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June 4 Green Energy News

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“Solar Power Could Generate 54 Times More Profits Than Palm Oil: Maybank” • Large-scale solar ventures will allow palm oil producers to generate up to 54 times more operating profits per hectare compared to oil palm, Maybank Investment Bank said. One plantation has already made its renewable energy ambition public with a […]

June 3 Green Energy News

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“Mexico Elects Claudia Sheinbaum As The Country’s First-Ever Female President” • A left-leaning climate scientist, Claudia Sheinbaum, has secured enough votes to become Mexico’s first-ever female president. Sheinbaum had previously worked as a contributing author to a report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. [CNBC]

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June 2 Green Energy Times

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“EVs Don’t Catch On Fire As Frequently As Gas-Powered Cars Do” • The media is full of stories about EVs that catch on fire, but research doesn’t support that claim. In fact, data shows that EVs are much less likely to burst into flames than vehicles powered by internal combustion. The IIHS […]

June 1 Green Energy News

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“Vermont Becomes First State To Mandate That Fossil Fuel Companies Pay For Climate Damages” • A new law in Vermont — the first of its kind in the US — will require fossil fuel companies to pay for a share of the costs of weather disasters fueled by climate change. Republican Gov […]

May 31 Green Energy News

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“Behind Spain’s First Agri-PV Solar Park By BayWa RE” • The first agri-voltaic solar park in Spain is ushering in a new era for sustainability. The 54-MW PV park by BayWa re integrates renewable electricity production, agriculture and biodiversity. It is also a step towards VELUX Group achieving its 100% renewable electricity […]

May 30 Green Energy News

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“Increasing Use Of Renewable Energy In US Yields Billions Of Dollars Of Benefits” • By increasing its use of renewable energy, the US has not only reduced its planet-warming emissions but also improved its air quality, yielding hundreds of billions of dollars of benefits, a report published in the journal Cell […]

May 29 Green Energy News

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“Feds Offer $90 Million For Vast Solar Array On Pennsylvania Mine Land” • The US government is offering up to $90 million to a renewable energy developer to build Pennsylvania’s largest solar farm on 2,700 acres of reclaimed coal-mining land. The $800-million Mineral Basin Solar Project would have a capacity of 402 […]

May 28 Green Energy News

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“Rio Tinto And BHP Collaborate On Battery-Electric Haul Truck Trials In The Pilbara” • In an industry first, Rio Tinto and BHP will collaborate on testing large battery-electric haul truck technology in the Pilbara, Western Australia. The two companies will work with Caterpillar and Komatsu to conduct trials of their battery-electric haul […]

May 27 Green Energy News

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“Australia’s Low Cost Solar PV Goal Could Change Everything About The Grid” • The CSIRO GenCost report published last week has sparked a new polemic about the cost of generating technologies, with the critics in the nuclear camp not liking the country’s main scientific research agency stating that nuclear is really expensive. […]

May 26 Green Energy News

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“World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Yacht Set To Compete In The Ocean Race” • Phil Sharp, inventor of the Hydrogen Power Module and co-founder of Genevos, a leading developer of marine fuel cell systems, plans to compete in The Ocean Race with the world’s first hydrogen-powered racing boat, showcasing benefits of renewable energy. [Interesting […]