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July 31 Green Energy News

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“US Lawmakers Urge Change To Icebreaker Shutdown Rules” • A bipartisan group of 32 US legislators, from across north-east Ohio, sent a letter to state authorities requesting reconsideration of operating restrictions placed on the Icebreaker offshore wind project. Last minute conditions imposed by the authorities had made the project unfeasible. [reNEWS]

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July 30 Green Energy News

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“China Is Crushing The USA In Electric Bus Growth. Proterra Wants To Change That” • China already has 420,000 e-buses in operation. The US has only about 600. Proterra has developed a battery-leasing program for local governments that brings the upfront investment in an e-bus down to the same level as that of […]

July 29 Green Energy News

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“1.4 Million Ugandans To Access Reliable And Affordable Energy Under New Initiative” • Millions of people in villages of Uganda are set to access reliable, cheap electricity for the first time under a new off-grid solar scheme that Fenix International, an ENGIE subsidiary, and the European Investment Bank have agreed on. [Renewable Energy […]

July 28 Green Energy News

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“Microsoft Tests Hydrogen Fuel Cells For Backup Power At Datacenters” • In a worldwide first that could jumpstart a long-forecast clean energy economy built around the most abundant element in the universe, hydrogen fuel cells have powered a row of datacenter servers for 48 consecutive hours, according to a Microsoft announcement. [Microsoft]

July 27 Green Energy News

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“Renewable Energy Provides More Than 25% Of US Electricity In May Of 2020” • Renewable energy produced significantly more electricity than either coal or nuclear power during the first five months of 2020, SUN DAY Campaign analysis shows. In May, renewable sources provided 25.3% of the nation’s electricity, an all-time high. [Renewables Now] […]

July 26 Green Energy News

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“World’s Largest Hybrid Timber Tower Will Be Built In Sydney” • The world’s largest timber hybrid tower is going to be built in Sydney, Australia. This hybrid timber tower is made with a technique known as Mass Timber Construction. MTC has a steel exoskeleton supports the entire structure, largely built of wood and […]

July 25 Green Energy News

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“Pacific Northwest Utilities Seek Thousands Of Megawatts Of New Renewable And Non-Emitting Energy: A Huge Opportunity For Independent Power Producers” • In the Pacific Northwest, utilities have issued or are issuing requests for proposals that look for a total of roughly 6,000 MW of new renewable generating capacity and storage. [The National Law […]

July 24 Green Energy News

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“The Best Case Scenario For Climate Warming Is So Not Happening” • The latest climate report prepared on behalf of the World Climate Research Program looks closely at three climate models and concluded that the best case 1.5°C path is extremely unlikely to happen. It says there is a 66% chance the planet […]

July 23 Green Energy News

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“Offshore Wind ‘Critical’ To UK Covid-19 Recovery” • The UK expects the offshore wind sector to play a critical role in the country’s economic recovery post Covid-19, according to BEIS director of clean power strategy and deployment Declan Burke. He said, there are enormous opportunities for the local wind turbine supply chain. [reNEWS] […]

July 22 Green Energy News

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“Green Power Beats Fossil Fuels For First Time In Europe” • About 40% of the electricity in the first half of 2020 in the 27 EU countries came from renewable sources, compared with 34% from plants burning fossil fuels, the London environmental group Ember said. As a result, CO₂ emissions from the power […]