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June 7 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Biden Announces New Executive Actions To Spur Domestic Solar, Clean Energy Development” • President Joe Biden authorized the DOE to use the Defense Production Act to speed up domestic manufacture of solar panel components, heat pumps, building insulation, electric transformers and equipment like electrolyzers and fuel cells. [CNN]

Joe Biden speaking (The White House, public domain)

  • “Siemens Gamesa Begins Testing 115-Meter-Long Wind Turbine Blades” • Siemens Gamesa, the Spanish-German wind energy giant, is ready to being testing its first B115 wind turbine blades in Aalborg, Denmark. Measuring 115 meters long, the blades will be used as part of the company’s next generation offshore wind turbine⁠. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Climate Groups Join For First-Of-Its-Kind, $100 Million Push To Mobilize Midterm Voters” • In an attempt to mobilize voters around the climate crisis, six climate groups are readying for the midterms with an arsenal of $100 million – the first coordinated spending of its kind. The $100 million will pay for multiple ad campaigns in battleground states. [CNN]
  • “KFC Australia Forced To Swap Lettuce For Cabbage” • Fast food giant KFC has been forced to put cabbage in its burgers and wraps in Australia as the country is struggling with a shortage of lettuce. Heads of lettuce have cost over A$10 ($7.18, £5.72), three times the usual price, as a result of floods in Queensland and New South Wales. [BBC]
  • “Bill McKibben Advocates For Food Security” • Activist Bill McKibben addressed the question of food security in his blog. He makes a plea to transition from fossil fuels to renewables as a way to cool the planet and increase food security. All the energy from Iowa’s corn ethanol could be replaced by covering a seventh of the land used to grow it with PVs. [CleanTechnica]

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