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November 18 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Burns & McDonnell Signs Offshore Substation Partnership” • Burns & McDonnell and Bay Ltd have announced a partnership to provide US-based engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction of offshore substations. Burns & McDonnell will lead engineering. Fabrication and construction will take place in existing Bay Ltd facilities in Texas. [reNews]

Offshore wind substation (RES image)

  • “Geely’s Radar Brand Officially Launches The RD6 Electric Pickup Truck” • The Geely Group’s new brand Radar Auto has officially released its new RD6 electric pickup for sale in China with a starting price of RMB 178,800, the equivalent of $24,600. The announcement comes after a preview of the RD6 electric pickup was given back in July. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Gas Well Methane Leaks Are A ‘Huge’ Environmental And Economic Issue, BP CEO Says” • In a wide-ranging interview with the ABC, Bernard Looney, CEO of oil and gas supermajor BP, said methane leakage from gas wells in Australia and across the globe was a “huge issue” that needed to be fixed on economic and environmental grounds. [ABC]
  • “Rooftop Solar Powers Western Australia To Renewable Energy Record” • The Australian Energy Market Operator confirmed a record for instantaneous renewable energy share at about 12:30 local time on Nov 12, with rooftop solar contributing more than 61% of the electricity generated in WA’s main grid, the South West Integrated System. [pv magazine Australia]
  • “Proposed HVDC ‘Macrogrid’ To Transmit Renewable Power At Low Cost In US” • Modeling specialist Vibrant Clean Energy has proposed a transmission “overlay” for the contiguous US, with about 210 underground high-voltage DC transmission lines, 70 nodes, and underwater lines. HVDC can deliver power over long distances very efficiently. [PV Magazine]

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