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September 25 Green Energy News

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“GE Renewable Energy Goes Carbon Neutral” • The wind, hydropower, energy storage, and grid operations business of GE has committed to going 100% carbon neutral by the end of 2020. GE Renewable Energy chief executive Jerome Pecresse said, “This is a decision that makes business sense.” Natural Capital Partners will advise GE on […]

September 24 Green Energy News

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“Angry Greta Thunberg Tells Global Leaders She ‘Will Never Forgive’ Them For Failing On Climate Change” • Greta Thunberg doesn’t mince words. “We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth,” the Swedish climate activist told the UN […]

September 23 Green Energy News

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“Dozen Renewable Energy Projects Approved” • The UK approved electricity supply deals for a dozen major renewable energy projects, including the world’s largest wind farm, the £9 billion Dogger Bank project off the Yorkshire coast. The projects will provide 6 GW of electricity, enough to power over seven million homes. [Construction Enquirer]

September 22 Green Energy News

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“Germany To Join Alliance To Phase Out Coal” • In the wake of the global student climate strike, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said Germany would move further in its efforts to phase out coal. Berlin is hoping to shut down all its coal-fired power plants by 2038. The country will be joining the […]

September 21 Green Energy News

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“Climate Protests: Marches Worldwide Against Global Warming” • Millions of people around the world held a global climate strike on Friday, inspired by activist Greta Thunberg. Protesters across continents waved placards and chanted slogans in what could be the biggest ever demonstration over global warming caused by humans. [BBC]

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September 20 Green Energy News

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“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 […]

September 19 Green Energy News

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“Vegetarian Diets Not Always The Most Climate-Friendly, Researchers Say” • Scientists found that diets in which meat, fish, or dairy products were consumed only once a day would leave less of a footprint on climate change and water supplies than a vegetarian diet including milk and eggs, in 95% of countries they analysed. […]

September 18 Green Energy News

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“Greta Thunberg To US Politicians: ‘Sorry, You’re Not Trying Hard Enough’” • Greta Thunberg has told US politicians that they’re not doing enough to combat climate change. She also told the Senate climate task force to save their praise. “Don’t invite us here to just tell us how inspiring we are without actually […]

September 17 Green Energy News

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“Brookridge Developer Hopes To Make Project Largest In Nation Powered By 100% Renewable Energy” • The Brookridge development in Overland Park, Kansas, will become the largest in the nation to be certified as 100% renewably powered, according to its developer. It will be powered by solar and wind resources in Kansas. [Shawnee Mission […]

September 16 Green Energy News

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“How American Communities Are Preparing For The Impacts Of Climate Change” • A study from the American Association for the Advancement of Science found that many communities across the US are addressing their own unique challenges associated with climate change. Some communities are also working to reduce emissions. []

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