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The first ‘utility scale’ renewable energy plant combining solar and wind generation with battery storage opens in the US

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A utility-scale renewable energy plant using wind and solar combined with battery storage opened last week, a US first, with the potential of powering 100,000 homes with clean, reliable energy. The project gives us a glimpse into the future as the US shifts from fossil fuels to clean energy sources.

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EGEB: UK sales of EVs jumped to 11K in June, 1 in 10 now electric

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Battery electric cars now account for 11% of the UK market – tied with diesel.
  • The US consumed more electricity powered by renewables than by coal in 2020, reports the EIA.
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