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May 31 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Behind Spain’s First Agri-PV Solar Park By BayWa RE” • The first agri-voltaic solar park in Spain is ushering in a new era for sustainability. The 54-MW PV park by BayWa re integrates renewable electricity production, agriculture and biodiversity. It is also a step towards VELUX Group achieving its 100% renewable electricity goal. [Energy Digital Magazine]

Agrivoltaics in Spain (BayWa re image)

  • “ClearPower Solar Windows Could Transform The Building Environment” • ClearPower has a new type of solar window. The company says its ClearPower window not only produces power at an efficiency and power density comparable to PV modules, but also provides solar heat gain control to reduce air conditioning and heating costs. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Finland Awarded $30 Million To Expand Solar Power” • The European Union’s renewable energy financing mechanism has awarded €27.5 million ($30.1 million) to seven solar power projects in Finland. These seven projects have a combined capacity of 212.99 megawatts-peak (MWp). They range in size from 7.8 MWp to 40.16 MWp. [Rigzone]
  • “Texas Town Deploys Snow Plows After 50°F Temperature Swing And Two Feet Of Hail” • Severe weather: The temperature in the village of Marathon, Texas, fell over 50°F tumbled from around 105°F to the mid-50s in about one hour on Wednesday afternoon. This was followed by hail so deep they had to deploy snow plows to clear the streets. [ABC News]
  • “Electrifed Firebricks May The Answer To Low Carbon Process Heat” • Daniel Stack and Joey Kabel found that by slight changes to the recipe of the metal oxides used to make firebricks, they could make bricks that would conduct electricity and generate heat. They founded Electrified Thermal Solutions to bring their invention to market. [CleanTechnica]

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