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October 20 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “New Zinc Energy Storage System Beats Supply Chain Blues” • A lithium supply chain that is not up to snuff leaves room for alternatives to edge into the market. The latest development on that score comes from the Canadian company Salient Energy, which is offering a new zinc-ion battery that relies on abundant materials in the US. [CleanTechnica]

Scientist working on zinc-based energy storage (Courtesy of Salient Energy)

  • “US Nuclear Power Industry Has A Russian Problem” • US firms developing a new generation of small nuclear power plants have a big problem: only one company sells the fuel they need, and it’s Russian. That’s why the US government is urgently looking to use some of its stockpile of weapons-grade uranium to help fuel the new advanced reactors. []
  • “Aeromine Rooftop Wind Technology Outperforms Solar” • Aeromine created a bladeless wind energy system that harvests ambient wind currents to generate electricity. It is vibration-free, silent, and easy to install. Aeromine says it can generate up to 50% more electricity than a comparable solar power array, but it costs no more. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Volvo Trucks Levels Up Its Electric Trucks Sales Process With End-To-End Fleet Electrification Consulting” • Volvo Trucks North America spent a week showing off its trucks at its 2022 Electromobility Summit. Its flagship truck in North America is the Volvo VNR, a Class 8 semi truck with a power-packed fully electric powertrain. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Tesla Dominating US Luxury Vehicle Market” • Tesla remains the leader in the luxury sector of the US auto market, outpacing typical leaders BMW and Mercedes-Benz by a wide margin. Tesla doesn’t reveal its specific sales numbers, but current estimates hold that the automaker outsold its next competitor in luxury vehicles by over 100,000 units. [CleanTechnica]

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