wind Stories Today

  • 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 Stories Yesterday

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

  • Food shortage due to climate change is forcing Guatemalans to migrate north.
  • Why nitrous oxide is as much of a problem as CO2 emissions.
  • Florida’s 100% renewable energy bill has been revived — with hope.
  • Serbia launches the country’s largest wind farm.

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wind Stories August 8

In today’s EGEB:

  • LED lighting installed to help homeless in Washington, DC.
  • Cleveland is working to achieve 100% clean energy by 2050.
  • Hand County, South Dakota, approves a new wind farm.
  • We list the Top 5 sectors for renewable-energy jobs.

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wind Stories July 30

In today’s EGEB:

  • Australia is quickly becoming a world renewable energy leader.
  • North Dakota unveils its first solar farm.
  • Scotland opens its largest offshore wind farm.
  • High schoolers learning the solar industry in Philadelphia.

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wind Stories July 29

In today’s EGEB:

  • The largest wind/solar/storage project in the US is coming to Oklahoma.
  • Senators introduced the American Energy Efficiency Act of 2019.
  • A California natural gas company earns astroturfing accusations.
  • Guess who’s spent millions lobbying against the Green New Deal?

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wind Stories July 26

In today’s EGEB:

  • Wind power has passed coal in electricity generation so far this year in Texas.
  • A newly demonstrated technology can make carbon-neutral fuels from a rooftop solar refinery.
  • Renewables + nuclear made up more than 50% of UK electricity last year.
  • One of the oldest utilities in the US vows to go carbon-free by 2050.

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wind Stories July 25

In today’s EGEB:

  • A 302 megawatt Texas wind farm reaches completion.
  • A Japanese corporation invests in a blockchain platform that enables wind, solar purchases.
  • Pakistan aims for 20% renewable energy capacity with new projects.
  • Another new poll shows support for the Green New Deal.

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wind Stories July 24

In today’s EGEB:

  • Ohio votes for a bill that will bail out nuclear plants and offer coal subsidies while cutting renewable funding.
  • The importance of building renewable energy to complement existing ecosystems.
  • A Washington State wildfire was started by a wind turbine.
  • Maryland is getting an offshore wind energy staging center.

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wind Stories July 23

In today’s EGEB:

  • Berkeley, California becomes the first US city to ban natural gas in new homes.
  • Africa’s largest wind farm launches in Kenya.
  • A new consortium looks into high-wave offshore solar technology.
  • Melbourne’s trams to run on 100% solar power.

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wind Stories July 22

In today’s EGEB:

  • Solar developers are stockpiling panels ahead of the tax credit phaseout.
  • A former Australian prime minister calls wind turbines “satanic.”
  • A bill to increase renewables on public lands in the US.
  • A look at a cost-effective zero energy home.

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