Offshore wind power Stories August 29

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

  • EPA weakens regulations of environmentally harmful methane emissions.
  • 5 East coast governors urge the feds to green-light a delayed offshore wind power project.
  • Scotland is building the world’s most powerful floating tidal turbine.
  • Why Kathmandu’s trailblazing EV movement failed — yet is now making a comeback.

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Offshore wind power Stories August 14

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

  • US government offshore wind farm reviews could threaten their development.
  • The weakened Endangered Species Act empowers dirty energy.
  • Carbon dioxide levels broke global records in 2018.
  • Pennsylvania has a new bipartisan-backed Renewable Energy Bill.

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Offshore wind power Stories August 5

In today’s EGEB:

  • Coastal saltwater — a new source of renewable energy?
  • The ACEEE releases the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard.
  • New Orleans considers wind power, but there is dissent.
  • Just 10% of fossil-fuel subsidies could pay for green energy.

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Offshore wind power Stories May 3

In today’s EGEB:

  • Rio Tinto will purchase renewable energy certificates, and close its coal power plant.
  • Agreement will make New London, Connecticut a regional hub for offshore wind.
  • Duke Energy is selling a portion of its solar and wind portfolio.

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Offshore wind power Stories April 19

In today’s EGEB:

  • Scientists remove silicon from solar cells and double perovskites in a new technique.
  • New York may get a solar boost from a new Public Service Commission order.
  • Ireland isn’t on track to hit its 2030 renewable energy goal.
  • Rhode Island high school offers offshore wind training program.

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Offshore wind power Stories April 11

In today’s EGEB:

  • Oil and gas companies could lose 95% of value by 2050 if Paris Agreement is followed.
  • New York announces $30 million to modernize grid as state advances green energy transition.
  • 200 community leaders have now expressed support for the Voices for 100% Renewable Energy project.
  • JDR Cable Systems and Tufts University are collaborating to help students who want to pursue an offshore wind career.

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Offshore wind power Stories March 28

In today’s EGEB:

  • The offshore wind industry may be looking at a $70 billion opportunity.
  • Sri Lanka approves 100 MW in floating solar projects.
  • BYD and Pireos Capital announce the deployment of 100MWh ESS in Mexico.
  • Toronto City Council could sue Big Oil for climate change costs.

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Offshore wind power Stories March 8

Today in EGEB, a study finds climate change won’t destroy a renewable-based European electric grid. The UK makes a big deal for offshore wind expansion. SunPower releases 400-plus-watt residential solar panels. And National Grid announces its acquisition of wind and solar developer Geronimo Energy.

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Offshore wind power Stories February 26

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

Today in EGEB, U.S. senators seek a ban on Huawei solar generators. A massive solar project breaks ground in Australia. And a Massachusetts state law threatens to stall the state’s progress in offshore wind.

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Offshore wind power Stories February 21

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

Today in EGEB, a new report considers the potential of California offshore wind. A climate change denier looks to head up a White House panel assessing climate risk. New Virginia legislation opens up some solar possibilities in the state. And Spanish wind installations are on the rise again.

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