Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (7/6/15)
Here are five recommended reads for today (7/6/15)
- “U.S. consumers are increasingly turning to solar, wind and biomass for their energy needs, driving domestic renewable energy consumption to its highest peak since the 1930s,” says Deseret News.
- According the Greentech Media, “California regulators have passed a major utility residential rate reform plan, one that doesn’t give solar and energy efficiency advocates everything they wanted, but does sock it to energy hogs in a way previous proposals did not.”
- “Governments must rethink plans for new coal-fired power plants around the world, as these are now the “most urgent” threat to the future of the planet, the head of the OECD has warned,” reports The Guardian.
- “An obscure entry on the EU’s voluntary transparency register shows that up to €750,000 (£533,049) may have been spent by Koch Industries, the largest private energy company in the US, on trying to influence EU policy,” reports The Guardian.
- “A plane powered by the sun’s rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan,” says The New York Times.
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