- “Goldwind Toasts 100-GW Milestone” • Goldwind has achieved a milestone of exceeding 100 GW of global installed capacity, with successful operation of several wind power projects. The company held an event to mark the 100-GW installed capacity milestone and the launch of two new wind turbine models for areas of uncertain winds. [reNews]
- “Next-Gen EV Batteries From Wood Pulp: Yet Another Reason To Hug A Tree” • Graphite is used to make lithium battery anodes. In the past, it has been made from coal derivatives and petroleum, but now wood-based replacements are being put forward. It looks like eucalyptus trees are about to push fossil fuels out of another market. [CleanTechnica]
- “Mainstream, Hexicon File To Build 2.5-GW Swedish Floater” • Mainstream Renewable Power and Hexicon joint venture Freja Offshore has submitted a planning application for the Mareld floating wind farm. The site could host 2.5 GW of capacity, which corresponds to more than half of electricity consumption of the Västra Götaland region of Sweden. [reNews]
- “Could electric vehicles reshape the grid?” • The Realising Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Services trial in Canberra was to find whether a fleet of EVs could provide grid services as big batteries and virtual power plants do. The trial is complete and the results are promising: Vehicle-to-Grid technology can provide support for the grid. [Australian Renewable Energy Agency]
- “Since The IRA, $150 Billion Of Investment, 46 Factories, And 18,000 Jobs In Renewable Energy” • Over the last eight months, following the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, over $150 billion in domestic utility-scale clean electric power investments have been announced, according to the American Clean Power Association. [pv magazine USA]
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