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In the first half of 2020, renewables beat out fossil fuels on the grid in Europe for the first time. They didn’t only beat out coal -- they beat out all fossil fuels put together. We’ll look at what the milestone means.
Then, 30 major companies have come together in a new joint lobbying organization to flex united power for clean energy. Will it make renewables a bigger political force? And what will they be fighting for?
Then, your view of Texas is probably out-of-date. We look at the dawn of Big Solar in Texas and peek at the ERCOT interconnection queue -- it’s almost all green.
- Danish Startup ‘Tomorrow’: Global Real Time Carbon Intensity Map of Electricity
- Climate Home News: Renewables overtake fossil fuels in EU electricity generation
- Forbes: European Renewables Just Crushed Fossil Fuels. Here’s How It Happened
- Johannes vd Bosch: Twitter thread about Renewables in Germany
- E&ENews: AWEA, Clean Energy Companies Join Forces for Lobbying
- Greentech Media: AWEA Introduces New Trade Group
- Recharge: AWEA and power giants plan new body 'to make renewables dominant'
- Texas Observer: Texas Solar Hits a Turning Point
- Jigar Shah LinkedIn post
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