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May 18 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Tesla Model Y To Be Best Selling Car In World In 2023?” • 2023 is not half over, but the Model Y is likely to win the annual sales title. According to Tesla, it was the best-selling passenger vehicle on Earth in the first quarter of the year. With production and sales expected to grow throughout the year, it’ll be tough for any other car to catch the Y. [CleanTechnica]

Tesla Model Y (Charlie Deets, Unsplash)

  • “National Grid Profits Jump To £4.6 Billion Amid Green Energy Delays” • National Grid reported a jump in annual profits to almost £4.6 billion at the same time concerns grow that it is not connecting renewable energy projects fast enough to meet the UK’s climate targets. Profits from its electricity distribution business climbed by 39%, year over year. [The Guardian]
  • “Loophole: How Ineligible Electric Cars Can Still Qualify For $7,500 Tax Credit” • Recent changes to federal regulations deemed certain electric vehicles no longer eligible for the full $7,500 tax credit. However, a loophole has been spotted that restores eligibility to nearly any EV, whether from Tesla or other automakers. [CleanTechnica]
  • “First US Congestion Pricing Plan Gets Closer To Reality In New York City” • New York City traffic is bad. At peak hours of the day, traffic is at a virtual standstill in many areas, and air quality and traffic noise can be terrible. New York City could soon be the first city in the US to implement its own traffic tolling system to address the problem. [CleanTechnica]
  • “‘Sounding The Alarm’: World On Track To Breach A Critical Warming Threshold In The Next Five Years” • The world is now likely to breach a key climate threshold for the first time in the next five years due to a combination of greenhouse gas pollution and a looming El Niño, according to the annual climate update of the World Meteorological Organization. [CNN]

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