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This Week in Cleantech (11/3/23) — Historic grid investments, offshore wind's rough seas, and how clean are hydrogen hubs?

November 03, 2023 Season 1 Episode 73
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This Week in Cleantech (11/3/23) — Historic grid investments, offshore wind's rough seas, and how clean are hydrogen hubs?
Show Notes

This Week in Cleantech is a new, weekly podcast covering the most impactful stories in cleantech and climate in 15 minutes or less.

This week’s episode features Semafor climate and energy editor Tim McDonnell.

This Week in Cleantech — Nov. 3, 2023

Congratulations to Lauren Glickman, and the Encore Renewable Energy team, for being named the first "Cleantecher of the Week!" Earlier this week, Encore energized the new Solar Research and Training Facility at the University of Vermont alongside Sen. Bernie Sanders. The facility will provide students with hands-on learning opportunities and help build the pipeline of talent the clean energy industry so desperately needs to continue growing. Congrats to Lauren and Encore!

1. Why some of the 'clean' hydrogen hubs in the U.S. plan to use natural gas, a fossil fuel — CNBC
2. US commits $1.3 billion for power lines in West, Northeast — Reuters
3. Ørsted cancels N.J. project in major blow to offshore wind — E&E News
4. Toyota more than doubles investment and job creation at North Carolina battery plant — AP News
5. A referendum on Biden’s climate agenda is coming — Semafor

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