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December 7 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Amid Shortage, Canada Taps Into Emergency Maple Syrup Reserves” • The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers – the so-called OPEC of maple syrup – has released about 22 million kg from its emergency larder, nearly half the total in reserve. Demand for maple syrup is high, but a shorter and warmer season caused the supply to drop by nearly a quarter. [BBC]

Sugar house (Mike Petrucci, Unsplash)

  • “Siemens Gamesa Partners On Offshore Wind-To-Hydrogen” • Siemens Gamesa signed a memorandum of understanding with Strohm to collaboratively develop offshore wind-to-hydrogen infrastructure. They will focus on a decentralized concept, with each turbine generating green hydrogen and sending it to shore through a submarine pipe. [reNews]
  • “Con Edison Plans 2.4-GW Offshore Link To New Jersey” • Con Edison Transmission is proposing a grid network link to deliver electricity from offshore wind farms to New Jersey. The plans for the Clean Link New Jersey project would look to connect 2.4 GW of future offshore wind capacity to the grid’s high-voltage onshore network. [reNews]
  • “Electrify America Adds 30 MWh Of Battery Storage To 140 EV Charging Sites” • Electrify America has been installing large behind-the-meter storage batteries from Tesla to 140 of its fast charging facilities, 90 of them in California. To date, the total installed battery capacity is 30 MWh and growing. It is the largest such system in North America. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Shell Pulls Out Of Cambo Oil Field Project” • Things can change in a heartbeat in the oil business, it seems. The Guardian reports that Shell announced it won’t pursue the Cambo project after all. Its CEO said last week that it needed to develop such projects, but now it says the business case for the development is too weak to go ahead. [CleanTechnica]

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