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Apple to build battery-based solar energy storage project in California
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Apple to build battery-based solar energy storage project in California

"The site sends 130-megawatts of electricity directly to Apple’s California facilities during daylight hours but does not provide power during dark hours. Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, told Reuters in an interview the company intends to develop what it believes will be one of the largest battery-based storage systems in the United States."

The electric vehicle sales surge
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The electric vehicle sales surge

"Over 181,000 fully electric vehicles were sold worldwide in February, which is up 138% compared to February 2020, per Morgan Stanley and data partner EV-Volumes. And January's numbers were even higher."

DOE lab unveils technology to slash CCS costs
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DOE lab unveils technology to slash CCS costs

"While commercial technology can trap CO2 at just over $58 per metric ton, Jiang said the new method can extract CO2 from power plant flue gas for roughly $47 per metric ton, according to the lab."

Power the Future with Hydrogen
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Power the Future with Hydrogen

Hydrogen is the ultimate game changer. Not only does it assure energy system reliability, affordability and security, but because it is versatile, it can address the sustainability needs of a multitude of markets.

America’s ‘Huge’ Hydrogen Opportunity
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America’s ‘Huge’ Hydrogen Opportunity

"As a global company, we have witnessed the development of hydrogen economies in key markets, in particular in the past year, including the European Union and Asia. We have seen firsthand the positive impact that hydrogen has had on spurring economic development in those regions. Now is the time for the U.S. to take a leadership role at this critical juncture in the energy transition."

U.S. solar had a record year in 2020
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U.S. solar had a record year in 2020

"Additions of new U.S. solar generating capacity broke new records last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic slowing some types of projects, per new industry data."

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