- “Terrenus Energy And Facebook Sign Deal For 19 MW Of Singapore Solar Project” • Terrenus Energy and Facebook have signed an agreement for 19 MW of energy from a solar farm being developed at Changi Business Park. Terrenus Energy is implementing various innovative projects with the solar project, including urban farming. [The Straits Times]
- “The Long Struggle To Protect Venice From Worsening Floods (Video)” • After years of corruption, cost overruns, and delays, Venice has finally unveiled MOSE, its long-awaited flood control system, and put it to use. “Today, everything is dry,” the mayor said. “We stopped the sea.” It can stop today’s high tides, but can it stand up to climate change? [CleanTechnica]
- “For CO₂ Reduction From Existing Buildings, Heat Pumps Are Better Than Efficiency” • After well over a year of studying CO₂e emissions reductions related to existing buildings, looking at efficiency vs electrification gains, it became clear, the author says, that electrification would deliver more value for CO2e emissions reductions. [CleanTechnica]
- “Solar Power, Wind Power, And Fossil Fuel Electricity Market Share Changes From 2010 To 2020” • CleanTechnica is taking a look at electricity generation changes over the past decade as we go into 2021. We have been publishing US power capacity and electricity generation reports on a monthly basis. Now, we are looking at a broader picture. [CleanTechnica]
- “The World’s Growing Concrete Coasts” • Across the world, coastlines are being turned to concrete, at a huge cost to wildlife and the climate. In China, around 60% of its coast is effectively concrete. Similarly, more than 14,000 miles of the US’s coastline is covered in concrete. But we have ways to shore up coasts and benefit biodiversity. [BBC]
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