Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

June 9 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “US Solar Market Expected To Triple In Size In Five Years” • The US solar industry installed 6.1 GW of capacity in the first quarter of 2023, according to a report from the Solar Energy Industries Association and Wood Mackenzie. Wood Mackenzie forecasts that the solar market will triple in size over the next five years. [pv magazine USA]

Community Solar project in California (White Pine Renewables image)

  • “Hurtigruten Norway Plans Electric Cruise Ship With Sails And Solar Panels” • Norway’s Hurtigruten operates a small fleet of cruise ships that ply the country’s coast, giving people a chance to witness the wonders of Norway’s fjords. Now it says it will build a battery electric cruise ship that features actual sails that will be covered in solar panels. [CleanTechnica]
  • “El Niño planet-warming weather phase has begun” • Scientists confirmed that El Niño had started. Experts say it will likely make 2024 the world’s hottest year. They fear the world will go past the 1.5°C warming mark partly due to its effects on world weather. They could include drought in Australia, increased rain in the southern US, and a weak mosoon in India. [BBC]
  • “Bank Of America Is Betting Big On India’s Renewable Energy Potential” • India has ambitious climate targets, such as installing 500 GW of renewable energy capacity, reducing the emissions intensity of its economy by 45%. The Bank of America expects heavy investment in India’s renewable energy, battery storage, and green hydrogen sectors. [Oil Price]
  • “Canada Wildfires: US East Coast Sees Worst Air Quality In Years” • Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York City had their worst air quality in years, as intense wildfires in Canada impact more than 100 million people in the US. President Joe Biden described the fires as a “stark reminder of the impacts of climate change.” [BBC]

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