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July 9 Green Energy News

Science and Technology:

  • Spanish researchers have developed a new renewable energy system to produce electrical energy from ocean currents. The system is smaller, less expensive to produce, can operate in relatively deep waters, and can be controlled by a remote. [Hydrogen Fuel News]

World:

  • A runaway train carrying crude oil in Quebec derailed, causing explosions, fire, and a number of deaths. Resilience.org compiled a list of headlines. [resilience.org]
  • According to the IPA in South Australia, where wind energy accounts for around 25 per cent of both capacity and demand, coal-fired generation has fallen dramatically, and there has been no need for new peaking power stations. [RenewEconomy]
  • Clenergy, a solar park solution provider, and its strategic partner CGN Solar Energy, signed an investment and development agreement with the city of Lijiang to provide the city with 100 MW of photovoltaic capacity. [EcoSeed]

US:

  • The San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego are mulling building a 500 MW hydroelectric power plant to compensate for the power deficit caused by the shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. [Energy Business Review]
  • Oregon Institute of Technology has broken ground on renewable energy projects designed to make the campus almost 100% carbon neutral, and it’s being done at virtually no cost to the university. [Herald and News]

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