Materials from Time for 100% Forum







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House
Wind power has come of age
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Advocation clean energy
Showcasing the potential of energy efficiency and clean energy
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Replacing nuclear
Educating consumers about cutting edge technology
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Mark Scully and Mark Jacobson
Mark Scully and Mark Jacobson at The 100% Renewables Forum
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Panel Discussion
The Panel Discussion at The 100% Renewables Forum






Events

News
  • The Future Of Connecticut's Changing Climate WNPR - "John Dankosky hosts a conversation on climate change, clean energy, and how communities are coping. The show was recorded live at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, with climate game changers, including author and activist Bill McKibben."
  • Acadia Center: Connecticut economy would get big boost from clean energy efforts New Haven Register - "A New England environmental group with offices in Connecticut is urging Gov.-elect Ned Lamont to improve transportation infrastructure and bolster clean energy efforts, saying such efforts would not only improve the health of the state's residents, but add 33,000 new jobs and $11 billion in economic benefits."
  • Middletown pilot program aims to remove barriers to energy efficiency Hartford Courant - A small group of city officials and volunteers is developing a new way to provide efficiency upgrades for some of Middletown's lowest-income residents. This program is worth watching as it continues into the future.
  • PURA maintains "at risk" status for Millstone Hartford Business Journal - "Connecticut's procurement of zero-carbon energy, meaning nuclear, wind and solar, lured dozens of bids in September. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) could choose winning bids by year-end."
  • Southington company converts to solar power Hartford Courant - "Southington company converts to solar power"
  • "Idiosyncrasies Of Connecticut EV Rebates - The Politics Of Dealerships & State EV Incentives? Clean Technica - "As of October 15th, 2018, the fully electric vehicle (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) requirements are increasing and the max rebate amount for a BEV is being decreased. On the face of it, this could be seen as a natural expression of the maturation of the EV market and good dynamic state policy. The specifics and timing are not so sweet smelling, however, and may be due to some dealerships having a very powerful voice in the state."
  • With renewed pledge on renewables, Connecticut at solar milestone CT Post - "Lamont has said he wants to streamline permitting to spur more solar arrays at warehouses, parking lots and brownfield sites, among other possibilities...[and]] would protect funding for the Connecticut Green Bank that has been emulated in other states as a way to finance projects..."
  • CT's energy demand, emissions fall as renewables grow Hartford Business Journal - "Since 2007, electricity sales have fallen nearly 18 percent here, compared to a national dip of just 1 percent." Energy efficiency policies work; the swept funds need to be restored.
  • Environmental Groups Appeal Energy Sweeps Ruling CT Post - "We are confident in our legal arguments that a contractual relationship existed between the state and the ratepayer who paid into the energy programs, and that the sweep of the funding was an unconstitutional and illegal tax that has harmed the plaintiffs and other ratepayers."
  • Connecticut's Vanishing Shoreline: One Storm Away From Disaster CT Mirror - "A big part of the problem is the federal government's flood insurance and emergency management systems, which are designed to replace what was there before a storm. It's a philosophy that confounds climate scientists and shoreline experts..."
  • New Haven College Cuts Ribbon On 770 kW Solar Carport System Solar Industry - "The project is expected to offset approximately 30% of Albertus Magnusƍ annual electricity consumption."





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