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January 18 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Scottish Renewable Auction Plans 15 GW Of Floating Wind Leases” • The Crown Estate for Scotland announced the winning bids for its first renewable leasing round in 10 years. In total, the auction allocated 14.5 GW of floating wind leases and 9.8 GW of fixed-based wind leases, as well as a 0.5 GW mixed development. It raised almost £700 million. [Power Technology]

Offshore wind turbines (Øyvind Gravås, © Equinor)

  • “Neoen Starts Work On Australia’s Largest Renewable Energy Project” • Neoen started to develop 1.2 GW of wind, 600 MW of solar, and 900 MW of battery storage capacity in South Australia. Upon completion, the installation will likely be Australia’s largest wind, solar, and battery storage project. Transmission lines will tie it to Victoria also. [PV Magazine]
  • “Court Vacates Decision To Approve Dakota Access Pipeline Expansion” • An Illinois Appellate Court has issued its decision in the appeal of the Illinois Commerce Commission decision to approve the Dakota Access Pipeline and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipeline expansion. The court vacated the approval, and it remanded the case back to the ICC. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Shipping And Renewable Energy Bodies Join Forces To Advance Global Green Fuel Transition” • The International Chamber of Shipping, with over 80% of world’s merchant fleet, has signed a Partnership Agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency to support the decarbonization of the shipping sector. [Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide]
  • “Solar PV And Wind Power In The US Continue To Grow Amid Favorable Government Plans” • GlobalData’s latest report covers the power market structure of the US and provides historical and forecast numbers for capacity, generation, and consumption up to 2030. It expects that renewables will grow to 48.4% of power generation by 2030. [Power Technology]

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