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Renewable Rise Continues

25% of all U.S. power generation in 2020 has come from renewable sources A Vermont startup company received a million-dollar grant for a project that will emphasize solar-to-energy storage technologies. From the company’s website, with links to Energy Department press release: Vermont-based Norwich Technologies announced last week that it has been awarded a $1.1M U.S. […]

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Renewables Finally Get the Green Light

Projections are early, but pandemic should finally push green past coal The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its May 2020 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) this week, and it contains big news. Albeit an early projection, the government body found that this year—however permanently tainted—will be the first official year on record where renewable energy […]

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Gas vs. Coal, revisited

Low gas prices allow plants to curb coal-powered generation 2015 marked the first time that natural gas generation of electricity outpaced that of coal generated electricity multiple times in a calendar year. The EIA (Energy Information Administration) reported this uncommon occurrence in a July report from last year, after noticing the trend in consecutive months. Gas […]

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