THE DAILY ROUNDUP – Wednesday

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World’s First Train Line Powered Directly by Solar Energy Will Launch Soon

The new, super-modern train setup will bring zero-emission energy to Aldershot station in southern England by connecting the train lines directly to nearby solar panels, which in turn will provide traction current. South…

https://www.inverse.com/article/57724-solar-energy-first-of-its-kind-train-could-reduce-costs-and-emissions


Formula E Racing Is Shaping the Future of Electric Cars

When it first debuted in 2014, skeptics wondered whether Formula E would last beyond its first season. An all-electric racing series, the contrarian line went, could never draw a meaningful audience or sponsor support when…

https://fortune.com/2019/07/16/formula-e-racing-is-shaping-the-future-of-electric-cars/


US should be the hero in the climate story

In almost any other political environment, the United States would be the hero of this story — we are a world leader in reducing pollution (even as the economy roars ahead and people prosper) and our environment is…

https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/453218-us-should-be-the-hero-in-the-climate-story


Scotland’s Wind Energy Just Set a New Record, Putting Country on Track for 100% Renewable Electricity in 2020

As we work to fight the climate crisis, one of the most important things we can do is continue shifting towards renewable energy. And while some countries may be struggling to make that shift, Scotland is excelling. So far…

https://www.greenmatters.com/p/scotland-wind-energy


Georgia Power gets OK for battery energy storage investment, environmental compliance strategy

Georgia Public Service Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved Georgia Power’s 20-year plan that furthers the Atlanta-based utilities move away from reliance on coal and toward more renewable energy sources…

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/07/16/georgia-power-gets-ok-for-battery-energy-storage.html


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