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June 12 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Key Bills Head For Veto Override Votes Next Monday” • The Vermont Legislature will reconvene next week on June 17th to vote on whether or not to override the governor’s vetoes of two important environmental bills, and possibly a third. Each will require a two-thirds majority of votes in support for the bill to be enacted. [Vermont Business Magazine]

Vermont State House (Farragutful, CC-BY-SA 4.0, cropped)

  • “Ørsted Takes FID On Hornsea 3 BESS” • Ørsted has taken the final investment decision on a 300-MW battery energy storage system to be installed on the same site as the onshore converter station for its Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm in Norfolk. The storage system has an energy capacity of 600 MWh. It will use Tesla batteries for storage. [reNews]
  • “Lithium Miner Switches On Australia’s Biggest Off-Grid Hybrid Renewables System” • The largest off-grid renewable energy generator in Australia, Liontown Resources’ Kathleen Valley remote micro-grid, is operational. The project combines a 16-MW solar farm, a 17-MW, 19-MWh battery, and ultimately 30 MW of wind capacity. [RenewEconomy]
  • “Tiger Mosquitoes Behind Dengue Fever Rise In Europe” • An invasive species of mosquito has been found in thirteen EU countries, with experts linking their discovery to a rise in dengue fever in Europe. Climate change is creating favorable conditions for the tiger mosquito to spread, said the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. [BBC]
  • “California Public Utilities Commission Crushes Community Solar With Latest Monopolistic Play” • California utilities have been on a mission to squeeze out distributed solar energy for years, and after success on the residential side with Net Metering 3.0, they moved on to limiting growth of community solar via the California PUC. [CleanTechnica]

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