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May 22 Green Energy News

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“Beta Technologies Secures $368 Million In Funding, Reaches Electric Aviation Unicorn Status” • The Vermont-based electric aviation startup Beta Technologies has closed a Series A round of funding bringing it $368 million. The funding round was led by Fidelity Management & Research Company. One investor is the Amazon Climate Fund. [CleanTechnica]

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May 21 Green Energy News

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“Flooding From Climate Change Increased Superstorm Sandy Damage $8 Billion” • Human-caused climate change added $8 billion to the damage inflicted by Superstorm Sandy in 2012, new research published in Nature found. The additional flooding attributed to melting glaciers and ice sheets meant 71,000 more people were affected. [CleanTechnica]

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May 20 Green Energy News

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“Ford F-150 Lightning – One Big Shocker!” • $39,974! Yes, that’s just the base MSRP for a version of the truck with 230 miles of range, but that’s a shockingly low price for the entry Ford F-150 Lightning. I did not see a single person predicting the F-150 Lightning would come in at […]

May 19 Green Energy News

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“This Supplement Can Reduce Methane In Cows And Make Farmers Money” • Cattle farming accounts for nearly 10% of all greenhouse gases generated by human activity. Most of that is from methane they produce, but a new feed supplement based on garlic and citrus extracts could reduce those emissions by an average of […]

May 18 Green Energy News

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“Impossible Foods To Reach New Generation Through US School Nutrition Programs” • The plant-based meat company Impossible Foods has taken another big step on the path to mass adoption of its products. It secured Child Nutrition Labels for its Impossible Burger. They can now be served in US schools as part of school […]

May 17 Green Energy News

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“Coal Generators Bleeding Money As Renewables, Rooftop Solar Push Prices Down” • Revenue for the operators of coal burning power stations has plunged by $5.4 billion as coal use continues to decline. This is impetus for AGL, which burns more coal than any other company in Australia, to bring forward its coal closure […]

May 16 Green Energy News

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“Flying Giant Returning To Ireland After 300 Years” • Giant birds that have been part of Irish folklore could be returning to the island after an absence of more than 300 years. There is a pair of cranes nesting on a rewetted peat bog owned by former peat producer Bord na Móna. The […]

May 15 Green Energy News

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“Ravenswood Generating Station On Track To Become A Renewable Energy Hub” • Ravenswood Generating Station could be home to renewable energy transported from upstate New York by 2026, its owner announced. The proposed Catskills Renewable Program would supplying an estimated 15% of New York City’s energy. [Queens Daily Eagle]

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May 14 Green Energy News

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“The Most Intense Firestorms In The World” • When a wildfire reaches epic proportions, it changes everything around it – even creating its own weather. A pyrocumulmonimbus, or “pyroCb” is a thunderstorm generated by fire that creates positive feedback loops, with winds, lightning, and sometimes deadly downdrafts that spread the fire outwards. [BBC] […]

May 12 Green Energy News

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“EMEC Assesses New York Tidal Turbine Output” • EMEC delivered the world’s first internationally recognized power performance assessment to Verdant Power for its Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy array in New York. In a 39-day test, Verdant Power’s turbines had availability of over 99% and generated 187 kW at peak flood tide velocity. [reNEWS] […]