- “Twenty-Seven Electric School Buses Headed To Quebec” • Transdev Canada is investing close to C$4.5 million into its fleet of electric school buses, adding 27 that bring bring the total up to 31 at the start of the school year. But that is just a start. Transdev Canada plans to electrify 100% of its Quebec school buses by 2025. [CleanTechnica]
- “Is GM’s ICE Business Worthless? Adam Jonas Seems To Say So” • Morgan Stanley auto analyst Adam Jonas says GM’s EV business is worth $100 billion. Jonas’s price target of $43 per share puts GM’s total value at $60 billion. Doesn’t that mean that GM’s internal combustion engine business is worth less than nothing? [CleanTechnica]
- “Florida Leading Large Solar Power Growth In US Southeast” • The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy has tracked clean energy in the Southeast for years. Its annual Solar in the Southeast report has state comparisons on megawatts of solar installed, policy, and other matters, making clear installed solar capacity per customer for states and utilities. [CleanTechnica]
- “The Debate Over Burning Dead Trees To Create Biomass Energy” • Drought, a warming climate, and infestations of bark beetles have killed 147 million trees in California since 2013. Scientists say these trees are poised to burn with blazes so intense they will leave some places unable to establish new forests. But there is debate about taking them for energy. [WIRED]
- “Floating Solar Industry Coming Together To Develop Recommended Practices” • Floating solar power plants have gone from a tiny niche sector of the solar market in 2012 and 2013 to a pretty popular option in 2020. It seems sensible to develop a set of recommended practices. Hence there is a new global consortium to create just that. [CleanTechnica]
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