- “Russia Bans Oil Sales To Countries Using Price Cap” • Russia has banned oil sales to countries and companies that comply with a price cap agreed by Western nations earlier this month. The price cap was taken up by the G7 group of nations, Australia and the EU. It prohibits countries from paying more than $60 (€56, £50) per barrel of Russian oil. [BBC]
- “Kiev Calls For Sanctions Against Russian Nuclear Fuel” • Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko called for imposing sanctions against the Russian nuclear industry and avoiding its nuclear fuel, the Ukrainian Energy Ministry said. He stressed “the key role of solidarity of world leaders in countering Russian nuclear terrorism.” [UrduPoint]
- “Japan’s First Commercial Offshore Wind Farm Is Now Live” • Japan’s first offshore wind farm is now running, Electrek reports. It is made up of two parts, with a total of 33 Vestas 4.2 MW wind turbines. The 138.6-MW wind farm is a major milestone for the country’s transition to renewables. Japan is aiming to have 10 GW of offshore windpower by 2030. [Tech Times]
- “New Bill Promises $2500 Tax Credit For Off Road EVs” • Minnesota congressman Dean Phillips (D) has introduced a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Rep Brian K Fitzpatrick (R) of Pennsylvania, to provide a $2500 tax credit for off-road EV purchases. It would provide a 10% federal tax credit on qualifying off-road EVs, capped at $2,500. [CleanTechnica]
- “More Battery Storage Projects Coming To New York From JERA Americas And Zenobē” • Battery storage is growing fast. Both JERA Americas and Zenobē Americas, a leading EV fleet and battery storage specialist in the UK, have identified New York and New England as promising markets for the development of their battery business. [CleanTechnica]
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