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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Wind power Stories August 2

In today’s EGEB:

  • Wind energy pioneer Steve Sawyer dies.
  • Stationary energy storage installations surge as costs drop.
  • The pros and cons of Israel’s sustainability efforts.
  • How the Sunrise Movement fueled serious action on climate change.

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Wind power Stories June 1, 2018

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

Today on EGEB, MidAmerican claims it will be the first U.S. utility to offer 100% renewable energy to willing clients. Dandelion seeks to take a foothold in the heating and air conditioning market with a new geothermal unit. Foreign companies adapt to Trump’s tariffs by planning new U.S. factories.

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Wind power Stories May 25, 2018

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

Today on EGEB, the U.S. East coast is about to become an offshore wind powerhouse with two projects totaling 1200 MW on the way. Canadian Solar is reeling under Trump administration’s protectionist policy. A new report by the consulting company ICF Inc underlines that now is the best time tax-wise to upgrade existing wind turbines.

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Wind power Stories May 22, 2018

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

Today on EGEB, U.S. oceans are about to get a little more crowded by wind turbines. China and India are the main players behind the massive expansion of solar power production. Scientists publish a new study that rebukes a previous one that claimed that powering a country only with renewable energy is impossible.

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