Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 6 Green Energy News

Headline News

  • “More Than 13,000 People In Western Canada Evacuated As Wildfires Rage Across Region Amid Hot Weather And High Winds” • More than 13,000 people who live in the Canadian province of Alberta have been evacuated as wildfires rage across the region, which is seeing abnormally hot weather and high winds, emergency officials said. [CNN]

Alberta Wildfire (Government of Alberta)

  • “Clean Fleets Rule To Deliver Healthier Air For Californians” • Californians will see a massive switch away from polluting fossil-fueled trucks to electric trucks. The California Air Resources Board unanimously adopted recently what may be the most transformative clean trucks regulation ever considered: the Advanced Clean Fleets rule. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Tesla Model Y Now Cheaper Than Average US Vehicle” • Tesla has been setting the bar for vehicle pricing in the auto industry, as many automakers work to scale their first few EVs. After Tesla’s sweeping price reductions since the beginning of the year, the price of the company’s Model Y SUV dipped below that of the average car in the US. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Boulder, Colorado, Buys First Electric Fire Engine” • Buses are far from the only vehicles that could benefit a city by switching to electrid. If you think about it, they could all benefit from going electric. The Boulder Fire-Rescue team acquired a Rosenbauer RTX fire engine, which is the first electric vehicle of its kind in the state of Colorado. [CleanTechnica]
  • “FERC Commissioners Tell Senators Of Major Grid Reliability Challenges, With Some Blaming Markets” • The US grid faces major reliability challenges, according to members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. FERC Commissioner Mark Christie said the main problem is power plants are being retired faster than they’re being replaced. [Utility Dive]

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