- “Spain And Morocco Sign Interconnector Deal” • Spain and Morocco have signed an agreement on the construction of a power interconnector under the Straits of Gibraltar. The 700-MW is due to be commissioned before 2026. Spain’s two existing cables to Morocco are Europe’s only electricity interconnections with Africa so far. [Energy Reporters]
- “Achieving Paris Climate Target Could Add Billions In Fisheries Revenue” • Achieving the Paris Agreement global warming target could protect millions of tonnes in worldwide fisheries catch, as well as billions of dollars of annual revenues for countries with fisheries, a study found. The study was published in the journal Science Advances. [Financial Express]
- “The ‘Grandfather’ Of Climate Science Leaves A Final Warning For Earth” • Wallace Broecker was the man who popularized the term “global warming” and first described the critical role the world’s oceans play in the climate. Days before his death, he urged scientists to consider deploying a last-ditch solar shield to stop global warming. [NBCNews.com]
- “Solar Power Accounts For 50% Capacity Addition In 2018” • Solar power for the first time in India made over 50% power capacity addition in 2018 although Goods and Service Tax, safeguard duty, and land and transmission issues took a toll on large-scale power installation, according to a Mercom India Research report. [Financial Express]
- “Australia Plans Ambitious Hydropower Project” • Australia is planning to build a multibillion-dollar underground hydropower station in the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales. It is a huge and complex engineering task, which is to back up wind and solar power with pumped storage. It could generate electricity for 500,000 homes. [Voice of America]
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Source: Green Events
March 3 Green Energy News