- “Overhead Power Lines For Japan Trains Eyed To Transmit Renewable Energy” • Japan’s transport ministry is considering using the overhead lines that supply electricity to trains as networks to transmit renewable energy. Sources of renewable energy are scattered across regional areas and can support a more distributed power grid. [The Japan News]
- “Italy Aims To Turn Up Renewable Power To Two Thirds Of Total By 2030” • Italy aims to generate nearly two thirds of its electricity from renewable energy sources by the end of the decade, improving targets made public three years ago. The energy ministry said Italy aims to get 65% of its electricity from renewables by 2030, up from 55%. [Dunya News]
- “Graphene Batteries: A Game Changer For EVs And Renewable Energy” • Graphene batteries promise to revolutionize the way we store and use energy. Graphene, with a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice, shows immense potential in addressing this need, offering a number of benefits over more traditional battery technologies. [CityLife]
- “Smoke Will Keep Pouring Into The US As Long As Fires Are Burning In Canada. Here’s Why They Aren’t Being Put Out” • More than 100 million people are under air quality alerts from Wisconsin to Vermont and down to North Carolina as smoke from Canadian wildfires keeps coming. Many fires are in remote places, and resources are limited. [CNN]
- “US DOE Releases Plan To Ensure Free, Immediate, And Equitable Access To Federally Funded Research” • The DOE funds thousands of research papers per year from seventeen National Laboratories and scores of programs by universities and private researchers. Under a new plan, they will be immediately available at no cost. [CleanTechnica]
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