- “California’s Oak Fire Destroys At Least 42 Structures As It Burns More Than 18,000 Acres” • California’s Oak Fire has burned through over 18,000 acres and destroyed more than 40 structures since it started near Yosemite National Park on Friday. It is now 26% contained, according to an update from Cal Fire, the state fire management agency. [CNN]
- “The EU Has Agreed To Ration Gas, But Some Countries Put Up A Fight” • The EU has agreed to ration its natural gas this winter to prevent a severe supply shock. EU energy ministers agreed to a voluntary target to reduce gas usage by 15% between August and March 2023. But the bloc is offering countries some significant leeway. [CNN]
- “Whyalla’s Hydrogen Plant To Trigger Boom In Renewable Energy Projects” • Renewable-energy projects worth $20 billion will be triggered by Whyalla’s planned hydrogen plant, according to the South Australian government. It said sixty proposals from around the world had been received for ventures linked with the hydrogen plant. [Victor Harbor Times]
- “Manor Renewable to power Dogger Bank construction” • SSE Renewables and Equinor awarded Manor Renewable Energy a contract to provide temporary power for the construction of the 3600-MW Dogger Bank offshore wind project. Dogger Bank will have 277 x GE Haliade-X 13-MW and 14-MW turbines. It will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm. [reNews]
- “MISO Approves 18 Transmission Projects In The US Midwest, Integrating More Renewable Energy” • The board of MISO, the Midwest power grid operator, voted unanimously to approve a tranche of transmission projects representing investments of $10.4 billion. The projects will integrate about 53 GW and create more than 200,000 jobs. [Utility Products]
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