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ANOTHER VICTIM OF CLIMATE CHANGE: CANOLA OIL

FUTURISM -- Canola oil is a common ingredient in prepackaged foods. You may even have a container of it in your cabinet right now. However, if a troubling climate change-induced trend continues, you may pay a much higher price the time you purchase the kitchen staple.Heat waves...

Solar Power Aided Cryptocurrency Mining Could Considerably Cut Its Exorbitant Energy Costs

Cryptocurrencies used to be just the brunt of some bad jokes and an afterthought. All that has changed dramatically lately as the price of various cryptocurrencies has soared to never thought possible highs. Now people are paying close attention and investing in cryptocurrencies at...

WHY SOLAR IS ON A PATH TO DOMINANCE

GREENTECH MEDIA -- In the next year, the solar industry will develop, construct and finance $25 billion to $30 billion in solar assets. It will build 20 to 25 percent of the country’s new electricity capacity, and will continue to employ hundreds of thousands...

New Mexico Community-Scale Solar Farm Will Deliver the Electricity it Produces at Record Low Rates

Normally when the phrase ‘the best-laid plans’ is used in a sentence it means something went wrong with that planning. In some cases though, the ‘best-laid plans’ can actually turn out to be even better than expected. That is exactly the case for a New Mexico Solar Cooperative’s almost completed solar farm project. They signed a contract to deliver...

Solar-Powered Cryptocurrency – Yes, It’s Possible

Mining #cryptocurrency can and must be done in a manner that is #solar-friendly. Routemaster Capital is on top of the notion. Check it out!According to recent solar news, Routemaster Capital Inc. has invested $1.35 million to buy 49% of the company Pinedale Springs LLC....

ELECTRIC BUSES WILL TAKE OVER HALF THE WORLD FLEET BY 2025

BLOOMBERG -- The total number of electric buses in service is forecast to more than triple, from 386,000 last year to about 1.2 million in 2025, equal to about 47 percent of the worldwide city bus fleet, according to a report from Bloomberg New Energy...

Demand Response for Renewable Energy: A Smart Grid for the Future

Reverse demand response is meant to create balance with regards to system load & the supply & demand of #solar energy – solar is important, but so is balance.  A new product called reverse demand response has been proposed by the Arizona Public Service...

TEXAS IS TOO WINDY AND SUNNY FOR OLD ENERGY COMPANIES TO MAKE MONEY

BLOOMBERG -- As attractive a renewable-energy concept as wind power is, it’s plagued by a fundamental flaw. It blows the most in the dead of night, precisely when there’s the least demand for electricity. That’s true for just about every wind-blown spot across the U.S.,...

New Clean Energy Incentives in New Jersey Are Designed to Help Meet the State’s Increased Solar Use Goals

New Jersey Senate Bill 2276 has been delivered to outgoing Governor Chris Christie’s desk to be signed into law. This new clean energy bill seeks to expand upon the state’s previous 4.1% goal for overall solar use of renewable and clean energy solar power. It is unknown at...

Solar in Schools in Paonia, Colorado

Solar for Schools High School Solar Career and Technical Pathway program.
Across the country cities are making the commitment to go towards 100% renewable energy. Of course, this has been a challenge to rural communities. Counties like Delta County in Colorado have been historically coal-producing and it is in the middle of its transition into solar energy. With this...