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June 11 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “World’s Tallest Timber Residential Tower To Be Built” • The world’s tallest timber residential building is set to be built in Switzerland. The project, named Rocket&Tigerli, will consist of four buildings including one that boasts a 100-meter-tall (328-foot) tower. The development will be built in the Swiss city of Winterthur, which is near Zurich. [CNN]

Area in Rocket&Tigerli (Aesthetica Studio/Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects)

  • “Canal-Top Solar Solutions” • Canal-top solar was pioneered in India a decade ago with a canal-top solar array in Gujarat. There are now findings from the University of California and the resulting Project Nexus that shine attention on a symbiotic application: saving water, while generating solar energy, without occupying arable land. [pv magazine India]
  • “It’s Not Your Imagination, US Summers Are Hotter Than Ever Before” • From Texas to California, most of the Southwest is experiencing scorching heat this week, with temperatures soaring above 100°F (38°C) in dozens of locations. This is part of an alarming trend. American summers are hotter than ever, research by Climate Central shows. [The Guardian]
  • “Biden’s National EV Charging Plan Emphasizes Standards, Interoperability, And Rural Access” • The Biden administration proposed a new program entitled the National Electric Vehicle Charging Network. The program will be used to provide a minimum of four fast chargers every 50 miles along major transportation corridors. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Google, Facebook Stoke Wind-Farm Debate” • Microsoft, Google, and Facebook are sounding the alarm on a renewable energy project a Warren Buffet company proposed in Iowa. MidAmerican Energy’s project would cost nearly $4 billion. It asked state regulators to approve terms including a guaranteed 11.25% rate of return. [Data Center Knowledge]

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