Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 5 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Why Scotland Is Leading The World In This Essential Type Of Alternative Energy” • It is by a quirk of geography that the Orkney Islands, off the northern tip of Scotland, are unusually well-positioned to bear witness to the ocean’s might. On the islands’ western shores, waves crash ceaselessly. The Orkney Islands are ideally suited for research. [Inverse]

Orbital Marine Power generator (Orbital Marine Power image)

  • “US EV Sales Up 170% In First Quarter vs First Quarter Of 2021” • Is the hype about EV sales drooping true? Well, a little, maybe. Compared to Q1 2023, EV sales are up only a little bit in the first quarter of 2024, just 2%. However, if you look back two years, EV sales are up 71%, and if you look back three years to Q1 2021, EV sales are up 170%! [CleanTechnica]
  • “Three Groups Are Suing New Jersey To Block An Offshore Wind Farm” • Three groups opposed to wind power filed suit in appellate court challenging a determination by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection that the Atlantic Shores wind farm project meets the requirements of a federal coastal protection law. [ABC News]
  • “EVs Take 91.0% Share In Norway – Volvo EX30 Grabs Top Spot” • The April auto market saw plugin EVs take 91.0% share in Norway, roughly flat from 91.1% year on year. Battery EVs took 89.4% share, up from 83.3% YOY. Overall auto volume was 11,241 units, up 25% YOY, a recovery over recent months. April’s best selling battery EV was the Volvo EX30. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Hydrostor Plans Two Large Compressed Air Storage Facilities, One In Australia And One In California” • Hydrostor, based in Toronto, has a plan to construct two massive long-term energy storage facilities. One is a 200-MW, 1,600-MWh facility near Sydney, Australia. The other is a 500-MW, 4,000-MWh plant in Kern County, California. [CleanTechnica]

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