- “What Energy Deprivation Really Means In Refugee Camps” • There are few places in the world where energy poverty is more rife than in refugee camps. About 80% of those who live in camps have absolutely minimal access to energy for cooking and heating. About 90% have no access to electricity. But renewable energy offers hope. [CleanTechnica]
- “Renewable Energy Set To Power Over Half Of Australia” • The Clean Energy Council’s policy directives for the upcoming Federal Election say that over half of Australia’s power should come from renewable energy sources by 2030. A national energy and climate policy is the missing link to allow a smooth transition. [Utility Magazine]
- “Encore Renewable Energy Announces Completion Of Medical Center Solar Rooftop” • Encore Renewable Energy announced the commissioning of a 198-kW solar array on the roof of the UVM Medical Center on Holly Court in Williston, Vermont. The project began generating electricity in December 2018 and has a 25-year life term. [Renewable Energy Magazine]
- “Scientist Who Resisted Censorship Of Climate Report Lost Her Job” • Climate scientist Maria Caffrey led a trailblazing study outlining the risks of rising seas at national parks. She resisted efforts by federal officials to remove all references to human causes of climate change in her scientific report, so she will soon be out of a job. [Grist]
- “Ameren Reports Strong Interest In Solar Energy ‘Subscription’ Program” • Less than two months after it started to sell “blocks” of solar energy that customers could subscribe to for an extra charge Ameren says that it sold out, and is now piling incoming orders on to a waitlist for future solar purchases. Ameren is based in St Louis. [STLtoday.com]
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