Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

January 7 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Norway Moves Aggressively To Curb Cruise Ship Emissions” • According to Transport and Environment, in 2017, Carnival Cruise Line emitted nearly ten times as much sulfur oxides along the coasts of Europe as all 260 million million cars on the Continent. Starting in 2026, only ships powered by alternative fuels will be allowed to visit Norway’s fjords. [CleanTechnica]

Fjord (Image by Visit Norway)

  • “United Rentals Adds Solar Battery Generators To Its Fleet” • United Rentals, Stamford, Connecticut, has agreed to purchase the new HIPOWER EHR solar battery generator from HIPOWER SYSTEMS, Olathe, Kansas, for its rental fleet. United Rentals said it is the first equipment rental company to offer mobile microgrid systems for rent. [Rental Management]
  • “Five Climate Tech Trends To Look Out For In 2024” • Data from PwC at the end of 2023 shows that climate tech now makes up 10% of all tech deals globally, a number that has crept up slowly, but surely, from 1.5% over the last decade. We are moving toward new solutions for old problems. Here are five trends that support that transition. [Energy Digital Magazine]
  • “Major US Shipping Port Gets 100% Clean Energy, But It’s Complicated” • The superbusy Port of Virginia is celebrating the achievement of 100% clean energy. That covers the port’s 116 electric stacking cranes, four electric rail cranes and 27 electric ship-to-shore cranes among other items. Diesel vehicles are not counted and are still in use. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Largest Energy Storage Station In Hong Kong Greater Bay Area Now Operational” • The Baotang energy storage station is now fully operational in the city of Foshan. The station is the largest of its kind throughout the Greater Bay Area. It’s also the country’s first lithium battery energy storage station, able to integrate multiple technical routes. [CGTN]

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