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March 8 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Europe Is Trying To Ditch Planes For Trains. Here’s How That’s Going” • Ever since the “flight shame” movement began encouraging travelers to seek greener alternatives to jet planes, many in Europe have been looking to the continent’s extensive rail network to replace short-haul air travel. There’s definitely been progress, [CNN]

Rail station (Ryan Lu, Unsplash)

  • “Shifted Energy Uses Energy Control Strategies To Stabilize The Grid In Hawaii” • Shifted Energy has equipped over 3,000 households in condos and apartment buildings on the islands of Oahu and Maui with its internet connected water heater control modules. That gives Hawaiian Electric a resource as reliable as a power plant for flexibility and control. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Have No Fear: Electric Vehicles Will Get You Where You Need To Go” • A study in the journal Energies, analyzes data recorded from gasoline-fueled cars over one to three years and models the ability of EVs with differing battery sizes, recharging power, and charging locations to handle the same trips. The results may help dispel range anxiety. [CleanTechnica]
  • “‘Atomic Bamboozle’ Probes False Hopes For The Future Of Nuclear Power” • Documentarian Jan Haaken explores what she calls a “repackaging” of nuclear power in the form of small modular reactors, or SMRs, in a 46-minute film Atomic Bamboozle. The filmmaker said she was “agnostic” about SMRs before she made the film. [Willamette Week]
  • “Solar Takes Centre Stage As Renewables And Batteries Dominate New Power Capacity In US” • According to the latest data from the US DOE’s Energy Information Administration, 2023 is set to be a blockbuster year for wind, solar, and batteries. The EIA expects nearly all new generating capacity in the US to be solar, wind, or storage this year. [Renew Economy]

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