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Energy efficiency lowers costs in recent PJM capacity auction | ACEEE

Energy efficiency lowers costs in recent PJM capacity auction | ACEEE | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Careful with #energyefficiency capacity resources. Energy efficiency lowers costs in recent PJM capacity auction https://t.co/aXsv8RHJwa
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DOE Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium (GMLC) - Awards | Department of Energy

A modern electricity grid is vital to the Nation’s security, economy and modern way of life, providing the foundation for essential services that Americans rely on every day. The Nation’s power grid, however, is aging and faces a future for which it was not designed. As part of the GMI, the Energy Department announced [add link to press release] funding in January, 2016 of up to $220 million over three years for DOE’s National Labs and partners. The Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium funding will support critical research and development in advanced storage systems, clean energy integration, standards and test procedures, and a number of other key grid modernization areas. This effort recognizes regional differences and will strengthen regional strategies while defining a diverse and balanced national strategy. A list of the projects appears below. Note: funding amounts listed below are subject to appropriations and to final negotiations with award recipients.
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Pattern Energy Chooses JinkoSolar Modules For 122 MW Project In Chile

Pattern Energy Chooses JinkoSolar Modules For 122 MW Project In Chile | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Originally published on CleanTechies. California-based solar project developer Pattern Energy has reported progress on a large-scale solar PV project in Chile. JinkoSolar reported that it has been selected to supply solar modules for the 122 MW Conejo solar project in Chile, which is being developed by Pattern Energy. Located in the municipality of Taltal, in [&hellip Pattern Energy Chooses JinkoSolar Modules For 122 MW Project In Chile was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
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No GMOs Verified on Flipboard

No GMOs Verified on Flipboard | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
By Clear Media LLC | Get informed about #GMOs and your #RightToKnow exactly what is in the food you eat - nogmosverified.com
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DOE Releases Report Showing Tremendous Energy Efficiency Opportunity in Commercial Tenant Spaces

DOE Releases Report Showing Tremendous Energy Efficiency Opportunity in Commercial Tenant Spaces | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published its Energy Efficiency in Commercial Tenant Spaces feasibility study that highlights both opportunities and barriers to implementing energy efficient technologies in multi-tenant commercial spaces.
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Led By Solar And Wind, Renewable Energy Grew Like Never Before Last Year

Led By Solar And Wind, Renewable Energy Grew Like Never Before Last Year | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
An estimated 147 gigawatts of renewable power capacity was added in 2015, the largest annual increase ever. The post Led By Solar And Wind, Renewable Energy Grew Like Never Before Last Year appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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HP aims 40 percent renewable electricity mark by 2020 - InfotechLead

HP Inc plans to reach the 40 percent renewable electricity mark by 2020 in its global operations. The long-term goal of HP is to achieve 100 percent renewable electricity usage in operations.
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This Louisiana tribe is now America's first official climate refugees

This Louisiana tribe is now America's first official climate refugees | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it

The Obama administration is paying to relocate a native tribe whose land is sinking beneath the rising seas of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Here's where climate activists are setting their sights in 2016

Here's where climate activists are setting their sights in 2016 | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it

World leaders recently cheered a historic agreement to tackle climate change, but activists agree -- there's still a long way to go.

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Built Environment Consulting: Class leading sustainable solutions for the built environment

Built Environment Consulting: Class leading sustainable solutions for the built environment | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it

Built Environment Consulting (BEC) is a leading building services engineering consultancy that brings buildings to life with sustainable energy solutions.

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36% Renewables by 2030 Will Boost Global GDP by $1.3 Trillion New IRENA Report

36% Renewables by 2030 Will Boost Global GDP by $1.3 Trillion New IRENA Report | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it

Achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable energy in the global energy mix by 2030 would increase global gross domestic product (GDP) by up to 1.1 per cent, roughly USD 1.3 trillion, according to new analysis by the International Renewable Energy...

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Five key steps towards a clean energy future

Five key steps towards a clean energy future | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it

Davos 2016: Even if climate change didn’t exist, it would still make sense to switch to renewable energies and clean technologies. Here's why.

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Djibouti Plans 300 MW Solar Power Plant

Djibouti Plans 300 MW Solar Power Plant | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it

Switzerland’s Green Enesys will develop 300 MW solar power plant in Djibouti at an investment of €360 million.

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Haleakala Solar and Hitachi Advanced Clean Energy Corporation bring advanced demand response program to Maui, Hawaii

Haleakala Solar and Hitachi Advanced Clean Energy Corporation bring advanced demand response program to Maui, Hawaii | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Haleakala Solar has come a long way from its humble beginnings. In 1977, Founder and Owner, Jim Whitcomb began to install Solar Hot Water Systems for friends and neighbors. Over the past 39 years Haleakala Solar has emerged into a leading installer of Solar PV and Alternative Energy solutions throughout Hawaii. To serve the present Solar Power World
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Enel Commissions Its Largest Solar PV Project In Chile

Enel Commissions Its Largest Solar PV Project In Chile | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Originally published on CleanTechies. Chile recently had its largest solar PV project connected to the grid – a 160 MW project commissioned in the northern part of the country. Enel Green Power Chile Ltda. recently announced that it commissioned a 160 MW solar PV project located in the municipality of María Elena in the Antofagasta [&hellip Enel Commissions Its Largest Solar PV Project In Chile was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
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Environmental Issues Impacting the Commercial Transportation Industry

Environmental Issues Impacting the Commercial Transportation Industry | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Learn more about reducing vehicle emissions, hybrid technologies, access legislation for public transport and much more.
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EnergySage and Schneider Electric team to promote solar and energy efficiency

EnergySage and Schneider Electric team to promote solar and energy efficiency | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
EnergySage, an online solar marketplace, and Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, have teamed up to encourage energy efficiency for homeowners through solar energy systems and Wiser Air by Schneider Electric, a Wi-Fi smart thermostat. The recently formed relationship includes joint marketing efforts in a number of different mediums, including community-based programs, Solar Power World
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Sustainable Development Goal on Energy (SDG7) and the World Bank Group

Sustainable Development Goal on Energy (SDG7) and the World Bank Group | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Sustainable Development Goal on energy (SDG 7) and the World Bank Group
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Wind turbines are powering nature’s paradise (and haven’t killed a single bird)

Wind turbines are powering nature’s paradise (and haven’t killed a single bird) | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
The Galapagos Islands are a model of how to adapt to survive.
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Record annual increase of carbon dioxide observed at Mauna Loa for 2015 | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Record annual increase of carbon dioxide observed at Mauna Loa for 2015 | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
The annual growth rate of atmospheric carbon dioxide measured at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii jumped by 3.05 parts per million during 2015, the largest year-to-year increase in 56 years of research [...]...
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Solar tower poised to energize market

Solar tower poised to energize market | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it

Technology | Mon Feb 15, 2016 12:16pm EST Solar tower poised to energize market

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USDA to Gather New Data on Organic Agriculture Production

USDA to Gather New Data on Organic Agriculture Production | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
USDA is conducting the 2015 Certified Organic Survey to gather data on certified organic crops and livestock in the United States. This survey is critical to help determine the economic impact of certified organic agriculture production in the United States.
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Ideas and Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Living | Sustainable Cities Collective

Ideas and Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Living | Sustainable Cities Collective | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it

Connect4Climate recently co-hosted Sustainability Week, a series of panel discussions and events with the Hospital Club, a social venue in central London, created by Paul Allen co-founder of Microsoft and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, that...

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Opposition Grows to Fracking and Fracking Infrastructure Projects

Opposition Grows to Fracking and Fracking Infrastructure Projects | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it

Over a seven day period there was a flurry of activity on the East Coast in opposition to the planned expansion of fracking and fracking infrastructure

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Paris Agreement Unleashes $16 Trillion of Investment in Renewables and Cleantech

Paris Agreement Unleashes $16 Trillion of Investment in Renewables and Cleantech | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it

The Paris Agreement, signed last month during COP21, will unleash more than $16 trillion of investments for renewable energy and clean technologies.

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