Wind power Stories January 13

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

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev is going to be powered by 100% solar.
  • London mayor Sadiq Khan has formally launched London Power, a new green energy company.
  • Construction starts on what will be the Netherlands’ largest offshore wind farm.

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Wind power Stories January 3

Green energy overtakes fossil fuels in the UK in 2019 for the first time

The UK’s National Grid reports that green energy became the largest power source in the country in 2019. Last year was the UK’s cleanest energy year on record.

Wind power Stories January 2

Denmark sourced nearly half its power from wind in 2019 — a new record

Denmark sourced 47% of its power from wind in 2019, setting a new wind energy record for the country. That’s up from 41% in 2018 and 43% in 2017.

Wind power Stories December 13, 2019

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

  • A fuel economy study finds Tesla averages the most MPGe for midsize cars, large cars, and SUVs.
  • Europe announces its own Green New Deal.
  • US onshore wind capacity exceeds 100 gigawatts — and Texas is the leader.

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Wind power Stories October 22, 2019

World Bank, other MDBs, get failing grades on green energy report card

The Big 7 multilateral development banks (MDBs) are dropping the ball when it comes to financing green energy. A new report, called “Small Steps Are Not Enough,” from Christian Aid’s Big Shift Global, ranks the MDBs on their efforts to move finance from fossil fuels to green energy.

Wind power Stories October 8, 2019

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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Wind power Stories October 7, 2019

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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Wind power Stories September 21, 2019

  • The (truly) Global Climate Strike draws millions to the streets…
  • … But Donald Trump is snubbing the UN climate summit on Monday.
  • Climate change is Canadians’ No. 1 concern.
  • In West Texas, wind power means jobs.
  • Hurricanes Humberto and Imelda cause damage in Bermuda and Texas, respectively.
  • And more…

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Wind power Stories September 13, 2019

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

  • India bans single-use plastics.
  • Here’s a handy tool to calculate your solar ROI.
  • Wind farms in Australian canola fields by drone.
  • A thermoelectric device generates energy from the cold night sky.

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Wind power Stories September 3, 2019

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

  • Will the Bahamas escalate solar power, post-Hurricane Dorian devastation?
  • Britain’s Prince Harry launches green initiative with travel companies.
  • Scotland breaks ground on country’s first subsidy-free onshore wind farm.
  • How Tokyo is using sustainable energy for the 2020 Olympics.

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