- “Portugal Powered Solely By Renewables Last Weekend” • Portugal relied solely on renewable energy last weekend, largely wind and hydroelectric power, to meet electricity demand. It generated 172.5 GWh of renewable electricity and useed 131.1 GWh between Friday night and Monday morning, exporting excess power to Spain. [PV Magazine]
- “Researchers Argue That Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Is Not Enough To Combat Climate Change” • A paper in Oxford Open Climate Change says that strategies humanity must pursue to reduce climate change will have to include more than reducing greenhouse gases. This comes from an analysis of climate data led by researcher James Hansen. [Phys.org]
- “China’s Coal Boom Includes 775 GW Of Shelved, Canceled, Or Closed Plants” • China has permitted more coal plants in recent years than the rest of the world combined, reports say. But the narratives don’t mention the operating coal plants that were shut down and plants that were not built have a combined capacity of 775 GW. [CleanTechnica]
- “Singapore Seen As Hub For Renewable Energy” • Singapore can be a hub for renewable energy as the city-state can leverage its status as one of the world’s biggest commodity trading centers and bunkering ports, analysts said. Its Energy Market Authority has given tentative approval for plans to import 1.2 GW of wind power from Vietnam. [China Daily]
- “VinFast May Bring The Ultra Cheap VF 3 To America” • Last June, VinFast introduced the VF 3, a boxy two-door electric vehicle designed to appeal to customers in its home market of Vietnam. Now, there are suggestions that VinFast might produce cars in a North Carolina factory, and the VF 3 could be priced in the sub-$20,000 range. [CleanTechnica]
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