Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

June 8 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “New Steps to Advance Offshore Wind Progress in Maryland” • The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the State of Maryland to support the coordinated development of wind energy generation offshore Maryland, the Department of Interior announced. [CleanTechnica]

Offshore windfarm (Jesse De Meulenaere, Unsplash)

  • “US May Revive Some Shut Nuclear Plants To Help Meet Goal For Emissions” • The US could revive some of its recently retired nuclear power plants or add reactors to existing sites to help meet rising demand for zero-emissions electricity, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said. The industry is hindered by the high cost of new construction. [MSN]
  • “Clean Energy Investment Set To Run At Double Fossil Fuel Spending” • Investment in clean energy technologies will climb to $2 trillion this year, almost double the amount spent on fossil fuels, the International Energy Agency has said. The $1 trillion that will go to coal, gas and oil is far too much to conform with global climate goals. []
  • “Bidirectional On-Board Chargers: Smaller, Faster, Cheaper” • Fraunhofer IZM managed to bring together some innovative ideas for a new generation of on-board chargers. Twice the performance at half the size, bidirectional capabilities, and efficiently made: The result is the economical ticket to the fast lane into the future. [CleanTechnica]
  • “NV Energy Enters Power Purchase Agreement On $2.3 Billion 700-MW Solar Project” • Utility-scale solar developer Arevia Power signed a power purchase agreement with NV Energy, a Nevada utility, for one of the largest solar and energy storage projects in the state. The utility will buy power generated by the 700-MW Libra solar project. [pv magazine USA]

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