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December 14 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Solar Energy And Its Cheaper Bills Are Coming To More Disadvantaged Communities” • When a lightning storm knocked out power in Doris Brown’s neighborhood, her solar-powered home suddenly became a refuge for frantic neighbors without electricity. Non-profits had installed a solar system to make her home into a “hub home.” []

Doris Brown at home (Courtesy of Solar United Neighbors)

  • “This New ‘World’s Largest’ Wind Turbine Makes Power In Severe Typhoons” • China’s Mingyang Smart Energy rolled out the world’s largest offshore wind turbine. Mingyang designed the MySE 18.X-20MW to lower the Levelized Cost of Energy and ensure long-term returns. It has a modular, lightweight design, with high efficiency and reliability. [Electrek]
  • “Portugal’s Energy Transition Goals Pumped Up By Hydro” • Portugal sourced a record 72% of its electricity from clean power sources over the first 11 months of 2023, up from 56% over the same period in 2022, thanks to electricity generation from hydro-electric sources being more than doubled, according to data from think tank Ember. [Reuters]
  • “Renewables Surpass 40% In UK Electricity Mix” • Renewable energy has reached a historic peak in the UK, at more than 40% of the country’s electricity generation during the latest quarter. That’s according to the Drax Electric Insights report, which suggests this growth resulted in the lowest recorded carbon intensity of 143 g CO₂e/kWh. [Energy Live News]
  • “Electric Vehicle Prices Get MUCH Closer To Conventional Vehicle Prices!” • Most of a Cox update on the average sale prices of new cars is just trends in the overall auto industry. But they decided to slip in some big notes regarding EVs at the end, and they buried a huge gem in the very last line: EV prices have fallen almost to those of traditional cars! [CleanTechnica]

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