Tag Archives: renewable energy

Northampton County agrees to go green with renewable energy project

WFMZ News reports: A company has sought out a location in Northampton County as an area to generate clean and renewable power. New England Hydropower Company says it wants to place a small scale hydropower plant in Hugh Moore Park along the Delaware and Lehigh Historic Canal Corridor. It recently presented its plans to Northampton County Council, in hopes of the […]

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July 26 – Energypath 2018 Grid Integration

The Energypath 2018 conference will focus on the theme of Grid Integration. Grid Integration is an increasingly critical issue as the demand for electricity rises along with the growing need for reliable and diverse sources of electricity. Although progress has been made to improve grid stability and resiliency, more needs to be done to integrate renewables, batteries, and vehicles into […]

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Four Green Technologies Growing Fast Enough To Achieve Zero-Emissions World, IEA Says

An International Energy Agency official claims that there are four sustainable innovations that are on track to “do their part in a zero-carbon-emissions world by mid-century”: electric vehicles, energy storage, solar photovoltaic power, and wind power. This year marks the first time any of these green technologies are on track, which is an important step towards a more sustainable future – but […]

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[MAREA] New SunShot Project for High-Density Grid Integration of Pennsylvania Solar

New DOE SunShot pilot project will use smart grid technology to connect hundreds of new Pennsylvania solar installations to grid by 2020 Megan Toomey, PPL Electric, Keystone Solar Future Project Program Manager In January of this year, PPL won a DOE SunShot award of more than $3 million as part of a program to support the integration of solar energy […]

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[MAREA] Book Discussion: The Grid

“The Grid” by Gretchen Bakke, PhD (Bloomsbury, 2016) “The grid is not just something we built, but something that grew with America, changed as our values changed, and gained its form as we developed as a nation. It is a machine, an infrastructure, a cultural artifact, a set of business practices, and an ecology.” The electric grid could be the […]

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[LVSN] Green Drinks Lehigh Valley

In Defense of Wind – the Unsung Hero of Renewables Phil Jones Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association   While it does not receive the same attention as Solar, wind power is a critical part of our energy resource. Without it, California would not have 30% renewable generation or Denmark nearly 60%. Wind power is available in most every state across the […]

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Fracking (Hydraulic Fracturing)

The term ‘fracking’ comes from the process of fracturing the shale rocks in which natural gas is stored by forcing a mixture of water, chemicals, and sand inside the rock to crack it and release the gas. There is some evidence that it can pollute surrounding areas, but the health consequences and environmental impacts of fracking are still being studied. […]

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Incineration

Incineration is the disposal of waste through combustion. When waste is burned, trash is converted into ash, gas, and heat. The gas is cleansed of pollutants before it is released into the air, and the remaining solid waste and ash is sent to a landfill. This type of waste disposal does not eliminate the need for landfills, but reduces the […]

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Peoples Climate Movement, Washington, D.C.

Come join us to show the world and our leaders that we will resist attacks on our people, our communities and our planet. On the 100th Day of the Trump Administration we will be in the streets of Washington DC, coming together from across the United States to strengthen our movement. We will demonstrate our power and resistance at the […]

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Clean Jobs PA Forum & Reception – The Latest on the Clean Energy Market in PA

Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:00 PM to 6:30PM Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, 645 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA   Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) invites you to attend the Clean Jobs PA Forum & Reception. We are excited to highlight our Clean Jobs PA report about thousands of clean energy jobs in Pennsylvania, and the Clean Jobs PA Mapping Project that illustrates […]

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