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June 24 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Sheep And Solar: A ‘Beautiful Symbiotic Relationship’” • It’s quite appealing to think that agrivoltaics could meet 20% of US electric generation with less than 1% our farmland. Of course, vegetation must be managed to maintain electricity production. This is increasingly done with sheep. Combining sheep and solar has multiple benefits for farmers. [CleanTechnica]

Sheep and solar panels (Oregon State University, CC BY-SA 2.0)

  • “Vattenfall Dements Onshore Foundations Deal” • Vattenfall and Cemvision entered an agreement for near-zero emission cement for turbine bases. The new cement could reduce CO₂ emissions by 95% compared to traditional cement and can be used in power distribution and prefabricated concrete elements as well as hardware foundations. [reNews]
  • “Australian Capacity Tender Flooded By 40 GW Of Renewable Energy Projects” • Federal Energy Minister Chris Bowen said that over 40 GW of renewable energy projects were registered in the first national Capacity Investment Scheme tender, which aims to increase dispatchable renewable capacity for Australia’s clean energy transition. [pv magazine International]
  • “Bill Nye Says Record-Breaking Extreme Heat ‘A Taste Of The Normal Of The Future’” • After a week of record-breaking heat in the US, science educator Bill Nye told “This Week” co-anchor Martha Raddatz that the extreme weather is “a taste of the new normal.” Heat and floods have been amplified by climate change caused by human activity. [ABC News]
  • “Senate In Massachusetts Passes Bill Curtailing Use Of Plastics Including Bags, Straws” • The state Senate in Massachusetts has passed a wide-ranging bill curtailing the use of plastics, including carry-out plastic bags at retailers. A growing number of states are addressing concerns about plastics that harm wildlife, pollute waterways, and clog landfills. [ABC News]

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