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June 21 Green Energy News

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“Domestic Solar Power Output Up 80% In A Year” • Electricity generated from domestic rooftops in Ireland is up 80% in a single year, a new report has found. According to the current Scale of Solar report, solar energy could power 280,000 homes this year. Overall solar power output, including energy from […]

June 20 Green Energy News

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“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, […]

June 19 Green Energy News

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“Mississippi Just Got Its First Utility-Scale Wind Farm” • Wind energy development has long been stuck in the doldrums in the Southeastern US. Until very recently, nine states in the region had exactly 0 MW of commercial wind capacity, even as turbines spread across every other US state. Mississippi, however, has just […]

June 18 Green Energy News

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“Clean Energy Mandate For Vermont Utilities Becomes Law After Democrats Override Veto” • Lawmakers overrode a veto of Vermont’s renewable energy standard. It has a multi-year plan that requires utilities to have 100% renewable portfolios by 2035. It also mandates that more of the power come from in-state generation projects. [Vermont Public] […]

June 17 Green Energy News

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“Wind And Solar Power Half The Cost Of Coal And Gas, One-Third The Cost Of Nuclear, Says Lazard” • New data out of the US has confirmed that large-scale wind and solar are significantly cheaper sources of electricity generation than coal and gas. They even undercut fossil fuels on price with the addition […]

June 16 Green Energy News

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“Environment Canada Says It Can Now Rapidly Link High-Heat Weather Events To Climate Change” • Environment and Climate Change Canada says it can now quickly identify links between events of extreme heat and climate change. It can estimate the degree to which human-induced climate change played a role within a week. [CBC] […]

June 15 Green Energy News

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“Extra Moisture On West Coast Allowing Climate-Sensitive Joshua Trees To Recover: Experts” • Populations of the iconic Joshua tree may be showing signs of recovery after several rounds of atmospheric rivers drenched the West – including deserts in California and Colorado – with record amounts of rain over the past year and […]

June 14 Green Energy News

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“Florida Meteorologists Integrate Climate Change Insights Into Weather Forecasts” • Jeff Berardelli, the chief meteorologist at WFLA-TV in Tampa, dedicates the ‘Berardelli Bonus,‘ a daily segment, to discuss climate-related topics. His approach reflects a broader movement among meteorologists to put context for the weather patterns. [One Green Planet]

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June 13 Green Energy News

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“US DOE Welcomes New Round Of Innovative Leaders To Peer-Learning Cohorts On Emerging Clean Energy Strategies” • The US DOE announced a new round of leaders from 45 entities that will collaborate on common clean energy opportunities and challenges through the Clean Energy to Communities program’s peer-learning cohorts. [CleanTechnica]

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June 12 Green Energy News

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“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 […]