Tagged Net Zero

Maryland Energy Administration awards grant to low-to-moderate income housing developer for residential solar microgrid

By Kelsey Misbrener The Housing Initiative Partnership (HIP), a green nonprofit affordable housing developer based in Prince George’s County, along with Pepco and Emera Technologies, has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) to construct a new residential microgrid to power a small subdivision of new Net Zero single family homes…

What would a Morrison/Taylor net zero target look like?

By Ketan Joshi Could Scott Morrison set a net zero by 2050 target without changing Australia’s current go-slow on climate policy? Definitely, yes. The post What would a Morrison/Taylor net zero target look like? appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

China ‘must shut 600 coal-fired plants’ to hit climate target

By Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent Move towards renewables to hit net zero by 2060 would also pay off with saving of $1.6tn, analysis findsChina must shut down nearly 600 of its coal-fired power plants in the next 10 years, replacing them with renewable electricity generation, to meet its goal of net zero greenhouse gas 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…

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…

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…

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