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Giant offshore wind farm takes further steps toward construction in New Jersey

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 2019-06-24 16:55
Last week, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities announced it selected Ocean Wind, an offshore wind energy project proposed by Ørsted with support from PSEG, to develop an 1,100 MW offshore wind farm. Ocean Wind will be located 15 miles off the coast of Atlantic City. Construction is expected to commence in the early 2020s, with the wind farm operational in 2024.
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Nigerian renewable energy solutions provider Arnergy closes Series A financing

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 2019-06-24 13:03
Nigerian distributed utility company, Arnergy, announced it has raised $9 Million in a Series A round of funding led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures with participation from the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund), EDFI ElectriFI and All On.
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To tackle the climate crisis we need more democracy, not less

Business Green - Sun, 2019-06-23 23:01

Rebecca Willis explains why the plans for citizens' assemblies on climate change could prove such an important step forward for the UK's environmental efforts

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Government announces EV chargepoints must be smart to secure grant funding

Business Green - Sun, 2019-06-23 23:01

The new regulations governing the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme will take effect from 1 July, Roads Minister Michael Ellis announced today

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Aldi extends trial stripping plastic from fresh produce lines

Business Green - Sun, 2019-06-23 23:01

Retail expands trial following successful launch in Scotland earlier this year

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Engineering sector must attract more women, government says

Business Green - Sat, 2019-06-22 23:01

Call comes after week-long roundtable on women working in transport led by Department for Transport Permanent Secretary Bernadette Kelly

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Research finds over half of supermarket packaging can't be recycled

Business Green - Fri, 2019-06-21 23:01

Which? study compared 11 of UK's biggest supermarkets, and found the average percentage of packaging that could easily be put in household recycling bins stands at just 52 per cent

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Vermont electric vehicle incentives provide a ‘symbolic’ boost

Renewable Energy World - Fri, 2019-06-21 14:23
Vermont joined the ranks of other New England states that provide incentives for electric vehicles with Gov. Phil Scott’s signature on June 14 on a yearly transportation bill.
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EWF launches world’s first open source blockchain for the energy industry

Renewable Energy World - Fri, 2019-06-21 12:12
The Energy Web Foundation (EWF) this week announced that it has launched the world’s first public, open-source, enterprise-grade blockchain tailored to the energy sector: the Energy Web Chain (EW Chain). As a refresher, blockchain allows for peer-to-peer energy market transactions.
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Global briefing: Canada declares climate emergency...and approves oil pipeline

Business Green - Fri, 2019-06-21 12:07

BusinessGreen brings you all the sustainable business news from around the world this week

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Integrating rooftop solar just got easier for utilities

Renewable Energy World - Fri, 2019-06-21 11:52
Homeowners and businesses may now have an easier time getting solar panels on rooftops thanks to software developed at Sandia.
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Foreign Office Minister Mark Field suspended after grabbing climate protestor

Business Green - Fri, 2019-06-21 10:11

BREAKING: Footage shows Conservative MP Mark Field forcibly removing a female protester from last night's Mansion House dinner

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'Unprecedented risks': Bank of England will stress-test UK financial system for climate-related risks

Business Green - Fri, 2019-06-21 09:31

Bank of England governor March Carney says test should spur firms to "develop cutting-edge risk management" strategies to manage climate risk

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Business frustration at EU failure to deliver 2050 net zero target

Business Green - Fri, 2019-06-21 09:04

Proposal to raise bloc's climate ambition blocked at crunch summit, reportedly by opposition from four EU countries

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Plastic free: McDonald's serves up revamped McFlurry packaging

Business Green - Thu, 2019-06-20 23:04

Fast food giant ditches plastic lids for flagship ice cream dish, and replaces single-use plastic used in salad packaging with cardboard

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Apple and Best Buy reveal their circular visions (and a new partnership)

Business Green - Thu, 2019-06-20 23:02

Two of America's largest companies reveal how they have revamped their circular economy strategies

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'Historic milestone': Zero carbon power to outstrip fossil fuels for first time in 2019

Business Green - Thu, 2019-06-20 23:02

National Grid reveals UK on track to generate more electricity from zero carbon sources than fossil fuels this year

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Net Zero: Report calls for 'sector specific' carbon standards

Business Green - Thu, 2019-06-20 23:02

Research from Energy Systems Catapult suggests setting carbon standards could realign economic incentives to help drive rapid emissions cuts

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How artificial intelligence helps recycling become more circular

Business Green - Thu, 2019-06-20 23:01

The process of sorting things for reuse is getting faster and more specific

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Women are missing out on the clean energy job boom in America

Renewable Energy World - Thu, 2019-06-20 15:07
While the industry is welcoming more women leaders, its rank-and-file workforce is still a lot like those at fossil-fuel companies: white and dominated by men. The lack of gender diversity is being driven by manufacturing jobs, and that means women are now missing out on the biggest jobs boom America has to offer.
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