- “8minute Solar Nabs Its First Supply Deal With California Community-Choice Aggregators” • Developer 8minute Solar Energy said it had signed power-purchase agreements with two Northern California community-choice aggregators for a 250-MW solar project located in the state, including 150-MWh of energy storage. [Greentech Media]
- “Goldman Sachs Sees $16 Trillion Investment In Renewables By 2030” • Goldman Sachs analysts issued a research note for investors saying investments in renewable energy are set to overtake those in oil and gas for the first time next year. They think the clean energy field will be a $16 trillion opportunity for investment between now and 2030. [CleanTechnica]
- “Farmed Shellfish Is Not Immune To Climate Change” • Some farmed seafood products, especially shellfish, do not tax the environment and can help feed a growing population without taking a heavy environmental toll. According to a study, climate change and ocean acidification could disrupt global shellfish aquaculture in just a few decades. [Hakai Magazine]
- “Xcel Proposes $3 Billion In Renewable Projects To Bolster Economy Dogged By Pandemic” • Xcel Energy would accelerate nearly $3 billion in spending, particularly on large renewable-energy projects, in response to calls from state utility regulators to jolt Minnesota’s economy from its coronavirus-induced lethargy. [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
- “World’s Biggest Liquid Air Battery Starts Construction In UK” • Construction is beginning on the largest liquid air battery. It will store renewable electricity and reduce carbon emissions from fossil-fuel power plants. The project near Manchester, UK, will use spare green energy to compress air into a liquid and store it to power a turbine as needed. [The Guardian]
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