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Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (5/21/14)

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Here are five recommended reads for today (5/21/14)

  1. Greentech Media reports, "Hawaii Passes the Point of No Return on Distributed Generation."
  2. An op-ed at The Hill argues in support of "The Sensible Accounting to Value Energy (SAVE) Act," which "would require a lender to take the projected energy savings of an efficient home into account when presented with a qualified energy report."
  3. Renewable Energy World reports, "South Africa Is Primed for Major Solar Development."
  4. According to InsideClimate News: "The federal government said Tuesday it will study a critical question in the battle over oil pipelines carrying Canadian diluted bitumen: Are spills involving dilbit more dangerous to people and the environment than leaks of lighter traditional oil?"
  5. The Los Angeles Times reports, "Federal energy authorities have slashed by 96% the estimated amount of recoverable oil buried in California's vast Monterey Shale deposits, deflating its potential as a national 'black gold mine' of petroleum."