Discussion:
germany: renewables hit 63% over last week
(too old to reply)
M***@kymhorsell.com
2019-03-12 08:35:29 UTC
Permalink
Renewables made up almost 65% of net power production in Germany last week
pv magazine International, 11 Mar 2019 16:33Z
Renewable energy had a 64.8% share of electricity generation, according to
solar research institute Fraunhofer ISE. The achievement was mainly due to
strong ...

--
Upcoming events:
18 Mar 2019 Global SOTC NOAA
08 Apr 2019 2019Q1 $bn disasters NOAA


Scientists: Maybe If We Only Dim the Sun a Little It Won't Backfire Horribly
Gizmodo, 11 Mar 2019 16:50Z
When it comes to geoengineering the planet to cool the climate, there's
rightfully a lot of hesitation. Blocking incoming sunlight might seem like a
quick fix to ...

Ex-trade minister says work on a project in China was 'put in the bin' over
toxic relations
ABC News, 12 May 2019
Poor govt relations with China appear to have cost former trade
minister Andrew Robb a lucrative job post-politics - and he's not shy about
pointing the finger at who he holds responsible.

State of the drought: Dams are empty and NSW is drowning in dust
<Loading Image...>
ABC News, 12 May 2019
As a federal election and what should be the southern wet season approach,
attention is returning to the drought. So where are we at?

'A seriously dumb idea': Why did the NT sell Darwin's port to China?
ABC News, 11 Mar 2019 21:06Z
It was a decision that baffled everyone from NT locals to Barack Obama, a
strategic asset sale that slipped past the Foreign Investment Review Board
and Defence. It's the most-asked Curious Darwin question, so we look at how
the port sale propelled the sleepy territory into a geopolitical brawl it
had never considered.

[Who could hab perdicted they'd make a mess of dis?]
Theresa May arrives in Strasbourg in search of a Brexit deal as crunch time
looms
ABC News, 11 Mar 2019 21:41Z
The British Prime Minister is seeking concessions from the European Union in
a last-ditch attempt to avoid another humiliating defeat in the UK
Parliament of her deal to exit the bloc.

Scrambling to plot an orderly path out of the Brexit maze, May clinches EU deal
ABC News, 12 Mar 2019
Hoping to win over rebellious British MPs threatening to reject her Brexit
divorce deal again, the UK Prime Minister clinches additional assurances
from the EU, but it is not clear if they will be enough to win over the 116
MPs she needs to win a crucial vote in Parliament.

US regulators tell Boeing to make 737 MAX design changes in wake of Ethiopia
crash
ABC News, 11 Mar 2019 23:44Z
US aircraft manufacturer Boeing goes into damage control after an Ethiopian
Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashed, killing all 157 passengers onboard, with
its CEO saying that he was 'confident' of the plane's safety.

Boeing Shares Drop After Ethiopian Airlines Crash
The New York Times, 11 Mar 2019 13:48Z
A second deadly accident involving a 737 Max 8, the latest version of the
best-selling jet in the company's history, prompted some airlines and
countries to ...

Oil Looks Set For A Significant Drop As Bad Data Piles Up
OilPrice.com, 10 Mar 2019 18:00Z
As bad economic data and bearish supply numbers are starting to pile up,
more prudent positioning is a must and investors can't rule out a
significant drop in ...

Crops wither across Queensland as dams dry out
QLD Country Hour, 12 Mar 2019 01:41Z
Summer crops are failing and winter crops look increasingly less likely to
be planted as dams dry reach record lows across the state of Queensland due
to drought.

Brazil floods inundate Sao Paulo, burying people alive and killing at least 11
ABC News, 12 Mar 2019 01:40Z
Nearly 110 millimetres of rain falls in a day, triggering fatal mudslides
and causing chaos in the already-clogged traffic of Latin America's business
hub Sao Paulo. Torrential rains are expected to continue to threaten the
city for another 2 days.
Unum
2019-03-12 14:37:07 UTC
Permalink
Post by M***@kymhorsell.com
Renewables made up almost 65% of net power production in Germany last week
pv magazine International, 11 Mar 2019 16:33Z
Renewable energy had a 64.8% share of electricity generation, according to
solar research institute Fraunhofer ISE. The achievement was mainly due to
strong ...
Bumper wind resources displaced fossil fuel and nuclear generation, with
Burger adding: “Hard coal and gas power plants run at night only with minimum
power, with nuclear power plants being also deactivated at night during the
week.”

Loading...