Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 11 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Pulling Power From The Ocean Is The Final Frontier For Renewable Energy” • With 70% of the Earth’s surface covered by oceans, wave power could be one of our largest untapped energy resources. The Biden administration’s Ocean Climate Action Plan reveals how the ocean holds important potential for renewable energy. [CNET]

Wave energy converter (OceanEnergy and PNNL)

  • “New Hampshire Utility Proposes Transmission Line From Canada To Carry Renewable Power To New England” • The proposed 211-mile, $2 billion Twin State Clean Energy Link would enter the US in Canaan, Vermont. It would be buried along highways until it links to an existing transmission corridor in New Hampshire. [Yahoo]
  • “Tesla Produces 5000 Model Y In One Week In Texas And Launches Lithium Refining Site” • Tesla is on a roll this week. To keep up with its almost constantly growing sales, Tesla has been ramping up Model Y production at sites around the world. It has also just broken ground on a lithium refinery project. The news on both fronts comes from Texas. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Texas Proposes Tightened Renewable Energy Permits” • The utility-scale solar and wind market was dealt a blow to the head when a Texas senate group voted 21-9 in favor of SB 624, a state bill which would enforce permitting restrictions and fines on solar and wind projects in the state. A companion bill now heads to the state’s House for approval. [pv magazine USA]
  • “Quebec And Montreal Order 1229 Electric Buses” • The province of Quebec will soon have 1,229 electric buses providing passenger service to its residents. The provincial government is providing $1.1 billion to fund the acquisition of the electric buses while the federal government will contribute $780 million toward the purchase. [CleanTechnica]

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