Global Energy Shift

Positive Future #483 (Feature photo – Solar Power – public domain) Nearly two thirds of all new energy additions in 2018 were from renewable forms of energy generation according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. Of note is that there was 171 GW of new renewable energy added to the global capacity in 2018. Under…

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2019 – Minnetonka City Facilities to be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Positive Future #448 (Feature photo – Minnetonka City Hall and Police Station – CCA 3.0 Unported) Energy Central journalist Andrew Burger brings us the story of Minnetonka, Minnesota. The city is on track to power all city facilities with renewable energy. The move is expected to cut the city’s electricity bills in half – a…

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Four States and 100 Cities Now Have Mandates for Carbon-Free Energy

Positive Future #443 (Feature photo – Seal of Washington State – Public Domain) Journalist Christian Roselund of PV Magazine summarizes how the recent legislation by the State of Washington to move to 100 percent clean power joins other states and cities. Regardless of the debates going on over climate change, the momentum in the U.S.…

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Washington State – Taking a Lead in the Transition to Renewable Energy

Positive Future #435 (Feature photo – Washington State Capitol – By User:Cacophony – Own work, CC BY 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1055907) Happening more frequently, cities, counties and states are taking matters into their own hands. Natural Resources Defense Council expert Noah Long reveals how Washington State has 5 bills in the works that are related to clean…

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Renewable Energy – One Third of Global Power Capacity

Positive Future #428 (Feature photo – Renewable Energy – CCA SA 2.0 Generic) Access and availability to energy is the cornerstone of agriculture, housing and transportation. The International Renewable Energy Agency reports that one third of all energy is now generated by renewable sources. Most interesting is that most of the new capacity in renewable…

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