- “Public Transit Is In Crisis, But Essential To Our Recovery” • The pandemic continues to rattle every aspect of our lives, and millions of people are still traveling less for work and other trips. Since most transit agencies in the US rely on farebox revenues, this use gap caused an unprecedented budget shortfall for transit agencies nationwide. [CleanTechnica]
- “SA Envisions Becoming Clean Energy Exporter At 500% Renewables In New Climate Plan” • Already a renewables leader, the South Australian government supplemented its vision and investments by announcing 68 new actions and almost A$200 million in new funding as part of its Climate Change Action Plan 2021–2025. [pv magazine Australia]
- “India Starts Construction Of World’s Largest Renewable Energy Park” •India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially launched construction of a megapark that will produce 30 GW of renewable energy and will be the world’s largest renewable energy facility. The Hybrid Renewable Energy Park is in the district of Kutch in Gujarat.[OilPrice.com]
- “Superconductor Connection To Speed Up Offshore Roll Out” • SuperNode and Irish research institute MaREI are collaborating to facilitate offshore renewable development globally that is up to ten times faster. The SuperNode concept focuses on providing a single superconductor connection to offshore renewable energy sources. [reNEWS]
- “Exxon is in crisis – Angry shareholders are rebelling” • The first credible challenge from shareholders in a long time is coming up at ExxonMobil. Frustrated investors are seeking to overthrow its board of directors. They call for Exxon to rein in its massive spending ambitions, revamp executive pay, and explore a push into clean energy. [CNN]
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