Wind power Stories October 22

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

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

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

  • 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

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

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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Wind power Stories August 23

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

  • Bernie Sanders announces his Green New Deal.
  • Apple develops rooftop solar for Taiwanese soy sauce company.
  • Wind farms: How do you protect both the climate and flying wildlife?
  • Why hot days are actually bad for solar panels.

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Wind power Stories August 20

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

  • Onshore wind farms in Europe could potentially power the world until 2050.
  • US Department of Energy: Chill out with that AC use.
  • US DOE awards green energy money to farmers, rural businesses.
  • Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten converts three of its ships to hybrid.

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Wind power Stories August 13

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

  • Al Gore: Climate change is “getting worse faster than we are mobilizing to solve it.”
  • Greenland residents are stressed about their diminishing ice.
  • 5 innovative ways Australia is recycling.
  • Aarhus, Denmark, is the poster child of renewable energy.

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Wind power Stories August 12

In today’s EGEB:

  • US congressman John Larson introduces global climate action and infrastructure bill.
  • Leclanche builds largest solar-plus-storage facility in the Caribbean.
  • Starbucks achieves 100% renewable energy in Illinois.
  • Study shows that tiny-home dwellers reduce energy consumption by 45%.

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