Daily Archives: June 18, 2019

Trump’s EPA moves one step closer to dangerous proposal to eliminate methane pollution standards

By EDF Energy Exchange By EDF BlogsBy Rosalie WinnOver the last several weeks, widespread reporting has documented the Trump administration’s efforts to undermine the scientific consensus on climate change. Recent reports have shown White House attempts to block a senior state department official’s testimony on climate change, and documents that EDF recently obtained through Freedom…

US Extends Lead As World Number One Oil Producer

By Brian Wang US Crude oil production is up 600,000 barrels per day since the start of 2019 to 12.3 million barrels per day. EIA forecasts that U.S. production will increase by 1.4 million b/d in 2019 and by 0.9 million b/d in 2020, with 2020 production averaging 13.3 million b/d. 2020 should have peak…

EDPR commissions Indiana’s Meadow Lake VI Wind Farm

By Michelle Froese EDP Renewables North America (EDPR) and its offtake partners Cummins Inc., Nestlé, and Wabash Valley Power Alliance celebrated the completion and commissioning of the Meadow Lake VI Wind Farm today with a dedication and ribbon-cutting event. Construction of Meadow Lake VI Wind Farm farm provided about 140 jobs and several permanent jobs….

Lead batteries poised to support electric vehicle charging stations

Plans to introduce lead battery-supported electric vehicle charging stations have moved a step closer thanks to funding through a competitive grant awarded by the U.S. state of Missouri, made possible by funds from the U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Ireland aims to ban sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030

Ireland has published the Climate Action Plan, led by Minister Richard Bruton, to give Irish people a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future. The plan sets out over 180 actions, together with hundreds of sub-actions, that need to be taken to achieve 2030 targets for carbon emissions, and to achieve net zero carbon emissions by…

Trump’s Climate Deniers Fiddle While the World Burns

By David Doniger This week, the administration is expected to replace the climate-saving Clean Power Plan with a rule that would do nothing to protect our planet—and our children’s future.Read More Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy &…

REC Solar developing 1-MW California high school solar+storage system

By Billy Ludt REC Solar, a subsidiary of Duke Energy Renewables, is developing a solar-plus-storage project for Pleasanton Unified School District in Pleasanton, California. The project will include 1 MW of solar carports and a 660-kWh battery energy storage system at Pleasanton Unified’s Amador Valley High School. “For many years it has been our goal…

Nordex wins 300-MW Texas turbine order from Engie

By Michelle Froese The AW3000 turbine platform delivers a lower cost of energy for lighter-wind regions. The Nordex Group has signed a contract with the North American subsidiary of the French energy group Engie S.A. to supply and install wind turbines at the Prairie Hill project, near to the town of Mart in Texas. The…

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