- “Storage Player Unveils US Battery Plant Plan” • US company Kore Power is planning to build a lithium-ion battery plant in its home country to support global growth efforts for its energy storage system. The 305,000-square-meter plant is expected to support up to 2000 jobs by providing batteries for the Mark 1TM storage system. [reNEWS]
- “Historic Congressional Hearing Targets Big Oil’s Climate Denial” • The first ever congressional hearing on Big Oil’s history of climate denial aims to show that more than 40 years ago, oil industry research proved that burning fossil fuels harms the environment, but that oil companies misled the public about it to keep profits up. [Public News Service]
- “Tiny Shell Fossils Reveal How Ocean Acidification Can Cause Mass Extinction” • Ocean acidification caused a mass extinction of marine life a little less than 66 million years ago, research into tiny shell fossils has shown. This could have implications for the current climate crisis, which is also making the oceans more acidic. [CNN]
- “City Of Sydney Council Signs Major Renewable Electricity Deal” • In March this year, City of Sydney committed to using 100% renewables to meet all its electricity needs. The city has now announced that it sealed a $60 million deal that will see all of the Council’s electricity supplied from wind and solar energy sources from July next year. [Solar Quotes]
- “Third Ohio City Commits To 100% Renewable Energy” • The city council of the Cleveland suburb of Lakewood, Ohio, passed a resolution establishing a goal of 100% clean, renewable energy. Lakewood joins Cleveland and Cincinnati as the third Ohio city, to make this commitment. It is also the state’s first suburban community to do so. [Solar Power World]
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