Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

February 28 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Germany Launches 5.5-GW Offshore Tender” • Germany’s Federal Network Agency has launched an offshore wind tender comprising a total of 5,500 MW on three pre-investigated areas in the North Sea. The three sites are located about 110km north-west of Borkum on the edge of the border with the Dutch exclusive economic zone. [reNews]

Offshore wind turbines (insung yoon, Unsplash)

  • “Record Year For Wind Farms Raises Hope For EU Goals” • A record year for building wind farms and rebounding investments in the sector have raised hopes that the EU may achieve its clean energy targets, industry group WindEurope said. The group said EU policies to speed up project permits was encouraging for the sector. [Offshore Engineer Magazine]
  • “NREL Requests Proposals From US Manufacturers of Small And Medium Wind Turbine Technology” • Managed by NREL for the DOE’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, CIP awards a type of subcontract and national laboratory technical support to US component suppliers and makers of wind turbines of small and mediums sizes. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Japan’s Wooden Satellite Shows Us That We Should Give Wood A Fresh Look” • Given the skills of Japanese woodworkers, environmental issues of re-entry of old satellites, and early test results, there are now plans for the country to put up a small wooden satellite, which will spend six months in space testing for deformation. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Up To 12 Feet Of Snow Heading To California Mountains: What To Expect” • Up to 12 feet of snow is heading to California’s Sierra Nevada mountains as a winter storm bears down on the West Coast. Winter storm watches are in place for California, Oregon and Washington. The storm will spread to southern California with heavy rain. [ABC News]

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