A digest of interesting news about climate change from around the world, compiled by us.
Climate Legislation (USA)
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law (U.S.A.). The Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States website has been created by Columbia Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. 'This website provides more than 1000 model and actual federal, state and local laws that legislatures can customize and adopt in order to achieve deep reductions in fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions.'
The Table of Contents and Contributing Authors list (54 pages) is freely available/downloadable and the gives the scope of suggested legislation. >>
The Marianus Link
The Marianus Link (Battery of the Nation, Tasmania) - an underwater interconnector cable to the Mainland. 'Marinus Link is a proposed 1500 megawatt capacity undersea electricity connection to link Tasmania and Victoria, as part of Australia’s future electricity grid.' >>
Tracking Clean Energy Progress
Assessing critical energy technologies for global clean energy transitions. International Energy Agency
Articles and Reports on:The Covid-19 Crisis and Clean Energy Progress and Batteries and hydrogen technology: keys for a clean energy future. >>
Electricity - wholesale?
Why pay retail when you can pay wholesale? Amber Electric claim their system enables you to buy electricity at wholeseale prices. A new venture currently only available in NSW, VIC, ACT, SA and SE QLD. Interesting concept, time will tell if it's successful. >>
All-electric flight – utilising an Australian propulsion system. >>
A Viable Sodium Battery
"sodium battery as good as lithium-ion" ~Washington State University Researchers. Researchers have created a sodium-ion battery that holds as much energy and works as well as some commercial lithium-ion battery chemistries, making for a potentially viable battery technology out of abundant and cheap materials. The team reports one of the best results to date for a sodium-ion battery. >>
Flow Battery Market 2020
Flow Battery Market 2020: Global Analysis, Share, Trends, Application Analysis and Forecast To 2027. MarketWatch Inc.U.S.A. >>
Redox flow battery
A redox flow battery for MW-sized solar-plus-storage. Details from PV Magazine, Berlin. >>