Monthly Archives: July 2012

Climate Skeptics Convert

A Koch-funded study has converted former climate skeptics in the scientific community and led them to the conclusion that warming is on the high-end of estimates and almost exclusively a consequence of human activity. Read More Here or Here

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Coal Plants to Close

Progress Energy Carolinas has announced plans for accelerating closure of two unscrubbed coal plants in North and South Carolina. Read More

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Coal Generators Across the Country to Retire

Across the nation, coal plant owners and operators are preparing to retire 175 coal-fired generators representing 27,000 megawatts of capacity by 2016. Read More

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New Chapter of Advanced Energy Economy

Advanced Energy Economy, a national business organization representing the advanced energy industry, has announced the addition of its latest state chapter, the South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance. Read More

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Clean Energy Pioneers

A diverse group of U.S. cities are pioneering the clean energy economy despite the ongoing absence of a comprehensive national energy policy. Read More

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Clean Energy Finance and Development Workshop

The NC Sustainable Energy Association is hosting a workshop on August 22nd focused on clean energy finance and development. Read More

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Potential Return on Wind, Solar and Efficiency Investments

A new report concludes Duke Energy Carolinas can save their customers $108 billion over the next 20 years by increasing investment in wind, solar, and energy efficiency resources. Read More

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High Expectations for San Antonio’s Solar Plans

San Antonio, TX is expecting significant economic development to accompany the city’s plans for solar energy investment. Read More

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Energy Slashing Occuring Across the Country

The National Renewable Energy Lab is helping schools, hospitals, and retail buildings across the country slash their energy usage by half. Read More

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McKibben’s Latest Article

Bill McKibben has penned a sobering, must read article on the scale of the climate change challenges now facing our planet and who is to blame for our collective inaction. Read More

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