Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (12/27/12)

Here are five recommended reads for today (12/27/12).

  1. According to CleanTechnica, the largest U.S. solar power company, Florida-based NextEra Resources, “is about to add a whopping 750 more megawatts in one fell swoop if the Environmental Impact Statement for its proposed McCoy solar energy project in California passes muster.”
  2. Bloomberg reports, “The U.K., which had the wettest summer in 100 years, added solar power to a list of technologies deemed crucial to meeting renewable-energy and carbon-reduction targets.”
  3. CleanTechnica has its top 10 electric vehicle (EV) stories from 2012.  The top story: “there have been many entries into the EV market this year, and many announced EVs that will soon be hitting the market.”
  4. Bryan Walsh of Time Magazine’s Ecocentric blog has a “cloudy forecast for renewable energy, with a silver lining,” for 2013.
  5. Pacific Business News reports that there were more PV installations in Oahu “this year than in past decade combined.”