- “BlueOval City: Ford’s Making Its Biggest Factory Complex Ever To Support EV Production” • Ford announced breaking ground for BlueOval City, representing a $5.6 billion investment on an EV-making mega-campus of nearly six square miles in western Tennessee. Ford’s goal is to build 2 million EVs per year by 2026, worldwide. [CleanTechnica]
- “Aluminum-Sulfur Battery Could Drastically Change Mining For Renewable Materials” • One of the most crucial aspects of sustainable living is the responsible mining of renewable resources. Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists have developed an aluminum-sulfur battery that could change mining practices forever. [Renewable Energy Magazine]
- “Citroën Announces New Partnership With Ubitricity” • The Citroën AMI is part of a new exiting range of very small urban electric vehicles. The AMI has a 5.5 kWh battery, a 6 kW motor, a top speed of 45 km/h (28 mph). It has a range of 46 miles. One really noteworthy thing about this little EV is that you can get one for only £7,695 ($8,356)! [CleanTechnica]
- “Nova Scotia Power Expects Lengthy Outages From Hurricane Fiona” • Hundreds of thousands of Nova Scotians lost power on Friday night amid high winds and rain as Hurricane Fiona arrived. Officials warned that the lights, for some, might stay out for a long time, because repair crews cannot work on the lines until the winds subside. [CBC]
- “Here’s What’s In Joe Manchin’s Energy Permitting Reform Plan” • West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin has a proposal to streamline the federal permitting process for energy projects and fast-track a pipeline that would impact his home state. Senator Schumer had agreed to pass Manchin’s plan to win his support for the $750 billion Inflation Reduction Act. [CNN]
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