- “How The Scottish Highlands Are Becoming A Renewable Energy Powerhouse” • Scotland’s Highlands and Islands have long been known for its sparse population and less favored farm land. However, with renewable energy, the region has undergone a shift in fortunes, to become a thriving hub of innovation and opportunity. [Microgrid Media]
- “The Extreme Summer Weather That Scorched And Soaked The World” • Heat. Wildfires. Torrential rain. Typhoons and hurricanes. Much of the northern hemisphere was battered by extreme weather this summer. In the past few weeks, significant meteorological records have been broken in quick succession. Here is a look at some of what happened. [BBC]
- “SK Secures Land For $15 Billion Canadian Green Hydrogen Project” • The renewable energy unit of South Korea’s SK Inc secured a site to develop a $15 billion green hydrogen project in Canada. SK ecoplant Co received approval to use 1,078 km² (670 mi²) of Canada’s state-owned property for a wind farm to power the project. [Financial Post]
- “Powered By Wind, This $10 Billion Transmission Line Will Carry More Energy Than The Hoover Dam” • As CEO of Pattern Energy, Hunter Armistead said breaking ground on the SunZia transmission line marks a major milestone. The US needs to bolster its already swamped power grids as demand increases and weather events get more extreme. [KJZZ]
- “Scholz Says The Nuclear Energy Issue Is ‘A Dead Horse’ For Germany” • “Nuclear energy is over,” German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said. “The issue of nuclear energy in Germany is a dead horse. Anyone who wanted to build new nuclear power plants would need fifteen years and would have to spend €15 to €20 billion ($16.2 to $ 21.6 billion) each.” [DW]
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