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May 1 Green Energy News

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“Eurostar Pledges To Power Trains With 100% Renewable Energy By 2030” • Eurostar, the high-speed rail network in the northwest of Europe, announced a goal of enabling 30 million passengers to travel sustainably while lowering carbon emissions. Eurostar’s objective is to power its trains using 100% renewable energy by 2030. [Rail Business […]

April 30 Green Energy News

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“New York Wraps Up Latest Renewables Tender” • NYSERDA has concluded New York State’s seventh annual solicitation for onshore renewable energy projects. It has provisionally awarded 24 projects to support the continued development of large-scale onshore wind and solar resources toward the achievement of the New York’s Climate Act goals. [reNews]

April 29 Green Energy News

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“Offshore Wind Energy Tender To Power Denmark’s Entire Electricity Demand” • Denmark has launched a major tender for offshore wind energy that could provide all of the country’s electricity. Denmark announced an offshore wind tender that could award up to 10 GW – more than enough for the nation’s entire population. [Innovation […]

April 28 Green Energy News

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“Climate Change Has Disproportionately Impacted These Vulnerable US Communities, Experts Say” • Events in recent years show the disproportionate impacts of climate change on the poorest communities, which emit the least greenhouse gas. Extreme weather events are exacerbated by warming global temperatures. [ABC News]

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April 27 Green Energy News

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“Controversial Methods To Cool The Earth By Reflecting Sunlight Gain Traction As Global Temperatures Rise” • As the impacts of climate change intensify and become more severe, relatively untouched ideas are gaining momentum as potential short-term solutions to lower Earth’s temperature. One of them is solar geoengineering. [ABC News]

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April 26 Green Energy News

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“India’s New Solar Installations Hit 6.2 GW In March” • Rystad Energy figures show India’s monthly installations of renewable energy surged to a record 7.1 GW in March 2024. The previous record was 3.5 GW, set in March 2022. More than 6.2 GW of the March 2024 total was solar capacity. That […]

April 25 Green Energy News

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“A Golden Age Of Renewables Is Beginning, And California Is Leading the Way” • California has had a record-breaking string of days in which the combined generation renewable sources has exceeded demand on the main electricity grid for anywhere from 15 minutes to 9.25 hours per day. The implications are spectacular. [Scientific […]

April 24 Green Energy News

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“Mercedes-Benz Explores Pairing eSprinter Vans With E-Cargo Bikes For Last-Mile Deliveries” • A pilot program uses a special Mercedez-Benz eSprinter electric van as a mobile micro-depot to bring standardized container modules to transfer points. A container is off-loaded onto an ONO electric cargo bike which makes the last-mile deliveries. [CleanTechnica]

April 23 Green Energy News

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“Renewables To Thank For Weeks Of No Load-Shedding” • In the past three weeks there has been no load-shedding in South Africa. The good performance was due to deliberate plans by the government and utility Eskom to deal with power outages. The Energy Action Plan is starting to bear fruit, with the contribution […]

April 22 Green Energy News

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“Europe’s First Commercial-Scale Floating Offshore Wind Farm Secures All Planning Approvals” • With onshore consent, Green Volt has all its planning approvals and remains on track to be Europe’s first floating offshore wind farm. Green Volt will include up to 35 floating wind turbines, providing up to 560 MW of capacity. [Offshore Wind] […]