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January 14 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “UAE’s Masdar To Develop Number Of Renewable Energy Projects In Kyrgyzstan” • Masdar, UAE’s leading renewable energy company, has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Energy of Kyrgyzstan to develop renewable energy projects with a capacity to generate 1 GW, Trend reports citing Masdar’s press service. [Trend News Agency]

Nomad homes, one with PV panel (Joel Heard, Unsplash)

  • “NASA: 2022 Was Fifth Warmest Year On Record” • The last nine consecutive years have been the warmest nine on record. The year 2022 effectively tied for Earth’s fifth warmest year since 1880, as Earth is about 2°F (1.11°C) warmer than the average for the late 19th century. Forest fires, hurricanes, and droughts are getting stronger as a result. [CleanTechnica]
  • “REA Hails Scottish Net Zero Target” • The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology has welcomed the Scottish government’s intentions to meet its existing net zero target by 2045, five years ahead of the UK Government target. The plan includes an ambition to double renewable generation capacity by 2030 to 20 GW. [reNews]
  • “Tesla Reduces New Car Prices In Effort To Boost Sales” • Tesla has greatly reduced its prices for Model S, Model X, and Model Y cars in the US. In some cases, the price reductions make the Tesla cars eligible for tax reductions, magnifying the benefits. There were similar reductions in Europe, and after price cuts in China, Tesla sold 30,000 cars in three days. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Rural Communities Have Won Billions Of Dollars To Fund Renewable Energy” • Last year, rural advocates won big in the Inflation Reduction Act by securing billions of dollars for rural communities to implement clean energy. Now, the USDA Rural Utilities Service is asking for input on how to set up and roll out these funding programs. [Appalachian Voices]

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