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April 18 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Alaska’s Wind, Wave, Tidal Resources Could Help State Meet Future Energy Needs” • A 131-page report by 11 researchers in eight different areas, recommends the Alaska office of BOEM assess the potential for ocean energy. Alaska’s Outer Continental Shelf holds the potential to generate 3,800 GW of electricity from wind, wave, and tidal resources. [NREL]

Possible site for offshore energy (Levi Kilcher, NREL)

  • “Renewable Energy’s Share In Rwanda Reaches 52%” • Rwanda has made notable progress in providing electricity to its people with 76% of them having access to it. The country is increasingly relying on renewable energy sources for power generation. The installed capacity for renewables has reached 52%, the Minister of Infrastructure announced. [The New Times]
  • “Nissan Teases All Solid-State EV Battery For Itself, Renault, And Mitsubishi Motors” • Nissan hasn’t saying what goes into the solid state battery it is developing, but did give some details. It listed a reduction in charging time “to one-third,” while bringing the cost of battery packs down to $75.00/kWh by 2028, with the ultimate goal of $65.00. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Fred Olsen Renewables Files Plans For Scottish Hybrid” • Fred Olsen Renewables submitted proposals for a 100-MW hybrid renewable energy project to the Scottish Government. Lees Hill Renewable Energy Park would consist of wind, solar, and battery storage in the Scottish Borders. The developer offered over £7 million in community benefit funding. [reNews]
  • “Indigenous Peoples ‘Seek Energy Transition Rights’” • In a published statement, 87 indigenous peoples’ representatives from 35 countries in all regions set out demands for respect for indigenous peoples’ rights, social equity, inclusivity, cultural integrity, full and effective participation, and shared prosperity in the shift to renewable energy. [reNews]

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