- “BorWin Gamma Nears Finish Line” • The 900-MW BorWin Gamma platform is set to reach the installation site in a German North Sea wind farm on schedule. In early September, Dubai shipyard Drydocks World shipped out the 18,000-tonne topside that will be installed some 130 km off the German coast in water depths of about 40 meters. [reNEWS]
- “Shocker: Perry Releases Study Supporting Coal Subsidies” • Trump’s DOE put together a bogus study to justify a proposal to prop up polluting coal-fired power plants and financially failing nuclear plants. Keeping uneconomic power plants open for just two more years could cost $34 billion to offset the operating shortfalls. [The National Memo]
- “Millions of Texas Oil Dollars Flowing into Carbon Fee Fight in Washington State” • Texas oil companies are pouring millions of dollars into Washington state to fight a ballot measure that, if passed, would create the nation’s first carbon fee, raising the cost of gasoline and other fossil fuels and likely hurting demand for petroleum products. [Energy Voice]
- “Carbon Engineering Claims Direct Air Capture of Carbon Costs Less Than $100 Per Ton” • Carbon Engineering, based in Canada, built a demonstration facility for its direct air capture technology. Based on its experience to date, it claims the cost of removing carbon directly from the atmosphere can be as low as $94 a ton. [CleanTechnica]
- “New Mexico Approves Pattern Energy’s 2.2 Gigawatt Corona Wind Projects Plan” • The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission has opened the door for Pattern Energy to begin construction on its Corona Wind Projects. The project will have an estimated 950 wind turbines, which will boast a total capacity of 2,200 MW. [CleanTechnica]
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