- “GE Renewable Energy Receives Turbine Supply Order For Vineyard Wind Offshore Wind Farm” • GE Renewable Energy announced that it received an order from Vineyard Wind, a joint venture of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid Renewables, for 62 13-MW Haliade-X turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale US offshore wind farm. [Evwind]
- “Climate Crisis Is ‘Single Biggest Health Threat Facing Humanity,’ WHO Says, Calling On World Leaders To Act” • The World Health Organization, in a special report, is calling for governments and policymakers to “act with urgency” on the climate and health crises. The report says climate change is the “single biggest health threat facing humanity.” [CNN]
- “Europe’s Policymakers Lag Behind Truckmakers On CO₂ Emissions” • EU policymakers are lagging behind truckmakers when it comes to CO₂ emissions, a study shows. Improvements in aerodynamics and fuel efficiency, as well as flexibilities in the regulations, mean trucks can already achieve the EU’s 2025 CO₂ reduction target rather easily. [CleanTechnica]
- “Renewable Energy Market To Reach $1,977.6 Billion By 2030: Allied Market Research” • According to the report published by Allied Market Research, the global renewable energy market garnered $881.7 billion in 2020, and is anticipated to reach $1,977.6 billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate of 8.4% from 2021 to 2030. [Benzinga]
- “General Motors Amps Up Its Electric Vehicle Plans: Ultium, Ultra Cruise, And More” • At an Investors Day event, GM said it will double its revenue by 2030, take the EV sales crown away from Tesla, introduce its Ultra Cruise self-driving system, offer an under-$30,000 electric SUV, introduce a new low price electric SUV, and more. [CleanTechnica]
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