Tagged Emissions

Blue Ridge Energy is building an 11-MW solar array for members

By Renewable Energy World Blue Ridge Energy, a member-owned electric cooperative serving northwest North Carolina, said it picked Oriden LLC to develop an 11-MW solar project as part of its Brighter Future initiative. This project will provide a local generation source and allow Blue Ridge Energy to work towards its goals of achieving a 50…

EGEB: Texas wind power smashes records in March

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Texas wind power topped 10.4 million MWh in March – 2 million MWh above its previous high. The UK’s power grid emissions fell to a record low on Monday. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.Brought…

Great Britain’s electricity system has greenest day ever over Easter

By Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent Sun and wind generated 60% of all electricity on Monday, data showsGreat Britain’s electricity system recorded its greenest ever day over the Easter bank holiday as sunshine and windy weather led to a surge in renewable energy.The power plants generating electricity in England, Scotland and Wales produced only 39g of…

Clusters: why the rising interest? Chinwag Podcast

By Charley Rattan Three industrial consortia that will link together to deliver deep reductions in industrial emissions on the east coast of England have been awarded funding as part of the Industrial Decarbonisation Challenge under the UK Research and Innovation’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF).The three bids amount to £229 million in private and public…

Third of UK’s biggest companies commit to net zero

By Charley Rattan Net Zero aspirations30 of the UK’s FTSE 100 companies have signed up to the United Nation’s Race to Zero campaign – the largest ever global alliance committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest, backed with science-based targets, with many opting to go even faster. Today’s milestone means…

Build back better – with energy efficiency improvements

By Anna Skowron “Climate action does not require economic sacrifice,” wrote Rachel Kyte, then CEO of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative (SEforAll) in September 2015. Many studies and cases show that climate action does indeed yield economic benefits (see the case of China). Going even a step further: if climate change proceeds unchecked, its…

McGowan government sees gas as WA’s future electricity source

By Ben Rose WA is the most affluent and highest per capita carbon emitting state in the world. Its failure to cut emissions will be multiplied by other who will not act because Australia refuses to. A clean electricity grid is a ‘no net cost’ means of enabling clean transport and ‘clean green’ production. The…

What can I do?

By Richard Green Join our panel during London Climate Action Week to discuss the role individual behaviour change can play in reducing our emissions from food, housing and transport. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

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