Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

June 6 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Climate Officials At World Environment Day Announce Twelve Months Of Record High Temperatures” • New climate warnings have been announced by the World Meteorological Organization. One of them says the planet has experienced its warmest May ever, making it the twelfth month in a row to set such a record, the WMO report says. [ABC News]

Crystal ball for prognostications on a hot day (Melvin, Unsplash)

  • “US Solar Installations Hit Quarterly Record, Making Up 75% Of New Power Added, Report Says” • Solar accounted for 75% of electricity generation capacity added to the US power grid early this year as installations of panels rose to a quarterly record, according to a report published by Wood Mackenzie and the Solar Energy Industries Association. [Reuters]
  • “Volvo Cars Starts Production of Fully Electric EX90 SUV in Charleston, South Carolina” • Volvo Car Group said, “We are in a celebratory mood this week, as our factory outside Charleston, South Carolina has now started building our new electric flagship SUV, and the first customer deliveries are scheduled for the second half of this year.” [CleanTechnica]
  • “The US Is Putting Enough Solar To Power 70,000 Homes On Old Nuclear Weapons Sites” • The US DOE hopes to repurpose sites previously used in the nuclear weapons program into solar farms. DOE is negotiating leases with two developers for a total of 400 MW of solar farms within the 890-square-mile Idaho National Laboratory site. [Electrek]

Former nuclear site at Idaho National Laboratory (US DOE image)

  • “EV Sales Boom In Nepal, Helping To Save On Oil Imports, Alleviate Smog” • Nepal’s abundant hydroelectric power is helping the Himalayan nation cut its oil imports and clean up its air, thanks to a boom in sales of EVs. The country is quickly expanding charging networks and imports of EVs have doubled in each of the past two years. [ABC News]

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