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Interesting Ocean Energy Webinar Thursday @ 5pm EST!

Via the Dartmouth Marine Energy Collegiate Competition team Come to this talk! Thursday, May 8 | 5-6 p.m.

The Future of Marine Energy: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversation Join Dartmouth undergraduates Emily Martinez ’21, Michelle Wang ’21, Santiago Zamora-Castillo ’21, and Andres Rosales ’20 TH ’21 to learn about their efforts in the NREL 2021 […]

News from the Sun Day Campaign

Back-to-back FERC and EIA reports show strong start for solar and wind in 2021: Solar electrical production grows 21.7% while wind’s output increases 6.6%. Solar and wind are the only sources of new generating capacity in January.

Washington DC – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the […]

Dartmouth College: Renewable energy careers bootcamp!

This week, the Irving Institute is offering a “Renewable Energy Careers Bootcamp” series for students interested in renewable energy finance and careers in renewable energy more broadly. The bootcamp will feature three evening events: On March 23rd, Jordan Swett ’19 (Senior Finance Associate, Sunwealth) will provide a broad introduction to careers in the renewable […]

NEWS UPDATE: Electrical Generation by Renewable Energy Exceeded 20% in 2020 and Grew Faster Than All Other Sources; Renewables Out-Produced Both Coal & Nuclear and Narrowed the Gap with Natural Gas

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN RENEWABLES TOP 20% OF U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATION IN 2020 AND OUTPERFORMED COAL & NUCLEAR POWER PRODUCTION BY SOLAR + WIND WAS 17% MORE THAN A YEAR EARLIER INCREASE IN SOLAR & WIND GENERATED ELECTRICITY MORE THAN DOUBLE THAT OF NATURAL GAS Washington DC — Electrical generation by U.S. wind and solar […]

Renewables Are 78% of New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity in 2020 and on Track to Top 30% of Nation’s Total by 2025

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN FERC’S 2020 YEAR-END REPORT: RENEWABLES PROVIDED 78% OF NEW U.S. GENERATING CAPACITY WIND DOUBLED GAS & WAS ALMOST HALF OF TOTAL NEW CAPACITY; NEW SOLAR CAPACITY ALSO SURPASSED NATURAL GAS FERC PROJECTS MASSIVE GROWTH FOR SOLAR AND WIND OVER NEXT THREE-YEARS – NEARLY 3.5x NATURAL GAS RENEWABLES ON TRACK TO EXCEED […]

The True Meaning of Unobtanium

Do we really need this? (Chris LeBoutillier, Unsplash)

George Harvey

A video has been going around called “Unobtanium.” It was posted on YouTube, also with the name “What’s Wrong with Wind and Solar.” (www.bit.ly/Unobtanium-video) It tells us that renewable resources cannot supply us with all our energy, that the equipment used to make them […]

Fifth Annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair (virtual)

The fifth annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair will be held Saturday, March 6 from 10-4 pm. One can participate in: workshops, networking, an exhibition hall and in affinity groups which will provide an opportunity to “mingle” and “meet” new people. The Fair is sponsored by the non-profit Community Advocates for a Sustainable Environment […]

Renewable Energy Local Tax Evaluation Woes in New Hampshire

Ground-mounted solar arrays installed by Lempster’s concerned citizen, Eckhard Straeter. Courtesy photo.

G.E.T. staff

We are living in a crisis of climate change. Average temperatures are rising as we are experiencing this winter. The data is available and is addressed on the front page of this issue of Green Energy Times. It is important […]

Hydrogen and the Energy Transition

George Harvey

The Danish energy firm, Ørsted, develops plans to harness offshore wind energy to produce “green” hydrogen. Image: Ørsted.

It seems “green hydrogen” has a presence in the news that grows every month. Also, news articles talk about increasingly large amounts of money being spent on it. Big corporations, utilities, and […]

What’s Wrong with Natural Gas?

A gas explosion damaged a home in North Andover, Massachusetts. Photo: Whoisjohngalt, CC-BY-SA 4.0

George Harvey

When coal is mined, processed, or transported, its dust gets into the air, which is why miners get black lung disease. Most coal makes smoke when it is burned, particulate matter that causes breathing problems for […]