Scotland’s renewable energy matched 97 percent of demand in 2020

Back in 2011, Scotland set a green-energy related goal for itself: It aimed to generate the equivalent of 100 percent of the country’s gross electricity demand from renewables by 2020. While the country failed to reach that objective, 97. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/scotland-renewable-energy-97-percent-electricity-needs-2020-180436107.html

Scotland’s renewable energy matched 97 percent of demand in 2020

Back in 2011, Scotland set a green-energy related goal for itself: It aimed to generate the equivalent of 100 percent of the country’s gross electricity demand from renewables by 2020. While the country failed to reach that objective, 97. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/scotland-renewable-energy-97-percent-electricity-needs-2020-180436107.html

How governors are fighting for clean energy jobs

How governors are fighting for clean energy jobs

A coalition of 25 governors today renewed calls for a green recovery to the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. They also called on Congress to pass a stimulus package that bolsters clean energy job growth.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22167938/governors-us-climate-change-alliance-clean-energy-jobs

Denmark’s ambitious wind power plans include giant ‘energy islands’

Denmark’s ambitious wind power plans include giant ‘energy islands’
It’s an ambitious project for the Scandinavian country, but one that’s in keeping with its general attitude towards renewable energy and the climate. It built the world’s first offshore windfarm in 1991, and is home to some of the world’s biggest wind power companies.
Continue reading … https://ift.tt/36l80n5

Denmark’s ambitious wind power plans include giant ‘energy islands’

Denmark’s ambitious wind power plans include giant ‘energy islands’
It’s an ambitious project for the Scandinavian country, but one that’s in keeping with its general attitude towards renewable energy and the climate. It built the world’s first offshore windfarm in 1991, and is home to some of the world’s biggest wind power companies.
Continue reading … https://ift.tt/36l80n5

Clear skies and social distancing help Europe shatter solar energy records

Clear skies and social distancing help Europe shatter solar energy records
“This is an astonishing feat and indicates only the beginning of what the industry is capable of,” said Dr Nina Skorupska, CEO of REA, a UK trade association for renewable energy and clean technology. As Bloomberg reports, Germany set a 24-hour record of 32.23 gigawatts on the same day.
Continue reading … https://ift.tt/3eHfZi3

#China is now the biggest producer of #solar energy – via @engadget

 

Energy Dept. rejects Trump’s request to name climate change workers, who remain worried

Reported by The Washington Post “President-elect donald trump is interviewed Saturday by Chris Wallace of “Fox News Sunday” in Trump Tower in New York. (Richard Drew/AP) Global warming — “it’s a hoax.” donald trump has said that more than once. So it’s understandable that the request by the president-elect’s transition team for the names of […]