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April 19 Green Energy News

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“LM Wind Rolls Out First Haliade-X Blade” • LM Wind Power has produced the first 107-meter blade that will be fitted to the prototype GE Renewable Energy Haliade-X 12-MW offshore turbine. Testing and validation will begin once finishing touches are done. The prototype is being installed in the Netherlands, later this year. [reNEWS] […]

April 18 Green Energy News

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“Greta Thunberg Meets The Pope After Scolding EU Leaders On Climate Change” • Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg met Pope Francis at the Vatican. A day earlier, she had addressed a committee of the European Parliament, scolding them for spending their time “arguing about taxes or Brexit” in the face of a building […]

April 17 Green Energy News

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“Elizabeth Warren Calls For Ten-Fold Increase Of Renewable Generation On Public Lands, Waters” • Elizabeth Warren, US senator and presidential candidate, announced her plans for a targeted expansion of renewable energy development on public lands along with a moratorium on new fossil fuel leases and other measures. [pv magazine USA]

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April 16 Green Energy News

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“Our Zero Emission Future” • A low-cost shift to clean energy is now feasible for every region of the world, owing to the plummeting costs of solar and wind power, and breakthroughs in energy storage. The total system costs of renewable energy, including transmission and storage, are now roughly on par with fossil […]

April 15 Green Energy News

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“Climate Change Is Making Allergy Season Worse” • Between 1995 and 2011, fewer freeze-free days meant 11 to 27 days added to pollen season for most of the US, research shows. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, which does an annual survey of allergy seasons, noticed that they have been growing longer […]

April 14 Green Energy News

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“Pace Of Bering Sea Changes Startles Scientists” • In the winter, frigid north winds blow down from the Arctic Ocean, freeze saltwater and push sea ice south. The ice normally prevents waves from forming and locks onto beaches, walling off villages. But this year a storm pushed Norton Sound water up the Yukon […]

April 13 Green Energy News

 

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“Washington State Commits To Running Entirely On Clean Energy By 2045” • The state of Washington is now committed to making the state’s electricity supply carbon neutral by 2030 and 100% carbon-free by 2045. The bill makes it the fourth state to commit to 100 percent clean energy and adds a feather […]

April 12 Green Energy News

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“How Coal-Killing Solar Panels Can Help US Farmers” • The DOE has a message for farmers: plant solar panels, and you can plant crops, too. The DOE published the “Farmer’s Guide to Going Solar,” answering such questions as how PV modules change the microclimates beneath them, and what effects they have on agricultural […]

April 11 Green Energy News

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“Big Moment For Clean Power In The US” • Chicago has become the biggest American city to commit to transitioning to 100% renewable energy, joining 118 other cities nationwide in making the move. The Sierra Club reported that Chicago City Council had backed a resolution to take forward the goal for the entire […]

April 10 Green Energy News

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“BYD Continues To Innovate, Launches The World’s Longest Electric Bus” • New energy company BYD has introduced the world’s longest electric bus. The new BYD K12A is a 27 meter (89 foot) long beast of an electric bus. It features two independent articulating points that connect its 3 separate segments. It has room […]