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January 8 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Dominion’s Planned US Offshore Wind Project Could Be World’s Largest At 2.64 GW” • Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy said that Dominion Energy named it the preferred supplier for what could be the largest offshore wind farm in the world, at 2.64 GW. Siemens said model and number of turbines remain to be determined. [Power Engineering Magazine]

Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbine (Siemens Gamesa image)

  • “US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell In 2019 Due To Less Coal Consumption, Data Shows” • After rising sharply in 2018, US greenhouse gas emissions fell an estimated 2.1% in 2019, analysis of preliminary figures published by the Rhodium Group shows. The fall is almost solely due to reduced use of coal for generating electricity. [CNN]
  • “Iran Attack: Crude Oil Prices Rise After Iraq Missile Attacks” • Oil prices have risen further after two bases hosting US troops in Iraq were hit by ballistic missiles. Brent crude was up by 1.4% at $69.21 per barrel in the middle of the Asian trade, easing back from earlier gains. Global stock market prices were sent lower on concerns over the conflict. [BBC]
  • “Burned Koalas Are Overflowing Australian Hospitals” • Thousands of koalas have been badly injured by the bush fires in Australia to the point where hospitals are overflowing. Artisans have mobilized to get creative when it comes to comforting these innocent victims of the fires. This article has links showing where and what to donate. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Sununu’s Net Metering Plan Tees Up Another Renewable Energy Clash in Concord” • New Hampshire Gov Chris Sununu has a new plan to expand renewable energy net metering for towns and businesses. It is an alternative to a plan he has blocked the past two years. But advocates of that earlier plan are not pleased. [New Hampshire Public Radio]

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