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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

02:52 min | 4 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on NPR News Now

"What's happened up there. Then were killed when one hundred seventy miles. An hour winds hit louisiana. Extreme weather is we're seeing is only gonna come more frequently more ferocity. President biden was speaking at the national renewable energy laboratory. In golden colorado in minnesota judges derailed a landmark ballot initiative to de-fund police in minneapolis details from npr's martin kosti after the twenty twenty murder of george floyd and subsequent protests. Minneapolis was set to vote on a ballot initiative to shudder the police department and replace it with a department of public safety. Don samuels is a former city council member who sued because he thinks voters would not know what they're voting for. They don't realize that under the new plan. There will be no chief of police. There will be no designated funding the department. We don't know how many police officers we will have under the new plan. There is no plan. Judge jamie anderson appeared to agree striking down the current ballot language. Even as the ballots are currently being printed. Supporters could still try to save the initiative with an emergency appeal to the state supreme court. Martin kosti in minneapolis. This is npr. Mallon are being counted in boston where voters are deciding who will be their next mayor. Five democrats including acting mayor. Jim j. kim janey are vying for the city's top office all of the candidates are people of color and four of them are women. A judge has rejected the latest version of a ballot. Measure the future of policing in minneapolis. The proposal would lift a requirement that police staffing beheld to a minimum comedian norm macdonald. A cast member of saturday night live in the mid nineteen ninety s has died after battling cancer for nine years. Npr's mentally ill barco has more throughout his career. Norm macdonald joked about things that might seem inappropriate while hosting weekend. Update segments on snl. He used to lampoon former football star and actor. Oj simpson who was on trial for murdering his wife. Of course oj did it. I mean come on mcdonald later. Said the network fired him from the show for jokes like this norm. Macdonald started out in stand up comedy and canada where he was born he wrote for tv. Shows like dennis miller roseanne. He appeared on late night. Talk shows and even hosted his own norm. Macdonald has a show. He voiced animated characters including sarcastic foul mouth pigeon and as recently as last year mcdonald was onstage. Making fun of corona virus pandemic. Monday del barco. Npr news on wall street stocks fell after the latest report on inflation. The dow lost two hundred ninety. Two points the nasdaq shed sixty seven. I'm shay stevens. This is npr news..

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on WLS-AM 890

WLS-AM 890

02:14 min | 4 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on WLS-AM 890

"Of California must sound like Obama. Don't boo vote. President Biden hammering that same message is the clone. Of Donald Trump. Can you imagine him being governor of this state Elder is taking a page out of the Trump playbook, already making baseless claims of election fraud before all the votes are even cast. Standing before a field of solar panels at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. President Biden made the case for his sweeping infrastructure agendas currently working their way through Congress. There's a B CS Andy Field in Washington at Golden, Colorado's National Renewable Energy Laboratory. President Biden saying the US is quote blinking code red and must act today. Not tomorrow to tackle climate change. Here's the good news. Something that is caused by humans can be solved by humans. The president proposing spending billions to help reduce carbon emissions in his infrastructure bills. Andy Field, ABC NEWS Washington The UK will be giving boosters of the Covid 19 shots. ABC. Stephanie Ramos has the details on their plans. It's part of their winter strategy. Britain will give people booster shot those people over the age of 50, starting with older people, health care workers and those with underlying conditions. The government says the primary choice is the fighter booster shot regardless of what vaccine was originally given. And Chicago based Boeing with positive projections moving forward. Here's our Lauren Cone. Despite the pandemics damage to air travel. Boeing says it's optimistic about long term demand for airplanes. Boeing says that it expects the aerospace market to be worth $9 trillion over the next decade. That includes planes for airlines and military uses and other aerospace products and services. That outlook is better than the one that Bowen gave in 2019 when it predicted industrywide sales of 8.7 billion over the next decade in the U. S. And around the world air travel within countries is picking up faster than cross border travel as the U. S and many other countries. Maintain high barriers to international travel. Lauren Cone 8 90 WLS news WLS news time.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

05:02 min | 4 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on NPR News Now

"For a better tomorrow learn more at code for america dot org live from npr news in washington. I'm jack speer. President biden was promoting his climate agenda with a trip to colorado today including outlining the costs of continued inactivity appears asthma holidays traveling with the president and follow this report from air force one. The president repeated his concerns that climate change is a code red situation. He pointed out that in the last few weeks his seen destruction firsthand from extreme weather in louisiana new york and california part of a pattern of extreme weather events that have been linked to global warming. Here's the good news. Something that is caused by humans can be solved by humans. The president's remarks came after a tour of the national renewable energy laboratory in colorado action on climate. Change is a key part of the budget. Reconciliation bill in congress democrats have yet to agree on what that bill should include and how much money it should be as mahala npr news solder. Gamble is pledging to have net zero greenhouse gas emissions in less than twenty years cincinnati. Public radio's to lean almond dada says moore proctor and gamble is one of the biggest commercial goods companies in the world. Though ohio-based company says it plans to make changes at every level of operations from its supply chain manufacturing to raw materials it already cut absolute emissions by more than half over the last ten years through energy efficiency and renewable electricity efforts to make a difference. This decade p. and g. says by twenty thirty it helps to reduce emissions across operations by another fifty percents and reduce greenhouse gases generated through its supply chain by forty percents for npr news. I'm julie dot is in cincinnati disturbing portrait of the final weeks of the trump presidency by journalists. Bob woodward and robert. Kosta the washington post today. Reporting on the first excerpts of the book entitled peril including a section where chairman of the joint chiefs of staff mark millions reported to of twice called his counterpart in china to assure him the. Us had no intention of launching an attack or suddenly going to war amid concerns about trump's mental state senior defense department official confirmed the account. Some republicans have called for millie to step down government. Relief payments had millions of americans out of poverty last year. That's according to new data and laura walmsley as more last year the rumour than thirty seven million people living in poverty in the united states the official poverty rate went up last year by one percentage point after five straight years of declines but by a different measure taking into account government benefits and emergency covert relief payments. The sheriff people in poverty actually dropped last year by two point. Six percentage points the takeaway says the bureau is that the social safety net prevented millions of people from falling into poverty. Data also showed that nearly nine percent of americans didn't have health insurance at any point last year laurel wamsley. Npr news washington day on wall street. The dow dropped two hundred ninety. Two points the nasdaq fell sixty seven points. The s&p was down twenty five points today. This is npr. Notwithstanding the damage to air travel caused by the corona virus pandemic airplane builder. Boeing says it is upbeat about future demand for airplanes boeing announcing today it expects the aerospace market it'd be worth upwards of nine trillion dollars over the next decade that includes planes for airlines and military uses as well as other aerospace products and services accord in china is ruled against a woman in a sexual harassment case that has been seen as a bellwether for china's struggling metoo movement as npr's john roy which explains the court said. The charges did not meet the burden of proof josiah show and launched her case in two thousand eighteen for years after she says she was sexually harassed while interning state broadcaster. Cctv joe has come to personify china's metoo movement the person she accused a male anchor named jujan denied the allegations. He also sued joe for defamation. Complicating her years long legal battle now. According beijing has thrown out or case saying the evidence didn't stack up the ruling was yet another blow for the metoo movement in china. Which has fizzled under pressure and censorship from the authorities last week a court dropped a sexual assault case against a former employee of the e. Commerce company alibaba john rich. Npr news sequoia national park amid a threat to its namesake. giant trees posed by wildfires. Burning nearby is shutting down for the moment. Park officials say two fires were ignited week apparently by lightening of combined now burning in steep and dangerous terrain. Both expires expected move toward the forest park. Spokesperson however says the forest areas not imminently threatened. I'm jack speer. Npr news in washington. This message comes from npr sponsor. Xfinity celebrate historically black colleges and universities with a collection of tv shows movies and more. 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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on AP News

AP News

01:39 min | 4 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on AP News

"Has been fully vaccinated with the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik five. Now, spokesman Dmitry Peskov tells reporters. Putin is absolutely healthy but will self isolate after coming in contact with someone who contracted the virus. He didn't clarify for how long Putin would remain in self isolation, but assured To the president will continue working as usual. On Monday, Putin met with Syria's Bashar Assad to discuss the cooperation between their armies on how to continue operations to gain control of the last rebel held areas in Syria. I'm Charles de la Decima. President Biden is highlighting domestic investment in climate change as he continues a trip out West Biden is headed to Colorado, part of a two day swing through Western states. Biden is pitching his massive domestic spending package will be visiting the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. He's expected to highlight how investments in clean energy will help combat climate change. We have to think big Thinking small is a prescription for disaster after wildfire briefings in Idaho and a tour of the massive Kauder fire, threatening like Tahoe and California. The president spoke at a campaign rally for California Governor Gavin Newsom, who is facing a recall and praised Newsom's leadership on responding to climate change. The president says spending on resilience now could save on future costs, calling your round fires and other extreme weather events. A reality The nation can no longer ignore. Scientists have been warning us for years in extreme weather is going to get more extreme. We're living it in real time now. Jennifer King Washington.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on 990 The Answer

990 The Answer

01:37 min | 4 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on 990 The Answer

"You will face a $5000 fine for every single violation The status saying that vaccination should be a personal choice one that's based upon individual health Tropical storm Nicholas nothing huge amounts of rain along the Gulf Coast some of the heaviest rain falling across the upper Texas coast and parts of Louisiana the storm made landfall early this morning near Freeport Texas where Maria Reyes was telling KTRK that it's a real mess The house of property the cars We're unfortunate There's trees all over it all the way down We're just getting gas for the generators right now President Biden heading to Colorado today correspondent Jennifer King says it's part of a two day swing by the president through western states Biden is pitching his massive domestic spending package You'll be visiting the national renewable energy laboratory in golden Colorado After wildfire briefings in Idaho and a tour of the massive Calder fire threatening Lake Tahoe in California the president spoke at a campaign rally for California government Philadelphia's a.m. 9 90 the answer is on panshi clowns it'll be warm and humid if it hazy today I 89 hardly probably more man human delightful 72 Sunny breezy hot and human tomorrow of a high at 95 inhuman thunderstorm in the afternoon for Thursday a high Thursday at 80 Fine with confidence download the redesigned AccuWeather app today I'm Steve Williams for Philadelphia's a.m. 9 90 the answer at 9 90 the answer dot com Hi I am Julie Whitman Klein the producer of the Trinity health freedom.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on AP News

AP News

01:41 min | 4 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on AP News

"Scientists have been warning us for years that extreme weather is going to get more extreme. We're living it in real time now. Jennifer KING Washington President Biden is highlighting domestic investment in climate change. As he continues a trip out West President Joe Biden is headed to Colorado, part of a two day swing through Western states. Biden is pitching his massive domestic spending package will be visiting the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. He's expected to highlight how investments in clean energy will help combat climate change after wildfire briefings and Idaho and a tour of the massive Kauder fire threatening like Tahoe. In California. The president spoke at a campaign rally for California Governor Gavin Newsom, who's facing a recall and praise Newsom's leadership on responding to climate change. The president says spending on resilience now could save on future costs, calling your round fires and other extreme weather events a reality The nation can no longer ignore. Jennifer King. Washington The leader of Norway's Labour Party is to start talks in an attempt to build a coalition after the center left bloc beat the incumbent Conservatives. And one Norway's general elections. With all votes counted, the Labour Party and its two left leaning allies, the Socialists left and the Eurosceptic Center Party grabbed 100 seats in the 169 seat assembly and seemed likely to put an end to eight years of rule by the conservatives. The Labour leader is now starting talks to build a coalition. Monday's result means the currently all five Nordic countries in Europe have left leaning governments. I'm Charles de Ledesma. Thank you for listening to the AP.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on AP News

AP News

01:45 min | 4 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on AP News

"A reality the nation can no longer ignore. Scientists have been warning us for years that extreme weather is going to get more extreme. We're living it in real time now. Jennifer KING Washington President Biden is highlighting domestic investment in climate change. As he continues a trip out West President Joe Biden is headed to Colorado, part of a two day swing through Western states. Biden is pitching his massive domestic spending package will be visiting the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. He's expected to highlight how investments in clean energy will help combat climate change after wildfire briefings in Idaho and a tour of the massive Kauder fire threatening like Tahoe. In California. The president spoke at a campaign rally for California Governor Gavin Newsom, who's facing a recall and praise Newsom's leadership on responding to climate change. The president says spending on resilience now could save on future costs, calling your round fires and other extreme weather events a reality The nation can no longer ignore. Jennifer King. Washington The leader of Norway's Labour Party is to start talks in an attempt to build a coalition after the center left bloc beat the incumbent Conservatives. And one Norway's general elections. With all votes counted, the Labour Party and its two left leaning allies, the Socialists left and the Eurosceptic Center Party grabbed 100 seats in the 169 seat assembly and seemed likely to put an end to eight years of rule by the conservatives. The Labour leader is now starting talks to build a coalition. Monday's result means the currently all five Nordic countries in Europe have left leaning governments. I'm Charles de Ledesma. Thank you for listening to the AP Radio Network. Did.

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Biden Turns to Colorado to Pitch Investments in Clean Energy

AP News Radio

00:59 sec | 4 months ago

Biden Turns to Colorado to Pitch Investments in Clean Energy

"President Biden is highlighting domestic investment climate change he continues a trip out west Biden is headed to Colorado part of a two day swing through western states Biden is pitching his massive domestic spending package you'll be visiting the national renewable energy laboratory in golden Colorado he's expected to highlight how investments in clean energy will help combat climate change we have to think big thank you small is a prescription for disaster after wildfire briefings in Idaho and a tour of the massive counter fire threatening Lake Tahoe in California the president spoke at a campaign rally for California governor Gavin Newsom who's facing a recall and presentations leadership on responding to climate change the president says spending on resilience now could save on future costs calling your round buyers another extreme weather events a reality the nation can no longer ignore scientists have been warning us for years that extreme weather is going to get more extreme we're living it in real time now Jennifer king Washington

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

WABE 90.1 FM

03:39 min | 4 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

"K. VCR, says Newsome is a Democrat in his first term. There are two questions on the recall ballot. Whether to recall Democrat Gavin Newsom and who to replace him. With a majority of Californians vote to recall the office goes to the highest vote getter. That means very Blue California could elect a conservative governor. The field of 46 candidates includes right wing talk show host Larry Elder. Former San Diego mayor, Republican Kevin Faulconer and YouTube creator Kevin Path Wrath. Supporters of the recall, saying Newsom went too far with pandemic restrictions. Newsom is linking the election to national issues like voting rights and abortion. For NPR News. I'm Megan Jamerson in Los Angeles President Biden will be in Colorado today to promote his $3.5 trillion budget proposal and how it addresses climate change and clean energy. President is scheduled to visit the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Denver. Biden was in California yesterday, where he got to look at wildfire damage before campaigning for Newsome. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be testifying today to members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Afghanistan and the Biden administration's handling of the U. S. Military's withdrawal will be the focus. Yesterday. In testimony to a House committee, Blinken defended the administration's response to the fall of the Afghan government and the State Department's effort to evacuate Americans and Afghans from the country. Some Republicans on the committee called on Blinken to resign. This is NPR news from Washington. The U. N says it raised $1.2 billion in pledges at yesterday's Afghanistan donors conference. The money will be used to help millions of Afghans with food and healthcare amid U. N warnings about the possibility of famine and an economic collapse with the Taliban now controlling the country. The U. S. Germany, Denmark and Norway are among the countries pledging millions of dollars. Apple is warning users about a security flaw affecting its iPhones, ipads laptops and watches. NPR's Daniel Estrin says an Israeli spyware company exploited that flaw. The tech research group Citizen Lab, says the Saudi activists. IPhone was infiltrated with spyware by Israeli company NSO Group. It says an exploit granted full access to the phone without the user clicking on any link. Apple has rolled out a security patch, the researchers are calling on Apple users to update their devices. And so has been under recent scrutiny. Investigative reporters found government sought its technology to potentially spy on human rights activists, journalists and heads of state and so would not comment on the Apple exploit, but told NPR it would quote continue to provide intelligence and law enforcement agencies around the world with lifesaving technologies to fight terror and crime. Daniel Estrin. NPR NEWS Jerusalem It's been a mixed day for stock markets in Asia, Analysts say investors are waiting for the latest numbers on inflation in the U. S economy due out this morning. Wall Street is coming off gains for the Dow and the S and P 500 futures are up 49 points this morning. I'm Dave Mattingly. NPR News in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American People and Ural and Pamela Mon, thanking the people who make public radio great every day and also those who listen. Giving you a deeper perspective on the news. This is morning edition on.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

06:58 min | 7 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on KCRW

"They're about to get a much taller neighbor wind turbines. These things are his biggest skyscrapers. You're not going to drive your 21 ft boat through there and go catch rockfish. Are you out of your mind? Chris Pavan has been fishing in this area for seven years, along with his wife and five kids. He's worried about what's on track to become the first offshore wind farm on the West Coast approved by the Biden administration. The project will bring roughly 200 floating turbines into the open ocean near Morro Bay. It's a huge leap toward California's goal of 100% Clean electric power by the year 2045. Though it's got local fishermen worried about their livelihood. This wind farm is coming, whether they like it or not, so How can these two industries coexist out at sea? Here's KCRW's Catherine Barnes. Stroll down the Embarcadero in Morro Bay, and you'll see restaurants like the Dutchman's seafood house, Giovanni's fish market and grassy bar oyster company. And if you're lucky, you'll get to meet one of the fishermen who brought that seafood ashore. Like Chris Pavone, who you just heard from. I've been surfing in spearfishing, California my whole life, So I love the ocean. Everything about it. I don't never want to be away from it. He's among roughly 120 fishermen who trapped troll and drop lines off Morro Bay and Avalon Beach. He's used to having the ocean more or less to himself. But soon he'll have to contend with these turbines. They'll be tall, taller than the Seattle space Needle and visible kinda. They won't be in your face like the ones you've seen off the highway near Joshua Tree. 17 miles off the coast. They'll look like faint lines poking out of the horizon, and they'll be sitting in deeper waters than turbines have ever known. We're talking thousands of feet. Walt Museum is the offshore lead at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. He studies future technologies in the offshore wind industry. And he says, these skyscrapers will be floating rather than fixed to the sea floor. So basically, it's the same wind turbine on top. From the surface, you might not even know that it's floating. But it's suspended or supported by a buoyant foundation, and it's moored with cables to the bottom with anchors. The project is expected to take up 399 square miles of Ocean Land, an area more than twice the size of Lake Tahoe. And that's enough area to create the beginnings at least of a critical mass for an industry in California. And if you combine that with what's happening on the North Coast, then California can can think about having offshore wind become a significant contributor to its zero carbon policies. He's referring to another project that got the green light off Humboldt County. The need for this energy becomes even more important when you factor in nearby Diablo Canyon, the last nuclear power plant in California and a major energy supplier for the state. It's getting decommissioned. But this wind farm will more than replace the electricity. Diablo was supplying California enough to power about a million homes. The transition away from nuclear energy is a big impact to our region. Melissa James is the CEO of a local economic action coalition called Reach, She says there's no reason why nuclear power workers can't be trained to become wind power workers. So it's about 1500 direct jobs and 3000 contracted jobs that are going to shift and so we have an energy workforce that will be willing and ready and able to move into and support the growth of this new industry on the central coast. A recent cow Polly study found this wind farm would generate at least 650 jobs and more than $250 million in annual economic impacts. But back to the fishermen. You may be wondering, why can't they just fish in and around the turbines, so everyone's happy. Because since these turbines are floating, you've got mooring lines, cables and live electrical wires draped underwater between each platform. It's too risky for a fisherman to be pop putting around dropping nets, traps and fishing lines. And who knows if the fish will even stick around? Heaven says the 400 Square Mile section will become yet another place. He can't fish in addition to dozens of marine protected areas out of bounds for fishermen. It's already if you saw a map of where you can't fish. It's like a mosaic on the ocean. You're like, Whoa. So you have to go around here and go over the Yeah, It's crazy right now for me to to make a really good day and make money. I'm driving all the way down to charisma. You know, an hour hour and a half in my boat. He worries more displacement will lead to more fuel costs. Fewer fish brought to market and ultimately, more people dissuaded from becoming fishermen at all. And it's not just the wind farm itself. There's also talk of a new deep sea port going in along the central coast to transport and service these turbines. It'll add more local jobs, but fishermen like to even say it will disturb the underwater habitat. I know the fish would be scared and they would move. So when they show up here, with their big boats and their rumbling engines and their sonar, pinging the bottom and trenching the bottom that screws everything up, sometimes for years. The project will likely get split into three parcels at least 23 different wind developers. So far, only one perspective developer has met with the fishing industry and address these impacts. It's called Castle Wind and Olive Weinstein is the CEO will create a fund for the benefit of the fishermen. And effectively, it becomes a revenue sharing agreement. In other words, if her company should win the bid for release, she's prepared to compensate each individual fishermen. And set a pot of money aside for them to use at their discretion, improving safety of the boat improving about scholarships, training. Whatever they feel is required, including some infrastructure repairs. Heaven and the other fishermen are happy with this agreement, but it's only one developer who hasn't even won the bid for at least yet. The federal government is expected to open the lease auction next year, and the turbines will position the central coast to lead the country and renewable energy. But that's a story for another day. In the meantime, fishermen like Pavane are enjoying their quiet harbor while they can, and this is a special place and making sure they keep their seat at the table. When construction begins for KCRW, I'm Catherine Barnes in Morro Bay. Most Catherine mentioned.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

News Radio 920 AM

05:58 min | 7 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"Prairie chicken. The lessons we've heard about the lesser prairie chicken before. Yes, it didn't. It didn't work. In the trumpet years, the Trump the Trump Administration turned a blind eye. To the peril faced by the lesser prairie chicken, But now it's been trotted out again. To a stop. Stop drilling. We all know Trump was a greater prairie chicken supremacist. Yes. Meanwhile, In spite of the Trump administration's lays a fair hands off policy when it comes to the lesser prairie chicken, the population Of lesser prairie chickens across the five states that are affected in the Southwest, and and Further north to Kansas. Has grown to an estimated 34,000 from 18,000 and 2014. So obviously the the Lesser Prairie Chicken, like Like most Americans flourished during the Trump administration. And the Wall Street Journal says there's no urgent reason to list the lesser prairie chicken. There's an endangered species other than to appease green lobbyists and their desire to use every regulation possible to stop oil and gas development. Candidate Joe Biden promised he wouldn't ban oil and gas fracking. But his administration plans to restrict that step by step with a regulatory onslaught and the lesser prairie Chicken listing seems to be part of that strategy. What's more tasty piping clovers or lesser prairie chickens. But there's more meat on a lesser prairie. There might be more meat, but the piping clover is certainly going to be a more Delectable delicacy. You think so? Yeah. Small tender. Plump. They're always worried about their eggs to you know, that's what they always say. There's a nest. Is that we have to shut down that beach. I don't care if it's the fourth of July and 100,000 people are coming. There's a nest. There's three eggs in there. All right, you know, so California's promoting electric vehicles, everybody's promoting electric vehicles, right? California. Has a About the same little maybe a little, maybe a higher percentage of electric vehicles that most of the U S. But it's not much, not much over 2%. But California has an act that legislation that seeks to ban gasoline powered vehicles beginning in a mere 14 years. Okay, So how would you say so if they banned gasoline powered vehicles? How are they going to how are the vehicles going to be Howard. They will have to be electric vehicles. They will have to be charged. Well, guess what? California. With 2% electrical vehicles at this point and now going to move to 100% electrical vehicles in 14 years, the grid is already so inadequate that it can effectively charge the tiny number of electric cars already on the road. Shuttered the main nuclear power plant in the state. They've invested massively in wind and solar energy, which is as worthless as memories on a bowl most of the time, so that what they have to do is important energy from other states. Which is generated using or I don't know nuclear power. What happens when when? When those states want to go 100% electric vehicle well, that's going to be the that's going to be the question you're going to run out of states to import from right? As temperatures hit triple digits during California's heatwave. Last week, the state's power grid operators encouraged residents to relieve pressure on the grid by charging their electric vehicles before the peak. Energy use times of the day. Oh, okay. As a power line blog notes it is characteristic of poor or war torn Third world countries that electricity is available only intermittently during the day. California Welcome to the third world. So National Renewable Energy laboratory is encouraging vehicle owners to, uh to Woods start charging their vehicles in the day rather than it might The problem, of course being, but the day is when most people Even trust a ferry ins in California drive their cars and not at night time. So the solution for California stop driving your electric cars during the day, drive them at night. Oh, okay. So it's trying to use more battery because you have to use your lights. Well, we're talking about recharge. Oh, yeah, That's true, too. So, Yeah, you're you would need more a recharge more quickly, because you'd be using them on the lights and plus in the winter would be colder. These cars glow in the dark now, I don't know. Yeah, There was a reason why Ive owners charge their cars at night. It's because that's when they're not driving them. The problem is inherent since the sun doesn't shine at night, and winds tend to die down at night as well. So there's less energy from your solar and wind power. So if you're an electrical vehicle owner, you're asked to work second shift. Guess that's correct. If you can afford a Tesla, do you really want to be working a second shift? You want to be working there? Most Tesla workers working shifts at all. There is no real solution to the problem when E. V s represent 2% of the cars on the road, let alone in the hypothetical utopia. 2035 where they going to represent 100% in California. I pay, you know, it's The good news is California is going to fall apart and will be an example to the rest of the country. That's I'm hoping that's the good news and we'll teach the rest of us how not to how not to shut down our electrical grids. 844 542 42. I'm Howie.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on The Pulse

The Pulse

02:36 min | 8 months ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on The Pulse

"Of living up to a place where there's less and i'll more comfort but there's no real good way to deal with the aftermath of that and so that's that's what i saw while i was there for erica. This frame the central dilemma of plastic as much as we might want to reduce our use. We are heavily dependent on plastic. And what's at stake isn't just straws and extra grocery bags and some cases at full lives and health people around the world is a big part of what pushed erica into the work. She does now at the national renewable energy laboratory figuring out a way. We can decrease the environmental harm of plastic rather than getting rid of it altogether. And not only that but hopefully using the plastic already exists to generate new renewable products. Plastic remember is made primarily from something we already use to make nearly every synthetic material you can think of fossil fuels. Plastic is highly abundant pretty dispersed across the planet and has a lot of really good energetic bonds in it that we can use for new products and energy that way erika's lab works with a bigger group called the bottle consortium. They're trying to figure out a way of unlocking that stored energy while at the same time tackling the growing problem of plastic pollution. Worst defenders when it comes to plastic pollution is p. e. t. or polyethylene tariff fallait. It's easier recycle than a lot of other plastics. But there's also a ton of it out there. Here's one of erica's colleagues. Another researcher at the lab named brandon. Not eric has said that that this is used in a lot of single use plastics. Like your soda bottles your water bottles your take takeout food containers sort of designed for a single use. They're really lightweight. So they're easier to escape out of you know where they should be and they end up in the in the places where we don't want them namely out in the environment and less of course they get recycled which can happen in one of two ways. The first is what's called mechanical recycling which basically means the plastic. It's crushed up melted down and reused. The problem is not only the material to be recycled contaminated with dirt and other plastics which interfere with the chemistry. But also the material begins to degrade and as a result. The recycled plastic is worse. Quality gets remade into lower price goods like carpet or park benches and eventually ends up in a landfill as for the second big option after mechanical recycling burning..

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The tantalizing promise of green hydrogen

Climate Connections

01:12 min | 1 year ago

The tantalizing promise of green hydrogen

"Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe and it's useful in applications such as oil refining and fertilizer production. It can even be burned to produce electricity and power vehicles on earth. Hydrogen is bound up in molecules as those found in natural gas so it must be extracted before it can be used but producing it from natural. Gas is an energy intensive process that emits carbon dioxide and contributes to global warming. Human din of the national renewable energy laboratory says there's a cleaner way to create hydrogen gas using h two. O you just start with water you use electricity to split it and you make hydrogen and oxygen. You don't have any pollutants of any kind and the electricity can be produced by renewable sources of energy hydrogen produced. This way is called green hydrogen. It's still too expensive to compete in the mass market. But the technology is advancing. Didn't leads a consortium of six national labs researching ways to make and market researchers predict that green hydrogen could compete on price with conventionally produced hydrogen within ten years. I'm very very excited.

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Energy efficiency, cleaner grid would cut carbon pollution from buildings

Climate Connections

01:12 min | 1 year ago

Energy efficiency, cleaner grid would cut carbon pollution from buildings

"From lighting to heating and cooling buildings consume almost a third of the energy used in the US that means they produce a lot of carbon pollution. Gop Harris is with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in a recent study, he and his colleagues found that within thirty years the US building sector could cut its energy related carbon dioxide emissions by almost eighty percent over two thousand and five levels. But getting there requires major changes. One Big One is really driving energy efficiency in buildings residential and commercial. For example, high performance windows insulation can greatly reduce the need for heating and cooling. Harris says, it's also important. Have Buildings Run as much as possible on clean electricity that means shifting the grid to renewables and using that clean electricity to run systems that were previously powered by natural gas such as heating and cooling. We have to have this sort of combined strategy moving towards trinity and moving that electricity towards zero carbon sources when those happened together then we get to the point where we can actually achieve our targets and avoid dangerous levels of global warming.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

06:12 min | 1 year ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"G United States competing with China over there's also energy on the race to develop new ways of generating energy waves that go well beyond traditional fossil fuels. I talked with the U. S. Secretary of Energy Damn Bria about the energy race, and he said, we should be concerned about the competition. The global energy landscape has changed dramatically over the last few decades. And our position as the United States has changed within that landscape. In that time. We've seen a dramatic shift in the flow of us resources to developing economies all across the world. And I was looking at some statistics earlier today. Back in 1969. 70% of the monetary flows back, then were categorized as official development assistance by the U. S government. And in 5 2080% instead came from the private capital markets. So that's you know, that's that's an intense shift away from government resources to the private sector. That was 15 years ago, so I'm sure that number could be even higher than today. But it clearly in the you know illustrates the private sector is playing a bigger role in the international arena, and one component of our mission here at the Department of Energy is to reach out and engage. With these increasingly important global actors. With that in mind, our department via the Department of Energy is leading some efforts to develop what we think your cutting edge public private partnerships and help achieve revolt in the very dynamic energy landscape. And we're doing that with our partners and within the interagency primarily the was No. Now is the DFC, the old O pick the old Overseas Private Investment corporation. We've been working very closely with them, but You know we're very excited about these partnerships because they not only yield economic growth, but they enable us to strengthen his ties International Parker's and provide new opportunities. All across the world for American businesses. And I just talked Tio Doctor for the role of the International Energy Agency, and he tells me that 2020 is now set to see the look line and energy investment on record. Obviously due to the pandemic, but this is a reduction of roughly 1/5 or almost $400 billion. That's in capital spending compared to 2019 CAF exes records as we call it. AII is reported on the opportunity for policy actions and we've we've worked closely with them. They're targeting energy investments to booth growth boost growth. To create even more jobs and to continue reducing energy related emissions. And even Mohr, there's really potential here to expand energy access. By nearly 270 million people and provide cleaner cooking solutions to nearly 420 million people. All across the globe is my predecessor, Rick Perry, secretary Kerry said. You know, there's still so many people around the world without access to commercial energy, and we want to help fix that problem for them and create opportunities for us here in America. But you know, as we know it, as we've discussed in the past governments alone don't have. The resource is for all of those investment. So we're going to we're going toe rely upon and it will require, you know, very strong public and private partnerships. Based on what we refer to here in the United States is a bottom up energy philosophy, one that supports free markets it funds scientific research in it honors the choice of producers and consumers alike. So with our private sector counterparts were going to be foes focusing here on things like nuclear technologies and working to develop new reactors and new fuels for those reactors. Fuels that are accident tolerant and non Phil Efren. We're also focusing on wind and solar technologies, which is a priority for our department, in a large portion of our RND budget here at the Department of Energy will be spent on the work that's coming out of our national Renewable energy laboratory. In Golden, Colorado. In that vein, we're going to be pursuing some new battery technologies. And all of our innovators here in entrepreneurs in the private sector, working lockstep. On some new carbon capture utilization in storage process projects. So in short, you know the government and the we can, and we should play a very crucial role in helping to bring all of these projects over the finish line. Today that it's exciting, so exciting time to be in the energy business. It's an exciting time to be an energy policy. And as the world changes so away Sir, that was very helpful, and it's clear you want more energy, and you want a cheaper you want Mohr Investments wants a private investment in particular. We talked before you said, and you tend to say it's all of the above when it comes to energy, as I try to get a choice between renewables for spousal feels things like that. Give us a sense of what that really means In practice, doesn't the government have to pick some with winners and losers? Full of winners alluded losers or something we avoid in the marketplace. We don't as a government. We don't want to pick individual players, but as technology picking winners and losers and technology, it's not something that we want to engage in. Either. What we want is to pursue Z and I have discussed it all of the above strategy. And you know, the president is talk about this publicly. And those words mean exactly what they are. We're going to pursue renewable technology very, very aggressively. We just announced on the West Coast of brand new Facility at one of our laboratories there that's going to allow us to develop grid scale storage battery storage. This is 20 megawatts and above it allows us to develop. The next generation of battery stores that will allow our nobles to be integrated into our current electric grid much more easily and much more efficiently. That was Danbury et US energy secretary. Coming up. Corporate America isn't just looking inward. It's also looking at the outside world to see what it can do to move us forward.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

06:12 min | 1 year ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"G in the United States competing with China over it's also energy on the race to develop new ways of generating energy waves that go well beyond traditional fossil fuels. I talked with the U. S. Secretary of Energy Damn Bria about the energy race, and he said, we should be concerned about the competition. The global energy landscape has changed dramatically over the last few decades. And our position as the United States has changed within that landscape. And in that time we've seen a dramatic shift in the flow of us resource is to developing economies all across the world. And I was looking at some statistics earlier today, Back in 1969. 70% of the monetary flows back, then were categorized as official development assistance by the U. S government. And in 5 2080% instead came from the private capital markets. So that's you know, that's that's an intense shift away from government resources to the private sector. That was 15 years ago, so I'm sure that number could be even higher than today. But it clearly into you know illustrates that the private sector is playing a bigger role in the international arena, and one component of our mission here at the Department of Energy is to reach out and engage. With these increasingly important global actors. With that in mind our department. The Department of Energy is leading some efforts to develop what we think our cutting edge public private partnerships and help achieve our roles in this very dynamic energy landscape. And we're doing that with our partners and within the interagency, primarily the snow. Now is the DFC, the old O pick the old Overseas Private Investment corporation. We've been working very closely with them, but You know we're very excited about these partnerships because not only yield economic growth, but they enable us to strengthen his ties to international Parker's in to provide new opportunities. All across the world for American businesses. And I just talked Tio Doctor for the role of the International Energy Agency, and he tells me that 2020 is now set to see the look line and energy investment on record. Obviously due to the pandemic, But this is a reduction of roughly 1/5 or almost $400 billion that's in capital spending compared to 2019 CAF exes records as we call it. IAEA is reported on the opportunity for policy actions and we've worked closely with them. They're targeting energy investments to Booth quote, boost growth. Not to create even more jobs and to continue reducing energy related emissions. And even Mohr, there's really potential here to expand energy access. By nearly 270 million people and provide cleaner cooking solutions to nearly 420 million people. All across the globe is my predecessor, Rick Perry, secretary very said. You know, there's still so many people around the world without access to commercial energy, and we want to help fix that problem for them and create opportunities for us here in America. But you know, as we know it, as we discussed in the past governments alone don't have. The resource is for all of those investment. So we're going to we're going toe rely upon and it will require, you know, very strong public and private partnerships. Based on what we refer to here in the United States is a bottom up energy philosophy, one that supports free markets it funds scientific research in it honors the choice of producers and consumers alike. So with our private sector counterparts were going to be foes focusing here on things like nuclear technologies and working to develop new reactors and new fuels for those reactors. Fuels that are accident tolerant and non Phil, if rinse. We're also focusing on wind and solar technologies, which is a priority for our department in a large portion of our R and D budget here at the Department of Energy will be spent on the work that's coming out of our national Renewable Energy laboratory. In Golden, Colorado. In that vein, we're going to be pursuing some new battery technologies. And all other innovators here in entrepreneurs in the private sector working lockstep. On some new carbon capture utilization storage process projects. So in short, you know the government and the we can, and we should play a very crucial role in helping to bring all of these projects over the finish line. Today. That is exciting, exciting time to be in the energy business. It's an exciting time to be an energy policy. And as the world changes so away Sir, That was very helpful, and it's clear you wanted more energy and you want a cheaper you want Mohr investments. He wants a private investment in particular. We talked before you said, and you tend to say is all of the above when it comes to energy, as I try to get a choice between renewables for spousal feels things like that. Give us a sense of what that really means In practice, doesn't the government have to pick some with winners and losers? Full of winners alluded losers or something we avoid in the marketplace. We don't have the government. We don't want to pick individual players. But as technology picking winners and losers and technology is not something that we want to engage in. Either. What we want is to pursue Z and I have discussed it all of the above strategy. And you know, the president has talked about this publicly. And those words mean exactly what they are. We're going to pursue renewable technology very, very aggressively. We just announced on the West Coast of brand new Facility at one of our laboratories there that's going to allow us to develop grid scale storage battery storage. This is 20 megawatts and above it allows us to develop. The next generation of battery stores that will allow our nobles to be integrated into our current electric grid much more easily and much more efficiently. That was Danbury et US energy secretary. Coming up. Corporate America isn't just looking inward. It's also looking at the outside world to see what it can do to move us forward.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

06:10 min | 1 year ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"With China over there's also energy on the race to develop new ways of generating energy. Ways that go well beyond traditional fossil fuels. I talked with the U. S. Secretary of Energy Damn Bria about the energy race, and he said, we should be concerned about the competition. The global energy landscape has changed dramatically over the last few decades. And our position as the United States has changed within that landscape. And in that time we've seen a dramatic shift in the flow of us resource is to developing economies all across the world. And I was looking at some statistics earlier today, Back in 1969. 70% of the monetary flows back, then were categorized as official development assistance by the U. S government. And in 5 2080% instead came from the private capital markets. So that's you know, that's that's an intense shift away from government resources to the private sector. That was 15 years ago, so I'm sure that number could be even higher than today. But it clearly in the you know illustrates that the private sector is playing a bigger role in the international arena, and one component of our mission here at the Department of Energy is to reach out and engage. With these increasingly important global actors. And with that in mind, our department via the Department of Energy is leading some efforts to develop what we think our cutting edge public private partnerships and help achieve revolts in this very dynamic energy landscape. And we're doing that with our partners and within the interagency, primarily the snow. Now is the DFC, the old OPEC, the old Overseas Private investment corporation. We've been working very closely with them, but You know we're very excited about these partnerships because they not only yield economic growth, but they enable us to strengthen his ties to international Parker's and provide new opportunities. All across the world for American businesses. And I just talked Tio Doctor for parole in the International Energy Agency. And he tells me that 2020 is now set to see the look line and energy investment on record. Obviously due to the pandemic, but this is a reduction of roughly 1/5 for almost $400 billion. That's in capital spending compared to 2019 CAF axes records as we call it. IAEA is reported on the opportunity for policy actions. And we've we've worked closely with them. They're targeting energy investments to Booth quote, boost growth. To create even more jobs and to continue reducing energy related emissions. And even Mohr, there's really potential here to expand energy access. By nearly 270 million people and provide cleaner cooking solutions to nearly 420 million people. All across the globe is my predecessor, Rick Perry, secretary Kerry said. You know, there's still so many people around the world without access to commercial energy, and we want to help fix that problem for them and create opportunities for us here in America. But you know, as we know it, as we discussed in the past governments alone don't have. The resource is for all of those investments. So we're going to we're going toe rely upon and it will require, you know, very strong public and private partnerships. Based on what we referred to here in the United States is a bottom up energy philosophy, one that supports free markets it funds scientific research in it honors the choice of producers and consumers alike. So with our private sector counterparts were going to be foes focusing here on things like nuclear technologies and working to develop new reactors and new fuels for those reactors. Fuels that are accident tolerant and non Phil Efren. We're also focusing on wind and solar technologies, which is a priority for our department in a large portion of our R and D budget here at the Department of Energy will be spent on the work that's coming out of our national Renewable Energy laboratory. In Golden, Colorado. In that vein, we're going to be pursuing some new battery technologies and all other innovators here in entrepreneurs in the private sector, working lockstep. On some new carbon capture utilization in storage process projects. So in short, you know the government and the we can, and we should play a very crucial role in helping to bring all of these projects over the finish line. David. It's exciting, so exciting time to be in the energy business. It's an exciting time to be an energy policy. And as the world changes so away Sir. That was very helpful, and it's clear you wanted more energy and you want chief. We want Mohr investments. He wants a private investment in particular. We talked before you said, and you tend to say is all of the above when it comes to energy, As I try to get a choice between renewables responsible feels things like that. Give us a sense of what that really means In practice, doesn't the government have to pick some with winners and losers? Full of winners alluded losers or something we avoid in the marketplace. We don't have the government. We don't want to pick individual players. But as technology picking winners and losers and technology is not something that we want to engage in. Either. What we want is to pursue Z and I have discussed it all of the above strategy. And you know, the president has talked about this publicly. And those words mean exactly what they are. We're going to pursue renewable technology is very, very aggressively. We just announced on the West Coast of brand new Facility at one of our laboratories there that's going to allow us to develop grid scale storage battery storage. This is 20 megawatts and above it allows us to develop. The next generation of battery stores that will allow our nobles to be integrated into our current electric grid much more easily and much more efficiently. That was Danbury et US energy secretary. Coming up. Corporate America isn't just looking inward. It's also looking at the outside world to see what it can do to move us forward.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio

C-SPAN Radio

03:08 min | 2 years ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio

"Emergency response Caesar we are grateful had two witnesses representing these important efforts here this afternoon the honorable Karen Evans Assistant Secretary of Caesar and Mr one Taurus and a social laboratory director at the national renewable energy laboratory in co chair of red modernization lab court consortium welcome to both of you working at all modernizing our grip will require these important programs along with cooperation from many federal agencies states and industry I hope our witnesses I trust our witnesses can share their expertise and provide valuable insight on how Congress can best support these very collaborative efforts on things the German again for holding this hearing I look forward to a very productive and dare I say electrifying discussion Mister chairman I yield back comments are ring you work for of Texas the ranking member in the science and space and technology subcommittee it wouldn't be the first time that electricity was powered by a lot of hot air attacks or the lack had to include that for the ranking members granddaughter in the audience today we welcome her and I do think it is important to note the bipartisan nature of this discussion as it often is on this committee on these subjects Mister Weber I both her big supporters of nuclear energy in a sort of all the above type strategy so one thing that doesn't always break through the headlines but is a is a beacon of hope here in Washington some days so at this time I would like to introduce our witnesses the honorable Karen Evans is Assistant Secretary of the office of cyber security energy security and emergency response Caesar at the US department of energy before leading Caesar miss Evans was the national director of the U. S. cyber challenge a public private program designed to help address the skills gap in the cyber security field she also work for the George W. bush administration where she was an I. T. official at the office of management and budget and service the department of energy's chief information officer Mr one tour as is the associate laboratory director for energy systems integration at enroll in the co chair of the grid modernization laboratory consortium which is a partnership of fourteen national labs to advance modernization of the US power grid prior to joining and real Mister Torres held a variety of positions over the course of a twenty seven year long career at Sandia national lab where he worked on securing our energy infrastructure among other topics ms Kelly speaks Backman is the CEO of the energy stored association Kelly has been over twenty years working in energy and environmental issues in the public NGO and private sectors including United technologies son Addison and alliance to save energy she is a former commissioner of the Maryland public service commission where she also served as chair of the board of directors of the regional greenhouse gas initiative co vice chair of the N. A. R. U. C. committee on energy resources and the environment and a member of the E. P. R. I..

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on The Energy Gang

The Energy Gang

03:46 min | 2 years ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on The Energy Gang

"One last anecdote. Is that California has eight major biomass burning facilities that have all been shut down or are bankrupt today because they cannot get access to any of this would that PG says, half to cast get cut down to make the the, the power line safer. Right. And so one thing peach, and he could do is actually sign a goddamn contract with one of these biomass facilities to actually burn the, the wood in those facilities right in this includes pine beetle kill. There's lots of places where PG has been dysfunctional in its ability to solve this problem. We're not to be cynical about this. But what's the economic opportunity? You know, we, we, we talked about this, at the end of last week's show when you all were discussing the micro grid knowledge conference. But even since then we've seen more clarity on PG unease planned outages, or it's, it's, it's potential outages. We now have more clarity on the origin of the campfire. So what does this do to accelerate the urgency for micro grids for critical facilities, and now for distributed resources for residential customers who may see significant outages in the coming year or years? Well, I think that the municipalities are going to have a lot to say about this. And so we need to look at the communities and where they wanna go, and what they need and try to focus on those when you look at San Francisco wanting to me, nipple municipal is and, and it may not be full independence. You know it because you know the PG. He is going to gouge them for the price. So it may be just partial, so that they can have some, some independence, so they can then have new authorization for some more strategic investment in clean energy. But they say that on their, their initial report that this would make it much easier to get to their hundred percents. Co two goal neutral goal that it would provide rate stability, more transparency that they could use the existing workforce, which would be union jobs, and that it would make literacy, more affordable safe, reliable and equitable. The one thing I would say, is that, you know, Tom Hoff, slow that guy of help start clean power research back in two thousand and two two thousand three did a series of reports with Christy Harrogate, the national renewable energy laboratory looking at this question of what it's worth to the utility to provide much more reliable power by SIC code rights. So these are industry codes and the reason it matters is because these power outages will reduce government revenue right? I mean, there are taxable sort of, you know, work being done by many of these locations, which will be round out, and they will make less money and pay less in taxes. Right. And so he looked at this study around, whether it was in the government's best interest to actually put in more resilient infrastructure back in two thousand and two thousand three using solar and storage and lots of other technologies so that the government could make sure it was getting its tax revenue. And I think you'll see a huge resurgence of that research and it'll be practically applied probably by a lot of the CCA's as well. Next dig down even deeper. Right. Son run a few years ago, had a couple hundred of its solar plus storage, bright box systems. Now. It has many thousands in California. Is it going to go to ten?.

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"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on WINT 1330 AM

WINT 1330 AM

06:31 min | 3 years ago

"national renewable energy laboratory" Discussed on WINT 1330 AM

"Go again, another half hour conversation. DJ vitae was thirty four at the hour. I've Doug Stephan. With my pals, Jennifer, horn, Victoria, kiva Mackerras, schilling your pals as well. So let's pal around with Victoria for a little while find out how she can move to the next level. Well, I've got some bad news for coffee drinkers new research is showing that sixty percent of coffee species around the world might go extinct soon. And this is coming from the the Royal Botanic Gardens in the UK, these the researchers there have been studying the effects of climate change and deforestation and droughts along with plant diseases, and they've been specifically focused on the future of coffee, and they say that it doesn't look great because coffee plants grow in very specific natural habitats. So rising planet temperatures increased rainfall that's brought by climate change can actually make coffee impossible to grow in places where they once thrived as these plants so they say that. Human encroachment deforestation is probably the biggest effects, and we just talked earlier this week about the the Amazon cutting down more of the trees in in Brazil. So it's essentially a lot of Brazilian coffee. That's if you think about it like it's grown in the shade and the rainforest, and if there is no shade, then the coffee can't grow, and so will and also high altitude coffee coffee has very different species and some coffee grows. Linemates and like winding is probably a little gen would. No, I think it probably is a little more varied then wine. I would think right. The there's probably more. There's there's a a larger spectrum of climate. Yeah. There's so many different kinds. Yeah. I would imagine. That's probably true. I don't know for sure. Yeah. The researchers say that some coffee species can be extinct in as little as ten years and that it's not really going to get any better. So that means the price of coffee goes away up, and they say that the the the taste will get worse because if it's not being grown in its natural habitat. Now that you're gonna find that coffee doesn't really taste as good as it once did. Alright news continuing out. Sorry. This week last. We we're always talking about the focus on climate change, and what really is going on. And so there's usually a negative spin on for example. I think the conversation we had Victoria was about how much of the rain forest has been got hit in the past ten twelve years, but you'll be interested to know that in the last couple of years, some of the big oil and gas companies have started to get into new businesses, which would be considered positive, for example. Royal Dutch Shell which is second only to Exxon Mobil in terms of the the size, the sheer size of the company has been spending a couple of billion bucks a year in the last few years on ventures that have nothing to do with oil and gas as a matter of fact, they're into bio fuels that are. Made from sugarcane. They've got a huge company huge planned in Brazil. They have built a project in India that makes biofuels from all the waste products in India in India have you ever been to India or heard about India's one of the dirtiest most horrible places on the planet. Once you get out of Delhi isn't even a fabulous place. But the rivers are loaded with sewerage. It's amazing that they they have the kind of population. I mean, the population lives as long as it does. But anyway, the point here is that they have taken all of this garbage. And they've made it into a valuable commodity that will generate electricity, and so far their efforts have generated for them in these various countries almost two trillion dollars in sales that is people buying energy that is not from fossil fuel. And I think that that's I think they ought to be acknowledged for that. Frankly, they've started a hydrogen fuel business in Germany. They have all these hydrogen filling stage, you know, that's what the buses and cars of the future. Go to Los Angeles, the buses are all powered by hydrogen gas. I mean gas liquid gasoline but alternative fuels. And so the they're all all over Europe. They're doing things they are building a huge solar park in the Netherlands with fifty thousand solar panels, providing renewable energy to run the plants that they have they they have a large chemical plant in this area. So they're using solar to power it. And they're using there's a lot of excess. So it's going into the the local. Again, back to burning fossil fuels are not. So I thought you know, we're so eager. And I am 'cause I can't stand the way these big companies are on the difference between an American company. I hope that's not the case and a European based company, but they have a national renewable energy laboratory, which they the information that they have their sharing with the US with other companies. So that, you know, isn't all you realize how expensive it is to do research. The, you know, the drug companies, you're always saying, this is why it costs so much to have drugs because it causes so much to do the research to develop drugs. Okay. So you can make that argument. Same thing is true in energy. It's true in most any field. I think isn't it. I mean, look at the way new products have been who have been developed designed for buildings and maybe the wall, even though it's a sore subject with some people the technology, the what they're using to build the wall. A lot of. Different products. That are new is a very interesting new airplanes the new airplanes the same size plane weighs twenty five to thirty percent less than the plane. The for example, seven fifty seven they first started building those in the nineteen nearly.

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