EGEB Overview Updated March 27, 2020

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302 'EGEB' stories

May 2018 - March 2020


EGEB = Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political roundup/analysis of news about green energy, such as wind, solar, sustainable technology, and electric vehicles.

EGEB Stories March 27

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • A wind and solar chairman responds to Trump’s assertion that the Green New Deal is “ridiculous.”
  • EPA suspends environmental law enforcement, citing coronavirus.
  • A judge orders a full environmental review of the Dakota Access pipeline.

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EGEB Stories March 26

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • The world’s wind power grew by nearly one-fifth in 2019 compared to the previous year.
  • The US stimulus package has been finalized. Here’s what’s in it for energy (hint: not a lot).
  • How to make your home more energy-efficient during social distancing.

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EGEB Stories March 25

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Electricity demand is shifting and falling in the US and globally due to the coronavirus.
  • The CEO of Vitol talks to Bloomberg Markets about oil’s drop in demand and rise in supply.
  • Surprise! EVs really do reduce carbon emissions overall, even with fossil-fuel-powered electricity.

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EGEB Stories March 24

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Idaho is expected to build a wind farm that will produce around 1,000MW and cost $1 billion.
  • China’s COVID-19 lockdown was tough on every form of green energy except solar.
  • GOP blames the inclusion of the Green New Deal for stimulus package delay — but it’s not in there.

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EGEB Stories March 23

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Some Wien Energie employees are working and living in isolation, and US workers may do the same.
  • Here’s what is — and isn’t — on the table for energy in today’s US stimulus package.
  • New York State invests $1 billion in green energy development.

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EGEB Stories March 20

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Working from home can boost your energy bill. Here’s how to keep it under control.
  • The DOE’s Solar Challenge Decathlon Design Challenge Weekend in April will be virtual.
  • The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy fights for suspending utility cutoffs.

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EGEB Stories March 19

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Mystery Science is providing free science lessons online for school-age kids.
  • The Battery and Critical Mineral Recycling Act of 2020 aims to provide grants to recycle batteries in the US.
  • The Monterey Bay Aquarium is live-streaming its jellyfish, and it’s a relaxing reminder of why we want green energy.

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EGEB Stories March 18

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • New Mexico’s governor prioritizes EVs and charging stations for Santa Fe despite the coronavirus.
  • House Democrats have included green energy tax incentives in the coronavirus stimulus package.
  • Turning offshore oil rigs into radical futuristic housing? Hey, you never know.

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EGEB Stories March 17

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Italy and Spain have banned all but absolutely essential cycling on both pedal and e-bikes.
  • A Scottish government floating wind technology acceleration competition announces eight winners.
  • A new commissioner on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission poses conflict of interest.

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EGEB Stories March 16

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • What did Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders say about the Green New Deal in last night’s debate?
  • The coronavirus slows solar and wind growth.
  • Green energy applications hit a new high in the UK.

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