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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 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. [Earth.com]

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September 15 Green Energy News

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“Tesla Announces Simple Pricing On Commercial Solar, $1.01/Watt (Will Blow Some Minds)” • Elon Musk announced California customers can now order commercial sizes of solar power in five minutes at Tesla.com/bigsolar. Tesla is getting within a penny of the psychologically magical $1 for a watt of solar generation capacity. [CleanTechnica]

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September 14 Green Energy News

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“15 To 20 Foot Sea Level Rise Possible Sooner Rather Than Later” • A draft of a report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says rising sea levels and warming waters are about to unleash “misery on a global scale.” The final report warns that ocean levels could rise by several feet […]

September 13 Green Energy News

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“Brazil Amazon: Old Enemies Unite To Save Their Land” • While the world’s attention has been focused on the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, indigenous people warned that policies of President Jair Bolsonaro pose a bigger threat to their existence. Rival groups are uniting to fight government plans for their […]

September 12 Green Energy News

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“Tesla & Green Mountain Power Launch New Flat Rate Solar + Storage Bundles” • Tesla and Vermont’s Green Mountain Power kicked off an initiative that lets customers lock in a flat monthly price for a solar-plus-storage system. Tesla’s tiered approach to solar rentals and loans can include two Tesla Powerwalls for $30 per […]

September 11 Green Energy News

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“Sweden’s Highest Peak Is Not The Highest Anymore – And You Can Blame Climate Change For That” • Sweden’s tallest mountain has lost its title, scientists confirmed, and climate change is to blame. Rising temperatures have been melting the glacier covering Kebnekaise’s southern peak, and it has decreased by an alarming 24 meters […]

September 10 Green Energy News

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“Every Automaker Should Develop Conversion Kits For Their Gas Vehicles” • We recently learned Volkswagen is going to sell an EV retrofit kit for its classic Beetle. It’s the true revenge of the electric car. If a 70 year old vehicle that was not developed for electrification can be retrofitted successfully, then many […]