- “The Six Big Takeaways From Tesla’s Battery Day” • The overall content of the Tesla Battery Day presentation might have been overwhelming for those who do not have a technical background in battery development. Given that, it might be a good idea to “pull the lens back” just a bit and discuss the major takeaways. Here are six. [CleanTechnica]
- “GE Secures 576 MW Of US Orders From Invenergy” • GE Renewable Energy announced 576 MW of orders from Invenergy for 187 of its 2.X onshore wind turbines. The three contracts will power the equivalent of 160,000 American homes across three US states. GE’s 2-MW product platform has a total of more than 15 GW of installed capacity. [reNEWS]
- “World’s Operating Nuclear Fleet At 30 Year Low As New Plants Stall” • Some 408 nuclear reactors were operating in 31 countries in July 2020, a decline of 9 units from mid-2019 and 30 fewer than the 2002 peak of 438, the annual World Nuclear Industry Status Report showed. Of the 52 new plants being built globally, at least 33 are behind schedule. [BW Businessworld]
- “California Governor Wants All New Cars Sold In The State To Be Zero-Emissions By 2035” • California Gov Gavin Newsom made an executive order requiring that all new passenger cars and trucks sold in the state be zero-emission vehicles by 2035. The transportation sector is responsible for more than half of the state’s carbon pollution. [CNN]
- “Maine Company Looks To Tidal Power As Renewable Energy’s Next Generation” • Ocean Renewable Power Company, based in Portland, Maine, is looking to put itself on the map. It signed a memorandum of understanding with the city of Eastport on a five-year plan to develop a $10 million microgrid with primary power from tidal generation. [Energy News Network]
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