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January 3 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “The Wait For Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Aircraft Just Got Shorter” • Batteries and fuel cells have scaled up for semi trucks, locomotives, and construction vehicles along with stationary energy storage. Sending them up on an airplane is a different matter entirely, but recent activity indicates that zero emission aircraft are close at hand. [CleanTechnica]

ZeroAvia airplane (ZeroAvia image)

  • “2022 Another Remarkable Year For Australian Renewables” • Not many years ago, some so-called experts claimed more than 20% renewables would be a disaster for the electricity grid. In 2022, Queensland had the lowest portion of renewable electricity at 22.4%, New South Wales was next lowest at 27.7%, and the other states ranged from 38.2% to 93.1%. [SolarQuotes]
  • “EPA Can Now Regulate Waterways – A Huge Shift After A Decade Of Legal Challenges” • It’s amazing what difference a US federal rule can make. With the stroke of a presidential pen, the US EPA can now regulate and protect hundreds of thousands of small streams, wetlands, and other waterways. Of course, the Supreme Court could change that. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Battery Manufacturing Is Creating Lots And Lots And Lots Of Jobs” • With the demand for EVs on the rise, new Battery Belt factories are reinventing the workplace in many communities of the Rust Belt. Battery manufacturing is creating new economic development opportunities – and no college degree is needed to qualify for employment. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Fossil Fuel Power Fell Up To 68% As Blackouts Hit US South” • Duke Energy Corp and the Tennessee Valley Authority cut power to homes and businesses during the holiday season at a time when an extreme winter storm pounded the South. The outages were due to major generating failures at plants powered by coal and natural gas. [Rigzone]

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