- “To Integrate Renewables, Energy Storage Is A Cost-Effective Alternative: Study” • Energy storage is a cost-effective alternative to transmission lines for integrating renewable energy, supporing reliability, and modernizing the grid, according to a recent study. Storage would typically have a lighter impact on the land and shorter development time. [Utility Dive]
- “Billionaires Battle Over Sun Cable: David Waterworth” • Disagreements about management of Sun Cable, the world’s biggest renewable energy export project, led to numerous conflicting headlines. I was hoping that after four days, the dust might have settled and the situation might be clearer. I’m not sure, but here’s what I can make of it. [CleanTechnica]
- “The Rich Should Pay Higher Fares To Clean Up Aviation, Says Heathrow Boss” • Rich travelers will have to pay more to fly if the aviation industry is to transition to greener fuels, the boss of one of the world’s biggest airports said. Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said that wealthy individuals and companies should pay extra to fly with sustainable aviation fuel. [CNN]
- “Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Detained By Police In Germany At Coal Mine Protest” • Greta Thunberg was detained by German police at a protest over the expansion of a coal mine in the west German village of Lützerath. She was part of a large group of protesters that broke through a police barrier and encroached on a coal pit. [CNN]
- “‘Big Oil Peddled The Big Lie’: UN Chief Slams Energy Giants” • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned fossil fuel giants for ignoring their own climate science, accusing the oil and gas industry of seeking to expand production despite their knowing “full well” that their business model is incompatible with human survival. [CNBC]
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