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EGEB Stories December 27, 2021

China’s largest offshore wind farm is now fully connected to the grid

China’s largest offshore wind farm was connected to the grid at full capacity on Saturday, December 25. It transmitted power through undersea cables.

EGEB Stories September 23, 2021

EGEB: Minnesota wins by compromising over a wind and solar farm and a historic site

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A big clean energy project will go forward in Minnesota without impacting an ancient site. Ørsted completes a 227 MW solar farm in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, for Facebook. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. Tesla […]

EGEB Stories July 15, 2021

EGEB: Here’s how much it costs to charge your EV with rooftop solar

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Charging an electric vehicle with rooftop solar in the US is cheaper than using grid power or public chargers. El Salvador commissions its very first wind farm. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. Tesla now […]

EGEB Stories September 24, 2019

EGEB: UN Climate Action Summit outcomes, talking generates green power in a Mexican restaurant, more

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Outcomes from yesterday’s UN Climate Action Summit. The Netherlands agrees to build one of the largest solar farms in the country. Panasonic announces a new residential battery storage system. Making noise in this Mexican restaurant creates green energy.

EGEB Stories September 25, 2019

EGEB: DOE/DOD power storage bill heads to Senate leader, China is building coal plants, more

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A vital US DOE/DOD power storage bill passes energy committee, heads to the floor. Atlassian billionaire cofounder and Tesla work together on a huge Australian solar energy export project. A $1.7 billion coal plant in Turkey is under way — and it’s financed by China. International Energy Agency […]

EGEB Stories September 20, 2019

EGEB: Guatemalans emigrate due to climate-change-induced food shortages; nitrous oxide emissions, more

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Food shortage due to climate change is forcing Guatemalans to migrate north. Why nitrous oxide is as much of a problem as CO2 emissions. Florida’s 100% renewable energy bill has been revived — with hope. Serbia launches the country’s largest wind farm.

EGEB Stories October 23, 2019

EGEB: US energy efficiency jobs grow 3.4% in 2018, Pittsburgh airport to become energy self-sufficient by 2021

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): US energy efficiency jobs grow 3.4% in 2018, and New Mexico leads percentage-wise at 11.5%. Pittsburgh airport will power itself with its own microgrid by 2021. Supreme Court green-lights Baltimore’s Big Oil lawsuit. Senator Angus King of Maine calls for low-cost financing for home energy efficiency.

EGEB Stories February 27, 2020

EGEB: Will Utah commit to a statewide EV charging network today?

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Utah legislature is considering a statewide electric-vehicle charging network bill. Ireland buys 600 more hybrid buses. Why not opt for fully electric? Seattle’s new NHL team will fully subsidize public transport for hockey fans.

EGEB Stories July 1, 2020

EGEB: Here are the top US cities for solar — who’s leading the way?

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): US cities have played a big part in growing the use of solar energy — who are the trailblazers? Spain closes half its coal-fired power stations. The US’ second offshore wind farm has been completed.

EGEB Stories May 14, 2019

EGEB: UK solar panel taxes, Australian rooftop solar booming, wind-brewed beer, and more

In today’s EGEB: An upcoming VAT increase could stifle UK solar panel additions. But in Australia, homes and businesses keep adding more solar power. A look at Budweiser’s wind power deal. Very few ships are large enough to carry offshore wind turbine parts.

EGEB Stories February 9, 2021

EGEB: Fossil fuels caused 1 out of 5 deaths in 2018, new study finds

More than 8 million people died in 2018 from fossil fuel pollution, double the number previously thought. Nevada looks to green energy to diversify its tourism and gaming economy. BOEM restarts the environmental permit review for the first major US offshore wind farm. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers […]

EGEB Stories December 8, 2020

EGEB: Ireland is converting old phone boxes into EV chargers

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Irish telecoms company Eir and EasyGo will replace 180 phone boxes with EV rapid charge points. Denmark and Norway team up to build the world’s largest green hydrogen ferry. Norway’s plugin vehicle market share jumped from 60% to 80% in just one year, to November 2020. UnderstandSolar is […]

EGEB Stories January 15, 2021

EGEB: The American Petroleum Institute wants a fight with Biden

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The American Petroleum Institute held its annual “State of American Energy.” It’s business as usual. More than 100 elected officials in US western states call on Biden to protect lands and fight the climate crisis. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in […]

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