- “US Interior Dept. Pokes Sleeping Offshore Wind Giant As Renewables Take Charge” • US offshore wind projects on the East Coast have been moving against opposition. Now it’s time for the Pacific Coast, which is a different kettle of fish. Instead of political opposition, the wind industry faces the easier challenges posed by floating wind turbines. [CleanTechnica]
- “Lower-Cost Tesla Will Outsell All Current Teslas Combined” • During the Q3 2022 Tesla conference call, an institutional investor asked about a low-cost Tesla EV. In response, Elon Musk said it was the “primary focus of our New Vehicle Development team, obviously.” One strategist commented that such a car would outsell all current models. [CleanTechnica]
- “OsloBuss Building New Charging Facility For Electric Buses” • OsloBuss is transitioning away from diesel-powered buses in favor of battery-powered vehicles. It is the first tour bus company in northern Europe to do so. It now has ten of the 50-passenger electric buses manufactured by Yutong in service and will add more in the near future. [CleanTechnica]
- “Nunavik Renewable Energy Firm Eyes Projects In Six Communities” • A Nunavik renewable energy company says it wants to hear from residents in six communities about possible renewables projects. Staff from Tarquti Energy Inc have been exploring the potential for various projects to reduce reliance on diesel in Nunavik. [Nunatsiaq News]
- “GMC Sierra EV Denali – 754 HP, 400-Mile Range” • GMC has unveiled its Sierra EV Denali. In its press release, GMC says its first electric pickup truck will have 754 horsepower and 785 lb-ft of torque in Max Power mode, together with a range of 400 miles on a full battery charge. The Ultium battery pack is a structural part of the chassis. [CleanTechnica]
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