EGEB Overview Updated November 15, 2019

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May 2018 - November 2019


EGEB = Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political roundup/analysis of news about green energy, such as wind, solar, sustainable technology, and electric vehicles.

EGEB Stories Yesterday

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • The European Union will stop funding fossil fuels by the end of 2021.
  • Oil giant Aramco gears up for its initial public offering.
  • The first-ever hydrogen-powered train is coming to the US.
  • Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette had his first US Senate energy secretary hearing yesterday.

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EGEB Stories November 14

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • African Development Bank pulls out of an eastern Kenyan coal plant project at Lamu.
  • Seoul is putting solar on all public buildings and 1 million homes.
  • German steel giant Thyssenkrupp uses hydrogen as a step toward its net-zero-by-2050 pledge.
  • An earthquake in France earlier this week prolongs the shutdown of nuclear reactors until December.

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EGEB Stories November 13

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Donald Trump’s firm will pay the Scottish government £225,000 in legal fees after it’s defeated by an offshore wind farm.
  • EV time-varying rates incentivize off-peak charging, finds new SEPA study.
  • IEA: Growth of SUVs kills eco-benefits from rise of electric cars
  • Accelerator GCxN has announced its second cohort of five companies addressing utility grid and EV charging issues.

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EGEB Stories November 12

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Qantas Airways will cut its carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 — good news among bad climate news.
  • G20 countries get their report cards from Climate Transparency. Here’s the lowdown on transport.
  • Three French nuclear reactors are suspended after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake.
  • Sacramento Municipal Utility District wants to provide homeowners with centrally generated solar energy.

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EGEB Stories November 11

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • JPMorgan launches the world’s largest commercial installation of bifacial solar modules — and also leads in fossil-fuel lending.
  • Energy CEOs voice defiance on efforts to reduce carbon emissions.
  • Video: The top 15 largest oil-producing countries from 1966 to 2018.
  • E&E News is publishing a multi-part series on “the promise and peril of EV infrastructure.”

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EGEB Stories November 8

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Analysis shows Colorado can go zero-carbon with big savings for Coloradans.
  • UK to spend £315 million to reduce heavy industry emissions.
  • Bipartisan US Senate Climate Solutions Caucus grows to 8 members.

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EGEB Stories November 7

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Los Angeles has approved the largest solar and storage system in the US — enough for nearly 1 million residents.
  • Italy is going to make climate-change study mandatory in state schools.
  • A new report names the countries responsible for the most fossil-fuel emissions. 

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EGEB Stories November 6

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Kentucky elected Democrat Andy Beshear yesterday as their new governor. What’s his stance on green energy?
  • Australia’s main grid reaches 50% green energy for the first time.
  • Bristol becomes the first city in the UK to ban diesel vehicles.

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EGEB Stories November 5

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Royal Dutch Shell is buying French green energy company EOLFI.
  • Mike Pompeo announces the US’s formal withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
  • More than 11,000 scientists endorse a letter that warns of a global climate emergency.
  • A quarter of Europe’s electricity needs could be met by rooftop solar, says new paper.

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EGEB Stories November 4

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • EPA weakens pollution rules on how power plants store coal waste and release metals into waterways.
  • The UK puts a moratorium on fracking.
  • New Delhi declares a health emergency due to the worst pollution in three years.
  • The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s new report says a US coast-to-coast transmission “super-grid” is possible.

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