- “EU Renewables Generation Hits New High In Q3” • Power generation from renewable sources hit a new high in the third quarter of 2023, according to a report from energy data analyst EnAppSys. Renewable power generation in the quarter increased by 12% compared to Q3 2022, the highest growth rate for any third quarter so far. [reNews]
- “China’s Oil & Gas Giant Sinopec Says Peak Oil Demand Has Already Happened In China” • State-owned Sinopec, the world’s largest oil refining, gas, and petrochemical conglomerate, just announced that 2023 marks peak gasoline demand in China. Sinopec is close to being the entire Chinese oil and gas industry, so it would know. [CleanTechnica]
- “Only One Industry Can’t Survive Without Fossil Fuels” • Responding to questions from a commodity and energy trader, the author examines various industries that are though of as hard to decarbonize. He evaluates fertilizers, steel, and industrial heat. His conclusion is that there is only one industry that cannont be decarbonized, and that is fossil fuels. [CleanTechnica]
- “Stellantis To Build Second EV Battery Factory In Kokomo, Indiana” • Jeep maker Stellantis says it will build a second EV battery factory in Kokomo, Indiana, that will create 1,400 new jobs. The $3.2 billion plant, a joint venture with Samsung, is to start production in 2027. Construction on the companies’ first JV factory in Kokomo is under way. [ABC News]
- “The State Of Electric School Bus Adoption In The US” • In the US, electric school bus adoption continues to expand. As of June 2023, there are 2,277 electric school buses that are operating, delivered, or on order. There are 5,982 committed electric school buses in total, an increase of over 3,200 buses since the June 2022 release of WRI’s dataset. [CleanTechnica]
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