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June 11 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Maui Kūihelani Solar-Plus-Storage Has Begun Generating Electricity” • AES Hawaiʻi commenced operations on Hawaii’s largest solar facility – Kūihelani Solar-plus-Storage on Maui – a project generating enough power for 27,000 homes at 8¢/kWh, the lowest renewable energy cost in the state, according to a company announcement. [Maui Now]

Kuihelani Solar-plus-Storage facility (AES Hawaiʻi image)

  • “US Department of Energy Announces National Definition of a Zero Emissions Building” • The US DOE last week announced a National Definition of a Zero Emissions Building to advance public and private sector efforts to decarbonize the buildings sector, which is responsible for more than one-third of total US greenhouse gas emissions. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Nuclear Power Is ‘Overblown’ As An Energy Source For Data Centers, Power Company CEO Says” • The euphoria over nuclear energy as a power source for data centers is “overblown,” the CEO of a major power provider for large tech companies told CNBC in an interview. AES Corporation CEO Andrés Gluski said renewable energy is the future. [CNBC]
  • “Massive Solar Farm With 80 MWh Of Storage Goes Online In Lone Star State” • West of San Antonio, Texas, a 208-MW solar farm has come online, an article published in Electrek says. The facility has 80 MWh of storage and can power 41,600 homes. The Zier solar facility is Cypress Creek Renewable’s largest solar project to date. [The Cool Down]
  • “G7 Countries Face Challenges In Achieving 2035 Net Zero Grids” • According to the G7 Power Systems Scorecard, crafted by the climate think tank E3G, all G7 nations but Japan are taking major steps towards ending coal use by 2030. The report finds, however, that no country has clear policies and targets to phase out unabated use of gas. [Energy Live News]

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