- “Siemens Gamesa Lands 2.6-GW Dominion Deal With 14-MW Unit” • Siemens Gamesa has secured a second major order for its 14-MW turbine, from the 2640-MW Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project. The exact number of units needed for the project is yet to be confirmed, as it will be based on site-specific conditions. [reNEWS]
- “Michael Moore Film Planet Of The Humans Removed From YouTube” • YouTube has taken down the documentary Planet of the Humans in response to a copyright infringement claim by a British environmental photographer. The movie, produced by Michael Moore, allegedly includes a clip that was used without the permission of its owner. [The Guardian]
- “KIA Says Micro-EV Could Replace Public Transportation” • Cities rely on buses, trams, and subways, but the coronavirus pandemic has caused many to rethink the whole idea of public transportation. KIA is looking at inexpensive, ultra-compact, short range electric cars, as be a viable alternative to public transportation, with the Citroen Ami as a model. [CleanTechnica]
- “Investment In Global Energy To Drop By $400 Billion” • The International Energy Agency expects global Investment in global energy to fall by $400 billion this year, the biggest slump in the industry’s history, as demand collapses in face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The IEA had forecast an investment increase of 2% in 2020. Now it expects a 20% fall. [The Guardian]
- “Big Oil Loses Appeal To Stop Climate Lawsuits From Going To Court In California” • Big Oil has lost two big court battles. A federal court ruling could lead to trials in lawsuits by California cities and counties seeking damages for the impact of climate change. In a similar case brought by Baltimore, a federal court issued a similar decision. [Los Angeles Times]
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