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November 29 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Ellen, World’s Largest Electric Ferry, Has Battery Equivalent To 50 Tesla Model S Batteries” • The 750-ton Ellen is the most powerful 100% electric ferry in the world. She can carry 30 vehicles and 250 passengers. She can charge at up to 4.4 MW, and battery size is 4.3 MWh, which is equivalent to about 50 Tesla Model S batteries. [CleanTechnica]

Ellen, 100% electric ferry (Photo via European Commission)

  • “Utility To Close Coal-Fired Plant” • New Mexico’s largest electric provider says continued operation of a coal-fired power plant using carbon-capture technology wouldn’t be in the best interest of customers. Public Service Co of New Mexico made the declaration in testimony on the San Juan Generating Station’s pending closure. [KUNM]
  • “Boris Johnson Replaced By Ice Sculpture After Dodging Election Debate On Climate Crisis” • Boris Johnson was criticized by party leaders and represented by a dripping ice sculpture after refusing to appear in a televised election debate focusing on climate change. His Conservative Party offered a replacement, but Channel 4 refused that. [CNN]
  • “Indigenous Communities Are At The Forefront Of Climate Resilience” • Indigenous land overlaps with areas that hold 80% of Earth’s biodiversity. Indigenous communities depend intimately on this ecological richness for their economic, social, and cultural well-being. And that makes them powerful actors in the fight against climate change. [Climate Home]
  • “India Pollution Regulator Threatens To Shut Coal-Fired Utilities Around New Delhi” • India’s federal pollution regulator has warned coal-fired power plants around New Delhi that they could be shut down for failing to comply with deadlines to meet emissions standards, according to sources and a letter reviewed by Reuters. [The Japan Times]

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