wind Stories Today

In today’s EGEB:

  • A new type of silicon could be a boon to solar power.
  • Rhode Island gets funding for offshore wind education.
  • New York announces its third solicitation for large-scale renewable projects.
  • A US furniture chain invests in rooftop solar.

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wind Stories April 22

In today’s EGEB:

  • Walt Disney World’s new solar farm takes up more space than two Magic Kingdom parks.
  • Mount Rushmore is unveiling a solar carport.
  • New York approves a new 100 MW wind farm.
  • Lansing, Mich. looks to make all city buildings run on renewable energy.
  • A San Antonio mall gets rooftop solar.

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wind Stories April 18

In today’s EGEB:

  • Duke Energy announces contracts for 602 megawatts of Carolina solar.
  • Europe invested $30 billion in wind projects last year.
  • The Trump administration is trying to steer Puerto Rico away from renewables and toward natural gas.

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wind Stories April 17

In today’s EGEB:

  • Vermont’s Green Mountain Power sets a goal for 100% renewable energy by 2030.
  • One of the largest proposed solar projects in the US gets approval to proceed.
  • Germany inaugurates the Baltic Sea’s largest wind farm.
  • Japan ups renewables and sees carbon emissions drop.

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wind Stories April 16

In today’s EGEB:

  • Starbucks partners with Cypress Creek Renewables to power Texas stores with solar farms.
  • Iowa Democratic voters list climate change second on a list of important issues.
  • A report takes note of GOP-backed anti-wind bills.
  • Crowdfunding for a UK wind project.

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wind Stories April 15

In today’s EGEB:

  • Wisconsin gives the go-ahead for the state’s first utility-scale solar farms.
  • Extremely tall wind turbines are going up in Texas.
  • Puerto Rico makes its 100% renewable energy commitment official.
  • China prioritizes subsidy-free renewable projects.
  • Which state had the most wind power growth last year?

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wind Stories April 10

A combination of renewable energy and electrification can reach 75% of the energy-related emission reductions necessary to meet global climate goals established by the Paris Agreement, a new report suggests.

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In today’s EGEB:

  • Stanford researchers find solar panels offer far more lifetime energy than they cost to make and install.
  • The American Wind Energy Association released its annual market report for 2018.
  • New Jersey has created an offshore wind supply chain registry.

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wind Stories April 5

In today’s EGEB:

  • The Global Wind Energy Council expects 300 new GW of wind capacity in the next five years.
  • Vestas chairman expects the return of wind power subsidies in some countries.
  • There’s broad support for offshore wind development in New Jersey.
  • A look at how EU coal plants may phase out in the future.
  • The Grain Belt Express is in trouble again.

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wind Stories April 3

Strong gains in solar and wind energy last year have pushed renewable energy to now account for a third of global power capacity, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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