Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

November 18 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “First Wind Turbine Produced At GE Vernova’s New York Facility” • GE Vernova’s Onshore Wind business announced that it has completed the first onshore wind turbine produced on its new wind manufacturing assembly line in Schenectady, New York. The unit is the largest onshore turbine ever manufactured in the US. [Power Engineering International]

GE Verona’s 6 MW turbine (GE Verona)

  • “Your Home Could Soon Power Itself – With Concrete” • MIT researchers have successfully developed a supercapacitor, which can act like a battery – though it is different, as it doesn’t degrade through use – out of widely available materials, in the hopes of providing a cheap and architectural way of saving renewable energy from going to waste. [Newsweek]
  • “A Swedish Hydrofoil Ferry Seeks To Electrify The Waterways” • Speeding through Stockholm’s archipelago, the new P-12 vessel by electric boat maker Candela barely makes a sound as it glides over a meter (3’ 4”) above the water. Its developers hope the ferry, which was unveiled this week, will introduce a new era of public transport on the water. [ABC News]
  • “Is The World Warming Faster Than Expected?” • With our historically high sea temperatures, worrying lows in Antarctic sea-ice, and extreme weather events hitting every continentm, it’s now “virtually certain” that 2023 will be the hottest year on record. But the rate of warming is not beyond what scientists expected from climate models. [BBC]
  • “Despite Loss Of Two Major Projects, New Jersey Is Moving Forward With Its Offshore Wind Power Goals” • Despite the loss of two major offshore wind farm projects when Danish developer Ørsted pulled out of New Jersey, the state is moving forward with its plans to support and grow the nascent industry. The state will seek bids on new projects. [WHYY]

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