How the end of a major tax incentive may impact wind energy

>>Sreenivasan: THE U.S. CURRENTLY HAS NO NATIONAL PLAN TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE. SEVERAL STATES, HOWEVER, HAVE CLEAN ENERGY MANDATES OFFERING TECHNOLOGY-SPECIFIC GRANTS AND TAX CREDITS TO HELP RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCERS COMPETE WITH FOSSIL FUELS. AND IT APPEARS TO BE WORKING. SINCE THE YEAR 2000, THE AMOUNT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY ON OUR GRID FROM SOURCES LIKE […]

TE Connectivity: SOLARLOK 1-Rail Junction Box, Potting Version

Hello. My name is Greg Paukert. I’m a product manager for TE Connectivity, Solar and I’d like to introduce to you our 1-Rail Junction Box Assembly, the potted version. One of the design challenges I gave our design team was to make this as small as possible. And one of the advantages you get with […]

Too late to stop Climate Change?

I get asked one particular question about climate change all the time. “So, are we already too late to stop climate change?” The short answer is that it’s never too late to take action on climate change. And the long answer is… well the rest of this video. You see I get where this question […]

Sundance Retrofit – Renewable

– [Narrator] This is Sundance, a community of 78 homes and 150 people. And Jean, Sandy and Stuart believe this type of community is the future of sustainable housing. 80% of the buildings that will be standing by 2050 are already standing today, and with 40% of emissions come from powering buildings we need a […]

How People Began Using Fossil Fuels

Decomposing plants and other organisms, buried beneath layers of sediment and rock, have taken millennia to become the carbon-rich deposits we now call fossil fuels. These non-renewable fuels, which include coal, oil, and natural gas, supply about 80 percent of the world’s energy. They provide electricity, heat, and transportation, while also feeding the processes that […]

2040 – Official Trailer

– My name is Damon, and this is my daughter, Velvet. Her major concern right now is the elusive art of sleep direction. But soon, she’ll have to face a rapidly deteriorating environment. – The ice sheet is now melting faster than the scientists predicted. – I think there’s room for a different story, a […]

Hell bound up the Congo River on a shanty boat

The ‘Gbemani’ and a captain are fighting against the strong current. After a week, they’ve made only three hundred and ten miles. The journey is turning into a long, tedious nightmare. But the delays create good business for Marie, an unemployed nurse,. A combination of the weather, worsening sanitary conditions are starting to make people […]

How a small town in Finland leads the world on climate change – BBC World Service, The Documentary

This is my team who works for the climate change mitigation. We do it every Thursday. We jump in the freezing river… and then we feel so good. It feels so good because it makes you feel alive. Nothing else makes you feel this good you’re part of nature, you have all the power in […]

Top Pope Advisor Says Vatican Will Not Divest From Fossil Fuels

JESSICA DESVARIEUX: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. On Friday the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, continued his tour with a visit to the UN General Assembly to deliver a speech on climate change. The Guardian, however, is reporting that one of the pope’s key advisors, Peter Turkson, […]

The president installs solar panels

So today, we’re going to install these six right here. These connects from panel to panel to panel; Lay it on the rail; 240 watt model; When it’s on operation maximum power current; it makes 8.1 amps. Spin it around. If you’re someone who uses solar panels , wind turbines or other alternative energy devices, […]