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August 26 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Amazon Strikes Green Hydrogen Deal With Fuel Cell Maker Plug Power” • According to Amazon, Plug Power will supply 10,950 tons of green hydrogen per year for its transportation and building operations starting in 2025. Amazon expects Plug Power to provide enough green hydrogen to power 30,000 forklifts or 800 long-haul trucks. [CNBC]

Plug Power hydrogen delivery truck (Plug Power image)

  • “Sterling: The Inflation Reduction Act Just Shattered The Ceiling For Clean Energy In Vermont” • Incredibly and finally, the Inflation Reduction Act has begun the shift to a clean energy America. What does this mean for Vermonters? A lot. For starters, if you are looking to go solar, you will now get 30% off through a tax credit. [Vermont Business Magazine]
  • “World Narrowly Avoided Radiation Accident At Zaporizhzhia, Zelensky Said” • Europe faced the prospect of a radiation disaster when a Russian-occupied nuclear plant was disconnected from Ukraine’s power grid, President Volodomyr Zelensky has said. Fires had earlier damaged overhead power lines, so the plant had to run on backup power. [BBC]
  • “Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Europe Will Be The Norm By 2035, Analysis Shows” • The record-breaking heat wave that hit Europe this year will become the “average” summer by 2035, even if all countries reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by as much as they have pledged to, according to an analysis by the UK’s Met Office Hadley Centre. [CNN]
  • “California Votes To Ban New Gas Car Sales By 2035” • The California Air Resourcess Board voted to approve stringent rules that would ban the sale of new gasoline cars by 2035 and phase the cars out with interim targets. The measure is historic for the US. It has major implications for the US car market, given the size of California’s economy. [CNN]
  • “Rhode Island Announces Its First Electric Bus Fleet” • The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority received the first of 14 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ 40-foot battery-electric buses. The rest of the order is to be delivered in coming months. The effort advances the state’s climate goals, including reaching zero net emissions by 2050. [CleanTechnica]

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