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April 3 Green Energy News

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“Shell Quits Major US Oil Lobby Over Climate Change” • Royal Dutch Shell said that it would not renew its membership in the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers lobby next year because of “material misalignment.” The energy company says it disagrees with the group’s policies, including those on climate change. [CNN]

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April 2 Green Energy News

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“Big Oil Invested More Than $1 Billion On Misleading Climate Lobbying Since Paris” • The globe’s five largest publicly traded oil and gas majors are ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, BP, and Total. Together, they have invested over $1 billion in misleading climate-related branding and lobbying in the three years since the Paris […]

April 1 Green Energy Times

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“Corporate Giants Target 60 GW Of US Renewable Energy” • Announced late last week (28 March), REBA has committed to creating 60 GW of renewables in the US by 2025. The Alliance will seek to accelerate the uptake of clean energy in the country from the 6.2 GW of corporate renewables deals that […]

March 31 Green Energy News

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“UN Report: Extreme Weather Displaced 2 Million People In 2018” • Extreme weather events impacted close to 62 million people in 2018 and displaced over two million as of September of that year. That is just one of the alarming findings in the UN World Meteorological Organization’s Statement on the State of the […]

March 30 Green Energy News

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“PDPU To Rope In Oil Companies To Harness Geothermal Energy” • After a successful pilot project in the Indian state of Gugerat, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University plans to tap a large geothermal source for commercially viable electricity production. It is looking to help from oil companies for drilling and exploration. [ETEnergyworld.com]

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March 29 Green Energy News

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“The Young Minds Solving Climate Change” • People of the younger generations understand that there are solutions to the problems of climate change. “The climate crisis has already been solved. We already have all the facts and solutions. All we have to do is to wake up and change,” said Nobel Prize nominee […]

March 28 Green Energy News

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“Electric Vehicles Are Driving Rates Down: How Do EVs Impact Electricity Rates?” • Some people believe that charging EVs will necessarily stress the electric grid, resulting in costly upgrades that drive up electric rates. Analysis conducted by Synapse Energy Economics found the opposite has been observed in the real world. [CleanTechnica]

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March 27 Green Energy News

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“Battery And Offshore Wind Costs ‘Tumble’” • Prices for lithium-ion battery storage as well as offshore wind have fallen more sharply than other clean generation technologies in the past year, according to BloombergNEF. The price for energy from lithium-ion batteries has fallen 35% since the first half of 2018, to $187/MWh. [reNEWS]

March 26 Green Energy News

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“Slashing Fossil Fuel Use Could Save Millions Of Lives At Risk Due To Air Pollution, Study Says” • Air pollution causes many premature deaths, which can cause heart, lung and other diseases. Worldwide, 3.61 million people die each year due to outdoor pollution caused by fossil fuels, an international team of researchers estimates. […]

March 25 Green Energy News

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“California Solar Sets Record, But That’s Not The Big News” • On March 16, California set a new solar energy record, when solar output peaked at 10,765 MW, breaking a record set last June and supplying 59% of grid demand for the state. That does not include distributed solar, however, which would bring […]