- “The World May Be Careening Toward A 1970s-Style Energy Crisis – Or Worse” • The world is grappling with energy price spikes on everything from gasoline and natural gas to coal. Some experts fear this may just be the beginning of a situation that may rival or even exceed the oil crises of the 1970s and early 1980s, but this time it is not just oil. [CNN]
- “Chris Ramsey Will Drive A Nissan EV On An Epic Adventure From The North Pole To The South Pole” • British adventurer Chris Ramsey will be the first person to drive an EV from the North Pole to the South Pole, a press release says. The expedition is to raise awareness of the climate crisis and also to address misinformation about EVs. [CleanTechnica]
- “Buick Resurrects Electra Brand For Future Electric Cars” • If ever there was a brand name from the past that cried out to be part of the electric car future, it is the Buick Electra, a name that replaced others in the Buick lineup from 1959. Now Buick says it will sell only electric cars from 2030 onward and they will all carry the Electra badge. [CleanTechnica]
- “Solar, Storage Win Big In $2.7 Billion New York Tender” • New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced awards for 22 large solar and energy storage projects. The projects are expected to deliver enough energy to power over 620,000 New York homes for at least 20 years. And they will spur over $2.7 billion in private investment in the state. [reNews]
- “US Department Of Energy Launches Partnership To Speed Interconnection” • The US DOE is building the Interconnection Innovation e-Xchange (i2X) to develop systems for faster, simpler, and more fair interconnection of large solar, wind, and storage projects, through “better data, roadmap development, and technical assistance.” [pv magazine USA]
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