Anmar Frangoul
5 years ago | 33 IMPRESSIONS
Scotland just produced enough wind energy to power all its homes twice over
Wind turbines in Scotland generated 9,831,320 megawatt hours between January and June 2019, WWF Scotland said Monday. The numbers, which were supplied by WeatherEnergy, mean that Scottish wind generated enough electricity to power the equivalent of 4.47 million homes for six months. ...
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scotland
wind
www.ft.com
5 years ago | 23 IMPRESSIONS
Germany to back EU-wide net zero emissions target
Gain a global perspective on the US and go beyond with curated news and analysis from 600 journalists in 50+ countries covering politics, business, innovation, trends and more. ...
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www.irena.org
5 years ago | 25 IMPRESSIONS
Falling Renewable Power Costs Open Door to Greater Climate Ambition
Renewable power is the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world already today, the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows. ...
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renewables
energy-cities.eu
5 years ago | 34 IMPRESSIONS
Lisbon, a solar city
When thinking about Lisbon, the warm weather and the beautiful architecture are some of the top things that come to mind. Lisbon is a sunny city, with a total solar radiation on its rooftops amounting to 7 times its electricity consumption in 2016. ...
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lisbon
pv
bpihomeowner.org
5 years ago | 25 IMPRESSIONS
Top 5 States Providing the Best Home Energy Efficiency Assistance Programs
Everyone has a responsibility to become “greener” by cutting down on carbon emissions. Becoming more energy efficient also assists low-income households by cutting down on monthly bills. ...
energy efficiency
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Zoë Schlanger
5 years ago | 22 IMPRESSIONS
Air pollution in Europe is reducing the average lifespan by 2 years
The average person living in Europe loses two years of their life to the health effects of breathing polluted air, according to a report published in the European Heart Journal on March 12. ...
air pollution
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www.ft.com
5 years ago | 21 IMPRESSIONS
Can Poland wean itself off coal?
The country has paid a heavy environmental cost for its dependence on coal. Now a small town in the industrial heartland is fighting back ...
coal
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poland
www.businesswire.com
5 years ago | 31 IMPRESSIONS
Canada’s Energy Efficiency Sector Is Poised to Add 36,000 Workers in 2019
CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canada’s energy efficiency goods and services sector directly employed an estimated 436,000 permanent workers in 2018 and is poised to grow by 8.3% this year, creating over 36,000 jobs, according to a new report released today. ...
canada
energy efficiency
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Brian Kahn
5 years ago | 37 IMPRESSIONS
Climate Change, Explained in One Simple Comic
Do you like nerdy web comics and climate change real talk? Of course you do. Randall Munroe, creator of the tri-weekly web comic xkcd, has combined the two into an epic timeline of earth’s climate. ...
climate change
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Sophie Hirsh
5 years ago | 18 IMPRESSIONS
Chicago Pledges 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2040
The Windy City is getting even windier. (And yes, we're talking about wind power.) Last year, Illinois announced the Illinois Clean Energy Jobs Act, putting the state on a path toward 100 percent clean energy by 2050. ...
chicago
lang:en
renewables
Jason Finkelstein
5 years ago | 33 IMPRESSIONS
How residential energy storage could help support the power grid
The growth of battery storage in the power sector has attracted a great deal of attention in the industry and media. Much of that attention focuses on utility-scale batteries and on batteries for commercial and industrial customers. ...
energy storage
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residential
Caspar Henderson
5 years ago | 23 IMPRESSIONS
Choked by Beth Gardiner review – the toxic truth about the air we breathe
Ambient air pollution, like smoking, can seldom be definitively linked to individual cases of debility or premature death, but it greatly increases the risks. In Choked, Beth Gardiner reports that it cuts short about 7 million lives worldwide every year. ...
air pollution
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David Thill
5 years ago | 21 IMPRESSIONS
Report: Utilities missing opportunities to tailor efficiency pitches to customers
Utilities could improve participation in energy conservation programs by using survey and smart meter data to tailor messages to individual customers, according to a recent report. ...
energy efficiency
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5 years ago | 21 IMPRESSIONS
World Economic Forum on Twitter
Air pollution killing more people than smoking, say scientists https://wef. ...
air pollution
lang:en
industryeurope.com
5 years ago | 32 IMPRESSIONS
Understanding the EU's new energy efficiency labels
The European Commission has agreed on and adopted the final format and visual identity of new energy efficiency labels. The labels will be applied to five household product groups and one commercial product groups and will be visible for consumers as of 1 March 2021. ...
energy efficiency
energy label
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