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December 29 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “China Starts Work On Huge $11 Billion Desert Renewables Project” • China broke ground on an 80 billion yuan ($11 billion) renewables project in Inner Mongolia, part of a massive rollout of clean power to achieve the nation’s ambitious climate targets. The project, located in the Kubuqi Desert, will have 16 GW of capacity when completed. [Yahoo Finance]

Tourists in the Kubuqi Desert (Popolon, CC-BY-SA 4.0)

  • “EU Market Outlook Says Solar Production Is Soaring” • Solar production has already made a real difference in the current EU energy crisis. Driven by dramatically reduced fossil fuel imports following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, solar production soared nearly 50% in the EU this year, after 27 EU nations added 41.4 GW of solar PV capacity. [CleanTechnica]
  • “UK Had Warmest Year On Record Due To ‘Human-Induced Climate Change,’ Met Office Says” • With just three days left, 2022 looks on course to break the record for the UK’s highest annual average temperature, breaking the previous record set in 2014. The top ten hottest years all occurred since 2002. Records have been kept since 1659. [iNews]
  • “Tax Credit Confusion Could Create A Rush For Electric Vehicles In Early 2023” • As the new year begins, a number of popular electric vehicles, specifically some Tesla and General Motors models, could be eligible for $7,500 worth of tax credits they weren’t eligible for in 2022. But that eligibility may last only last a few months. [CNN]
  • “New York Plans 6 GW Of Energy Storage By 2030” • The state of New York has a new framework to achieve 6 GW of energy storage by 2030, which represents at least 20% of the peak electricity load of New York, the governor’s office announced. If approved, the plan will support a buildout of about $2 billiion worth of storage deployments. [T&D World]

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