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April 27 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • The EU’s Member states have voted in favor of an almost complete ban on the use of neonicotinoid insecticides across the region. Scientific studies have long linked their use to the decline of honeybees, wild bees and other pollinators. The move represents a major extension of existing restrictions, in place since 2013. [BBC]
Honey bees (Getty Images)

Honey bees (Getty Images)

  • “China Leading The Way To Electric Car Future: BYD, BMW Highlight Beijing Auto Show” • There was a time when the world flocked to Detroit every January for what is grandly known as the North American International Auto Show, but today, if you want to know what’s hot in the world of automobiles, you go to Beijing to find out. [CleanTechnica]
  • “The value of offshore wind energy: What the US is missing out on” • The only offshore wind farm in the US is small, with five turbines. It is a 30-MW installation off the coast of Rhode Island switched on in 2016. By comparison, Europe now has 15,780 MW of offshore wind, according to Wind Europe, 526 times the US capacity. [Ars Technica]
  • Massachusetts offshore wind development could be worth $1.4 billion to $2.1 billion to the US state over the next 10 years, a report from Bristol Community College, UMass Dartmouth, and the Massachusetts Maritime Academy said. It said deployment of 1.6 GW of offshore wind capacity could create between 2270 and 3170 jobs. [reNews]
  • Massachusetts offshore wind development could be worth $1.4 billion to $2.1 billion to the US state over the next 10 years, a report from Bristol Community College, UMass Dartmouth, and the Massachusetts Maritime Academy said. It said deployment of 1.6 GW of offshore wind capacity could create between 2270 and 3170 jobs. [reNews]

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