- “They Went Hunting For Fossil Fuels. What They Found Could Help Save The World” • When two scientists went looking for fossil fuels beneath the ground in France, they did not expect to discover something which could help tackle the climate crisis. It was hydrogen. Now that they know to look for it, they might find more. But how much can they find? [CNN]
- “First Autonomous, Electric Aircraft On Earth To Get Approval For Commercial Flights” • An EHang eVTOL aircraft, the EH216-S, has just been approved for commercial flights by the Civil Aviation Administration of China. This is the first such approval anywhere in the world. And the EH216-S is not only electric – it’s also autonomous. [CleanTechnica]
- “Rooftop PV Take A Bite Out Of The Australian Grid’s Lunch As Minimum Demand Records Tumble Again” • According to data provider GPE NEMLog, rooftop solar PVs hit a new peak of 48.6% of total generation at 1:50 PM, breaking the record of 48.4% it had set at the start of the month. This took a big bite out of the business of Australia’s main grid. [Renew Economy]
- “Many Conservative US Politicians Push For Anti-Clean Energy Legislation” • Conservative politicians across the US are sharpening their attacks on EVs as well as making anti-clean energy a clarrion call for philosophic unity. The GOP wants to repeal EV incentives, forgetting that many Republicans are reaping the economic benefits of EVs. [CleanTechnica]
- “Phoenix Uber Riders Can Now Order A Waymo Robotaxi” • Uber and Waymo formed a partnership in the Phoenix metro area. A few days ago, Uber customers were able to get matched with a fully autonomous, all-electric Waymo ride for the first time in the 225+ square miles of Metro Phoenix where Waymo has been operating. [CleanTechnica]
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