PACE (People's Action for Clean Energy) Our latest postings Wed Feb 22 23:13:01 EST 2017 The West's coal giant is closing way ahead of schedule The smokestacks of the Navajo Generating Station rise 775 feet from the sere landscape of the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona, just three miles away from the serpentine, stagnant blue wound in sandstone known as Lake Powell... 2017-02-16 The Paul Winter Consort concert Sunday, February 26th at 5PM - The Church of the Assumption, 61 North Cliff St, Ansonia, CT The Massaro Community Farm has been farming for 100 years the Woodbridge/Ansonia area. Proceeds from the gala benefit a capital campaign for Massaro to build a pavilion and learning center. 2017-01-31 Value of Solar February 25th at 2PM St. Bridget Church 80 Main Street Manchester CT Solar Energy Association of Connecticut (SEAC) is holding this seminar, featuring Jamie Howland of Acadia Center and Richard Dziadul of Pemberton Renewables. For more info call (860) 233-5684 or (860) 649-9827 or (860) 489-9555. 2017-01-31 U. S. solar industry passes oil, coal and gas for job creation Solar employment now accounts for the largest share of workers in the U.S. power generation field, surpassing coal, gas and oil according to a new report from the U.S. Department of energy (DOE). 2017-01-26 Solar power to rise from Chernobyl's nuclear ashes Chinese companies plan to spend $1bn building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the nuclear disaster in Ukraine, reports Climate News Network... 2017-01-26 The irreversible momentum of clean energy - by Barack Obama Private-sector efforts help drive decoupling of emissions and economic growth 2017-01-12 Solar now cheapest new form of energy in nearly 60 countries Donald Trump and the climate deniers and fossil fuel company backers he’s nominated for his cabinet don’t realize it—or refuse to believe it—but the world is starting to pass them by when it comes to developing new sources of power. In the developing world, solar power is becoming the most cost-effective new source of electricity. 2017-01-05 Mic Check -- 2016-12-10/Host: Richard Hill speaks with Mike Scully Mark Scully from Peoples Action for Clean Energy (PACE) talks to host Richard Hill about 100% CT, a new initiative to get every town in Connecticut to use 100% renewable energy. 2017-01-04 Archimedes Screw Being Used To Generate Power At Meriden Dam There's a sort of time warp going on at Hanover Pond Dam, with ancient technology being installed to produce modern water-powered energy, in a way returning the pond to the purpose it was created for in the 1850s. 2017-01-04 Elon Musk speak on future to 100% renewable energy 2017-01-04 France is now home to the world's first solar road It's only 1 kilometer long, but a two-year test of the solar road will help determine if a full rollout of 1000 km of solar roads in the country is worth pursuing... 2017-01-03 CT works on a new energy strategy as old one misses the mark The strategy, generally referred to by its initials CES, put considerable focus on natural gas, then far cheaper than oil, as a cleaner bridge fuel to renewable energy options down the road... 2017-01-03 HAIL CONNECTICUT'S SUPREME WATER PROTECTORS! The Connecticut Supreme Court has reversed a lower court decision on the Millstone nuclear power station Clean Water Act permit, clearing the path for activists to nullify the permit on environmental grounds at an upcoming hearing. 2017-01-03 PURA Decision to Cut Fixed Charge is a Victory for Consumers, Workers and Clean Energy The CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs commends PURA's commissioners for protecting the public interest and lowering the monthly fixed charge for United Illuminating's residential customers by nearly 45%. 2017-01-03 It's Official: Solar Energy Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels Renewable energy has reached an important milestone. The World Economic Forum (WEF) has determined that in many parts of the world, solar energy is now the same price or even cheaper than fossil fuels for the first time. 2016-12-31