- “Electrify Canada Expands Into Alberta” • Electrify Canada, which is a partner of Electrify America as well as Volkswagen Group Canada, is spreading ultrafast EV charging stations across Canada. Now it has expanded to Alberta. Its first Alberta charging station is in Canmore, but an ultrafast charging station is coming to Calgary soon. [CleanTechnica]
- “Dogger Bank, World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm, Will Use 190 GE Haliade-X Turbines” • Equinor and SSE Renewables announced that they have financing for the first two phases of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm, which will be in the North Sea about 160 km east of Yorkshire. The wind farm will be powered by 190 GE Haliade-X 13 MW turbines. [CleanTechnica]
- “Illegal Coal Trade: CBI Conducts Searches At 45 Locations In Four States” • India’s Central Bureau of Investigation searched 45 locations in four States in connection with the illegal mining and theft of coal from Kunustoria and Majora collieries in West Bengal. The CBI move is said to be a part of the crackdown on the coal mafia in the eastern region. [The Hindu]
- “India Sets 450-GW Capacity Renewable Energy Target For 2030” • The Union Minister of New & Renewable Energy and Power, RK Singh, speaking at a country session of Maldives, said India’s renewable energy target is now 450 GW of capacity by 2030. He emphasized that renewable energy is a must not only for India, but for the world. [ET Now]
- “US DOE Grants $3.6 Million To Portland Firm To Develop Renewable Tidal Power System” • Ocean Renewable Power Company of Portland has received $3,676,997 in funding from the DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. ORPC will use this funding to propose a novel energy system for tidal and riverine currents. [PenBayPilot.com]
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