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Procrastination of the Brazilian leaders

By Rafael Herzberg Procrastination of the Brazilian leadersFor five years, the electricity market has been operating out of the normal situation due to the default of USD 2 billion by selected hydroelectric generators that are protected by injunctions.The hope for a solution should come from the Judiciary, but the issue was removed from the agenda…

Paperwork filed for 119 proposed turbine sites #IL

By National Wind Watch A proposed wind turbine project is moving forward after Apex Clean Energy filed with the Federal Aviation Administration 119 possible locations for turbines in Morgan County. Apex Clean Energy spokeswoman Helen Humphreys said the 119 sites were submitted for approval. The FAA will review the sites for obstruction, a step that…

New Mexico Misses Chance to Help Consumers Drive Clean

By Noah Long In the closing hours of a one-month legislative session in New Mexico, a filibuster prevented votes on a number of bills, including on bipartisan legislation that would have provided consumers incentives to support electric vehicle (EV) purchases and the installation of charging stations. That policy would have invested a few million dollars…

Europe Could Cut Emissions 60% by Electrifying Fossil-Intensive Industries

By The Energy Mix zephylwer0/pixabayEurope could reduce emissions in its transport, buildings, and electrical sectors 60% by 2050 by converting fossil-intensive industries to run on electricity, according to a report earlier this month by Norwegian utility Statkraft and power management company Eaton Corporation.“The report adds to the focus on industrial heating as a source of…

Hydrogen potential for local gas networks in SA and Victoria

By Charley Rattan Further traction for hydrogen as blending with natural with natural gas is further explored …’The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $1.28 million in funding to Australian Gas Networks Limited (AGN), part of Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG), to establish the Australian Hydrogen Centre which will investigate blending hydrogen into…

Bushfires spark Australian debate about climate change

By Morgan Franklin Devastating bushfires which ravaged Australia through the latter stage of 2019 and first months of 2020 have sparked a debate in the country about the extent of the damage that could be done by climate change and the role that the island nation’s huge coal industry plays in perpetuating the issue. Scientists…

California Regulators Approve Sacramento Utility’s Contentious Community Solar Plan

By [email protected] California regulators on Thursday unanimously approved a controversial shared solar program proposed by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. The municipal utility will use the program, called Neighborhood SolarShares, to help meet new state building standards that require solar installations on all new residential roofs. The state’s new building code, which went into effect…

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