Venezuela: Electricity Recovery Continues As US Withdraws Diplomatic Staff

By Ricardo Vaz, Venezuelanalysis.com -

Caracas, March 12, 2019 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan authorities continue working to bring back online the electric grid following a massive outage that started on Thursday, March 7. [...]

US Regime Change Blueprint Proposed Venezuelan Electricity Blackouts As ‘Watershed Event’ For ‘Galvanizing Public Unrest’

By Max Blumenthal, Thegrayzone.com -

A September 2010 memo by a US-funded soft power organization that helped train Venezuelan coup leader Juan Guaido and his allies identifies the potential collapse of the country’s electrical [...]

Venezuela Blackouts: ‘Straight From The Cyberwar Playbook’

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has blamed cybernetic warfare on the recent widespread blackouts that have affected the country in recent days. One contributor to Forbes analyzes that [...]

Venezuela Under Attack: 7 Notes On Electric Shock (Special Report)

By Staff, Misionverdad.com -

Guaidó's false epic return lasted less than expected on the front pages; with the arrival of the "interim president" there were no critical defections in the Armed Forces (FANB) that together [...]

Portland Now Generates Electricity From Turbines Installed In City Water Pipes

By Rafi Schwartz, Money.good.is -

You’d be forgiven if the phrase “Portland goes green with innovative water pipes” doesn’t immediately call to mind thoughts of civil engineering and hydro-electric power. And yet, that’s exactly [...]

Plan Now And Electric Cars Can Help Create The Clean Energy Grid

By Nick Stockton, Wired.com -

ELECTRIC VEHICLES ARE a fixture of many a transportation utopia, and for good reasons. In a world still reliant on private transportation, they promise everything from lower pollution to higher [...]

Microgrids Keep These Cities Running When The Power Goes Out

By Erica Gies, insideclimatenews.org -

By Erica Gies for Inside Climate News - Borrego Springs, California, is a quaint town of about 3,400 people set against the Anza-Borrego Desert about 90 miles east of San Diego. Summers are [...]

These City Bus Routes Are Going All-Electric ― And Saving Money

By Lyndsey Gilpin, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Lyndsey Gilpin for Inside Climate News - Two years ago, the Transit Authority of River City (TARC) in Louisville, Kentucky, bought 10 electric buses to replace its aging diesel fleet. The [...]

PG&E Power Lines Linked To Wine Country Fires

By Paul Rogers, www.education.good.is -

By Paul Rogers for The Mercury News - “The historic wind event that swept across PG&E service area late Sunday and early Monday packed hurricane-strength winds in excess of 75 mph in some cases,” [...]

General Motors Is Going All Electric

By Alex Davies, www.wired.com -

By Alex Davies for Wired - AFTER MORE THAN a century peddling vehicles that pollute the atmosphere, General Motors is ending its relationship with gasoline and diesel. This morning, the American [...]

Electricity Cooperatives Paving The Way For A Renewable Future

By Kevin Stark, www.shareable.net -

By Kevin Stark for Shareable - That's exactly how the cooperative system is supposed to work, he added. It's an example of a core tenant of electricity cooperatives: sharing ideas. "It's a [...]

People In The US Are Using Less Electricity Than A Decade Ago

By Steve Hanley, www.cleantechnica.com -

By Steve Hanley for Clean Technica - This startling finding seems counterintuitive, given the rise in the number of appliances and digital devices in American homes over the last decade, but [...]

Renewable Record: Wind And Solar Supplied 10% Of US Electricity In March

By Julian Spector, www.greentechmedia.com -

By Julian Spector for GTM - March produced the highest share of wind and solar generation the U.S. has ever seen. The saying about March -- "in like a lion, out like a lamb" -- plays extremely [...]

Maryland Is Making It Cheaper To Store Electricity

By Samantha Page, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Samantha Page for Think Progress - Maryland legislators this week took a step towards modernizing their state’s electricity grid by passing a bill which will encourage businesses and [...]

VW’s Environmental Settlement Includes 400 EV Fast Charging Stations

By James Ayre, www.cleantechnica.com -

By James Ayre for Clean Technica - As part of its court settlements with with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Volkswagen will build around [...]

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