- “GM’s Electric Vehicle Strategy Takes Shape, And It’s All About That Fleet” • Getting one person to buy your new EV is good, but it’s even better when that one person is a fleet manager who can put 12,600 into one order. That seems to be the business model General Motors had in mind for its new BrightDrop electric delivery van venture. [CleanTechnica]
- “Warning to Energy Investors: Coal Is Dead and Oil Is Next” • Over the past two decades, coal has been shoved aside for natural gas and renewable energy plants that are more cost-effective and less polluting. Transportation markets are likely to be the next in line to be transformed, with electric vehicles offered by nearly every manufacturer in the industry. [Motley Fool]
- “Equinor: Floating Wind Turbines Buoy Hopes Of Expanding Renewable Energy” • Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm, was installed in 2017. It is operated by Norwegian oil giant Equinor ASA, which sees a future for floating wind turbines where the ocean is too deep for ordinary masts, such as Japan and the US West Coast. [marketscreener.com]
- “This Energy Company Is Leading The Charge To Capture A Multitrillion-Dollar Opportunity” • NextEra Energy has invested billions of dollars in building a world-leading renewable energy-generating portfolio, based on which has paid big dividends for its investors. However, the company believes that its best days are still ahead. [Motley Fool]
- “NASA Appoints Climate Advisor To Prioritize Earth Science In Biden Administration” • The climate crisis is one of President Joe Biden’s top priorities, so NASA created a climate adviser position. Gavin Schmidt, as senior climate advisor, will report directly to NASA’s administrator and work with a range of departments in NASA that touch on climate. [Space.com]
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