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November 22 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • Sir David King, former chief scientist and champion of the nuclear newbuild, says Britain might be able to do without atomic power altogether, and that the real priority should be on developing ways of storing electricity so as to be able to depend on famously intermittent sun and wind. []
  • The market research firm IHS has just projected that the home energy storage market will grow 10 times over from 2014 to 2018, going from 90 MW in 2014 to 900 MW in 2018. Areas of growth are expected to include Germany, Australia, Italy, the UK, California and Hawaii. [CleanTechnica]
  • The weather may be cold across most of North America this week, but back in October, temperatures were soaring around the world, in some places, reaching record levels over what is normally seen during the month. With the trends seen so far in 2014, this year may take the top spot as the hottest year ever recorded. [The Weather Network]
  • Walmart has been showing off its green credentials lately. But look a little closer and this emperor’s outfit isn’t all that it appears to be. Only 3% of Walmart’s US power is supplied by its renewable energy projects and special green power purchases, according to data the company submits to the EPA’s Green Power Partnership. [Grist]

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