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Electric Utilities and Solar

From ThinkProgress:

Starting in April, solar users across Arizona will be subject to an additional rate charge of about $50 per month. This new “demand charge” will be based on a solar users’ peak power demand during the month and will be levied regardless of how much electricity is offset by their residential solar units.

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Science

dependence on russian energy and eurosceptic meps: a wicked problem or a joint solution?

*This blog was originally published on Environmental Europe on the 3rd June, 2014.***

 Events in the first half of 2014 are likely to present somewhat of a headache to those working in Europe’s climate and energy sector, but they could also provide a solution. 777 more words

Climate Change

Energy Markets: a Varied Competitive Mixture

Sometimes it’s useful to take a step back and review the fundamentals of a market and this is certainly the case with energy. I commonly read reference to “the renewable energy market” or “conventional power”. 2,553 more words

Costs

The EPA nixes California's renewable energy plan

California state agencies working in conjunction with federal agencies have drafted a huge plan to zone the state’s desert for renewable energy development. There is only one problem, according to… 301 more words

The Flea on the Behind of an Elephant

Scroll backwards in time to the early 1970s. US President Richard Nixon appointed the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) to produce a study of recommendations on “The Nation’s Energy Future” based on advice from the National Science Foundation (NSF). 401 more words

History

Renewable Energy in Europe - Approximated Recent Growth and Knock-on Effects

European Environment Agency (EEA)
www.eea.europa.eu/publications/renewable-energy-in-europe-approximated

This report introduces several methods the European Environment Agency (EEA) has developed for assessing and communicating early RES (renewable energy sources) growth and the important knock-on effects that RES growth has on the energy sector and related areas. 53 more words

Energy And Climate