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December 20 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Five Lessons From Portugal’s Six-Day Renewables Streak” • Years of renewables development set Portugal up for stunning success this fall when the country met all of its electricity needs with renewable sources for six days straight. So the grid can run on 100% renewables, but what else needs to happen to go from six days of clean energy to 365? [Canary Media]

Steetcar in Lisbon (Vita Marija Murenaite, Unsplash)

  • “Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size Is Estimated To Reach $54,704 million By 2030” • Demand for floating wind turbines is growing. According to Straits Research, “The global floating wind turbine market size was valued at $5,655 million in 2021, projected to reach $54,704 million, and expand at a CAGR of 32.8% during the forecast period.” [Yahoo Finance]
  • “Fears Of Higher Oil Prices After Red Sea Attacks” • Attacks on commercial ships in the Red Sea risk pushing up the price of oil and other goods, analysts have warned. Several firms paused shipments through the route after vessels were attacked by Houthi rebels in Yemen. In that case, they reroute around Africa’s Cape of Good Hope. [BBC]
  • “Walmart Starts Its Electric Semi Truck Transformation” • Walmart Canada is rolling out three electric semi trucks at a grocery distribution centre in British Columbia. It will use the Freightliner eCascadia electric semis. Each truck will travel about 110,000 km (68,350 miles) each year. Walmart intends to electrify 100% of its fleet. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Biden-Harris Admin Announces $530 Million for Building Energy Efficiency And Resilience to Cut Consumer Costs” • The US DOE announce up to $530 million in technical assistance competitive grants for the adoption and implementation of the latest energy codes and standards. The program will be funded through the Inflation Reduction Act. [CleanTechnica]

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