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June 29 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Peco, Philly’s Energy Provider, Relies On Fossil Fuels And Aging Infrastructure” • In regard to energy, the Philadelphia metropolitan area is failing. It is polluted by ozone, and over 20% of the children suffer from asthma. Its polluting energy grid has become more unaffordable and unreliable. Its future rests on changing this. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

Linemen (American Public Power Association, Unsplash)

  • “Canada Wildfire Season Is Now The Worst On Record” • Canada has surpassed its record for the largest area burned by wildfires in a single year, and the wildfire season, which lasts from May to September, is not half over. The fires have already burned more than 20 million acres, which is 21 times the average of the last decade. [BBC]
  • “Aggregate Industries Gets London’s First Electric Concrete Mixer” • Aggregate Industries has gone the green mile with London’s first electric concrete mixer. The state-of-the-art 26-tonne electric concrete mixer will serve the business’ busy London Concrete arm, supplying essential ready-mix concrete materials across the Capital. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Record-Breaking Auction Held For Solar Development On Public Lands In Nevada” • The BLM held an auction for solar energy development in Nevada this week, resulting in $105.15 million in high bids. The auction of four parcels across 23,675 acres in the Amargosa Desert could support nearly 3 GW of renewable energy. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Wind Turbines Will Keep The Texas Power Grid Safe This Week” • ERCOT reported Wednesday’s demand was up to 80,018 MW. The power grid can only deliver 72,000 MW between natural gas, coal, and nuclear, according ERCOT. Fortunately, solar power produced about 10,000 MW between 10 am and 7 pm, and wind provided over 20,000 MW. [KENS 5]

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