- “We Finally Know Why Icy Plumes Flare Ahead Of Deadly Supercell Storms” • Just before a severe thunderstorm produces a tornado, high winds, or hailstones, a plume of ice and water billows up above the top of the storm. Scientists now think they know why. Their research has implications for warning systems and for climate change. [ScienceAlert]
- “UK Legislation Will Require All New Homes To Have EV Chargepoints” • If pending UK legislation becomes law, all new homes built will include EV charging. New non-residential buildings will need to provide charging infrastructure per every five parking spaces. And other existing non-residential buildings are to have charge points. [CleanTechnica]
- “Energy Secretary Visits NH Solar Project; Touts Infrastructure Bill” • Energy Secretary Granholm came to New Hampshire to talk about renewable energy and the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed in August. A recent DOE report found that solar energy could power 40% of the country’s electric energy by 2035. [New Hampshire Public Radio]
- “Mining And Steel Company ArcelorMittal Plans $9 Billion Renewable Energy Investment In India” • ArcelorMittal, a huge mining and steel making company, announced plans to develop renewable energy assets in India. A $2.6 billion, 4.5-GW solar park in Rajasthan was proposed, reports say, and it may invest $6.8 billion in Gujarat. [CleanTechnica]
- “How A Revolutionary North Sea Green Energy Boom Will Trigger A Goldrush And Transform Scotland’s Debate On Independence” • Marco Alverà, CEO of Snam, a $15.4 billion gas infrastructure company, is working to make Snam transition from gas to green hydrogen. There are implications for Scottish independence. [The Herald]
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