- “Developer Eyes World’s Largest Solar+Storage Facility For Texas” • Renewable energy developer Intersect Power floated plans to construct 459 MW of energy storage next to 459 MW of solar power in Borden County, Texas, according to the January generation interconnection status report from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. [Utility Dive]
- “Hawkins’ Renewable Hydrogen Bill Approved By Senate” • Public Utility Districts in the state of Washington could soon have the authority to produce and sell renewably generated hydrogen under a Senate-approved bill introduced by 12th District state Senator Brad Hawkins. The Senate passed the bill on a 47-0 vote. [gasworld]
- “Conservative Group Urges Wisconsin Lawmakers To Embrace Renewable Energy” • As the cost of wind and solar power continues to fall, a new organization is pushing the Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature to embrace renewable energy and begin working on policies to address a rapidly changing marketplace. [Madison.com]
- “China’s Passenger Electric Vehicle Sales Jumped To 91,000 In January, Suggesting 2 Million Total Sales In 2019″ • The China EV sales count for January 2019 shows that 91,175 passenger EVs were sold. When commercial vehicles are added, the number of EVs sold is around 96,000. This comes as total vehicle sales are declining in China. [CleanTechnica]
- “European Projects Amass 96% Of Chinese Renewables Investment, EY Report Claims” • Research shows that China was 2018’s largest outbound investor globally, with Germany, France, and the UK seeing the lion’s share of investment. Of the £26.2 billion ($34.13) invested last year by China, £25.1 billion went to Europe. [Energy Voice]
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