Take a look back on the energy industry’s memorable moments and events in 2014.
Now that the holiday season is coming to a close, many people choose this time of year to reflect on the monumental events or advancements that have taken place over the past twelve months. For this reason, we wanted to look back on 2014 and review the year that the energy industry has had. Below you will find newsworthy pieces regarding energy and our planet from our blog and around the web.
Energy News Highlights of 2014
From the Legend Power newsroom:
- Within Canada, the province of Ontario caught our attention on more than one occasion. First with the closure of Ontario’s coal fired power plants, which you can learn more about in No More Coal Fired Power Plants for Ontario, and again with their conservation plan which aims to reduce the demand for electricity; read more about the plan in our article, Ontario: Conservation First.
- We covered a few happenings in the state of New York as well. Specifically, the launch of New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision, a promising new energy saving initiative from the state of New York, as well as the peaceful marchers that flooded the streets of Manhattan, in Marching for Change.
- On a global scale: for the first time in history, China announced that the country will put a cap on carbon dioxide emission by 2030, as well as limit coal consumption by 2020. Learn more in our post, China to Cap Coal Consumption by 2020.
From around the web:
- The Energy Collective provides a list of the biggest energy news in the United States in Year in Review: Top 10 Advanced Energy News Stories of 2014, including the progress of offshore wind as a power source option, and the progress of electrical vehicles.
- Grist gives us the highlight reel of biking as a means of transportation throughout 2014 in their article, Life in the bike lane was pretty good in 2014.
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