EGEB Overview Updated October 17, 2019

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195 'EGEB' stories

May 2018 - October 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 Today

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

  • The City of Brotherly Love launches the Climate Collaborative of Greater Philadelphia.
  • An eco-friendly Oregon housing development will offer a communal electric vehicle.
  • A group of Montana high schools are using solar panels as teaching tools.
  • How power purchase agreements can help wind and solar get on the grid.

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EGEB Stories Yesterday

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

  • World War I-era shipwrecks are helping green energy.
  • EV sales are exploding. Here’s how utilities can keep up — and why you should care.
  • Google announces it will spend $150 million on green energy projects.
  • Shell’s CEO says it is “entirely legitimate” to invest in oil and gas, and this has environmentalists fuming.

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EGEB Stories October 15

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

  • Could the high winds of typhoons and hurricanes be tapped as a source of electricity?
  • Florida’s auto emissions have skyrocketed since 1990.
  • Auto energy efficiency rankings by state — the best and the worst.

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EGEB Stories October 14

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

  • Green energy generates more electricity than fossil fuels for first time in the UK.
  • Ax air miles programs to reduce carbon emissions, says British government’s climate-change advisers.
  • As KLM Royal Dutch Airlines turns 100, it’s taking active steps to reduce carbon emissions.
  • Washington, DC’s historic preservation board rejects front-facing solar panels.

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EGEB Stories October 11

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

  • IMF: Tax fossil-fuel emissions heavily to combat climate change.
  • Electric vehicles could benefit health more than climate in China.
  • North Dakota’s power grid is hindering wind-farm projects.
  • Scotland launches a £3 billion Green Investment Portfolio program.

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EGEB Stories October 10

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

  • Nearly 100 city mayors announce support of global Green New Deal at C40 summit.
  • Copenhill, a waste-to-energy power plant in Copenhagen, offers skiing, a climbing wall, and a park, too.
  • The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil-fuel firms behind 35% of all CO2 and methane emissions worldwide since 1965.
  • Fossil-fuel-dependent Poland builds a solar park for a coal mine.

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EGEB Stories October 9

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

  • Chemistry Nobel Prize win for lithium-ion batteries is a win for green energy.
  • US interior secretary criticized Green New Deal at a New Mexico oil and gas conference.
  • PG&E is cutting electricity to around 800,000 homes and businesses in Northern California to prevent wildfires.
  • Five great green jobs on the rise according to BLS projections to 2026.

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EGEB Stories October 8

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

  • Extinction Rebellion: who they are, and what they want.
  • Scottish EV charging gets a boost: Scottish Golf to install more than 1,000 stations.
  • The top 10 greenest cities in the US.
  • Permian Basin jobs are drying up — along with its oil and gas production.

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EGEB Stories October 7

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

  • Ecuador scraps fuel subsidies — where does green energy fit in?
  • Kenya’s first green bond raises $41.45 million.
  • Will Washington’s Dulles Airport get a huge solar energy project from Dominion Energy?
  • The top 10 states where solar boosts your home’s value.

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EGEB Stories October 4

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

  • An Allentown, PA, town hall revealed that voters in the swing state are worried about pollution and climate change.
  • A new model suggests carbon taxes should start high and then fall, bucking previous beliefs.
  • Here’s how much solar power these Washington, DC, landmarks could produce.
  • The city of Phoenix is giving away free plans for net zero energy homes.

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