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August 20 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Agrivoltaics Is Making Friends Across Partisan Lines, Thanks To Farmers” • US farmers are warming up to agrivoltaics, which co-locates solar arrays with grazing fields, row crops, pollinator habitats, and other forms of agricultural activity. The rise of this dual-use movement comes at a good time for both farmers and solar advocates. [CleanTechnica]

Agrivoltaics (Werner Slocum, National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

  • “Tropical Storms Like Hurricane Hilary Could Significantly Change Southern California’s Coast” • Experts say that over a year’s worth of rain could fall within a couple of days in some areas of Southern California this weekend. Southern California hasn’t had a tropical storm since 1939, but if more are coming, they could alter the coast. [CleanTechnica]
  • “US Can Cut Building Emissions By Up To 91%, Saving $100 Billion Per Year In Energy-Related Costs” • In a paper publishied in the journal One Earth, a team of researchers found that the US can achieve its climate goals, decrease building emissions by 91% from their 2005 peak, and save over $100 billion each year on energy costs. [Eurasia Review]
  • “Vedanta Aluminium Commits To Green Future, Secures 1335 MW Renewable Energy Dea” • Vedanta Aluminium, based in Mumbai, announced that it signed agreements for 1,335 MW of renewable energy to power its operations. The long-term power agreements will see Vedanta Aluminium use a mix of both solar and wind energy. [The Financial Express]
  • “Batteries Available For Rapid EV Transition In USA Thanks To IRA” • David Waterworth: “Earlier this year, I predicted that the majority of all vehicles produced globally would be battery electric by 2027, but there was doubt expressed at how this could occur due to battery supply constraints.” Now an EDF report shows that the batteries may be there. [CleanTechnica]

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