EGEB: Another Cali. gas plant goes solar/storage, China solar and coal, Earth Overshoot Day, more

In today’s EGEB:

Another California gas-fired plant is looking toward solar and battery storage for its future.
China is funding more renewables abroad! And also, coal.
Earth Overshoot Day lands earlier than ever.
DC moves to streamline solar i…

EGEB: Australia as renewable leader, North Dakota’s first solar farm, Scottish wind, and more

In today’s EGEB:

Australia is quickly becoming a world renewable energy leader.
North Dakota unveils its first solar farm.
Scotland opens its largest offshore wind farm.
High schoolers learning the solar industry in Philadelphia.


Billions earmarked for EV charging stations and reducing emissions in bipartisan highway bill

A new bipartisan piece of legislation which aims to repair highway infrastructure in the US includes billions in funding for projects that include reducing carbon emissions and installing electric vehicle chargers along designated highway corridors.

EGEB: Largest US wind/solar/storage project set for Oklahoma, energy efficiency bill, and more

In today’s EGEB:

The largest wind/solar/storage project in the US is coming to Oklahoma.
Senators introduced the American Energy Efficiency Act of 2019.
A California natural gas company earns astroturfing accusations.
Guess who’s spent mi…

Climate Crisis Weekly: Climate Town Hall coming, Iceland honors lost glacier, and the next 18 months

In this edition of Climate Crisis Weekly:

Recent global warming is unprecedented, scientists say.
It may not be a debate, but the Democratic presidential candidates will do a climate-crisis town hall event.
Iceland honors its first glacier lost to cl…

Clean energy scorecard shows few US cities on pace to meet climate goals — where does your city rank?

A newly released report tracks the progress of American cities when it comes to clean energy efforts, and finds that fewer than a dozen are currently on pace to meet greenhouse gas emission goals.

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EGEB: Wind bests coal in Texas for first time, solar refinery creates carbon-neutral fuel, and more

In today’s EGEB:

Wind power has passed coal in electricity generation so far this year in Texas.
A newly demonstrated technology can make carbon-neutral fuels from a rooftop solar refinery.
Renewables + nuclear made up more than 50% of UK elect…