Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

July 2 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Irish Families To Get Free Hot Water Thanks To Harnessing Of Surplus Renewable Energy” • Over 150 Galway families will soon have their homes supplied with free tanks of hot water by harnessing surplus renewable energy. Their homes will be fitted out with EnergyCloud enabled smart devices powered by surplus renewable energy. [Connacht Tribune]

Homes in Galway (Chan Hyuk Moon, Unsplash, cropped)

  • “BOEM Approves 2.6-GW New England Wind 1&2” • The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management approved Avangrid’s New England Wind 1&2 Construction and Operations Plan for a total capacity of up to 2,600 MW. The COP authorises construction and operation of two wind energy projects off the US east coast and is BOEM’s final approval of the sites. [reNews]
  • “High Crimes: The Case For Charging Fossil Fuel Companies With Criminal Acts” • Four Authors at Public Citizen released a position paper that examines charging Big Oil with climate homicide. Bringing criminal charges against these companies may seem like a giant leap into the unknown, but the analysis in the paper is extensive and exhaustive. [CleanTechnica]
  • “How Unprecedented Ocean Temperatures Are Affecting This Year’s Hurricane Season” • Warmer-than-usual sea temperatures have allowed for the earliest-ever Category 4 hurricane on record to barrel through the Atlantic Basin. Sea surface temperatures in the Atlantic, where hurricanes form, are two to three degrees Celsius higher than normal. [ABC News]
  • “Puerto Rico Approves Electricity Rate Increase Weeks After Massive Blackout” • Puerto Ricans were hit with a 4.6% increase in electricity rates through September, in a blow to 3.2 million people who struggle with chronic power outages as the territory’s grid keeps deteriorating. For clients who consume 800 kWh, the new rate will be 23.77¢/kwh. [ABC News]

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