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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 […]

Renewable Energy at our NY and VT Statehouses

The Empire State Plaza in Albany. Kurtman12208, released to the public domain. www.bit.ly/3cTIzwv

George Harvey

Two of the states in the Northeast made some progress with renewable energy projects at their statehouses recently. One is New York; the other is Vermont. The changes made at these statehouses address entirely different issues in […]

Renewables Rule and Solar Shines Brightest

George Harvey

A field of solar arrays. (American Public Power Association, Unsplash, www.bit.ly/39tXZGP)

In its last issue, Green Energy Times had an article, “EIA Projects Huge Decline for Natural Gas Generation” (www.bit.ly/EIA-gas-decline). With new information from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), we can say more about that and the implications for […]

Clean Energy Investments

Can the Remarkable Run Continue?

The windy region in California between the San Jacinto and San Bernardino mountains is a perfect place for harvesting wind. Photo Erik Wilde/Wikipedia Commons.

Todd M. Walker and Craig R. Walker

What a year 2020 was for clean energy investments of virtually all kinds – from solar to wind, […]

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 […]