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December 11 Green Energy News

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“‘World’s First’ Fully-Electric Commercial Flight Takes Off” • An all-electric powered seaplane has taken flight for a test flight in Vancouver. It was the first flight of what the operators say is the aviation industry’s “first all-electric commercial fleet.” The six-passenger Harbour Air aircraft is fitted with a magniX electric motor system. [BBC] […]

December 10 Green Energy News

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“Renewable Energy Installations In Michigan Up By 57% In 2018” • The annual report from the Michigan Public Service Commission shows continued growth of distributed energy in the state, with a 57% growth of installations for 2018. The year saw 1,952 renewable energy installations with a combined capacity of 13,910 kW. [Daily Energy […]

December 9 Green Energy News

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“Alliance For Clean Energy New York Pushes For Carbon Fee On Thermal Generating Stations” • New York State has an energy standard calling for 70% of its electricity to come from renewable sources by 2030. But the Alliance for Clean Energy New York says the state is unlikely to meet that goal without […]

December 8 Green Energy News

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“California Ends New Fracking Pending Results Of Scientific Study” • Despite plenty of petrodollars sloshing around California’s capitol in Sacramento, Governor Gavin Newsom halted approvals of new hydraulic fracturing in the state until the projects can be reviewed by an independent panel of scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. [CleanTechnica]

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December 7 Green Energy News

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“BMW Group Joins ‘Getting to Zero Coalition,’ First Carmaker To Do So” • BMW Group joined the “Getting to Zero Coalition” ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid. By 2023, BMW Group will be offering 25 electrified models. Its factories in Europe have been powered by 100% green electricity since 2017. […]

December 6 Green Energy News

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“Vineyard Wins Connecticut Offshore Wind Tender With 804-MW Bid” • Connecticut announced it selected Vineyard Wind LLC’s 804-MW Park City Wind Project as the winner in a major solicitation for offshore wind projects. It had “a price lower than any other publicly announced offshore wind project in North America.” [Renewables Now]

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December 5 Green Energy News

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“NV Energy Wins Approval For 1.19 GW Of Solar, 590 MW Of Energy Storage In Nevada” • Nevada utility NV Energy said it has approval from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada for 1.19 GW of new solar projects and 590 MW of energy storage in Nevada. The projects will help NV Energy […]

December 4 Green Energy News

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“Battery Prices Falling Sharply, Says Report” • Battery prices are falling sharply and will continue to fall, according to a study by Bloomberg NEF. The paper showed prices declining sharply between 2010 and 2019. In 2010, battery prices were above $1,100/kWh, but they decreased to $156/kWh in 2019. This is a decline of […]

December 3 Green Energy News

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“Iberdrola To Replace Last Spanish Coal Plants With Subsidy-Free Wind And Solar” • Spanish electric utility Iberdrola says will replace its last two Spanish coal-fired power plants with 550 MW of subsidy-free wind and solar. This new capacity brings Iberdrola’s scheduled new clean energy capacity up to 2,500 MW in 2022. It plans […]

December 2 Green Energy News

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“Climate Change: COP25 Talks Open As ‘Point Of No Return’ In Sight” • Political leaders and climate diplomats are meeting in Madrid for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis. Speaking ahead of the meeting, UN Secretary General António Guterres said, “the point of no return is no longer over […]