May 3 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “How The Small Community Of Moab, Utah, Is Making A Big Difference” • The city of Moab, Utah, with a population of 5,325 and a per capita income of $23,586, has committed to 100% renewable electricity by 2032. You can find out how Moab made the dream of going renewable into reality and how your community can do the same. [CleanTechnica]
"Sunfire" - Countryside near Moab, Utah (John Fowler, Wikimedia Commons)

“Sunfire” – Countryside near Moab, Utah (John Fowler, Wikimedia Commons)

  • An industry report said energy from renewable sources provided the majority of the power over the weekend in Germany. For the first time, most of the country’s coal-fired power plants were offline. Renewable energy sources provided the majority of the power over the weekend, producing over 85% of the electricity on Sunday. [malaysiandigest.com]
  • Atlanta is joining the growing ranks of US cities that want to get 100% clean energy. Lawmakers in Georgia’s capital city approved a measure to get all of Atlanta’s electricity supplies from renewable sources, including wind and solar power, by 2035. The resolution commits city officials to developing a plan to make that happen. [Mashable]
  • Californians could be getting all of their electricity from renewable energy sources within 30 years under new legislation from Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles). An amended version of SB 100 calls for 60% of the state’s power from renewables like solar and wind by 2030 on its way to 100% clean energy by 2045. [KQED]
  • Installed US capacity of offshore wind will be about 2.2 GW by 2026, according to a report by Make Consulting. It says robust state-level policies in the Northeast will help support the development of at least one new project a year out to 2026. It also says the US will install about 59 GW of new renewable projects to 2026. [reNews]

For more news, please visit geoharvey – Daily News about Energy and Climate Change.

May 3 Green Energy News posted first on Green Energy Times

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