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May 31 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Japan Is On A Mission To Beam Solar Power From Space By 2025” • Japan’s decades-long mission to transmit solar power collected in space back to Earth could move a step closer to reality in just a few years. A public-private partnership wants to start a trial sometime around 2025 using small satellites launched into orbit. [TechSpot]

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  • “EDF And Simply Blue Ink Irish JV” • EDF Renewables Ireland has entered a partnership with Simply Blue Group to develop the Western Star and Emerald floating wind projects. One project will be off the west coast of Clare and have a total capacity of up to 1.35 GW. The other, off the south coast of Cork, will have a total capacity of up to 1.3 GW. [reNews]
  • “European Power Prices Go Negative As Renewables Soar” • Balmy springtime weather across Europe and growing renewable energy capacity has led to multiple days of negative wholesale power prices, highlighting the need for increased energy storage capacity. A number of factors have led to consistent negative wholesale power prices. [Renew Economy]
  • “What Is Permitting Reform? The Critical Energy Provision Buried In Debt-Ceiling Negotiations” • Tucked into a bipartisan debt ceiling deal is a critical energy provision that Democrats and Republicans in Washington both want, at least in theory. Energy permitting reform, which aims to cut down the time it takes for new projects to get approved. [CNN]
  • “State Farm Will No Longer Sell Insurance Coverage For New Homes In California” • State Farm is the largest home insurance company in California in terms of total premiums paid. State Farm recently announced it will no longer insure new homes in California due to the increased risk of catastrophes like wildfires and high construction costs. [CleanTechnica]

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