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The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry

June 8 Energy News

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Science and Technology:

¶ A CityTree is, in fact, not really a tree at all – it’s a moss culture growing on a mobile installation. It is just under 4 meters tall, nearly 3 meters wide and 2.19 meters deep. It is available in two versions: with or without a bench. Its maker, Berlin-based Green City Solutions, claims it has the environmental benefit of up to 275 actual trees. [CNN]

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World:

¶ The electricity grid in Western Australia will be unrecognizable in 20 years, according to the operator of the east coast National Electricity Market. The NEM chairman cites declining costs of renewable generation, climate change policy, and unwillingness of banks to finance fossil fuel investments, all of which work against coal. [The West Australian]

¶ At midday on June 7, gas power plants generated just 20% of the UK’s electricity, and coal plants generated none…

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