Author Archives: Guru

California should ignore the naysayers, and dive into wind and solar as they aim for 100% clean energy | Electrek






California should ignore the naysayers, and dive into wind and solar as they aim for 100% clean energy California recently put forth a resolution to consider 100% renewable electricity by 2045, paving the way for solar and wind to spread their wings as the main electricity sources in a state on the frontier of renewable energy. But Julian Specter at… Read More »






Sierra Club’s Call to Resist by Going Green!






#ReadyFor100 Percent Clean Energy! Our goal is to accelerate a transition to 100% clean, renewable energy for all! These Two Cities Just Committed to 100% Renewable Energy! Now more than ever, it’s time to help grow the local, democratic, and equitable 100% clean and renewable energy resistance!On Monday, Pueblo’s city council voted unanimously to commit to… Read More »






Group ‘Dramatically’ Protests SCE&G Rate Hikes, Nuclear Reactors | wltx.com






Protesters took to the state house calling out South Carolina Electric and Gas’ (SCE&G) constant rate hikes for the construction of the two new nuclear reactors in Fairfield County.The protest follows news of financial issues with the project’s contractor Westinghouse and its parent company Toshiba losing $6.3 billion dollars. Source: Group ‘Dramatically’ Protests SCE&G Rate… Read More »






Innovating through partnerships for a clean energy future – Story Studio






Innovating through partnerships for a clean energy future By Geisha Williams, President, Electric, Pacific Gas and Electric Company January 31, 2017 It’s a story we all know well: the lone inventor toiling and tinkering away in isolation until one day, like lightning, genius strikes and a great breakthrough is born. Reality, though, is rarely so… Read More »






Energy experts give Trump the hard truth: You can’t bring coal back






Joe Romm Follow Dr. Joe Romm is Founding Editor of Climate Progress, “the indispensable blog,” as NY Times columnist Tom Friedman describes it. Feb 10 Energy experts give Trump the hard truth: You can’t bring coal back Coal wasn’t killed by a political “war” — cheap renewables and fracked gas were the culprits. Candidate Trump speaks during a… Read More »






Prince George’s County Solar Property Tax






Prince George’s County offers the following solar property tax credits for solar PV (photovoltaic) systems (creating electric power, not heat) Up to $ 5,000 credit for purchased or bank financed solar PV system; Other incentives are available for solar thermal (example – solar water heater), geothermal and other renewable energy products. For information about anything… Read More »






County to receive millions from Pepco-Exelon merger | Prince George’s County, MD

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County to receive millions from Pepco-Exelon mergerCounty Executive Baker joined Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett last week to announce millions of dollars in community benefits that residents of their respective counties will receive from the approval of the Pepco-Exelon merger.  For Prince George’s government, the initial benefits includes $4.4 million for energy efficiency programs, $6 million… Read More »






After veto override, renewable energy sourcing accelerates in Maryland – Baltimore Sun






After veto override, renewable energy sourcing accelerates in Maryland The Maryland House of Delegates voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2016. The vote was 88-51. (Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun video) Source: After veto override, renewable energy sourcing accelerates in Maryland – Baltimore Sun






Tesla Gives the California Power Grid a Battery Boost – NYTimes.com






Tesla Gives the California Power Grid a Battery Boost An installation of Tesla batteries is connected to distribution circuits at Southern California Edison’s Mira Loma substation in Ontario, Calif., about 40 miles east of Los Angeles. JAKE MICHAELS FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES By DIANE CARDWELL JANUARY 30, 2017 Just off a freeway in Southern California, 396… Read More »






republicEn | Energy Optimists – Climate Realists






I agree with this Republican platform, but if we remove “subsidies” for solar energy, then let’s remove ALL energy subsidies. Solar will compete very well with coal generated electric power in a country with no energy subsidies at all! We are 2279 Americans educating the country about free-enterprise solutions to climate change.Members of republicEn are… Read More »