- “APS Plans To Add Nearly 1 GW Of New Battery Storage And Solar Resources By 2025” • Arizona Public Service, the state’s largest investor-owned utility, announced that it will add 850 MW of battery storage and at least 100 MW of solar generation by 2025. That amounts to nearly 1 GW of new clean energy capacity. [Greentech Media]
- “IEC Report States Science Doesn’t Support Wind Turbine Sound Health Claims” • As the number of wind turbines continues to grow across Iowa, researchers find little scientific evidence to support claims of health problems caused by wind turbines, according to a report from the Iowa Environmental Council. [Renewable Energy Magazine]
- “Maine Gov Mills, Two Environmental Groups Back Controversial $1 Billion Transmission Project” • Maine Gov Janet Mills and two environmental groups are signing on to Central Maine Power’s bid to build the New England Clean Energy Connect, a controversial new transmission line through the state’s western forests. [WBUR]
- “1.5-GW Solar, 500-MWh Battery Project Breaks Ground In Queensland” • A project with 1.5 GW of solar PV and 500 MWh of energy storage broke ground 100 km north of Brisbane, becoming Australia’s largest solar development to enter the construction phase. The project is the first for its developer, Sunshine Energy Australia. [pv magazine Australia]
- “Ford To Procure Michigan Wind Power” • Ford Motor Co. has announced the procurement of 500,000 MWh of locally sourced Michigan wind energy through DTE Energy’s MIGreenPower program. The electricity will be used to power Ford’s Dearborn truck plant, along with several new buildings on Ford campuses in Michigan. [North American Windpower]
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