Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

June 15 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Extra Moisture On West Coast Allowing Climate-Sensitive Joshua Trees To Recover: Experts” • Populations of the iconic Joshua tree may be showing signs of recovery after several rounds of atmospheric rivers drenched the West – including deserts in California and Colorado – with record amounts of rain over the past year and a half. [ABC News]

Joshua trees (William Foley, Unsplash)

  • “Ice-Cold Long Duration Energy Storage System Ready For Takeoff” • Long duration energy storage systems are the key to unlocking more global wind and solar power. The “long” in long duration is the catch, and investors have been reluctant to take a chance on breakthrough technologies. Highview Power has a solution for that. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Surging Renewables Push French Energy Prices Negative, Shutting Down Nuclear Plants” • French energy prices recently plunged into negative territory, reaching a four-year low of -€5.76/MWh in an Epex Spot auction, according to Bloomberg. The surplus in renewable power led to some French nuclear plants going offline. [The UBJ]
  • “Big Oil And Big Corn Sue EPA Over Exhaust Emissions Rule” • Big Oil has banded together with Big Corn and the nation’s auto dealers to sue the EPA because it has enacted stricter emissions standards designed to keep Americans from breathing the crud that spews forth from the tailpipes of cars powered by infernal combustion engines. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Solar PVs Could Make Cattle Grazing Lands More Profitable” • West Virginia University researchers are shining a light on the benefits of solar panels on small cattle farms with the support of $1.6 million from the US DOE. Prof Matt Wilson said panels can generate solar energy on grazing lands and also establish more sustainable cattle-raising practices. [Feed Strategy]

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