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May 19 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Siemens Gamesa Unveils 14-MW Offshore Titan” • Siemens Gamesa has unveiled a new 14-MW offshore wind turbine. It is equipped with a 222-meter rotor that offers a 25% increase in annual energy production, compared to its 11-MW predecessor. Each unit will be able to supply annual power needs for around 18,000 European households. [reNEWS]

Artist’s impression of the 14-MW turbine (Siemens Gamesa image)

  • “Hurricanes, Typhoons, And Cyclones Are Becoming Stronger, According To A New NOAA Study” • It is becoming increasingly evident that cyclonic storms are becoming stronger and deadlier with global warming, according to a study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [CNN]
  • “The Nature Conservancy To Unlock Solar Potential On Retired Appalachian Coal Mine Land” • With its 65 years of work protecting the environment through conservation, the Nature Conservancy is making its way deeper into coal country. The organization wants to help develop solar power on up to 13,000 acres of cleared coal mine lands. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Hyzon Motors To Begin Production Of Heavy Duty Fuel Cell Trucks And Buses This Year” • Hyzon Motors, based in New York, specializes in fuel cell-powered heavy trucks, buses, and delivery vans. It will be the first company in the US offering commercial vehicles equipped with proton exchange membrane fuel cell systems that exceed 100 kW. [CleanTechnica]
  • “RES, Energy Estate To Collaborate On 2-GW Renewables Hub In Queensland” • UK-based Renewable Energy Systems Ltd has teamed up with Aussie advisory firm Energy Estate to develop a 2-GW-plus hybrid renewable energy project in Queensland. The Central Queensland Power project will bundle wind, solar, and storage developments. [Renewables Now]

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