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October 12 Green Energy News

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“What Tiny Bhutan Can Teach the World about Being Carbon Negative” • High up in the Eastern Himalayas is one of the greenest countries in the world. While many nations are struggling to reduce their carbon emissions, the Kingdom of Bhutan is already carbon negative: it takes more greenhouse gasses from the atmosphere […]

October 11 Green Energy News

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“Hawaii’s March to 100% Adds 260 MW Solar + 1 GWh Storage” • Hawaiian Electric Industries reports that it is in negotiations on long term power purchase agreements with developers of seven projects on three islands. The developments, on O‘ahu, Maui, and the island of Hawai‘i, are for solar power with battery backup, […]

October 10 Green Energy News

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“Why You Have (Probably) Already Bought Your Last Car” • You may be scoffing in disbelief at this article’s title, but bear with me. A growing number of tech analysts are predicting that in under 20 years we will all have stopped owning cars, and the internal combustion engine will have been consigned […]

October 9 Green Energy News

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“Power flies from Minesto kite” • Swedish marine energy developer Minesto generated first power from its commercial-scale Deep Green 500-kW tidal kite off the coast of north Wales. The company said initial generation was achieved during the second commissioning phase for the device, which is located at a site in Holyhead Deep. [reNEWS] […]

October 8 Green Energy News

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“Climate Report: Scientists Urge Deep Rapid Change To Limit Warming” • After three years of research and a week of haggling between scientists and government officials at a meeting in South Korea, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a special report on the impact of global warming of 1.5°C. [BBC […]

October 7 Green Energy News

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“Utility-Scale Solar Project Powers Up In West Maui” • Maui’s second utility-scale solar project, Ku’ia Solar in West Maui, is online and supplying power to Maui Electric Co, the utility said. The project can supply up to 2.87 MW of power. MECO is paying 11.06¢/kWh for its energy, compared to 17¢/kWh for energy […]

Windpower Does Not Cause Global Warming

And two Harvard researchers did not suggest it does.

Open house at Georgia Mountain, Vermont

George Harvey

Two Harvard researchers published a paper on wind power that drew a rapid reactions from the press. A widely expressed interpretation of the paper in media articles was that they had shown that wind turbines […]

October 6 Green Energy News

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“BorWin Gamma Nears Finish Line” • The 900-MW BorWin Gamma platform is set to reach the installation site in a German North Sea wind farm on schedule. In early September, Dubai shipyard Drydocks World shipped out the 18,000-tonne topside that will be installed some 130 km off the German coast in water depths […]

Renewable Energy Veterans Martha Staskus and Jonathan Lynch

Martha Staskus and Jonathan Lynch have joined the list of renewable energy veterans in leadership roles at Norwich Solar Technologies (NST). Norwich Solar Technologies CEO Jim Merriam has formally announced the addition of Martha Staskus as Vice President of Development and Jonathan Lynch as Vice President of Research & Development.

Norwich Solar Technologies’ CEO Jim […]

October 5 Green Energy News

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“Australia Set for More Records in Annual RET Accreditations” • The Clean Energy Regulator in Australia said it expects more than 3.4 GW of large-scale renewable power plants to get accredited under the Renewable Energy Target this year, and up to 4.3 GW to follow in 2019. In 2017, there were 1.7 GW […]