- “Switzerland Is Installing Solar Panels In Train Tracks” • Swiss startup Sun-Ways is installing solar panels on railway tracks in Switzerland. The panels are reportedly being rolled out ‘like a carpet’ in the gap between the tracks near the Buttes train station following the go-ahead from the country’s Federal Office of Transport. [TechSpot]
- “MAN Goes All In On Electric Buses, Daimler Introduces Fuel Cell ECitaro” • MAN, the heavy vehicle arm of Volkswagen Group, has made an executive decision not to manufacture diesel-powered buses that comply with the upcoming Euro 7 exhaust emissions rules. Instead, it will focus on producing battery-electric buses. [CleanTechnica]
- “Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Ecocide’ As Critical Dam Near Kherson Destroyed Sparking Evacuations” • A dam and hydro-electric power plant in Russian-occupied southern Ukraine was destroyed, prompting mass evacuations and fears for large-scale devastation as Ukraine accused Moscow’s forces of committing an act of “ecocide.” [CNN]
- “Arizona Limits New Construction Around Phoenix Due To Lack Of Groundwater” • The Phoenix area has been one of the fastest growing areas of the US for decades, but the growth can’t go on. There isn’t enough water to wash the dishes and flush the toilets and fill the pools of all the new homes that will be needed to house more people. [CleanTechnica]
- “More Investment In Solar Than Oil In 2023” • “Solar is the star performer and more than $1 billion per day is expected to go into solar investments in 2023 ($380 billion for the year as a whole), edging this spending above that in upstream oil for the first time,” the International Energy Agency writes in its report, World Energy Investment 2023. [CleanTechnica]
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