- “New Prefab Homes Never Need To Be Connected To The Grid” • Dvele, a prefabricated home manufacturer based in Southern California, announced that from now on, every home it makes will produce its own electricity using solar PVs and have a built-in battery storage system, eliminating the need to connect to the electrical grid. [CleanTechnica]
- “Renewable Energy Could Power The World By 2050” • By mid-century, virtually all the world’s demand for electricity could be met by renewable energy. This is the consensus of 47 peer-reviewed research papers from 13 independent groups with a total of 91 authors that have been brought together by Stanford University in California. [Eco-Business]
- “FERC Excludes Clean Energy From NY’s Capacity Market” • A decision applying buyer-side mitigation to state-supported resources that participate in New York’s wholesale capacity market is the latest attempt by a hyper-politicized Trump FERC to try and pose barriers to deployment of clean energy resources by the states. [Natural Resources Defense Council]
- “Seasonal Pumped Hydropower Storage Could Solve The Renewable Energy Storage Challenge” • Seasonal pumped hydropower storage, an established technology, could be an affordable and sustainable solution to store energy and water on an annual scale, according to IIASA research published in the journal Nature Communications. [SciTechDaily]
- “American Farmers Are Turning To Wind Energy” • Farmers have seen prices for commodities like corn, soybeans, milk, and meat down since 2013 due to technology and globalization. Extreme weather from climate change made things worse. The trade war with China has hit them hard. But a new crop may save them. It is windpower. [CleanTechnica]
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