold has been crossed by renewable energy as analysts report that the sectorʼs size last year reached double the level it was at just 10 years earlier.

Energy Crunch - six months to go

With fewer than six months to go until the UN climate summit in Paris, it’s worth asking: what’s been achieved in this very significant year for action on climate change? Recent news has certainly been positive, and from unusual suspects.

Despite Hurdles, Solar Power in Australia Is Too Robust to Kill

No nation has as high a penetration of residential solar as Australia, with one in five homes now powered by the sun. 

Energy Crunch - tectonic shifts

This week the latest edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy noted two important trends.

Renewable Energy Will Not Support Economic Growth

Can we transition to these renewable energy sources and continue using energy the way we do today?

Electricity For All: Daniel Kammen - Part 2  

Second part of a discussion about the prospect of decentralized energy systems supplying clean electricity to the developing world.

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