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December 1 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Climate Change: Temperature Analysis Shows UN Goals ‘Within Reach'” • The Climate Action Tracker group looked at new climate promises from China and other nations, along with the carbon plans of US President-elect Joe Biden. Its analysis is more optimistic, suggesting the goals of the UN Paris climate agreement are getting “within reach.” [BBC]

Hydrogen-powered train (Image: University of Birmingham)

  • “Alstom To Supply Italy’s First Six Hydrogen Trains” • Alstom will supply six hydrogen fuel cell trains, with the option for eight more, to FNM (Ferrovie Nord Milano), the main transport and mobility group in the Italian region of Lombardy, for a total amount of approximately €160 million. The first train delivery is expected within 36 months. [CleanTechnica]
  • Global Ocean Renewable Energy ‘Could Reach 10 GW’ By 2030 Buoyed By Island And Coastal Markets” • Ocean energy could grow 20-fold this decade to reach 10 GW of installed capacity, with tidal and wave plants providing mainstream power generation, according to calculations from the International Renewable Energy Agency. [Recharge]
  • “GE Renewable Energy Unveils Cypress 6.0-164 Onshore Wind Turbine” • GE Renewable Energy’s latest wind turbine in Cypress platform increases Annual Energy Production by up to 11% over the company’s 5.3-158. It features a two-piece blade to maintain flexible logistic solutions. The new Cypress model is expected to be in the field by 2022. [REVE]
  • “Feds Speed Sale The Of A Three Mile Island Unit Amid State Concern About Decommissioning” • The NRC plans to approve the sale of Three Mile Island’s Unit 2, the unit that had a partial meltdown in 1979, despite concerns by state officials over the new owner’s ability to pay to decommission the reactor. The NRC has no plans for a public hearing. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

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