Vox: Here’s what it would take for the US to run on 100% renewable energy

in 100%, 50 State Visions, Mark Jacobson, Press, Science, Solar Power, Wind Power

By David Roberts; Original story here It is technically and economically feasible to run the US economy entirely on renewable energy, and to do so by 2050. That is the conclusion of a new study in the journal Energy & Environmental Science, authored by Stanford scholar Mark Z. Jacobson and nine colleagues. Jacobson is well-known… Read more »

Medium: Mark Ruffalo, “Seize the Power This Earth Day”

in Business, Family, Florida, Mark Ruffalo, Medium, Press, Solar Power, SolarCity

By Mark Ruffalo; Original story here It’s Earth Day’s 45th birthday, and this little holiday is all grown up. Caring for the planet and making sure we leave it in good shape for our children has moved from a fringe concern for a few to a mainstream interest for most, from big corporations to small-town… Read more »

Capital New York: State regulators approve plan to overhaul energy grid

in Capital New York, Mark Ruffalo, New York, Press, REV, Solar Power

By Scott Waldman and David Giambusso; Original story here ALBANY—The plan adopted by the Public Service Commission on Thursday sets in motion the Cuomo administration’s attempt to modernize the state’s energy grid. The Reforming Energy Vision plan will encourage the growth of wind and solar power to make the state’s electrical grid more reliant on… Read more »