- “Sol Systems And Google Team Up To Bring Clean Energy To Low Income Communities” • Low income communities are likely to have drafty windows, insufficient insulation, out of date heating and cooling systems, and doors that don’t close tightly. Sol Systems and Google intend to address some of those issues and bring clean energy, too. [CleanTechnica]
- “Ukraine War: Why Russia’s Infrastructure Strikes Strategy Isn’t Working” • A coordinated wave of Russian attacks on Ukraine’s power infrastructure was the first in almost a month. Western officials believe missiles and other precision-guided weaponry Russia needs to carry out such attacks with any measure of effectiveness is in short supply. [BBC]
- “TikTokers Target Controversial Willow Oil Project” • US government officials are soon to decide on the huge Willow oil project. Environmental groups and some Native residents oppose it because of potential climate impacts and wildlife damage. Opposition has grown rapidly of late as campaign to stop it has gone viral on TikTok. [BBC]
- “Once Powered Primarily By Coal, Alberta Now Gets More Electricity From Renewables” • Less than a decade ago, Alberta relied on coal for the majority of its electricity needs. Today, the province gets more power from wind, solar and hydro, according to the latest data from the Alberta Electric System Operator. Coal has been replaced largely by natural gas. [CBC]
- “How The US Power Grid Is A Target For Far-Right Groups” • Far-right groups are increasingly talking about attacking the US power grid to cause chaos and advance their cause, terrorism experts say. The warnings come after the founder of a neo-Nazi group and a woman he met in prison were charged with plotting to attack power installations. [BBC]
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