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April 25 Energy News

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Opinion:

¶ “Tory windfarm policy endangers cheap energy in UK, commission finds” • A Shell-sponsored group says wind is “increasingly the cheapest form of electricity.” Conservative opposition to windfarms risks the UK missing out on one of the cheapest sources of electricity, according to the head of the Shell-funded industry group. [The Guardian]

By 2040, wind and solar would account for 45% of
the global power mix. (Photo: Alamy Stock Photo)

¶ “The train has left the station on renewable energy” • Obscured by debate and hype about the merits of renewable energy, an important change has quietly taken place: Unsubsidized renewable energy is economically viable in many regions. Powerful economic and technological forces have permanently altered the energy landscape. [GreenBiz]

¶ “Exelon-style nuke bailouts threaten wind, solar” • The push to save US nuclear plants for the sake of fighting climate change is threatening support…

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