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May 13 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Renewable Energy Averages 95% Share In Portugal In April” • The first four months of 2024 saw “historic” levels of renewable energy generation in Portugal, culminating in an “historic” 94.9% of consumption being met by renewables in April. It is the fourth consecutive month that has seen renewable energy values cover over 80% of demand. [RenewEconomy]

Solar farm in Portugal (muffinn, CC-BY-SA 2.0, cropped)

  • “Progress On World’s First Artificial Energy Island Revealed” • Construction of the world’s first artificial energy island, that will serve as an energy hub for collecting and disturbing energy from offshore windfarms, is underway in the Belgium North Sea. Each concrete caisson weighs about 22,000 tonnes and takes close to three months to build. [Riviera Maritime Media]
  • “First-Ever American-Built Offshore Wind Service Operations Vessel” • America’s offshore wind energy supply chain is marking a milestone, with the launch of the first wind service operations vessel built, owned, and crewed by Americans. It will play a key role in enabling domestic energy production and strengthening America’s energy independence. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Solar And Wind Could Replace Diesel At South Pole Station” • Argonne National Laboratory researchers have concluded that renewable energy could partially replace diesel fuel to provide heat and power at the South Pole. They proposed a solar, wind, and energy storage hybrid system that could reduce the use of diesel by 95%. [pv magazine International]
  • “Ethiopia Shows Us Just How Fast The Transition To Electric Mobility Can Happen In Africa” • Ethiopia had a ten-year target to see 148,000 electric cars and close to 50,000 electric buses on Ethiopia’s roads by 2030. It has made amazing progress. The Ministry of Transport and Logistics said it has 100,000 EVs in just the first two years! [CleanTechnica]

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