An interesting article, which describes the difficulties that remain for utilities to balance investment in baseload capacity with the increasing demand for renewables.
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According to EIA, wind will exceed natural gas for new electric generation capacity in 2019.
A net, 15.4 GW will be added, consisting of:
· Wind 46%
· Natural Gas 34%
· Solar 18%
· Other renewables/storage 2%
Embedded in the EIA article is a very informative chart detailing where generation capacity additions and retirements are occurring […]
Amory Lovins - physicist, environmental scientist, writer and cofounder of Rocky Mountain Institute, presented his case at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Future of Energy Summit, that the conventional wisdom regarding energy efficiency is misguided and short-sighted. His advice is to expand the boundaries of the problem to uncover new options.
He argues that […]
Joshua Rhodes (Energy Institute and the Webber Energy Group) counters the argument that solar and wind are responsible for higher power prices in many markets, as recently claimed by Michael Shellenberger, a California gubernatorial candidate. Rhodes explains that many factors have impacted power prices over the last few decades and attributing any movement to just […]