- “Want Electric School Buses? Been Waitlisted? Consider A Repower” • Many school districts are having trouble complying with laws requiring them to electrify because the wait for new electric buses is so long. There are alternatives. Complete Coach Works has converted 65 buses to electric since 2015, logging over 3 million repowered miles. [CleanTechnica]
- “Commercially Operated Wärtsilä Engine Runs On 25% Hydrogen Blend” • Wärtsilä and WEC Energy Group successfully tested a Wärtsilä engine running on 25% hydrogen-blended fuel. The tests were conducted at WEC Energy Group’s 55 MW AJ Mihm power plant in Michigan, and they were completed in October 2022. [Renewable Energy Magazine]
- “Researchers Suggest Prosecuting Fossil Fuel Companies For Climate Homicide” • Two researchers are suggesting that fossil fuel companies could be prosecuted for climate homicide. They have laid out their case in an article that has been accepted for publication in the Harvard Environmental Law Review. The paper is titled “Climate Homicide.” [CleanTechnica]
- “California Govermor Newsom Rolls Back Some Drought Restrictions, Keeps Others, As Recent Storms Ease Dry Spell” • California Gov Gavin Newsom announced the removal of some drought restrictions, while keeping others to bolster water supply for vulnerable communities and develop water resilience after a parade of atmospheric river storms. [CNN]
- “Ford Teases Second Electric Truck, Shows BlueOval City Progress” • Ford’s EV and battery manufacturing campus in West Tennessee is to begin production in 2025. It should produce up to 500,000 electric trucks each year at full capacity. The facility will be home to Ford’s second-generation electric truck, code named Project T3. [CleanTechnica]
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