- “Germany Doubles Pace Of Energy Transition” • With a change of government that reflected the country’s move towards greater climate action, Germany doubled its energy transition’s pace. While some use of coal will persist until 2030, and natural gas for another decade, Germany’s new government has set some very ambitious targets for 2030. [CleanTechnica]
- “This Is How We Defeat Putin And Other Petrostate Autocrats” • Along with its military machine, control of oil and gas supplies is Russia’s main weapon. Now is the time to remind ourselves that the costs of solar and windpower have dropped by an order of magnitude in the last decade. We have a way to reduce Putin’s power: Get off oil and gas. [The Guardian]
- “Janus Trucks Converting Freightliner To Electricity – Seeing Lot Of Demand” • Janus announced that the second fully electric registered Class 8 prime mover in Australia has hit the roads. Its exchangeable batteries can be swapped in three minutes, giving it a range of up to 600 km (373 miles). And the JCM350 Janus Conversion Module is 480 HP. [CleanTechnica]
- “US Offshore Wind Auction In NY, NJ Raises A Record $4.37 Billion” • The federal government announced a record $4.37 billion sale of six offshore wind leases off the coasts of New York and New Jersey. The success of the lease auction moves forward the Biden administration’s goal to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. [Verve times]
- “Convalt Energy Proposes A $5 Billion Renewable Energy Project In Northern Maine” • An energy company that operates renewable power projects overseas is trying to expand its US footprint, with a project in Maine. Convalt Energy is proposing a $5 billion energy generation and transmission project based in East Millinocket. [Maine Public]
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