- “Engie’s HomeBiogas Turns Household Waste Into Renewable Natural Gas With Ease” • Engie invested in HomeBiogas in the middle of last year and is now working with its team to grow the business. HomeBiogas sells its products directly to consumers, so Engie’s global reach and significant capital represent huge opportunities. [CleanTechnica]
- “US Energy Storage Market Grows 232% In First Quarter” • The US deployed a total of 148.8 MW of energy storage in the first quarter of 2019, making it the strongest quarter ever for energy storage. It broke the previous record, set in the previous quarter, by 6% and grew 232% over the amount deployed in the first quarter of 2018. [CleanTechnica]
- “Home Solar Panel Installations Fall By 94% As Subsidies Cut” • The UK’s Labour party has accused the government of “actively dismantling” the solar power industry after new installations by households collapsed by 94% last month. The accusation is that the government is prioritizing fracking over household costs, jobs, and emissions cuts. [The Guardian]
- “Inslee Unveils Plan To Combat Climate Change Through Foreign Policy” • Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a plan that looks to reimagine American foreign policy to combat climate change. The plan is the third policy roll out from Inslee’s campaign that aims to link a range of issues to climate change. [CNN]
- “Spain’s Iberdrola Seeks To Build Europe’s Largest Solar Farm” • Iberdrola SA is working to build what it says will be Europe’s largest solar farm at a cost of €300 million ($337 million). The Spanish utility said it has started the process with the country’s Ecological Transition ministry to build a 590-MW farm in the Western region of Extremadura. [Bloomberg]
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Source: Green Events
June 6 Green Energy News