Category Archives: Energy

Three years and $1.2 billion later, Los Angeles has built ZERO homes for the homeless | Voters Don’t Count in CA

Strong bipartisan support that included 77% of the voting population in Los Angeles offered hope for the homeless population in Los Angeles. That was three years ago. Today, following an audit of Proposition HHH spending and progress, it has been … Continue reading

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Artificial leaf hopes to power the world | I Hope It Works

via Artificial leaf hopes to power the world – BBC Future

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California’s Green Energy Dreams turn into its Power Outage Nightmare

PG&E had to spend $42 billion following green energy mandates instead of equipment repairs, system maintenance, and upgrade on technology that didn’t spark conflagrations. This @susie_c piece (https://t.co/Qh0MNHTVKn) and this NYT’s piece (https://t.co/uAah2HNvPf) are essential context for the PG&E wildfire shutoff. It’s not just … Continue reading

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Portland Company Builds First Of Its Kind Renewable Wave Energy Device

https://youtu.be/ZqNu69B6Sus A Portland-based industrial company completed the construction of a first of its kind renewable wave energy device. Vigor announced Thursday it had completed building Ireland-based company Ocean Energy’s wave energy convertor, called OE 35 buoy. The 826-ton buoy measures … Continue reading

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Fearing Wildfires & More Lawsuits, 800,000 customers in 34 California counties will have electricity shut off for days – Baltimore Sun

Gusts of 35 to 45 mph were forecast to sweep a vast swath of the state, from the San Francisco Bay area to the agricultural Central Valley and especially in the Sierra Nevada foothills, where a November wildfire blamed on … Continue reading

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Clashes As Ecuador President Declares State Of Emergency

Clashes broke out between protesters and police in Ecuador after President Lenin Moreno declared a state of emergency Thursday following demonstrations against rising fuel prices due to the government scrapping subsidies. Police fired tear gas at protesters who threw stones … Continue reading

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Scientists tell U.N. Global Climate Summit: No emergency – Washington Times

Lost amid the coverage of Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg at last week’s U.N. Global Climate Summit were the 500 international scientists, engineers and other stakeholders sounding a very different message: “There is no climate emergency.” The European Climate Declaration, … Continue reading

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