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Bridge fuel? Gas overtook coal for first time, renewables account for majority of generation capacity additions

Fracking in places like Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale pushed gas to the top, helping to keep U.S. carbon emissions at 1992 levels according to federal reports. 591 more words

Fracking

Can Malaysia Achieve Emissions Cut Target with EEVs?

Personal vehicle ownership — cars account for about 59% of the overall CO2 emission from transportation.

Malaysia wants all new vehicles entering the domestic market to be energy-efficient vehicles (EEVs) by 2025. 774 more words

Urban Mobility

Budget 2017 Reveals Canadian Government's Commitment in Sustainable Urban Mobility

Budget 2017 proposes to invest $21.9 billion over 11 years to support green infrastructure that will advance Canada’s efforts to build a clean economy. Budget 2017 proposes an additional $120-million for a national recharging and refuelling network for electric, natural gas and hydrogen vehicles, and technology demonstration projects. 741 more words

Urban Mobility

Repost: CAISO notches record, serving 56.7% of demand with renewable energy in one day | Utility Dive

Solar and wind power combined also hit a peak on the same day by serving 49.2% of demand.

Source: CAISO notches record, serving 56.7% of demand with renewable energy in one day | Utility Dive

Energy Innovation

Why coal isn't coming back--cheap renewables

It’s not environmental regulation now that is leading to the demise of the coal industry–it’s the cheaper cost of alternatives. Rather than “bring back coal mining jobs,” we should focus on how we retrain and relocate those displaced workers. 54 more words

Energy Innovation

Push comes to shove on whether electricity markets are functioning

Over the last year, various states have introduced subsidies and preferences for different electricity resources that have circumvented the independent system operator (ISO) markets that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved in the 1990s. 185 more words

Energy Innovation