Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

April 16 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Global Wind Installations In 2023 Set New Record” • The global wind industry installed a record 117 GW of new capacity in 2023, making it the best year for new wind energy so far. Total installations of 117 GW in 2023 represents a 50% year-on-year increase from 2022, according to a report from the Global Wind Energy Council. [reNews]

Installing a rotor (GWEC image)

  • “CIP Bags 1.3-GW US Onshore Wind Portfolio” • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has acquired Liberty Renewables, which has a 1,300-MW portfolio of onshore wind projects in the state of New York. The projects are scheduled to be built to come online during the years 2026 to 2030. Hoffman Falls Wind will be the first project developed. [reNews]
  • “PM Wants Robust Renewable Energy Plan To Cut Oil Bill” • In Pakistan, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif directed the authorities managing renewable energy to cut the country’s $27 billion oil import bill and improve the electricity distribution system. He said using renewable energy would also rid the country of its parasitic crude oil tanker mafia. [Dawn]
  • “Japan ‘Fossil Fuel Dinosaur’ Announces Launch Of 20-GW Global Renewables Platform” • Japan’s largest power company and one of the largest thermal power producers in the world announced the launch of a major global renewables business. Jera is the latest fossil giant to act on the existential threat of net-zero to its business model. [RenewEconomy]
  • “US Interior Department Takes Action to Protect Taxpayers from Offshore Oil & Gas Decommissioning Costs” • The Interior Department announced a final rule from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to protect taxpayers from covering costs that should be borne by the oil and gas industry when offshore platforms require decommissioning. [CleanTechnica]

For more news, please visit geoharvey – Daily News about Energy and Climate Change.

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>