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May 3 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “EV Sales Continue To Increase In Norway” • If incentives like the exemption from paying import duties and VAT disappear, sales should go down, right? Not always. Electrive reports that 10,051 electric cars were sold in Norway in April, 2024. EV sales were up by 2,580 vehicles compared to April, 2023, an increase of 34.5% year over year. [CleanTechnica]

Norwegian countryside (Michael Fousert, Unsplash)

  • “Winds Of Change: UK Offshore Wind Sector Breaks Records” • In 2023, the UK offshore wind industry achieved significant milestones according to The Crown Estate’s UK Offshore Wind Report. Highlights include a record-setting 49 TWh of electricity generated by offshore wind, equivalent to powering half of all UK households. [Energy Live News]
  • “Ireland Unveils Roadmap For 37 GW Of Offshore Wind By 2050” • The government of Ireland announced a roadmap to enable the country to deliver 37 GW of offshore wind by 2050. It plans to deliver 20 GW of offshore wind by 2040 and at least 37 GW by 2050. It also provides the basis for Ireland’s ambitious offshore renewable energy targets. [Splash247]
  • “UK’s Battery Project Pipeline Skyrockets By Two-Thirds” • RenewableUK’s latest report on battery projects in the UK indicates a 67.4% growth in battery project capacity over the past year, totalling 95.6 GW. The operational capacity of battery storage has now reached 4.4 GW, with an additional 4.3 GW under construction. [Energy Live News]
  • “Paris Vows To Halve Offshore Wind Rollout Times” • The French Government vowed to halve the time it takes to develop offshore wind farms to help meet renewable energy targets. Government ministers said the length of time it takes to get an offshore wind operational in the country was damaging the development of the sector. [reNews]

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