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evwind.es - Wind energy expanded 19% in 2019, with around 60 GW of new capacity | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
Wind energy expanded 19% in 2019, with around 60 GW of new capacity | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
REVE

The global wind power market expanded 19% in 2019, with around 60 GW of new capacity added to the world's electric grids (including more than 54 GW onshore and over 6 GW offshore). 1 This was the second largest annual increase in capacity ever, and…

evwind.es - In 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
In 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
REVE

Following a year in which global solar photovoltaics (PV) additions were stable or even contracted slightly, in 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW i. 1 The decade ended with strong demand in Europe, the United…

ft.com - Daniel Dombey in Madrid - Iberdrola plans €10bn-a-year clean energy push
Iberdrola plans €10bn-a-year clean energy push
Financial Times

Iberdrola plans to invest at record levels in coming years, as it touts the crisis recovery as a once-in-a generation opportunity for the energy sector to transform itself. The clean energy specialist, Spain's second-biggest listed company, is…

cnbc.com - Becky Quick - Warren Buffett's Berkshire buys Dominion Energy natural gas assets in $10 billion deal
Warren Buffett's Berkshire buys Dominion Energy natural gas assets in $10 billion deal
CNBC

Published Sun, Jul 5 2020 3:00 PM EDT The conglomerate is spending $4 billion to buy the natural gas transmission and storage assets of Dominion Energy. Including the assumption of debt, the deal totals almost $10 billion. It's the first major…

ft.com - Derek Brower and Myles McCormick - Dominion drops pipeline project and sells gas business to Berkshire Hathaway
Dominion drops pipeline project and sells gas business to Berkshire Hathaway
Financial Times

Dominion Energy has scrapped a large pipeline project and sold its natural gas transmission business to Berkshire Hathaway, marking a big shift towards cleaner energy for the US utility — and another bet on fossil fuels by Warren Buffett.

reuters.com - Jonathan Stempel - Buffett's Berkshire to buy Dominion Energy gas assets for $4 billion
Buffett's Berkshire to buy Dominion Energy gas assets for $4 billion
Reuters

(Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) said its energy unit will buy Dominion Energy Inc's (D.N) natural gas transmission and storage network for $4 billion, helping billionaire Chairman Warren Buffett reduce his conglomerate's cash pile while…

ft.com - James Whiteside - What does the pathway to net zero look like for miners?
What does the pathway to net zero look like for miners?
Financial Times

The mining industry is key to the refined metal used in the wind, solar, electric vehicles, storage and transmission which will help us achieve Paris goals of net-zero emissions by 2050. While miners deliver supply growth the energy transition…

salon.com - Bent Flyvbjerg - 'Regression to the tail': How to mitigate COVID-19, the climate crisis and other catastrophes
'Regression to the tail': How to mitigate COVID-19, the climate crisis and other catastrophes
Salon

Sir Francis Galton coined the term ' regression to the mean ' — or 'regression towards mediocrity,' as he originally called it, sometimes also called 'reversion to the mean.' It is now a widely used concept in statistics, describing how…

reuters.com - Jonathan Stempel - Buffett's Berkshire to buy Dominion Energy gas assets for $4 billion
Buffett's Berkshire to buy Dominion Energy gas assets for $4 billion
Reuters

(Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) said its energy unit will buy Dominion Energy Inc's (D.N) natural gas transmission and storage network for $4 billion (3.2 billion pounds), helping billionaire Chairman Warren Buffett reduce his…

theguardian.com - Jillian Ambrose - From dusted-off bikes to electric dreams: UK green economy booms on back of Covid-19
From dusted-off bikes to electric dreams: UK green economy booms on back of Covid-19
The Guardian

The queues were “absolutely crazy”, says Gavin Hudson, the owner of the cycle repair startup Butternut Bikes. As lockdown descended he began fixing old bikes in the parking lot of a Methodist church in north London, before moving his…

sbs.com.au - Japan considers mothballing up to 100 coal-fired power stations
Japan considers mothballing up to 100 coal-fired power stations
SBS

Japan has vowed to study concrete ways of phasing out old, more carbon-emitting coal-fired power stations by 2030, following reports it plans to mothball around 100 ageing plants. The world's third-largest economy has come under fire for continuing…

pantagraph.com - See the latest building permits for McLean County
See the latest building permits for McLean County
pantagraph.com

Barton Malow Co., Southfield, Mich., issued permit June 26 for $1.9 million to remodel the paint shop and boiler replacement area at Rivian Automotive LLC, 100 N. Rivian Motorway. P. J. Hoerr Inc., Normal, issued permit June 26 for $240,305 to…

freepressjournal.in - NMIMS-FPJ webinar: Nuclear expert M V Ramana talks about changing narratives of nuclear energy to remain relevant
NMIMS-FPJ webinar: Nuclear expert M V Ramana talks about changing narratives of nuclear energy to remain relevant
Mumbai

Around 10 per cent of the world's electricity is generated by about 440 nuclear power reactors. It is estimated that 50 under-construction nuclear reactors may not really increase the share of nuclear energy dramatically. This is because older…

cnn.com - By Clare Duffy, CNN Business  - Berkshire Hathaway will buy natural gas assets from Dominion Energy in $10 billion deal
Berkshire Hathaway will buy natural gas assets from Dominion Energy in $10 billion deal
CNN

New York(CNN Business) In its first deal since the economic downturn caused by coronavirus, Berkshire Hathaway is purchasing natural gas transmission and storage assets from Dominion Energy in a deal worth nearly $10 billion. Berkshire Hathaway…

afr.com - Elouise Fowler - Foreign firms flock to Australian renewable energy
Foreign firms flock to Australian renewable energy
Australian Financial Review

The remaining 15 are either foreign companies headquartered in Madrid, Paris and Shanghai or specialist infrastructure investment firms based in Luxembourg and the UK. The owner and operator of three major coal-fired power stations, AGL, is the…

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