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June 20 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “One City, Two Offshore Wind Hubs, 9000 MW” • New York City’s boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island, are both set to host hubs for offshore wind farms. Both claim to be among the largest in the US. They are further evidence that that US offshore wind industry is back on its feet, despite interferance of the fossil fuel industry and other setbacks. [CleanTechnica]

Offshore wind hub (Courtesy of Atlantic Offshore Terminals)

  • “Principle Power Inks South Korean MOU” • Principle Power signed an agreement with shipyard HSG Sungdong to advance serial manufacturing of its floating wind foundations in South Korea. The non-exclusive MOU outlines cooperation by the companies on engineering developments for mass production of the WindFloat technology. [reNews]
  • “Climate Change Stoked US, Mexico Heatwave, A Report Says” • Human-induced climate change made recent extreme heat in the US southwest, Mexico and Central America around 35 times more likely, scientists say. The World Weather Attribution group studied excess heat between May and early June, when the US heatwave was mainly in the Southwest. [BBC]
  • “Superyachts For The Super Rich Cause A Whole Lot Of Environmental Damage” • Many of the super rich crave the unparalleled luxury that superyachts offer. While they may gratify their appetites in such floating homes, they don’t often pay much attention to the greenhouse gas emissions that they create as they do. [CleanTechnica]
  • “US Energy Storage Market Soars 84% In Q1” • The US energy storage market set a first-quarter record for capacity installed in Q1 2024, with 1,265 MW deployed across all segments, according to a report from Wood Mackenzie and ACP. This is the highest storage capacity ever installed in a first quarter in the US. It is an 84% increase from Q1 2023. [CleanTechnica]

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