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June 25 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Rooftop-Ready Perovskite Solar Cells Are Coming To The Residential Market” • Oxford PV, a spin-off based on Oxford University perovskite solar cell research, has been working on tandem silicon-perovskite solar cells. It reported that its new residential-sized solar module achieved an ”unprecedented” solar conversion efficiency of 26.9%. [CleanTechnica]

Silicon-perovskite solar cell (Courtesy of Oxford PV)

  • “UK-First Trial Shows Dynamic EV Charging Pricing Can Help Manage Renewable Energy” • An EV charging trial by UK Power Networks, Octopus Energy, and EV.Energy is proving consumers hold the key to balancing energy supply and demand across the country. Already underway, the trial involves more than 1,500 EVs to help manage demand. [Fleet World]
  • “The Fastest-Growing Career In The US Is In Wind Power. Here’s What Employees Make, What It’s Like, And How To Land A Job” • Federal data indicates wind-turbine technician is the fastest-growing job in the US. While the absolute number of new jobs isn’t that big, it represents a projected 45% increase between 2022 and 2032. [MSN]
  • “Detroit Plans Solar Power On Vacant Lots Throughout The City” • Detroit is to use vacant land, which it has in abundance, for something the city needs: clean and relatively inexpensive energy. With approval by the City Council, three neighborhoods eventually will see solar arrays on a total of 104 acres (42 hectares) of land. [ABC News]
  • “Louisiana’s Largest Industries Tired Of Waiting For Renewable Energy” • Frustrated with the lack of renewable energy from utilities in Louisiana, some of the largest corporations doing business in the state have banded together to acquire their own solar power. Their plan includes what is called a sleeved power purchase agreement. []

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