How Much Steel Will All Those Wind Turbines & Solar Panels Need, & Can We Make It?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 15:35:13 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a stack of steel ingots in a field of wind turbines and solar panels, digital artSteel will not remotely be a constraint for global transformation of energy over the coming decades. We make vastly more of it per year than annual requirements, and there’s an increasing amount of scrap being created.

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It’s Pretty Easy To Announce an EV in 2023 — Maybe Too Easy

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 15:05:06 +0000

A couple weeks ago, Volkswagen released a new car concept, the “ID.2 all.” The vehicle, which I’m going to sometimes just refer to as the ID.2 so that it’s easier to read in a paragraph, and to avoid confusion with the “all” part, is supposed to come in at under $25,000. That’s great news, but […]

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Petrochemical Industry Flattened By Sustainable Fashion, High Tech Soy Edition

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 14:11:23 +0000

sustainable fashion plant based leather modern meadowNew plant-based alternatives are pushing the envelope on sustainable fashion, and pushing petrochemicals out of the picture.

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Honda’s Working On More US-Based Battery Production

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 13:06:03 +0000

If you remember 2022 (it seems so long ago now), you probably remember the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). If you’re a fan of EVs and you spend much time on social media, you probably saw all of the controversy over the Act’s treatment of battery minerals for EV tax credits. I predicted that the situation […]

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Home Electrification For a Better Home Energy Ecosystem

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 13:00:43 +0000

Home electrification is one of the most powerful tools homeowners have to reduce their carbon footprint and make their home more resilient to climate change. While going solar or installing an EV charger isn’t something people do every day, online electrification marketplaces make this process much easier and more cost effective.

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100% Electric Vehicles Now Equal 16% Of New Car Sales In France

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 12:29:59 +0000

1 in 4 new passenger vehicles in France had a plug in February.

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CATL M3P Battery Production Begins, DOE Predicts 1000 GWh Of North America-Built Batteries By 2030

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2023 16:37:06 +0000

CATL Batteries TeslaBattery news is everywhere this week, from CATL to LGES and more. The IRA is succeeding beyond all expectations at “reshoring” American jobs.

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