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November 19 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Mainers Pay More For Power As Experts Look To Renewable Energy” • Electricity prices are expected to go up for Mainers in January by an average of $32 per month, due to the war in Ukraine. PUC commissioner Patrick Scully said the bill would have gone down if New England Energy Corridor were up and running. But that was voted down. [WMTW]

Buildings in Maine (Skyler Ewing, Pexels)

  • “US Rejects Funding To Re-Open Michigan Nuclear Plant” • The DOE rejected Holtec International’s application for funding to reopen the Palisades nuclear power plant in Michigan, a Holtec spokesperson said. Holtec bought the 805-MW plant to decommission it, after it could no longer compete with gas-fired plants and renewable energy. [Reuters]
  • “Enel Announces PV Cell And Solar Panel Factory In The US” • Companies are rushing to manufacture PV cells and panels in the US as a result of the incentives made available by Congress and the Biden administration. Enel, Italy’s largest utility company, said it plans to construct a factory in the US to manufacture PV cells and solar panels. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Electreon And Eurovia To Demonstrate Dynamic Electric Vehicle Charging On The German Autobahn” • Eurovia and Electreon announced their second joint project, E|MPOWER, on the Autobahn. The partnership will provide a 1-km section of the Autobahn in Northern Bavaria with Electreon’s wireless Electric Road System technology. [CleanTechnica]
  • “COP27 Climate Summit Runs Over As Talks Hit Gridlock” • A promise from the developed world to foot more of the climate bill has raised fresh hopes of breakthrough at the UN climate summit COP27. The European Union has suggested a new fund to help poor nations deal with climate disaster. But rich nations are worried about signing a blank check. [BBC]

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