Here are five recommended reads for today (6/29/2015).
“The fossil fuel industry receives billions in taxpayer subsidies as the wind industry fights to take flight”
Even as clean energy scaling continues around the world, the subtitle of this Yahoo News article, “The fossil fuel industry receives billions in taxpayer subsidies as the wind industry fights to take flight”, sums up how much faster we could be moving without a playing field...
Stanford Study Demonstrates Yet Again: Moving to 100% Clean Energy Economy Both “technically and economically possible”
“Incumbent energy industries are heavily funded by people like the Koch brothers who inject large amounts of resources into media relations and lobbying," says Sokolove who has seen huge progress in the industry over his 15+ years as a public relations practitioner.
We've known for a long time that Americans strongly support clean energy, but every so often it's good to see brand-new polling that reaffirms this finding. Two recent polls in particular jumped out at us, one produced for Clean Edge and SolarCity, the other by Gallup.
Mix of new temporary construction and permanent jobs would peak at 5,700 under basic scenario, but reach 12,600 jobs if investments also aim to keep utility spending in the state – a number nearly equal to employment in Virginia’s commercial construction sector