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March 12 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Magnificent Tidal Energy Project To Double As New City Park” • The International Renewable Energy Agency estimates that the global amount of technically recoverable, zero emission electricity from tidal motion could add up to 1,000 GW, and that’s just counting locations near coastlines. The world has been getting experience already. [CleanTechnica]

Tidal energy project on the River Mersey (Liverpool City Region)

  • “Equinor Launches 531-MW Solar Plant in Brazil” • Equinor ASA has launched its 531-MW Mendubim solar plant, marking a 30% increase in its equity power production in Brazil. The plant will produce 1.2 TWh of power annually, Equinor said. Around 60% of the energy will be sold under a 20-year power purchase agreement with Alunorte. [Rigzone]
  • “Alberta’s ‘Roping In’ on Renewables Could Hurt C$11 Billion In Investments, Study Says” • Alberta’s ban on some renewable projects could hurt C$11.1 billion ($8.24 billion) in investments and stall up to 6.3 GW of solar and wind power capacity, a study by the Pembina Institute said. The new rules potentially affect 42 projects and thousands of jobs. [EnergyNow]
  • “United States Produces More Crude Oil Than Any Country, Ever” • The United States produced more crude oil than any other nation at any time, according to International Energy Statistics, for the past six years in a row. Crude oil production in the US, including condensate, averaged 12.9 million barrels per day in 2023. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Standard Solar Strengthens Vermont’s Renewable Energy Market” • Standard Solar, a prominent developer and proprietor of commercial and community solar projects, has acquired a 18.5-MW solar project portfolio in Vermont from local developer, MHG Solar. The acquisition means it can build six solar projects in the state. [SolarQuarter]

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