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February 23 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “More Than Half Of New US Electricity Generating Capacity In 2023 Will Be Solar” • Developers plan to add 54.5 GW of new utility-scale electric-generating capacity to the US power grid in 2023, according the EIA’s Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory. More than half of the new capacity will be solar (54%), followed by battery storage (17%). [CleanTechnica]

Solar panels (Holly Ireland,, CC0)

  • “CP Foods Installing Solar Panels At 180 Facilities In Renewable Energy Push” • Agro-industrial and food conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company has announced that it plans to increase its usage of green energy through the installation of solar panels at 180 animal farms, feed mills, and processing plants across Thailand. [SeafoodSource]
  • “Costs Continue To Rise For The Hinkley Point Nuclear Megaproject” • For close to a decade, Great Britain’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power project has served as the go-to punching bag for anti-nuclear activists. Sure enough, the gift that keeps giving has furnished still another reason to be chary of big nuclear projects. [Yahoo Finance]
  • “North America Hit By Blizzards And Heat Wave” • Record snow falls are expected in Minnesota. Los Angeles is under a blizzard warning. Low temperatures of -9°F are forcast for Montana. At the same time, high temperatures may be above 90°F in Florida, and record highs could be set in other parts of the South. Extreme weather is hitting the US. [BBC]
  • “New Oil & Gas Terminals In The Gulf Of Mexico Will Unlock 24 Billion Tons Of Greenhouse Gases” • A story in The Guardian says the federal government quietly approved the Sea Port oil terminal project, a proposed offshore oil platform 35 miles off the Texas coast. And it will decide soon whether to allow three other oil terminals nearby. [CleanTechnica]

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