10 Cool Solar Power Stories You May Have Missed

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 22:23:12 +0000

Too much cleantech news is a good thing, but it sometimes means I need to stuff a bunch of big stories into one article. Following some roundups of autonomous driving news and battery & EV charging news, here’s one more roundup of some cool cleantech stories no one wanted to take and write full pieces about. This one is 100% focused on solar power

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Latest European Onshore Wind Auctions Prove Technologies’ Importance

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 20:34:18 +0000

A suite of recent onshore wind energy auctions in the European Union have highlighted the increasing importance of the technology as a contributor to the energy transition towards the EU 2030 Climate & Energy objectives. 

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Europe’s Green Deal: EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Announces “Europe’s Man on the Moon Moment” (Videos)

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2019 07:31:46 +0000

As some act to stall progress, the forward motion provided by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and all she represents is a remarkable step forward. Presenting a Green Deal plan for Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, she and her colleagues took a seed from US progressives and gave it the watering and care it needed in the fertile ground of Europe

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Poland Pushing Back Against EU Goal to End Coal-Fired Generation

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 05:01:56 +0000

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Polish officials have said it is “not possible” for the country to meet the European Union’s (EU’s) goal of cutting net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, and as such the government will continue to

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The Best Electric Vans — CleanTech Talk with Tomek Gać

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Sun, 25 Aug 2019 06:07:39 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Tomek Gac, Co-Founder of Tesla Shuttle and founder and CEO of Quriers.pl and Energia Słonca, to discuss the successes, challenges, and future of electric delivery vehicles

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POWER Notebook: Investment in Renewables Down in 1H2019

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 16:47:21 +0000

Investments in renewable energy projects slowed in the first half of 2019, primarily due to a 39% year-over-year drop in China, the world’s largest renewables market, according to data published July 10 by BloombergNEF (BNEF). BNEF said investments in China dropped to $28.8 billion, the lowest figure for any six-month period since 2013. China is […]

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Czech Republic Plans to Expand Nuclear Power

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 18:43:23 +0000

The Czech government on July 8 gave preliminary approval for Elektrárna Dukovany II, a subsidiary of utility ČEZ, to build at least one new nuclear power unit in the country, along with as many as three more at existing nuclear power plants at Dukovany and Temelín. The country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade made the […]

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US ambassador’s Passover wishes in Polish met with anger

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 23:05:34 +0000

US ambassador's Passover wishes in Polish met with anger

The U.S. ambassador to Poland wished Jews a happy Passover in Polish, and the reaction was a wave of angry comments on Twitter.

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Polish priest ‘very sorry’ for Harry Potter book burning

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 11:13:56 +0000

A Polish priest has apologized for burning “magic” Harry Potter books, after his actions sparked a wave of protest and comparisons with totalitarian regimes and the Inquisition.

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