Friday, May 31, 2019
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Date: Fri, May 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Subject: Trending reports from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Greentech Media News: Utah Aims to Shatter Records With 1,000MW Energy Storage Plant - WOW - see combustion involved in this "zero carbon" megaproject.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Renewable energy costs hit new lows, now cheapest new power option for most of the world. May signal the shift from geometrical curve to exponential - worth reading from a credible industry source
From an interview he did with Vice News:
For the first time in more than two years, Americans heard from Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III. What we got was part explanation of his office’s decision not to charge President Trump, part warning about Russian election interference, and part plea to the public — and perhaps to Congress — to read the 448-page report and take its allegations seriously.
Here are the main takeaways:
He said the report specifically did not exonerate Trump on obstruction of justice.
“If we had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said that. We did not, however, make a determination as to whether the president did commit a crime.”
But even if Trump did obstruct, charging a sitting president with a crime is unconstitutional.
“Under long-standing Department policy, a president cannot be charged with a federal crime while he is in office. That is unconstitutional. Even if the charge is kept under seal and hidden from public view — that, too, is prohibited.”
The special counsel didn't consider it an option to bring charges.
“The Special Counsel’s Office is part of the Department of Justice and, by regulation, it was bound by that Department policy. Charging the president with a crime was therefore not an option we could consider.”
He signaled there are other ways to accuse a president of wrongdoing (like maybe impeachment).
“The opinion says that the Constitution requires a process other than the criminal justice system to formally accuse a sitting president of wrongdoing.”
By the way, Russians did interfere in the 2016 election.
“They used sophisticated cyber techniques to hack into computers and networks used by the Clinton campaign. They stole private information, and then released that information through fake online identities and through the organization WikiLeaks. The releases were designed and timed to interfere with our election and to damage a presidential candidate.”
You should really be paying more attention to that.
“I will close by reiterating the central allegation of our indictments: that there were multiple, systematic efforts to interfere in our election. And that allegation deserves the attention of every American.”
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Monday, May 27, 2019
Reactor shut down after electrical cable fails at Plymouth nuclear plant | Energy Central - Old shit breaks down.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Greentech Media News: US Wind Industry’s Response to Solar’s Rise: Embrace It - significant industry shift in strategy.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
CNN: Sea levels may rise much faster than previously predicted, swamping coastal cities such as New York, Shanghai, study finds
Maine firefighters sound alarm about proposed transmission line after deadly CA wildfire | - Add fire risks to the list of problems in permitting new Tx
Monday, May 20, 2019
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Saturday, May 18, 2019
Friday, May 17, 2019
Greentech Media News: Goldman Sachs Becomes Solar Supplier to California CCAs as Its Acquisition Spree Continues
Interior chief dismisses climate concerns in first Natural Resources hearing: 'I haven't lost any sleep over it' | TheHill
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Greentech Media News: WoodMac: Solar Plants Cheaper Than Natural Gas ‘Just About Everywhere’ by 2023
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
News Alert: Alabama Senate passes nation's most restrictive abortion ban, which makes no exceptions for victims of rape and incest
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Monday, May 13, 2019
NY DEC Kicks off Peaker Emissions Limits Hearings - peaker operators grasp at ESS as a possible lifeline. Expect a similar tack from the rest of the gas boys
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NY State passes new fossil regs - Coal-fired generation to be 100% gone by 2020. New CO2 limits on the rest.
Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo on May 9 announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation established regulations requiring all the power plants in the state to meet new emission limits for carbon dioxide. No existing coal-fired sources are expected to continue beyond 2020 under the new rule, as emissions control technology needed for compliance will raise capital and operation costs.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
US climate objections sink Arctic Council accord in Finland - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48185793
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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
NY Nukes - Indian Point Energy Already Replaced - By Electricity from the Open, Competitive Market | Yonkers Times - after the politicians and lobbies and all their BS, the truth emerges
Monday, May 6, 2019
Trump would have been charged with obstruction were he not president, hundreds of former federal prosecutors assert in public document
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Friday, May 3, 2019
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Ars Technica: Department of Justice opens investigation into failed carbon-capture plant - the hard realities of carbon capture technology
CNBC: Mining powerhouse Rio Tinto switches to renewable energy at Utah facility - going to bee seeing a lot of this from the mineral, oil and gas sector.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019