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February 23 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Albay Targets Complete Renewable Energy Transition By 2030” • The Philippine province of Albay announced a goal to transition entirely to renewable energy by 2030. The Governor said there is an urgent need to develop renewable energy in the province. This reason for the change is to mitigate power disruptions due to severe weather.  [Power Philippines]

Mayon Volcano in Albay (Seanaleta, CC-BY-SA 4.0)

  • “Equinor Secures Final Green Light For Empire” • The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management approved the Construction and Operations Plan for Equinor’s 2-GW Empire Wind project. With this key permitting action secured, Empire Wind is on track to begin construction in its federal lease area off the southern coast of Long Island, Equinor said. [reNews]
  • “Native American Tribes Gain New Authority To Block Hydopower Projects” • Federal regulators have granted Native American tribes more power to block hydropower projects on their land. A new FERC policy allows tribes to veto proposals, forcing businesses to cooperate if they want the US government to approve projects. [ABC News]
  • “290 Civil Society Groups Urge EU And G7 to Stop Funding the Militarization of Russia” • The European Union and G7 must tighten their grip on Russia’s key revenue streams from exports of fossil fuels, say 290 European, international, and Ukrainian NGOs in a joint public appeal to the leaders of the EU and G7 nations. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Arevon Secures Over $1 Billion Financing For Eland 2 Solar-plus-Storage Project In California” • Arevon Energy announced that it secured over $1 billion in financing for its Eland 2 Solar-plus-Storage Project in Kern County, California. This project combines a 374-MW solar installation with 150-MW, 600-MWh of energy storage. [SolarQuarter]

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