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April 26 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Italian Farmers Saving An Ancient Fruit With Solar Power” • The citron of Calabria in southern Italy had almost died out from extreme weather and lack of economic value. But growing the crop under a canopy of solar panels has given the fruit a new lease of life. Their work in agrivoltaics has lessons for many climate-stressed crops. [BBC]

Conventinally growing citron (Takeshi Mas, Unsplash)

  • “Caterpillar And NMG Make Amazing Circular Deal” • Mining company Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc and Caterpillar Inc have signed definitive agreements to provide a zero-exhaust emission fleet, supporting infrastructure, and service for NMG’s Matawinie Mine. Caterpillar will supply heavy mining equipment to help NMG get to zero exhaust emissions. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Biden Administration Eyes A Relatively Untapped Climate Solution To Revolutionize How Homes Are Heated And Cooled” • The DOE is announcing that eleven communities, across a wide range in sizes, received the first round of funding to help them reimagine how our homes stay comfortable using geothermal heating and cooling. [CNN]
  • “Holcim US Joins The US DOE Better Climate Challenge To Strengthen Its Commitment To A Net-Zero Future” • Holcim US is getting involved in the Better Climate Challenge, reflecting an ambitious goal to power US operations at thirteen cement plants nationwide with 100% renewable energy by 2030 and to reach net zero CO₂ emissions by 2050. [World Cement]
  • “NC Bill Aims To Remove Barriers To Nuclear Energy” • In North Carolina, a bill changing language in statutes from “renewable energy” to “clean energy” passed a key committee, paving the way for nuclear and fusion development. A leader in the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign says there are too many risks with nuclear energy. [WRAL News]

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