- “RI Plans To Buy More Offshore Wind Power To Help Meet Goal Of 100% Renewable Energy” • Governor Dan McKee is moving ahead with a plan to ramp up Rhode Island’s supply of power from offshore wind farms that would be developed off the coast of Southern New England. He asked for another 600 MW of offshore wind energy. [The Providence Journal]
- “Anglo American To Build Huge Renewable Energy Plants” • Anglo and Électricité de France have agreed jointly to develop on-site and off-site solar and wind farms in South Africa with 3 GW to 5 GW of production capacity over the next decade, the companies said. The plan will bolster South Africa’s renewable electricity output greatly. [TechCentral]
- “Big-Box Stores Could Reduce Emissions And Save Millions By Putting Solar Panels On Roofs” • As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your neighborhood big-box stores and shopping malls. But the solution could be used much more. [KESQ]
- “Drought Deepens In West, Flooding Ebbs” • There’s no relief in sight for the West’s record-shattering drought, which will likely keep deepening this spring, NOAA said. But central and eastern states should be mostly spared from significant flooding. Spring is likely to be hotter than normal in most states and drier in much of the West. [KSL News]
- “IAEA Director General Statement On Situation In Ukraine” • Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that Ukrainian engineers had repaired and reconnected one of three previously disconnected power lines linking the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant to the electricity grid, the IAEA’s Director General said. [International Atomic Energy Agency]
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