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July 11 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Glencore Places Order For Battery-Powered Mining Vehicles” • Glencore is one of the world’s largest mining and raw materials companies. Its Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations division recently placed an order with Sweden’s Epiroc for a full fleet of battery-electric mining equipment for use at the Onaping Depth Project in Ontario. [CleanTechnica]

Epiroc electric loader (Courtesy of Epiroc)

  • “China’s Wind Farms Have A Role In Its Renewable Energy Future. Can They Also Ease Effects Of Dust Storms?” • In spring, northwest winds carry large amounts of sand from the Gobi Desert, covering China’s north with yellow dust and sand. The Great Green Wall was created to mitigate this. Some believe wind farms can help also. [South China Morning Post]
  • “Tesla Leads June EV Sales Surge In China” • China’s wholesale sales of new energy passenger vehicles reached 571,000 units in June, surpassing last December’s 505,000 units, data released by the China Passenger Car Association showed. The vast majority of the sales were battery EVs, with wholesale sales of 452,000, or 79% of the plugin pie. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Yosemite’s Giant Sequoias: Wildfire Threatens World’s Largest Trees” • A California wildfire is threatening the largest grove of giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park. The Washburn Fire has doubled in size over the past 24 hours. Firefighters are working in difficult terrain to protect some of the largest and oldest redwood trees in the world. [BBC]
  • “Slow, Expensive And No Good For 1.5° Target: CSIRO Crushes Coalition Nuclear Fantasy” • Australia’s leading scientific research organisation, the CSIRO, has delivered a damming blow against the renewed push by the federal Coalition for nuclear power, saying it is expensive and too slow for a significant contribution to any serious climate targets. [Renew Economy]

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