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November 11 Green Energy News

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“Rising Seas, Melting Ice, Raging Fires – Why Didn’t Anybody Warn Us?” • In a recent New York Times op-ed, Eugene Linden suggests reasons why scientists have been too conservative on climate change. There have been scientists who showed that rapid changes have happened in the past and can again, but they were […]

November 10 Green Energy News

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“Toll Of Climate Change On Greenland’s Icebergs Unnerving” • The tallest icebergs in the world were towering in front of me, pristine and glistening in the Arctic sunshine. It felt unnerving to be near them, however. The tallest of the icebergs in front of us was around 80 metres high, and the icebergs […]

November 9 Green Energy News

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“How Airships Could Return To Our Crowded Skies” • The Airlander was created by Hybrid Air Vehicles, founded in 2007. Hybrid airships emit a fraction of the pollution of conventional aircraft. Now, HAV has been given over £1 million ($1.3 million) by the UK government and industry to develop all-electric propulsion producing zero […]

November 8 Green Energy News

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“Wind And Solar Kill Coal And Nuclear On Costs, Says Latest Lazard Report” • The cost of wind and solar continue to decline and are now at the point where they beat, or at least match, even the marginal costs of coal-fired generation and nuclear power, according to the 13th and latest edition […]

November 7 Green Energy News

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“Massive Wind Turbine Blade Arrives In Massachusetts For Testing” • A 107-meter-long wind turbine blade was moved to the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s Wind Technology Testing Center for testing. The blade, designed to be used on GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine, is to be subjected to a series of fatigue […]

November 6 Green Energy News

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“Australia’s Main Grid Reaches 50% Renewables For First Time” • On National Electricity Market, the combined output of rooftop solar, large-scale wind, and large-scale solar reached 50.2% of the near 25 GW being produced during one trading period. The NEM supplies Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. [RenewEconomy]

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November 5 Green Energy News

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“South Australia’s Stunning Renewable Energy Transition, And What Comes Next” • South Australia dumped coal and sources more than half its generation from wind and solar. It is now a net exporter rather than an importer of electricity. It plans to have “net 100%” renewable energy in a decade, and a multiple of […]

November 4 Green Energy News

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“Electric Aviation Company Scylax Forms Joint Venture With German Regional Airline” • Scylax GmbH, based in Munich, has entered into a joint venture with the East Frisian FLN airline for electric aircraft. The idea is to replace the airline’s current fleet of gas-powered BN-2 Norman Britten Islanders with the all-electric Scylax E10s. [CleanTechnica] […]

November 3 Green Energy News

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“Cranberry Farmers See Solar Promise” • Falling cranberry prices and ongoing trade wars have America’s cranberry industry eyeing a possible new savior: solar power. Some of the cranberry farmers in Massachusetts, the nation’s second-largest grower after Wisconsin, propose to install solar PVs above the bogs they harvest each fall. [Arkansas Online]

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November 2 Green Energy News

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“Wind Powers Heerema Crane Vessels” • Heerema is involved in a project in the Dutch port of Rotterdam to use electricity generated by wind turbines in place of diesel generators for the power needs of its moored crane vessels. The aim of the project is to establish the feasibility of supplying shore-based clean […]