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Solar Panels and Wind Turbines at Organic Valley's Cashton Office Building
Australia, the Land Down Under, is a very interesting and exciting place for renewable energy. The high levels of irradiance it receives makes it a great place for solar power to flourish. Australia has also seen its fair share of natural disasters caused at least in part by a warming planet. A transition to clean energy can help fight against climate change and it makes sense financially. As Australia continues on its journey to a clean energy economy, the rest of the world can observe what works and what causes challenges.
On Wednesday, March 24th Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) held a webinar titled "Search for Resilience: Texas Blackouts, Policy Fallout, and How Advanced Energy Can Help”. It has been about one month since the disastrous winter weather caused blackouts all across ERCOT, Texas’s electric grid. It was enlightening to hear from industry and policy experts about what has happened in the wake of the blackouts, and what the future of ERCOT and other electric grids across the United States will look like.
Breiter Planet Properties President Andrew Breiter-Wu takes a closer look at Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden’s $2 Trillion Climate Plan. The plan is to build a modern infrastructure in the United States.
City of Adelaide was the first jurisdiction in Australia to offer incentives for batteries.
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