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July 17 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Central Sydney Now Runs 100% On Renewable Energy” • Sydney is sourcing clean energy from wind and solar farms in New South Wales, and the central part of the city is now running on 100% renewable energy. The move is estimated to reduce CO₂ emissions by about 20,000 tonnes every year, and it will save around A$500,000 per year. [Happytrips]

Sydney Opera House (Diliff, Wikimedia Commons)

  • “A Third Of US Workers Want To Stop Commuting And Work Remotely” • A study by Morning Consult found that a third of Americans surveyed want to work from home. The majority say it has given them more time during the day, improved their health, and brought them closer to their family members – all without impacting productivity. [CleanTechnica]
  • “FERC Overhauls Carter-Era Law Promoting Renewable Power” • The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a final rule overhauling the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, that has served since 1978 to support putting more renewable energy on the grid. Those opposed to the rule say it amounts to “gutting the heart of PURPA.” [E&E News]
  • “P&G Invests In ‘Natural Climate Solutions’ But Ignores Boreal Forest Protection In New ‘It’s Our Home’ Campaign, Critics Say” • Procter & Gamble joined other consumer-product businesses with an updated climate-change campaign, agreeing that the next decade is a critical time for action. Natural-resource groups are not satisfied. [Cincinnati Business Courier]
  • “New York To Invest $750 Million In EV Infrastructure, Including Building 50,000 Charging Stations, Cuomo Says” • New York is investing $750 million to build infrastructure supporting EVs, including over 50,000 charging stations, in an attempt to cap emissions in the long-term, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced. [Yahoo News]

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