EGEB Overview Updated May 27, 2020

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May 2018 - May 2020


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):

  • Montana court strikes down 440 oil and gas leases in the West to protect the sage-grouse.
  • 9 million renewable jobs per year could be created for five years for less than the US spent in two months, says a new study.
  • The UK has asked the UN that COP26 Climate Summit be moved to November 2021.

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EGEB Stories Yesterday

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

  • UK drivers are ready to change their driving behavior to maintain clean air due to lockdown.
  • Portugal is rolling out a €7 billion green hydrogen strategy.
  • How quickly does the US need to ramp up renewables? Look to the narwhal — video

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EGEB Stories May 25

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

  • Britain’s largest solar farm is expected to get approval from ministers this week.
  • North America’s first offshore freshwater project is planned for Lake Erie.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency has begun its reopening process.

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EGEB Stories May 22

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

  • More than 150 companies asked governments to prioritize climate action in recovery plans.
  • Denmark is going to build two energy islands linked to offshore wind farms.
  • Google announces it won’t build custom Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Big Oil and Gas.

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EGEB Stories May 21

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

  • New research analysis says that we are headed for a large increase of EVs by 2040.
  • The University of California has divested from all fossil fuels.
  • Here’s what happened when the Senate questioned the EPA head about rollbacks yesterday.

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EGEB Stories May 20

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

  • Your EV may have zero tailpipe emissions, but what about the electricity you charge it with?
  • EPA head Andrew Wheeler will be grilled in the Senate today for rollbacks during the pandemic.
  • Spain to cut emissions to net zero by 2050.

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EGEB Stories May 19

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

  • The Trump administration has ended a rent holiday for solar and wind projects on federal lands.
  • EY’s latest study predicts a strong recovery for the renewables sector from coronavirus.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he’d kill the Keystone XL pipeline.

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EY has published its annual “Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index,” which “ranks the top 40 countries in the world on the attractiveness of their renewable energy investment and deployment opportunities.” There have been some interesting shifts in the Top 10.

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EGEB Stories May 18

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

  • GM will power its largest site, which is in Tennessee, with solar energy sourced from the TVA.
  • New Jersey’s largest solar plant has been completed.
  • The Mexican government cites the pandemic as a reason for rolling back renewables growth.

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EGEB Stories May 15

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

  • South Dakota’s Rapid City cement plant is adopting wind power.
  • The US economy lost nearly 600,000 clean energy jobs in March and April.
  • Poland, which is still heavily dependent on coal, added 236MW of solar in March and April.

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