March 31, 2023

Here’s how clean energy could help Puerto Rico navigate out of the dark

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By Cassandra Sweet From Greenbiz As Puerto Rico seeks to repair its decimated electricity system, experts are proposing ways the island can rebuild using better, stronger and cleaner technology that would cut costs, boost resilience and reduce reliance on oil to generate power. But many challenges stand in the way. For example, who will pay […]

Scientists copy climate change data in fear of a Trump crackdown

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By Jon Fingas From engadget And the Energy Department is refusing Trump’s request to name climate change workers. Donald Trump’s incoming presidency won’t be kind to climate change science, and that’s making both scientists and government divisions nervous — to the point where they’re taking unusually drastic actions. Researchers at multiple North American institutions, including […]

U.S. Energy Department announces largest energy efficiency standard in history; Businesses will save USD 167 billion

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From SolarServer The U.S. Department of Energy announced historic new efficiency standards for commercial air conditioners and furnaces. Developed with industry, utilities, and environmental groups, these standards will save more energy than any other standard issued by the Department to date. Over the lifetime of the products, businesses will save USD 167 billion on their […]