- “Nevada Voters Seal Renewable Energy Goals In Their State Constitution” • As was widely expected, Nevada voters approved Question 6 on the ballot, which amends the state constitution to mandate that the Nevada’s electricity providers shift to at least 50% renewable energy by 2030, according to the New York Times and the Associated Press. [Vox]
- “Central Maine Power Energy Corridor Project Nearly Ready To Begin” • A renewable energy project that will be built by Avangrid, Inc and Central Maine Power Company to bring hydropower from Quebec to Maine and other parts of New England has received one of the last permits it needs before construction can begin. [pressherald.com]
- “European Green Hydrogen Acceleration Center Launched” • EIT InnoEnergy launched an unprecedented effort to support the development of an annual €100 billion green hydrogen economy by 2025. The European Green Hydrogen Acceleration Center could help create half a million direct and indirect jobs across the green hydrogen value chain. [reNEWS]
- “Neoen Wins Bid To Build 300-MW Oz Battery” • Neoen has been awarded a 250-MW grid services contract with the Australian Energy Market Operator enabling it to proceed with the next phase of a planned 300-MW battery in Victoria. The Victorian Big Battery will help to “modernise and stabilise” the grid in Victoria. [reNEWS]
- “NJ Transit Chooses Renewable Energy Over Previously Planned Fossil Fuel Plant” • NJ Transit has put the axe to a long-planned natural gas-fired plant, choosing instead to pursue a renewable energy microgrid that uses clean electricity sources and battery storage. The cancelled natural gas power plant was to cost $546 million. [Hydrogen Fuel News]
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