Tag Archives: Hilary Clinton

What Did the Three Amigos Accomplish?

The ECOreport looks at new Canada, US & Mexico agreement and asks What Did the Three Amigos Accomplish?

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Future generations may look back on the agreement that Canada, the United States and Mexico just signed as a significant milestone,  or maybe not. What Did the Three Amigos Accomplish?

Continue reading What Did the Three Amigos Accomplish?

A Presidential Pissing Match? Whose Roof Can Stack the Most Solar?

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1In the midst of what is probably the ugliest pre-election contests of recent memory, one of California’s best known solar companies has got into the act with a campaign of its own. For their “Who’s the Brightest Candidate?” campaign, Sungevity used their remote solar design software to calculate how much solar capacity each candidate could put on his roof. So is this a Presidential pissing match, who’s roof can stack the most solar?

Continue reading A Presidential Pissing Match? Whose Roof Can Stack the Most Solar?

Two Thirds of America’s New Capacity Was Renewable In 2015

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMThe number of wind energy installations has surpassed natural gas, 7,977 MW of new generating capacity to 5,942 MW. There is close to 3,000 MW of (rooftop and utility scale) new solar capacity, 305 MW of biomass capacity, 153 of hydropower 48 MW of geothermal. According to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Energy, under President Obama two thirds of America’s new capacity was renewable in 2015.
Continue reading Two Thirds of America’s New Capacity Was Renewable In 2015

TransCanada Asks For A Delay On The Keystone XL

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM In a letter to Secretary of State Kerry, the pipeline company claims this is necessary because of a dispute over the route through Nebraska. Critics claim the real reason is to avoid a potential rejection by President Barack Obama and put the final decision in the hands of the next U.S.  Administration. TransCanada asks for a delay on the Keystone XL pipeline.

Continue reading TransCanada Asks For A Delay On The Keystone XL