oil and gas Stories September 12

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • New Hampshire’s GOP governor, US House of Representatives ban offshore oil and gas drilling.
  • Scotland builds the world’s first ocean-powered data center.
  • Italian design firm Carlo Ratti experiments with orange peels as possible future biofuel.
  • St. Louis Zoo gets a seating area shaded by solar panels.

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oil and gas Stories September 11

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Methane leak detection monitoring goes mobile — and into the sky.
  • Los Angeles gives the go-ahead for the largest solar energy plant in the US.
  • Hawaii is testing the manufacturing of concrete that reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Former senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) calls for green energy jobs for veterans.

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oil and gas Stories September 10

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Green energy will push out natural gas by 2035.
  • Solar garden fences are popping up in the Netherlands.
  • Amazon employees will strike to protest climate change.
  • California passes a law that prevents cities and counties from taxing solar rooftop energy.

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oil and gas Stories September 9

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Oil and gas companies investing $50 billion in projects that won’t help fight climate change.
  • The countries that produce a greater proportion of CO2 emissions than their proportion of the global population.
  • Calcium could be safer and cheaper than lithium-ion in batteries that store solar and wind power.
  • 5 of the best solar-powered portable chargers.

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oil and gas Stories September 5

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • 5 green energy standouts from the Democrats’ climate-crisis town hall
  • Rutgers University releases new study on states, equity, and green energy.
  • 3 ways cities are improving the energy efficiency of homes.
  • Big oil to seal record number of green energy deals in 2019.

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oil and gas Stories September 4

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Cory Booker announces $3 trillion climate change plan — here are five green energy highlights.
  • Elizabeth Warren pledges another $1 trillion to achieve clean energy by 2035.
  • The New York Times pulls out of sponsoring the Oil and Money conference.
  • Everyone can use these small solar panels for outdoor fun.

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oil and gas Stories April 11

In today’s EGEB:

  • Oil and gas companies could lose 95% of value by 2050 if Paris Agreement is followed.
  • New York announces $30 million to modernize grid as state advances green energy transition.
  • 200 community leaders have now expressed support for the Voices for 100% Renewable Energy project.
  • JDR Cable Systems and Tufts University are collaborating to help students who want to pursue an offshore wind career.

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oil and gas Stories March 25

Major oil companies have spent $1 billion on climate lobbying that is “overwhelmingly in conflict” with the Paris Agreement, according to one new report. And another report reveals oil execs laughing about their newfound access within the Trump administration.

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oil and gas Stories May 26, 2016

Solar Power now has more employees than either the Oil & Gas or Coal Extraction industries in the United States. The solar industry employed approximately 208,000 individuals at the end of 2015 versus 185,000+ in oil and gas, or 190,000 in coal extraction. Solar power employment is expected to grow an additional 15% in 2016 to almost 240,000 individuals. Globally, solar power now directly employs 2.8 million people as the largest renewable energy employer.

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