- “SpaceX To Launch Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite On November 10” • The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will be launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on November 10. Sentinel 6 will be capable of monitoring the level of 90% of the oceans with millimeter accuracy. It will also get data on atmospheric temperature and moisture. [CleanTechnica]
- “Elementary School District To Save $40 Million From Energy Efficiency And Solar” • According to Midstate Energy, it has a contract with Cartwright Elementary School District in Phoenix to come up with a guaranteed $40 million in energy savings with no upfront cost. I say again: $40 million in energy savings with no upfront cost. [CleanTechnica]
- “Solar Saves Austin Central Library $100,000 A Year” • Austin, Texas, has a goal of reaching 100% carbon-free electricity by 2035. Now, that goal is saving it money. Austin Central Library has gone solar, and it’s saving a lot of money as a result of that. Specifically, from a 180-kW solar array on its roof, the library is saving $100,000 a year. [CleanTechnica]
- “The Hydrogen Boom Will Provide A $200 Billion Boost To Wind And Solar Energy” • The renewable energy sector has lately been sizzling with very bullish projections, and a few bearish ones, coming from Wall Street. However, one corner of the market has really been hogging the limelight, and that is the hydrogen sector. [OilPrice.com]
- “Japan To Release Over A Million Tonnes Of Contaminated Fukushima Water Into The Sea – Reports” • Japan’s government has reportedly decided to release into the sea over a million tonnes of contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Local fishermen say the move will destroy their industry. [The Guardian]
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