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May 29 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “DHL Orders Some Volvo Electric Trucks” • Delivery company DHL has tested and used an electric truck in London since 2020, and the experience has been overwhelmingly positive. DHL has put in an order for 44 electric trucks from Volvo. The trucks will be deployed all over Europe. Four of them will be larger trucks for for long distance work. [CleanTechnica]

DHL electric truck (Volvo Trucks image)

  • “Feds Approve Plan To Delay Scrapping A New England Energy Rule That Harms Renewables” • The minimum offer price rule dictates a price floor below which new power sources cannot bid in the annual forward capacity market. This makes it harder for renewable energy to engage in a New England electricity market. FERC decided to keep the rule two more years. [WBUR]
  • “Soon You’ll Be Able To Buy Solar Panels At Ikea” • Starting this fall, shoppers will be able to buy solar panels at Ikea stores. The new project, according to a news release, is a collaboration between Ikea’s US branch and SunPower, a California-based company that sells and installs solar power products, including solar panels. [CNN]
  • “Why Can’t The US Stop Soaring Oil And Gas Prices?” • Since the start of 2021, prices for oil and gas have jumped two-fold or more. Recovery from 2020 Covid lockdowns and the Ukraine war have driven the price climb. Forecasts suggest US production will increase by about one million barrels per day, but it’s, not enough to meet the rise in demand. [BBC]
  • “This State Produces The Most Electricity From Renewable Sources” • Some states are transitioning to renewable energy faster than others. Using data from the US Energy Information Administration, 24/7 Wall St identified the state whose electricity supply has the highest percentage from renewable sources. That state is Vermont. [24/7 Wall St]

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