- “Ørsted Team Eyes First Green Hydrogen Ferry” • Ørsted is part of partnership including shipping company DFDS that has applied for EU support for development of a ferry powered by green hydrogen created by offshore wind. The ferry would cover DFDS’ Oslo-Frederikshavn-Copenhagen route initially. It would be powered by a 23-MW fuel cell system. [reNEWS]
- “Audi Formula E Drivetrain Is 95% Efficient” • Formula E racing puts a premium on efficiency. Ahead of the start of the Formula E season in Santiago next January, Audi announced that its new MGU05 motor/transmission package, developed by Audi Sport and Schaeffler, converts 95% of the energy stored in the battery into forward motion. [CleanTechnica]
- “Tesla Is Sixth Most Valuable Company In The US On Stock Market” • Tesla, with its focus on sustainability and renewables, is the 6th most valuable American company on US stock markets. Tesla overtook Berkshire Hathaway, as its market cap reached $555.24 billion. It only trails Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet, and Facebook. [CleanTechnica]
- “Sony ‘Could Shift Factories Out Of Japan’ Over Renewable Energy Drought” • Sony warned Japan’s government it could move manufacturing abroad over difficulties sourcing renewable energy for its operations. Chief executives from Sony and other major Japanese companies have demanded reforms to make renewable power procurement easier. [Recharge]
- “India Aims For 220 GW Of Renewables By 2022” • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country aims to increase its renewables capacity to 220 GW by 2022, up from a previous goal of 175 GW. Modi said in a speech at that India currently has 136 GW of clean power installed, representing about 36% of the country’s total generation. [reNEWS]
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