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May 31 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “With LA’s Vote, America’s Two Largest Cities Have Said No New Fossil Gas” • The Los Angeles City Council voted to ban fossil fuels in new construction. The Council told departments to develop a plan requiring “all new residential and commercial buildings in Los Angeles to be built so that they will achieve zero-carbon emissions.” [CleanTechnica]

Los Angeles (Venti Views, Unsplash)

  • “Stanford-Led Research Finds Small Modular Reactors Will Exacerbate Challenges Of Nuclear Waste” • Industry analysts say the advanced modular designs for nuclear plants will be cheaper and produce fewer radioactive byproducts than conventional reactors. A study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says the opposite. [Stanford News]
  • “New Zealand Salmon Farmer Says Climate Change Is Happening Faster Than Expected” • One of the largest producers of chinook salmon is New Zealand King Salmon. Its CEO, Grant Rosewarne, told The Guardian that 42% of the fish being raised in some of its ocean farms died this year before reaching maturity because the water is too warm. [CleanTechnica]
  • “HyDeal Picks EPC Partners For PV-hydrogen Project In Spain” • HyDeal selected engineering, procurement and construction partners for the initial phases of a multi-GW solar-connected electrolyzer project in northern Spain. The expectation is that 9.5 GW of solar generating capacity will be installed along with 7.4 GW of electrolyzer capacity. [reNews]
  • “National Grid Is Installing Pole-Mounted EV Chargers In Massachusetts” • National Grid has a plan to address the need for EV chargers for people who can’t plug in an electric car at home. In Melrose, Massachusetts, a suburban community 10 miles north of Boston, it is installing 16 EV chargers that are mounted on light poles. [CleanTechnica]

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