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May 23 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Ireland Allocates 1.53 GW Of PV In Second Renewables Auction” • Grid operator EirGrid announced provisional results of Ireland’s second renewable energy auction. Overall, EirGrid selected 80 of the 130 projects that were submitted. The projects range in size from 0.5 MW to 104.4 MW and are mostly located in central and southern Ireland. [PV Magazine]

Ireland (Nils Nedel, Unsplash)

 

  • “Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Retires Early” • Palisades nuclear plant in Michigan shut down eleven days earlier than planned. Control room operators removed the 805-MW plant’s nuclear reactor from service on May 20. The plant was originally scheduled to shut down on May 31. It will be decommissioned by Holtec International. [Power Engineering]
  • “Could Hydrogen Be The Victor In UK’s Hydrogen Vs Electric Truck Probe?” • The UK government launched a £200 million investigation into the future of its road freight. Over a three-year period, it will look to understand advantages of hydrogen and electric trucks, as well as the infrastructure needed for road freight to be decarbonized. [CleanTechnica]
  • “EV Surge Likely After Labor Wins In Australia” • For ten years, Australia’s Liberal federal government has denied climate change science and slow-walked the transition to renewable energy. The historic defeat for this coalition will change all that and likely lead to an EV surge. The Labor government is set to introduce large tax incentives for EVs. [CleanTechnica]
  • “With Climate Change Fueling Wildfires, Changes Are Needed To Prevent Worse Scenarios” • A study published this month in the journal Ecology Letters found that wildfire risks are going to increase in states like New Mexico because of climate change. Scientists say humans need to make changes to prevent worse fire risks. [The NM Political Report]

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