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About Joshua S Hill

Joshua S Hill I'm a Christian, a nerd, a geek, and I believe that we're pretty quickly directing planet-Earth into hell in a handbasket! I also write for Fantasy Book Review (.co.uk), and can be found writing articles for a variety of other sites. Check me out at about.me for more.



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Boris Johnson Promises 40 Gigawatts Of Offshore Wind For UK By 2030

November 18th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The United Kingdom's current Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has promised to deliver even more offshore wind power if his Conservative Party are returned to power in the country's impromptu election to be held December 12, promising to increase the 2030 offshore wind target from 30 gigawatts (GW) to 40 GW. 


Oil & Gas Majors Must Cut Output 35% By 2040 To Reach Paris Targets

November 4th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

A new report from independent financial think tank Carbon Tracker has concluded that the world's seven leading oil and gas majors must cut production by an average of 35% by 2040 if global emissions are to be reined in and kept "well below" 2°C, in accordance with the Paris Agreement's commitment. 


US Non-Hydro Renewables Grow 6.2%, Provide 11.4% Of US Electricity

October 30th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

A new analysis of recently released data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) by the SUN DAY Campaign has highlighted the fact that renewable energy sources accounted for 18.49% of US electrical generation during the first eight months of 2019 --- up from 17.95% a year earlier. 


Ørsted Finally Completes Divestment Of Danish Utility Unit

September 24th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Danish offshore wind giant and power company Ørsted has finally completed the long-awaited divestment of its Danish power distribution, residential customer, and City Light businesses to customer-owned Danish energy company SEAS-NVE for a price of DKK 21.3 billion (US$3.14 billion). 


Solar To Headline Double-Digit Renewable Power Capacity Growth In 2019

September 24th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Global capacity additions of renewable power are expected to bounce back with double-digit growth in 2019, according to the International Energy Agency, led by a resurgent performance from the solar PV industry which is expected to see growth of over 17% and capacity of 115 gigawatts (GW) by year's end. 


Virginia Governor Northam Plans 100% Renewable Energy Future

September 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the signing of an Executive Order last week which establishes ambitious statewide clean energy goals and targets intended to ensure that 30% of the Commonwealth's electricity is secured from renewable electricity sources by 2030, and that 100% of its electricity will be powered by carbon-free sources by


US Utility-Scale Solar Pipeline Tops 37.9 Gigawatts

September 18th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The United States solar industry now boasts the largest pipeline of utility-scale solar projects in history with a record 37.9 gigawatts (GW) of contracted solar, according to the latest figures from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association. 


Renewable Energy Investment Over Last Decade Tops $2.5 Trillion

September 17th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Figures published earlier this month by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have shown that global investment in new renewable energy capacity between 2010 and 2019 is on course to exceed US$2.6 trillion --- led by the solar industry which is expected to end the decade with more gigawatts of power capacity installed than any other generation technology. 


Global Wind Turbine Order Capacity Increased 111% In Q2’19

September 9th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Global wind turbine order intake increased by an impressive 111% in the second quarter of 2019, according to new figures published by renewable energy research firm Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, overtaking the previous record set in the fourth quarter of 2018. 


Sunrun Promises Innovative Solar + Storage Virtual Power Plant For Hawaii

September 9th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Sunrun, the United States' leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company, announced last week it intends to participate in Hawaiian Electric Company’s emerging grid services market by delivering electricity from a virtual power plant made up of home solar and batteries. 



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