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Florida Dems Refile '100% Renewable Energy' Bill, Note Republican 'Shift In Tone' On Climate Change A bill to put Florida on a path toward 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 has again been filed for the coming session. Though the measure died last year, its sponsors are hopeful a "shift in tone" by Republicans is a good sign for its chances in the 2020 legislative session.

ANU to explore renewable energy exports for Australia, with Taylor's backing It will show how we can harness our abundant renewable energy to ensure we remain an energy export powerhouse." Recognising Australia's access to immense resources of renewable energy sources, the ANU believes that renewables may be crucial to a healthy Australian export industry, and is seeking to provide the knowledge base to make it happen.

Crown launches 7GW Round 4 The Crown Estate has launched its Round 4 offshore wind leasing competition for the rights to develop at least 7GW of new capacity on seabed off England and Wales. The seabed landlord has narrowed final site locations to four broad zones where developers are free to propose new sites.

Marble Pedestal: Federal funding for renewable energy Although it's not a perfect solution, it feels like a step in the right direction. There should have been funding for projects that focus on renewable energy starting decades ago. Bressler started his biofuel research back in 2003, but is only getting substantial funding for it just now, in 2019.

Federal Election 2019: A new economy with renewable energy investments a topic within Mackenzie Kerr's Green Party platform Running for: Green Party of Canada, Cariboo-Prince George. Profession: Student. I have worked at Northwood Pulp for the last three summers as a summer student, as a farmhand and farmers market vendor this summer, and I am currently working on the campaign full-time taking the semester off.

Global renewables investment to triple this decade Global investment in new capacity for renewable energy is on course to reach $2.6 trillion by the end of this decade, more than triple the amount of the previous decade, a report commissioned by the U.N. Environment Programme says.

Renewable energy providers cleared to operate in Virginia Two renewable energy providers will be allowed to operate in Virginia after the State Corporation Commission ruled Wednesday that they meet state standards for selling renewable energy and don't need to measure up to more stringent benchmarks proposed by Dominion Energy, the commonwealth's largest utility.

Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants - and many pipelines - obsolete by 2035 As this new economic reality sinks in, clean energy advocates say utility regulators, who are charged with protecting American power consumers, must reconsider not only how the current rules for the power industry will apply, but also the assumptions that have been baked into those rules.

Renewable energy could cut electricity rates by 30% - report HEAVY RELIANCE on imported fossil fuels, high financing costs and uncompetitive market structures have contributed to make electricity prices in the Philippines among the highest in Southeast Asia, according to a report of a global research institute.

Floating Power Plants to Support New York's Renewable Energy Strategy Retrofitting the station with SGT-A65 gas turbines and generators will improve the plants' power generating efficiency by nearly 50% while significantly reducing potential emissions of pollutants like carbon dioxide and monoxide - all while using the existing gas infrastructure.

Vattenfall seeks Kriegers boulder clearance Vattenfall is seeking companies to pre-qualify for the job of boulder clearance at the site of the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm off Denmark. The work, using a vessel with a grab, would start on 1 August 2020 and run until the end of that year.

Duke Energy To Focus On Renewable Energy, Close Coal-Powered Plants Duke Energy announced Tuesday it will speed up the closure of its coal-fired power plants. Chief Executive Officer Lynn Good said the nation's largest electric utility plans to invest in renewable energy and natural gas-powered plants with a goal of reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Formosa 1 landfall covered by First Subsea First Subsea has delivered beach landing cable protection for three export cables on the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The UK company provided the cable protection system for Jan De Nul Group, the project's EPCI contractor for wires and foundations.

Plug Power and United Hydrogen Sign Supply Agreement Under the agreement, United Hydrogen will supplement Plug Power's hydrogen delivery operation with a dedicated supply of liquid hydrogen-facilitating a diversified supply chain. United Hydrogen currently provides liquid hydrogen to industrial customers throughout the U.S.

Mexican solar giant reaches financial close Fotowatio Renewable Ventures and the World Bank's International Finance Corporation have reached financial close on the 296MW Potrero solar farm in Mexico. Financial close was reached with Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior, with the plant expected to be fully operational by mid-2020.

Wind delivers all Danish power needs Wind power supplied all of Denmark's electricity needs for the first time ever on 15 September, according to preliminary figures from the country's transmission system operator Energinet. High winds helped deliver 130% of the country's electricity requirements from midnight to midnight last Sunday, the TSO said.

National Renewable Energy to Locate Solar Power Operation in Marion, South Carolina The company is focused on the development, engineering, procurement, construction and operation of utility scale and commercial solar installations. The project is expected to bring $8.75 million in new capital investment. Operations are expected to be online in the fourth quarter of 2020.

BRIC bank loans $300 million for Russian renewables BRIC bank loans of $300 million will target Russian renewable energy projects in the Far East. The loans will finance projects in wind, solar, and small hydropower energy generation technologies. Russia is increasingly targeting its Far Eastern regions as it intensifies its strategic policy goals in Asia.

Coronal Energy Rolls Out QOS Energy's O&M Monitoring Platform Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, provides turnkey solar energy solutions tailored for diverse enterprise customers across North America, including utilities, corporations, and the public sector. The IPP owns and manages a 353MW operating project portfolio.

Scots green light for Enoch Hill The Scottish government has given approval to Eon to reduce the number of turbines to 16 from 19 at its proposed over 54MW Enoch Hill wind farm in Scotland. Eon welcomed the decision, which followed a public enquiry, adding that it looked forward to working with the local council and residents on the development.

HMRC blame EU law requirements for planned increase in VAT of renewable energy sources installations HM Revenue and Customs is set to increase VAT from 5% to 20% for the installation of a number of renewable and sustainable energy sources, such as solar panels from 1st October, despite the current state of the climate. The government justified its actions by stating that under UK VAT rules, most goods and services are subject to VAT at 20%.

Encavis inks 300MW PV PPA in Spain German company Encavis is to supply electricity from the 300MW Talayuela solar farm in Spain to an unnamed international energy company under a 10-year power purchase agreement. The total volume of electricity agreed over the period of the PPA is 4300 gigawatt-hours, Encavis said.

We are on track to meet one NDP goal: renewable energy Lastly, let's remember the former energy minister's clear message when he addressed parliament last year: "Energy drives sustainable economic development and growth and should take its place at the centre of a growing economy as directed by the NDP 2030." - Ntuli is CEO of the SA Wind Energy Association.

Orsted agrees retail and distribution sale "The agreement ensures an attractive transaction for Orsted's shareholders and provides a good future home for the customers and for our highly skilled employees.

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