Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

June 17 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “How ‘Tornado Alley’ Is Changing” • Perryton, Texas, was torn up by a tornado. The latest research suggests that such incidents are set to become more common across the US. Though the central states currently witness more tornadoes than anywhere else, in the future, the main area of peril could also include the southeast. Tornado alley is widening. [BBC]
  • “Renewable Energy Soars, Fossil Fuels Decline In Electricity Report” • Renewable energy sources grew remarkably while fossil fuel-based electricity production declined, the International Energy Agency’s Monthly Electricity Statistics report shows. Fossil fuel generation declined 8.1% in the OECD, and nuclear genaration was off 3,1%. [Energy Live News]
  • “Australian Wind Farms Set First Record Of 2023” • Wind farms on Australia’s eastern seaboard set a record of over 7 GW on June 8, covering over 30% of grid demand. Wind capacity has grown, and more is coming online. As Australia moves further into winter, wind power is picking up. We can bet that more records will be broken. [CleanTechnica]
  • “EU Countries Strike Deal On Renewable Energy Law With Ammonia Caveat” • EU countries’ ambassadors struck a deal on a landmark renewable energy law after the Commission agreed to possibly exempt certain ammonia plants from renewable fuel targets. The law requires 42.5% of EU energy to be renewable by 2030, up from a 32% target. [Reuters]
  • “Tesla Cuts Model S And Model X Prices By $8,500 In Q2 Inventory Push” • After reducing prices, Tesla went further by dropping the price of inventory Model S and Model X cars by a whopping $7,500. This combines with earlier offers of an additional $1,000 off (with referral code), three years of free Supercharging, and more. [CleanTechnica]

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