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June 17 Energy News



¶ Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, has announced it will divest from investments in coal, oil, and gas, following a one-and-a-half year citizen-led campaign. The city declared that it would withdraw investments in coal, oil, and gas companies, amounting to about $3.5 million. [CleanTechnica]

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¶ The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has floated a draft policy for large-scale development of geothermal power projects in the country. The policy calls for installed geothermal power capacity of 1 GW by 2022, which will then be increased to 10 GW by 2030. [Planetsave]

¶ The energy and climate change select committee has called on the UK government to split up National Grid to radically change the way power transmission and distribution is operated. Their inquiry report recommends transferring system operation from National Grid to a more distributed system. [reNews]

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