- “US Renewable Pipeline Poised To Add 172.5 GW Through 2024” • An analysis by S&P Global Market Intelligence shows a pipeline of 172.5 GW of wind and solar projects through 2024. Of that, 75.7 GW are wind projects while 96.8 GW are solar, the data shows. Wind and solar projects totaling 30.7 GW of capacity are currently under construction. [S&P Global]
- “Renewable Energy Grows In Oil-Rich Texas” • Though images associated with Texas include cowboys and tumbleweeds, none more strongly identifies the Lone Star State than the oil derrick and the pump jack bobbing on the plains. But the 21st century is making some new icons for Texas; the solar farm and wind turbine. [Spectrum News]
- “2020 Was Meant To Be The Year Of Climate Action. Instead, It Crowned A Wasted Decade” • 2020 was supposed to be the watershed moment for action on climate change, the year the world woke up to the challenge and started taking it seriously. Instead, it has symbolically topped a decade of wasted climate promises, with CO₂ levels still increasing. [CNN]
- “91% Of EV Drivers In The UK Would Never Go Back To An ICE Vehicle” • In November, ZapMap, a UK website with a focus on electric mobility, asked 2,000 owners of full electric and plug-in hybrid cars whether they would consider going back to driving a car powered solely by a combustion engine. 91% said no, about 8% said they weren’t sure. [CleanTechnica]
- “Adani Bids For Entire 6.4-GW Solar Tender” • The Adani Group bid for the entire 6.4 GW of capacity aimed to power the farms of Andhra Pradesh as part of India’s largest solar tender, according to two sources. The tender comes against the backdrop of India’s solar tariffs falling to a record low of ₹1.99 per unit (2.7¢/kWh) at auction. [Livemint]
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