Judge Strikes Down Longmont’s #Fracking Ban in Favor of ‘State’s Interest’ in #Oil and Gas

Judge Strikes Down Longmont’s #Fracking Ban in Favor of ‘State’s Interest’ in #Oil and Gas

ecowatch.com 25 Jul '14, 2pm

One thing is for sure—you can’t accuse Boulder County District Court Judge D.D. Mallard of being dishonest. Her decision Thursday regarding Longmont, CO’s fracking ban includes no ambiguity. Instead it clearly states that concerns about health risks to residents don’t quite stack up against Colorado’s stake in the oil and gas industries. “While the court appreciates the Longmont citizens’ sincerely held beliefs about risks to their health and safety, the court does not find this is sufficient to completely devalue the state’s interest,” Mallard wrote in the decision, uploaded to Scribd by the Denver Post . Voters approved the ban in 2012 ,...

German Utilities Paid to Stabilize Grid Due to Increased Wind and Solar

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Jul '14, 4pm

Germany’s drive to almost double power output from renewables by 2035 has seen one operator reporting five times as many potential disruption...

Musk: If you think 265 miles of range is good, wait until we get to 500 #TeslaMotors

hybridcars.com 25 Jul '14, 6pm
Musk: If you think 265 miles of range is good, wait until we get to 500 #TeslaMotors

Not content to let Tesla rest on its laurels with the highest 265-mile EPA-rated range of the Model S 85, company CEO Elon Musk figures makin...

What's holding up #ElNiño? The answer may lie in sea surface temps across the tropical Pacific http…

climate.gov 25 Jul '14, 3pm
What's holding up #ElNiño? The answer may lie in sea surface temps across the tropical Pacific http…

In the July 10 update and ENSO discussion , we said the atmospheric part of ENSO doesn’t seem to be responding to the ocean. El Niño requires...

Watch our new video showcasing how #RenewablesInScotland are ‘Adding Up to a Brighter Future’

scottishrenewables.com 25 Jul '14, 6am
Watch our new video showcasing how #RenewablesInScotland are ‘Adding Up to a Brighter Future’

We have also prepared an accompanying document to go alongside the video which offers more information:

Energy

China Poised For Significant Expansion In Wind Power Generation

China Poised For Significant Expansion In Wind Power Generation

altenergystocks.com 21 Jul '14, 1pm

China is the world’s largest producer of electricity, surpassing the United States in 2011, with demand increasing alongside its strong, sust...

[News] @SolarCity confirms $201.5 million securitization: via @pv_tech #solar

pv-tech.org 25 Jul '14, 12pm

SolarCity's third securitisation deal approaches a sub-4% interest rate. Source: SolarCity. SolarCity has confirmed details of a new US$201.5...

FLI Energy launches new brand identity: Company-wide rebranding effort is in response to FLI Ener...

renewableenergyfocus.com 25 Jul '14, 8am

one of the UK's leading anaerobic digestion plant EPC contractors, has launched i ts new brand identity in conjunction with its parent compan...

Transportation

BMW i9 Supercar to launch in 2016 |Electric Vehicle News #EV

electric-vehiclenews.com 25 Jul '14, 3am
BMW i9 Supercar to launch in 2016 |Electric Vehicle News #EV

Auto Motor und Sport is reporting on a future BMW i9 due to launch in 2016. In the same very year, BMW is celebrating 100 years. BMW i9 would...

Breaking: Government closes Green Deal Home Improvement Fund following surge ...

businessgreen.com 25 Jul '14, 8am
Breaking: Government closes Green Deal Home Improvement Fund following surge in demand

The government has today closed its Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) after a surge of...

11 things humans do that dogs hate

mnn.com 25 Jul '14, 5pm
11 things humans do that dogs hate

While you might love wrapping your arms around a furry canine friend, most dogs hate hugs. We...

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