Peake, Middle Schoolers Talk About Renewable Energy – Cape Cod Chronicle

CHATHAM — In Washington, today's leaders are rolling back regulations to fight climate change, providing a big boost to the coal and oil industries. But in Chatham, tomorrow's leaders are talking about renewable energy. “How many of you believe climate change is real?” State Rep. Sarah Peake asked the seventh … [Read more...]

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev commits to 100 percent renewable energy – CNBC

Brewing powerhouse Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has committed to secure all of its purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025. In an announcement on Tuesday, the business said that its commitment would help to "shift 6 terawatt-hours of electricity annually to renewable sources in the markets where AB InBev … [Read more...]

Renewable energy creates oversupply, may impact rates – Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — Idaho Power Co.’s hydroelectric facilities are generating more power than what the company can use — and staff are pondering how a regional oversupply may affect future customer bills. Federal regulations require the company to purchase all the power generated from its most expensive … [Read more...]

Trump wants to kill Obama’s climate plan. What does that mean for renewable energy in the West? – The Desert Sun

Buy Photo Antelopes pass through Duke Energy's Happy Jack Wind Farm just outside of Cheyenne, Wyoming, December 6, 2016. (Photo: Jay Calderon/The Desert Sun)Buy Photo President Donald Trump took a major step toward removing the United States from global efforts to fight climate change Tuesday, ordering federal … [Read more...]

Tompkins County seeks input on renewable energy systems – The Ithaca Voice

YOUR LOCAL NEWS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM The following is a republished press release from Tompkins County and NOT written by The Ithaca Voice ...  click here to submit community announcements directly to The Voice, or contact managing editor Jolene Almendarez at [email protected] The Tompkins County … [Read more...]

Pumped Hydro For Managing Renewable Energy – Seeking Alpha

Pumped Hydro For Managing Renewable EnergySeeking AlphaPumped hydro, involving reversible pumping/energy generation between two reservoirs separated by significant vertical distance, provides 97% of the world's stored energy capacity and it already plays a major role in managing intermittency of renewable ...and … [Read more...]

Berkeley Researchers Map Out Renewable Energy Future For Africa – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaBerkeley Researchers Map Out Renewable Energy Future For AfricaCleanTechnicaResearchers from the University of California Berkeley have mapped out what they believe to be a viable strategy for Africa to steadily increase its development of renewable energy sources like wind and solar, while simultaneously reducing … [Read more...]

CAISO notches record, serving 56.7% of demand with renewable energy in one day – Utility Dive

CAISO notches record, serving 56.7% of demand with renewable energy in one dayUtility DiveBut as renewable energy climbs as a percentage of the state's overall production, some renewable output is going unused. In a February memo CAISO warned that a “bountiful” hydro conditions and “significant” … [Read more...]

Renewable energy means new jobs opportunities – Insight News

Insight NewsRenewable energy means new jobs opportunitiesInsight NewsGov. Mark Dayton has set a goal moving the state to 50 percent renewable energy by 2030. In achieving that goal that will increase the demand for skilled workers in the emerging sector of renewable energy, which uses wind, sun, geothermal heat … … [Read more...]

Conquest raises $124 million to hold renewable energy assets for the long term – ImpactAlpha (registration)

ImpactAlpha (registration)Conquest raises $124 million to hold renewable energy assets for the long termImpactAlpha (registration)Conquest has raised $124 million to hold renewable energy assets for the long term. Conquest's Renewable Yield Europe fund will look to acquire solar and wind projects in western Europe that are … [Read more...]