- “Harrisville Files Complaint Against Eversource Over Community Power” • Harrisville, New Hampshire, is starting a community power program. The town has filed a complaint at the Public Utilities Commission against Eversource, saying the utility company has violated disclosure requirements in the state’s community power law. [NHPR]
- “Wind And Solar Power Now The Clear Champions On Cost” • There is some question about whether the ambitious goals of the Biden administration to promote EV adoption will succeed, but there is no question that renewable energy – wind and solar – is taking over from thermal generation when it comes to making electricity. [CleanTechnica]
- “G7 Ministers Falsely Claim They Have Ended Fossil Fuel Finance, Leave Door Open To Gas Investments” • G7 Climate, Energy and Environment Ministers issued a communique ahead of next month’s G7 Leaders Summit that leaves the door open for investments in new capacity and technologies despite IEA climate analysis. [Oil Change International]
- “New Hampshire Sits Out On $3.6 Billion Northeast Clean Hydrogen Hub Proposal” • Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and over 100 partners are competing for a share of $8 billion in federal funding for six to ten clean US hydrogen hubs. New Hampshire is not interested. [The Keene Sentinel]
- “Catastrophic Flash Droughts Brought By Climate Change Are Catching Farmers Off Guard” • A study published in the journal Science says climate change is speeding up and intensifying droughts, particularly a fast-developing type driven by heat that catches farmers off guard. The crop-killing events are called “flash droughts” by experts. [Nature World News]
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