The Electric Car Cost Tipping Point

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 18:48:36 +0000

One of the most interesting and most challenging things in my career in cleantech media in the past decade has been communicating technology transitions. It is simply so difficult for us humans to deeply comprehend (or “digest”) the arc of the trends as they are occurring. Even a rapid market transition seems like it is going very slowly (“taking forever”) until it happens all of a sudden

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Tesla Model 3 Crushes Original Tesla Roadster — Like A $70,000–100,000 Car With Cost Of Toyota Camry Or Honda Accord

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 07:32:39 +0000

As you may have seen by now, 7 year Tesla insider David Havasi and I have been getting together in recent months to talk about the deep history of Tesla from an insider (David) and outsider (me) perspective in a podcast and video chat series called Tesla Inside Out. The thing that triggered this chat was recent data from BloombergNEF showing that battery energy density has nearly tripled in the past decade

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Tesla Model 3 Crushes Original Tesla Roadster — Like $70,000–100,000 Car With Cost Of Toyota Camry Or Honda Accord

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 07:32:39 +0000

As you may have seen by now, 7 year Tesla insider David Havasi and I have been getting together in recent months to talk about the deep history of Tesla from an insider (David) and outsider (me) perspective in a podcast and video chat series called Tesla Inside Out. The thing that triggered this chat was recent data from BloombergNEF showing that battery energy density has nearly tripled in the past decade

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BloombergNEF: Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Densities Have Almost Tripled Since 2010

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:35:12 +0000

BloombergNEF’s Colin McKerracher took to the stage at the BNEF Summit in San Francisco last week where he made a case for electric vehicles reaching the “end of the beginning.” The case for electric vehicles moving into the mainstream or out of the early adopter stage of growth has been fueled by the increase in energy density in lithium-ion batteries and the corresponding drop in cost that comes along with it

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Red Flags A-Plenty for Natural Gas In New Sustainable Energy Report

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 06:00:37 +0000

Natural gas pushed out coal and upset the US energy apple cart between 2010 and 2019, but now the change-making shoe is on the clean tech foot

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Report: Investment in Renewables Hit Record High in 2019

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:33:18 +0000

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Financial support for installations of offshore wind projects helped investment in renewable energy capacity hit a record high in 2019, according to data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) released Jan. 16. The group said worldwide investment in renewables was $282.2 billion last year, up 1% from $280.2 billion in 2018. Financing of offshore wind projects, […]

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Worm Gear Technology Helps CSP Plant Stay Locked on Target

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 05:00:00 +0000

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Solar power generation continues to increase, with forecasts from BloombergNEF (BNEF) calling for global solar generation to make up 22% of the world’s electricity by 2050, up from about 2% today. BNEF has

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BNEF Report: As Prices Fall, Renewables Rise Worldwide

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 17:54:12 +0000

A new report from BloombergNEF (BNEF) predicts about half of the world’s power will come from renewable resources, including solar and wind, by 2050. The group’s New Energy Outlook 2019, released June 18, noted the trend will be driven by falling prices for solar, wind, and battery storage, along with trillions of dollars of investments […]

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Developing Nations Driving Clean Energy Investment

A new study from BloombergNEF (BNEF) says developing countries lead the way on new investments in clean energy, with those nations taking advantage of lower project costs for solar and wind power as they move away from fossil fuel-powered generation. Today’s report, from a survey by BNEF’s annual Climatescope project, says “emerging market nations … […]

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