Image: NSF/Wikimedia Commons/Rennett Stowe
On Wednesday, September 2nd, NECEC, Northeast Clean Energy Center, and Daymark Energy Advisors hosted a webinar titled Environmental Justice, Social Welfare, and Energy Infrastructure.
Image: Adam Stein, Solar States
City of Adelaide was the first jurisdiction in Australia to offer incentives for batteries.
The U.S. appears all set for a record year for solar.
Murray Energy, the largest privately held coal company in the United States recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This continues to be a trend for coal companies over the last couple of years. As renewables like solar and wind become more cost effective, they are beginning to move coal fired power plants out of the picture. Unfortunately, the effects of this bankruptcy will harm only the most vulnerable. It will lead to workers and coal miners getting the short end of the stick, and top executives at Murray Energy getting off scot-free. “It (Murray Energy) will seek to be relieved of its obligations to retirees, their dependents and widows. We have seen this sad act too many times before.” (Source)