- “Ørsted To Pioneer Deployment Of GE’s Next Generation Offshore Wind Turbine” • Subject to required approvals and final contract signing, Ørsted will deploy Haliade-X 12-MW wind turbines on the two offshore wind farms in Ørsted’s Mid-Atlantic cluster. They would put 120 MW off the coast of Maryland and 1,100 off New Jersey. [EnerCom Inc]
- “US To Stage Its Largest Ever Climate Strike: ‘Somebody Must Sound The Alarm'” • Climate strikes will take place in more than 1,000 locations in the US on Friday, with major rallies in New York, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Miami. Globally, more than 4,500 strikes are planned across 150 countries. [The Guardian]
- “The Famous Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant Is Closing” • The famous Three Mile Island nuclear plant is officially shutting down September 20, a plant spokesperson confirmed to CNN. Exelon Generation announced in May that it would officially close the plant by September 30, citing a lack of state action in subsidizing clean energy. [CNN]
- “Britain’s New Renewable Subsidies Hit Record Low On The Path To Net Zero” • Britain has awarded record low subsidies to twelve renewable energy projects capable of generating enough power for some 7 million homes, the government said, as a drop in the cost of offshore wind projects curbs the need for state support. [Euronews]
- “Hot Springs, Arkansas Is Switching Over To 100% Solar Energy, Joining Only Six Other Cities In The US” • The city of Hot Springs, Arkansas has announced plans to switch to 100% solar energy. The City Manager says the switch to a renewable energy source will save the city an estimated $30 million over the next three decades. [Newsweek]
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