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January 13 Green Energy News

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“Largest Electric School Bus Program In United States Launching In Virginia” • Dominion Energy partnered with local Virginia school districts to begin replacing diesel buses with 100% electric school buses in phases. Thomas Built Buses Inc has been selected as the provider of all 50 of the initial electric school buses. [CleanTechnica]

January 12 Green Energy News

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“Energy Transformation Can Create More Than 40 Million Jobs In Renewable Energy” • If renewable energy is used to its full potential, the field could employ more than 40 million people by 2050, under the International Renewable Energy Agency’s climate safe energy path, according to a report published by the agency during its […]

January 11 Green Energy News

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“Australia Is Burning. The Arctic Is Melting. Yet Trump Keeps Gutting Climate Change Regulations.” • Increasingly, the world is feeling the dangerous impacts of climate change. But the Trump administration is steadfast in pursuit of one of its signature policy goals: gutting environmental regulations, including those aimed at curbing climate change. [CNN]

January 10 Green Energy News

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“GM And LG Chem’s 30+ GWh Ohio Battery Gigafactory Highlights Rapid EV Industry Progress” • A month ago, GM and LG Chem announced a joint venture to build a 30+ GWh battery factory in Ohio, and drive down battery costs in the process. The announcement shows clearly how much and how quickly the […]

January 9 Green Energy News

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“Pathways To Changing The Minds Of Climate Deniers” • Researchers at Stanford found that those who deny human causes for climate change can be swayed through conversations that appeal to their different identities, reframe solutions, or even embrace their climate views. They have four suggestions for breaking down barriers in conversation. [Phys.Org]

January 8 Green Energy News

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“Dominion’s Planned US Offshore Wind Project Could Be World’s Largest At 2.64 GW” • Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy said that Dominion Energy named it the preferred supplier for what could be the largest offshore wind farm in the world, at 2.64 GW. Siemens said model and number of turbines remain to be determined. […]

January 7 Green Energy News

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“EU Plans ‘Big Increase’ In Green Gas To Meet Climate Goals” • Production of biogas, biomethane, and “green” hydrogen will have to increase by at least 1,000% by 2050 to reach the EU’s climate neutrality objective for that year, an EU official has said. Renewable gases today already represent around 7% of gross […]

January 6 Green Energy News

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“Police Department Adds 2020 Tesla Model 3 And Explains Why” • Asked why he chose the Model 3, Police Chief Koskinas says he “believes in being green.” However, the car’s unmatched performance for the money, its 5 star safety rating, its top-of-the-industry collision avoidance technology, and its low lifetime cost also were factors. […]

January 5 Green Energy News

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“Australia Fires: A Visual Guide To The Bushfire Crisis” • Record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought have fueled a series of massive bushfires across Australia. The fires, burning since September, have intensified over the past week. High temperatures and strong winds are forecast for the weekend, creating further fire risk. [BBC]

January 4 Green Energy News

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“Oil And Petrochemical Companies Want YOU To Pay To Protect Them From Climate Change!” • Not content with ruining the Earth with billions of tons of CO₂ and plastic waste, oil and petrochemical companies want the federal government to build enclaves to protect their refining facilities from rising sea levels and more powerful […]