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April 16 Energy News

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Science and Technology:

¶ Greenland’s massive ice sheet has started its annual summer melt earlier than ever before, according to stunned scientists who said they had to recheck their calculations before releasing the results. The previous earliest dates were all later by weeks, in May. [CNN]

Franz Josef Fjord, glacier, Greenland. Jerzy Strzelecki. CC BY-SA 3.0 unported. Wikimedia Commons Franz Josef Fjord, glacier, Greenland. Jerzy Strzelecki.
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World:

¶ The latest figures from the International Renewable Energy Agency show that Poland is on course to increase the proportion of power it generates from renewable energy from 7% in 2010 to nearly 38% by 2030. Poland benefits from a very favorable natural wind resources. [Maritime Journal]

¶ Germany’s economic affairs ministry proposed a 2.5 GW annual gap on new subsidized onshore wind power capacity, which is likely to slow down wind power expansion. Germany has a target to increase onshore wind capacity 2.4 Gw…

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