- “Solar Power + Bees = Extra Benefit For Massachusetts” • The solar power company Navisun has just added a couple of solar projects to a special new “pollinator-friendly” solar initiative it has launched in Massachusetts. Furthermore, the projects qualified as pollinator-friendly facilities in the Massachusetts SMART Program. [CleanTechnica]
- “New York Advisory Panel Recommendations To Include Gas-Fired Plant Moratorium” • New York state’s Power Generation Advisory Panel will recommend to the state’s Climate Action Council a moratorium on construction of plants powered by fossil fuels, the panel’s chair said. The moratorium would include new and repowered gas facilities. [S&P Global]
- “Green Hydrogen Project Warns Natural Gas Stakeholders: Get Out!” • The US utility Puget Sound Energy just pulled a double whammy by closing a deal on a new green hydrogen project that provides for energy storage and fuel production, while pushing natural gas out of the power generation market, too. It could be a trendsetting development. [CleanTechnica]
- “Half Of States Now Have At Least 1,000 Non-Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Units” • As of March 2021,25 states have at least 1,000 non-residential EV charging units (public and private). California has the greatest number of non-residential EV chargers by far, with nearly 37,000 units. New York, Florida, and Texas had well over 4,000 each. [CleanTechnica]
- “Interior Department Approves $550 Million Solar Energy Project In California Desert” • The Bureau of Land Management has given final approval to a new solar energy project on public lands in California. The Crimson Solar Project, at an investment of roughly $550 million, will have 350 MW of solar and 350 MW of batteries. [CleanTechnica]
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