Wind And Solar Production Grow As AI Fights Wildfires And Tesla Stares Down Its Chinese Rivals

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L.week, BP has released its annual World Energy Statistics review, which provides an overview of the global energy industry. One of the most exciting statistics is the growth of renewable energy, its consumption increased by 15% in 2021. Hydroelectric, nuclear, and renewable energy account for 18% of the world’s energy consumption, and the balance is provided by fossil fuels. . Wind and solar power accounted for 10.1% of global energy production, up from 10% for the first time. By 2021, wind and solar power will provide 2,894 Terawatt-hour (TWh) electricity Forbes High-energy contributor Robert Rapier. “By the way, in 2010 this number was 380 TWh.”

Great reading

Can AI predict if your home will burn to the ground?

As summer heats up in California, is using machine learning to help insurers and homeowners conduct real-time risk assessments and reduce damage to homes and property. Read more here.

Discoveries and Innovations

Increased temperatures and climate-related changes may increase distribution Landslides, skis, and rock falls In the mountains.

Researchers from Yale He determined that many current climate models could minimize the future impact of flooding in the light of rain physics.

Scientists b University of Washington They have designed a new type of converter that significantly improves the energy-efficiency of large data centers.

Weekend Sustainability Deals

The beginning of Spanish construction 011 g It has raised $ 25 million in a series of rounds to help developers build more sustainable materials Techcrunch.

Power giant Shell A.D. When it starts operations in 2025, it has announced plans to build the world’s largest renewable hydrogen in the Netherlands.

French Biorecycl Company Carbos He announced the signing of a two-year agreement with Onon, Patagonia, PUMA and Solomon to develop reusable solutions for the company’s products.

On the horizon

The European Parliament has given a thumbs up to allow some nuclear and natural gas projects to be considered “green.” Policy Statement Some of these projects may now qualify for low-interest loans and grants. The move is controversial, but it could change Russia’s goal of releasing coal from countries such as Germany.

What else do we read this week?

The Green Revolution is coming to the attention of power-hungry people.

Toxic Slim Contribute to Earth’s Extreme Massacre — And It’s Coming Back (Scientific American)

The famous 1972 report on the collapse of civilization (wire)

Green Transport Improvement

American media coverage Tesla EV’s dominance is focused on large cars such as the GM, Volkswagen and Ford, as well as promising startups, including Rivian and Lucid. But the company is already being challenged by fast-growing manufacturers in China, BYD, SAIC and NIO. In the first half of the year, Bidi led Teslan in sales of world-class vehicles, although this still includes plug-in hybrids that use smaller petrol engines. Elon Musk EV Power House will take the lead in the world by 2022 but has a large number of competitors to weaken Tesla’s dominance.

Great transport history

Tesla’s delivery rate fell in the second quarter on a slowdown in China

One of the reasons BID was ahead of Tesla in the first half was that the US company had a headache at its Shanghai factory and was hit by lockouts related to Kovid in the second quarter. As a result, the company’s quarterly vehicle supply fell 26% more than expected in the first quarter, although it increased by 18% over the previous year. Read more here.

More green transport news

Net-Zero Transport Pillars Pillar EV Adoption and Pure Energy

Tevva Flight Universal Battery-Hydrogen Transport Car from London

China’s attack on European electric car market has accelerated.

King’s car is parked on Rue Royale to avoid motor traffic from central Brussels

BYD’s EV sales, backed by Warren Buffett, more than tripled in June

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