- “Vineyard, Salem City Ink Port Partnership” • Vineyard Wind entered into an agreement with the City of Salem and Crowley Maritime Corporation to establish Salem Harbor as the second major offshore wind port in Massachusetts. Vineyard Wind has estimated that over five years, the project would create up to 900 full time equivalent job years. [reNews]
- “New Renewable Energy Policy To Implement Power Projects By 2025” • The Maharashtra government has come up with a new Renewable Energy Policy aiming at implementing 17,360 MW of transmission system-connected power projects by 2025. This includes 12,930 MW of solar projects, 2,500 MW of wind projects, and more. [The Indian Express]
- “GM Blows Past Biden Renewable Energy Goals With 100% By 2025” • In recent years, General Motors Chair and CEO Mary Barra has made the company into a renewable energy influencer. Now, GM has announced a new carbon-cutting initiative that sets a 100% renewable energy goal by 2025. Yes, that’s 2025. Not 2035, or even 2030. It’s 2025 or bust. [CleanTechnica]
- “London’s Largest Private Taxi Company To Go All Electric By 2023” • Addison Lee operates London’s largest private taxi fleet, with more than 4000 cars in service. It says all of them will be electric by the end of 2023 and it will provide over 20,000 rides per day by that time, emissions free. The cost of the changeover will be £160 million ($219 million). [CleanTechnica]
- “Offshore Wind Brings Central Coast Closer To Becoming Renewable Energy Hub” • Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) believes California’s Central Coast can become the clean energy capital of the US, and a recently signed bill brings the region one step closer to developing offshore wind power. [New Times San Luis Obispo]
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