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December 15 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “German Nuclear Plant To Be Replaced By Europe’s Biggest Battery” • PreussenElektra, operator of the decommissioned Brokdorf nuclear power plant in northern German state Schleswig-Holstein, which was taken offline at the end of 2021, wants to transform the site into a power storage facility, reports from NDR say. [Renew Economy]

Brokdorf Nuclear Power Plant (PreussenElektra image)

  • “COP28 Wrap Up – And A Child Shall Lead Them” • The final official pronouncement from conference did the unthinkable: It suggested that nations transition “away from fossil fuels in energy systems, in a just, orderly and equitable manner.” At one point, 12-year old Indian activist Licypriya Kangujam rushed the stage to add her voice. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Solar Power Usage Shines Bright” • China is expected to add 160 to 180 GW of solar power in 2023, a record annual rise in capacity, the China Photovoltaic Industry Association said. For the first ten months of this year, the output value of China’s PV manufacturing sector has already reached 142.56 GW, a year-on-year increase of 156%. [China Daily]
  • “Duke Energy Completes Its First Floating Solar Project In Florida” • Duke Energy’s first floating solar project in Florida is now producing clean, renewable energy while helping the company better understand the capabilities of innovative clean energy technologies to benefit Florida communities and customers, now and in the future. [Duke Energy]
  • “Lawmakers To Revisit Vermont’s Renewable Energy Goals” • What would it take to source all of Vermont’s electricity from renewable sources? That’s a question lawmakers plan to tackle in the upcoming legislative session as they look to update the state’s renewable energy standard. Vermonters will need to rely less on fossil fuels, but how is that to be done? [WCAX]

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