Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

April 9 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “New Electric Tugboat Unveiled At Port Of San Diego” • The Port of San Diego recently unveiled an electric tugboat, the eWolf. The electric tugboat runs only on electricity, whereas a conventional tugboat uses diesel fuel. Air pollution at ports is a well-documented problem, and this electric tugboat generates no carbon dioxide or air pollution. [CleanTechnica]

The eWolf (Courtesy of Crowley Maritime Corporation)

  • “A Small Group Of Carbon Majors Has Created The Most Climate Pollution, And They’re Not Slowing Down” • Which companies are most heavily linked to CO₂ emissions? The ignominious winners are the most prominent group of carbon majors, the world’s largest oil, gas, coal, and cement producers. And the emissions are increasing. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Nuveen, Exus Ink 800-MW Italian Battery Deal” • Nuveen Infrastructure and Exus Renewables have agreed to co-develop 800 MW of battery storage projects in southern Italy. The deal will see Nuveen Infrastructure and Exus commence a series of standalone battery energy storage system schemes across the Puglia region of Italy. [reNews]
  • “Swapping An 800-MW Gas Generator For A 680-MW, 2720-MWh Grid-Scale Battery” • A decade ago, GE installed a state of the art combined cycle methane-fired turbine at a generating station southeast of Los Angeles. Fast forward to 2024: It has been demolished, and a $1 billion battery storage facility is being built for Calpine in its place. [CleanTechnica]
  • “March Is Tenth Straight Month To Be Hottest On Record, Scientists Say” • For the tenth consecutive month, Earth set a new monthly record for global heat in March, with temperatures of both the air and the oceans hitting an all-time highs for the month, according to Copernicus, the EU climate agency. It was 1.68°C (3°F) warmer than in the late 1800s. [NPR]

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