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May 16 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Scientists Generate 1832°F Heat With Solar Power To Cook Cement And Steel” • Researchers at ETH Zurich demonstrated the use of solar energy to reach temperatures of 1,832°F (1000°C), a feat formerly achieved using fossil fuels. The approach paves the way for using solar energy for applications that have been carbon-intensive. [Interesting Engineering]

Old-style blast furnace (yasin hemmati, Unsplash)

  • “First Steel In The Water For Ørsted At Revolution” • Ørsted has reached the “steel in the water” milestone on its 704-MW Revolution Wind project off the coasts of Connecticut and Massachusetts. The company announced that it has installed the first turbine foundation, a few weeks after a judge rejected a last minute effort to delay the project. [reNews]
  • “Wildfire Smoke Could Impact US Again As Canada Braces For Another Summer Of Fires” • With numerous wildfires burning across Canada, including about forty that remain out of control, meteorologists said conditions are getting set for a replay of last year’s fire season, when thick smoke wafted to the US, making air hazardous as far as New York City. [ABC News]
  • “Views Sought On 740-MW UK PV Giant” • Ørsted and PS Renewables have presented updated proposals for a 740-MW solar project in central England. The developer partnership is bringing forward proposals for One Earth Solar Farm, which also includes associated battery storage and infrastructure, located primarily in Nottinghamshire. [reNews]
  • “DeSantis Signs Florida Bill Making Climate Change A Lesser State Priority” • Climate change will be given a lesser priority in Florida, and it will largely disappear from state statutes, under legislation signed into law by Florida Gov Ron DeSantis. The law also bans power-generating wind turbines offshore or near the state’s lengthy coastline. [ABC News]

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