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April 27 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Almost Half Of Americans Are Ready To Buy An EV In The Next Five Years” • On the occasion of Earth Day, a consumer survey conducted by MINI USA revealed the US consumers’ changing viewpoints and considerations about EVs, highlighting shifting sentiments since MINI first conducted the same survey over the last four years ago. [CleanTechnica]

MINI Cooper (MINI USA image)

  • “John Kerry Warns Relying On Carbon Capture Technology Is Dangerous” • In an interview with The Guardian, John Kerry, the US special envoy for climate, said that relying on carbon capture technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is “dangerous” and a cause for “alarm” because it is a distraction from what we need to do. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Morocco–UK Power Project Using Renewable Energy Gets Early Funding” • Xlinks First Limited is developing plans to lay the world’s longest HVDC subsea cables, which are to run between the UK and Morocco as part of the Morocco–UK Power Project. The project successfully closed an early development funding round raising $37.33 million. [Al Arabiya]
  • “Senate Votes To Revoke Tougher EPA Emissions Regulation For Trucks” • The Senate voted to rescind a Biden administration emissions regulation for heavy-duty trucks that Republicans call too burdensome, warning it will hurt the trucking industry and have negative effects through the economy. Senator Joe Manchin sided with Republicans on the 50-49 vote. [CNN]
  • “Power Plants May Soon Have To Limit Their GHG Emissions” • A pending announcement from the Biden administration will seek to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Almost all coal- and gas-fired power plants would have to cut or capture nearly all of their CO₂ emissions, which account for 25% of US GHG emissions, by 2040. [CleanTechnica]

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