- “Lithium Extraction And Conversion From Geothermal Brines – Ten Projects Get $10.9 Million From US Government” • The US DOE announced $10.9 million for ten projects across nine states that will advance innovative technologies to extract and convert battery-grade lithium from geothermal brine sources within the US. [CleanTechnica]
- “Democrats Push More Resilient, Lower-Carbon Infrastructure At US Senate Climate Hearing” • The changing climate is hurting infrastructure and the national economy, members of the US Senate Budget Committee said. Members of both parties agreed on the need to speed up the approval process for large energy and infrastructure projects. [Iowa Capital Dispatch]
- “Is The Decline Of Oil In Sight?” • The idea of “peak oil” has been around for decades. It foresees a peak in the amount of oil we can extract and an irreversible decline in production. Last month, the International Energy Agency recently announced that we may soon reach a different but related value: a peak in the global use of (or “demand for”) oil. [CNN]
- “New Hampshire Communities Use Solar Power To Build Resiliency, Save Money” • With energy costs spiking over the past few years, cost-effective renewable energy has come back to the forefront in New Hampshire. More communities in the state are taking advantage of the power of the sun, generating their own power with solar panels. [WMUR]
- “Legislature Approves Wind Power Procurement And Labor Standards Bill, Sending It To Mills” • Just before the legislative session wrapped up, the House and Senate gave final approval to a bill that adds labor standards to a measure that will shape the buildout of Maine’s budding offshore wind industry, sending it to Gov Janet Mills’ desk. [Maine Beacon]
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