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the gender dimension of energy policy

Article published in @EUCERS Newsletter of King’s College, London University

March is the month during which women’s day is celebrated. It is therefore a good opportunity to take a closer look at energy policy from a gender perspective. 67 more words

Poverty

Austria To Challenge Hinkley Point Deal

By Paul Homewood

 

http://www.powerengineeringint.com/articles/2015/03/austria-reinforces-position-on-hinkley-point.html

 

Austria are still fighting the Hinkley Point nuclear deal, as an “unworthy subsidy”.

 

PEI report:

The Austrian government has reiterated its determination to take the European Commission to court once the approved decision on Hinkley Point… 399 more words

Climate Change

oldbrew reblogged this on Tallbloke's Talkshop and commented:

. Could be a good test case showing who gets to decide what in national energy policy.

Why does China achieve most of its goals?

Hypothesis: China tends to achieve because it thinks carefully about how it will achieve a goal before committing to that goal. I know of only two strategies for reliably achieving goals: 67 more words

China

"Working For The Same Boss": The Coal Industry Is Imploding. Why Is it Still So Powerful in Washington?

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

Leading the rush to the industry’s defense is Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, who has launched an underhanded… 869 more words

Mitch Mc Connell

Headlines claiming that distributed solar will soon overthrow utilities everywhere should be patiently ignored until reality sinks in

Last week there was a typically innumerate article promoting the future of distributed energy “Personal Power Stations”. There is a remarkable amount of informed commentary attached to this article — I highly recommend you read through all of it. 289 more words

Energy Policy

Carbon Caps & Demand Reductions vs. Better Technology:

Today there is another Twitter discussion featuring “We need carbon limits and demand reduction” vs. “Better technology to improve rate of decarbonization”. My thumbnail summary is the result of “Caps and Limits”, in particular Kyoto which Feels Good while fossil continues to dominate: 32 more words

Energy Policy

Update on the new hydroelectric generation station at the north outlet works at Pueblo Dam

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

It will be awhile before the turbines start spinning, but work continues toward installing hydroelectric generation at Pueblo Dam.

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Colorado Water