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April 8 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Adani Kicks Off Commercial Production Of Wafers, Ingots” • Adani Group has started production of the wafers and ingots essential for manufacturing solar power cells and modules at a plant in Gujarat. Adani Group aims to be India’s first integrated renewable energy player and plans for its renewables to reach 45 GW by 2030. [Manufacturing Today India]

Technician working on a silicon wafer (ENERGY.GOV, public domain)

  • “New Jersey National Guard To Help With 6 GW Of Offshore Wind” • Fossil energy stakeholders smelled blood last year when they helped mobilize local residents to oppose offshore wind off the coast of New Jersey. Now the Garden State is back on track on a long-term goal of 11 GW by 2040, with a little help from the New Jersey National Guard. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Climate crisis impacts citizens’ right to life: Supreme Court” • Climate change impacts the constitutional guarantee of right to life, India’s Supreme Court said in a judgment. It emphasized that India must prioritise clean energy initiatives such as solar power as citizens have a right to be free from the adverse effects of the climate emergency. [Hindustan Times]
  • “Washington State Passes Cutting-Edge Policies To Reduce Emissions” • Washington passed the first law in the US to outline a pathway for a combined gas and electricity utility to transition away from gas. The state requires all utilities to offer 100% clean electricity by 2045. This law paves the way for its largest dual-fuel utility to decarbonize. [CleanTechnica]
  • “A New EPA Rule Is Meant To Prevent Chemical Disasters, But Safety Advocates Say Loopholes Remain” • There is a chemical disaster on average once every two days in the US, the Coalition to Prevent Chemical Disasters says. The EPA recently released a safety rule meant to reduce chemical disasters, but advocates say loopholes remain. [CleanTechnica]

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