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March 15 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Flying Electric Boat To Haul Commuters At Site Of Epic Environmental Protest” • The Swedish electric boat company Candela is in production of its 30-passenger P-12 hydrofoil ferry. The zero emission watercraft levitates above the water while in motion. Energy efficiency for fossil-free travel is the main benefit of hydrofoil technology. [CleanTechnica]

Candela P-12 electric boat (Courtesy of Meridian Energy)

  • “NYPA Seeks Partners For Renewable Energy Projects To Advance New York’s Climate Goals” • The New York Power Authority launched a Request for Qualifications to identify and pre-qualify companies and investors for crenewable energy and storage system projects, aligning with New York State’s ambitious climate action objectives. [SolarQuarter]
  • “Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel Goes To Washington” • Vermont’s Waste Policy Committee is discussing legislation and policy proposals in Washington, DC. Lissa Weinmann, the Committee Chair, said the meeting was intended to discuss nuclear energy bills and policy proposals with the state’s Congressional delegates. [WAMC]
  • “Bengaluru: Water Crisis Shakes India’s Silicon Valley” • The fifteen million people of Bengaluru don’t have enough water. People living in apartment buildings and gated communities say they are being forced to change their routines, especially when temperatures are unusually high. Bengaluru was once known as a cool city with lush gardens. [BBC]
  • “New York City Gets 500-kW Charging Stations” • Gravity Mobility opened up some 500-kW chargers to other companies in New York City. Reuters called them the “fastest EV charger in US.” Though they might not technically be the fastest ever (they may only tie for first place), it’s a big move, and it signals that the kilowatt wars might continue. [CleanTechnica]
  • “US Delivers $2 Billion Boost For Rural Renewables” • US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack addressed fears over farmland being lost to solar and wind farms, as he announced $2.2 billion in loan support for rural electric cooperatives. He said, “We’re obviously encouraging use of non-prime farmland for purposes of renewable energy.” [The Energy Mix]

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