- “Water Woes, Hot Summers, And Labor Costs Are Haunting Pumpkin Farmers In The West” • Pumpkins can survive hot, dry weather to some extent, but the heat of this summer, which broke records and went well over 100°F (38°C), was just too much, said Mark Carroll, the Texas A&M extension agent for Floyd County, Texas. [ABC News]
- “China’s Installed Capacity Of Renewable Energy Surges” • China’s installations of renewable energy hit 172 million kW (172 GW) in the first nine months of the year, a 93% increase from to the same period last year, according to the National Energy Administration. This surge reflects the country’s commitment to promoting green development. [Xinhua]
- “Want A New EV Dirt Cheap? Get Ready To Act Fast In Two Months!” • It looks like a perfect storm of EV affordability is going to arrive in about two months (January 2024). If the vehicle described here, the Chevy Bolt, at the prices they’ll be available, for works well for your needs, it’s a deal that you’ll have a narrow window to jump on. [CleanTechnica]
- “HD Hyundai Electric Inks 3-GW Korean MOU” • HD Hyundai Electric signed a memorandum of understanding with Pacifico Energy Korea, CS Wind, Korea Ocean Engineering & Consultants Co and Daebul Shipbuilding at HD Hyundai Global R&D Center to jointly develop an offshore windpower project of over 3 GW in Jeollanam-do province, South Korea. [reNews]
- “Activists Gather Near Bow’s Coal Plant, Calling For Its Owners To Transition To Clean Energy” • On Sunday, climate change activists gathered near New England’s last running coal power plant in Bow, New Hampshire, to call for its owners to stop burning fossil fuels and transform the plant into a renewable energy facility. [NHPR]
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