EGEB Overview Updated May 22, 2019

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90 'EGEB' stories

May 2018 - May 2019


EGEB = Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial and political review/analysis of important green energy news.

EGEB Stories Today

In today’s EGEB:

  • A $175 million solar power project is coming to Indiana.
  • Vineyard Wind is looking for ways to protect an endangered whale.
  • New Brunswick is setting new marks for renewable energy in New Jersey.
  • A joint venture aims to become an offshore wind power.

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EGEB Stories Yesterday

In today’s EGEB:

  • Xcel Energy shifting to solar — and more — as it plans to phase out coal in Minnesota by 2030.
  • Construction has started on a large wind project in Kansas.
  • The Brits are helping the US with offshore wind, as coastal populations adjust to turbines.
  • A small Canadian town looks to hit 100% renewable energy by next year.

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EGEB Stories May 20

In today’s EGEB:

  • A solar report expects total capacity to more than double over next five years.
  • Plan to nationalize utilities in the UK would emphasize renewable energy.
  • An architecture firm’s proposal for rebuilding Notre Dame includes a solar glass roof.
  • Portugal is preparing to auction off 1.35 GW of solar capacity this summer.

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EGEB Stories May 17

In today’s EGEB:

  • A UK company plans on bringing perovskite-based solar cells to market by the end of 2020.
  • A California casino uses Tesla batteries in its microgrid — and such microgrids could be “the future.”
  • West Virginia welcomes a proposed wind farm.

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EGEB Stories May 16

In today’s EGEB:

  • Democrats look to extend solar and wind tax credits…
  • …while the IEA sees the phaseout as encouraging to wind development.
  • One of the largest coal producers in the US files for bankruptcy.
  • UK solar generation peaked twice in the past week.

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EGEB Stories May 15

In today’s EGEB:

  • An analyst thinks solar will be cheaper than natural gas almost everywhere in four years.
  • A look at the astroturfing efforts of utilities.
  • The German onshore wind industry is facing a “collapse.”

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EGEB Stories May 14

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.

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EGEB Stories May 13

In today’s EGEB:

  • The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is partnering with ExxonMobil.
  • Germany’s first subsidy-free solar park is set to enter construction this summer.
  • The EIA expects less electricity to be generated from coal once again this summer.
  • A look at how offshore wind giant Ørsted can succeed in the US.

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EGEB Stories May 10

In today’s EGEB:

  • The US reaches 2 million total solar installations, three years after hitting 1 million.
  • A Québec utility looks to become the “green battery” of the Northeast US.
  • A map shows the location of more than 800 waitlisted Illinois community solar projects.
  • Texas renewable backers prepare for a last-minute legislative attack.
  • Jay Inslee responds to The Onion’s headline.

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EGEB Stories May 9

In today’s EGEB:

  • New battery storage tech has been introduced to the California electrical grid.
  • A new partnership hopes to optimize wind energy through automation.
  • Walmart makes 46 Power Purchase Agreements for solar power.
  • The Onion envisions a special mech suit for Jay Inslee.

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