- “Ocean Cleanup Sets Its Sights On World’s Most Polluted Rivers” • After a little over a year of successfully dragging tons of plastic waste and pollution out of the world’s oceans, The Ocean Cleanup company has decided to tackle the primary source of ocean pollution: polluted rivers. They use a type of river vessel called an Interceptor. [CleanTechnica]
- “New York Power Authority’s Plan For 70% Renewable Energy By 2030 Approved” • A new strategic plan putting the New York Power Authority on the path to 100% carbon-free electricity by 2035 – five years earlier than the target set out in the US state’s policy goals – has been approved by the state public power organisation’s Board of Trustees. [PV-Tech]
- “Proterra Opens Next-Gen EV Battery Facility in Los Angeles, California” • Proterra recently sold its 1,000th electric bus in the United States. Demand for Proterra’s electric buses is growing strongly, and that has led to a new battery production line inside the company’s electric bus factory in Los Angeles County, California. [CleanTechnica]
- “Unilever, Microsoft, 11 More Companies Join The Climate Pledge” • Thirteen new signatories – Atos, Brooks, Canary Wharf Group, Coca-Cola European Partners, ERM, Groupe SEB France, Harbour Air, ITV, Microsoft, Neste, Rubicon, Unilever, and Vaude – joined The Climate Pledge, committing to net-zero carbon by 2040. [Environment + Energy Leader]
- “Duke Energy Renewables Invests In Bald Eagle Research, Education In Oklahoma” • Duke Energy is a leader in developing national best practices to reduce bird impacts at wind facilities and from power lines. It partnered with Sutton Avian Research Center in Oklahoma to install an eagle nest camera, which now has its video livestreaming. [Duke Energy News Center]
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