- “The Isle Of Eigg: The Community-Owned Island That Powers Itself” • Eigg is one of a collection of islands in the Scottish Inner Hebrides called the Small Isles. It lies 15 miles from the mainland and is reliant on a ferry that runs a few times a week, weather dependent, for supplies and transport. Waste isn’t an option here and sustainability is a necessity. [BBC]
- “Biden-Harris Administration Approves Largest Offshore Wind Project In The Nation” • Located approximately 23.5 nautical miles off Virginia Beach, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project is the largest yet, and would provide about 2,600 MW of clean, reliable offshore wind energy, capable of powering over 900,000 homes. [CleanTechnica]
- “Toyota more than doubles investment and job creation at North Carolina battery plant” • Toyota will invest an additional $8 billion in the hybrid and electric vehicle battery factory it’s constructing in North Carolina, more than doubling its prior investments and expected number of new jobs, the company announced Tuesday. [ABC News]
- “A Sustainable Alternative To Air Conditioning” • One major contributor to global warming is air conditioning. But scientists from McGill University, UCLA, and Princeton found in a study an inexpensive, sustainable alternative to mechanical cooling with refrigerants in hot and arid climates, and a way to mitigate dangerous heat waves during blackouts. [CleanTechnica]
- “Electric Bus Traction In Stockholm And Sicily Is Increasing Exponentially With Bus Expert Solaris Supplying The Stocks” • Solaris, a Polish e-mobility leader in public transport, continues to make waves in the world of sustainable transportation with its latest orders from Sweden’s Nobina Stockholm and Italy’s AMTS Catania earlier this October. [CleanTechnica]
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