As Elon Musk Proposes Taking Over Power Authority, Puerto Ricans Demand Community-Owned Solar Power

AMY GOODMAN: So, as the governor announced they were going to try to cancel this Whitefish Energy contract, on Sunday, we were in the offices of Ángel Figueroa Jaramillo. He is the head of UTIER, the electrical workers’ union in Puerto Rico. We were asking him about Elon Musk’s proposal to make Puerto Rico a […]

The United States is lifting its sanctions on Iran’s Faro nuclear plant International news

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Greenpeace fly Superman drone into French nuclear power plant – 247 news

Greenpeace has crashed a Superman-shaped drone into a French nuclear plant to show its vulnerability to outside attacks, campaigners said The environmental group has deliberately flown the drone – piloted by one of its activists – into the no-fly zone around utility EDF’s Bugey nuclear plant, near Lyon, and then crashed it against the wall […]

FROM FORTUNE: Trump Wants to Cut Federal Relief Funds for Puerto Rico, Report Says – 247 news

 President Donald Trump wants to cut off federal relief funds for Hurricane Maria because he claims the Puerto Rican government is using the funds to pay off debts, Axios reported, though there is no evidence to support the claim  According to the report, Trump cannot take back the aid that has already been disbursed to […]

Standing Rock Sioux Launch Wind & Solar Renewable Energy Projects After Winning Henry Wallace Award

AMY GOODMAN: Chairman Dave Archambault, talk about what it is you’re doing now just a few miles from the Dakota Access pipeline, where the oil is flowing. The fossil fuel industry has succeeded in building that. But what are you now doing at Standing Rock? DAVE ARCHAMBAULT II: We have over 12 communities on Standing […]

Can Maryland’s Renewable Energy Policy Be Reformed?

DHARNA NOOR: It’s The Real News. I’m Dharna Noor in Baltimore. There’s a scientific consensus that the use of fossil fuels like gas and coal are causing climate change and pollution, and that we need to curb our use of these forms of energy to avoid catastrophic and irreversible consequences like mass species dieoff and […]

Coal, Lies and Renewable Energy, Australian Style

SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Elon Musk’s Tesla recently installed the largest grid-scale lithium battery to be paired with the wind farm in South Australia. Somewhat predictably, the coal industry in Australia lobbied against it and in fact, had previously blamed renewable energy for South […]