Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 17 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Carbonfuture Partners With Bioenergie For 17,500 Tonnes Of Carbon Removal” • Switzerland’s Bioenergie is joining forces with Carbonfuture (the carbon removal platform) for a 17,500 tonne carbon removal delivery. The plant will take residual biomass in the form of wood and convert it into biochar through pyrolysis. [CleanTechnica]

Carbonfuture biochar (Carbonfuture image)

  • “African Renewable Energy To Power UK Homes With New Subsea Cable” • Octopus Energy Group and Xlinks will partner to build a subsea cable to deliver 3.6 GW of renewable energy from Morocco to the UK. Once complete, the project will be capable of supplying 8% of Great Britain’s electricity needs at £48/MWh ($59/MWh). [ESI Africa]
  • “Altris Commits To Sodium-Ion Battery Factory In Sweden” • The cost of lithium has increased by 700% since the beginning of this year, so sodium-ion batteries are attractive. Altris, a Swedish company deeply involved in sodium-ion batteries, will build its first commercial facility at the Sandvik Materials Technology site in Sandviken, Sweden. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Spiral Welding Can Bring Taller Wind Turbines To The US Southeast” • The Southeast’s low wind speeds are holding back wind energy in the region. The problem could be resolved by taller wind turbines to harvest more optimal wind speeds higher off the ground. Taller turbines can be made at the site by special welding technology. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Tesla Semi Order Books Are Open” • The Tesla Semi has had a 4-year gestation period, but customers can now place orders for the trucks. Until now, companies could reserve them but could not actually order one. The truck will have four electric motors powering the rear wheels and will be available with a range of either 300 or 500 miles. [CleanTechnica]

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