Global Electric Vehicle Sales Up 62% (Overall Auto Sales Down 8%)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 14:42:52 +0000

Electric vehicle sales were up 62% globally in the first half of 2022 compared to the first half of 2021. That includes fully electric vehicles and plugin hybrids. These plugin vehicles reached 4.3 million sales in the first half of 2022, according to global EV analysis leaders at EV-Volumes. Looking at growth in core regions, […]

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Europe, China, & US Could Decarbonise 84% Of Global Shipping Emissions Without IMO

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 14:15:34 +0000

With the vast majority of ships calling at European, Chinese and US ports, regulation of shipping emissions in these economies would be enough to decarbonise shipping globally. 84% of shipping traffic goes through Europe, China and the US, a new Transport & Environment (T&E) study shows. If these economies were to regulate ships calling at […]

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Canada Orders Chinese Companies To Divest From Critical Materials Operations

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 14:52:25 +0000

China CanadaCanada has ordered three companies based in China to divest from lithium companies doing business in Ontario and other provinces.

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U.S. Coal Plant Closures Continue, While China Rapidly Builds More

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 17:01:37 +0000

A wave of retirements for U.S. coal-fired power plants continues, with the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reporting almost a quarter of the nation’s remaining facilities could be shuttered by the end of 2029. The EIA in its preliminary monthly electric generator inventory report released Nov. 7 said that 23% of the nearly 201 GW of […]

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New US Hydrogen Strategy: Wrong Department, Wrong Authors

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 17:26:26 +0000

Hydrogen demand projection through 2100The US hydrogen strategy was positioned in the wrong federal department. It was put in the hands of people who deal with fossil fuels all day long and have a paradigm of burning them for energy, not a paradigm of electricity for energy. It fails Rumelt’s test for the first thing that makes a good strategy, and so its principles and actions will be failures as well.

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China Unveils World’s First Commercial Offshore Wind-Plus-Solar Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 19:48:17 +0000

A pilot project in the waters off China, featuring two floating solar power arrays connected to a transformer on a moored offshore wind turbine, will test the viability of the technology in an area prone to typhoons. China’s government-owned State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) on Nov. 1 announced it had commissioned the project, calling it […]

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New Units at Hongyanhe Further China’s Nuclear Ambition

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:17:00 +0000

An innovative design, emphasizing safety and economic efficiency, is key to the reactor technology at China’s newest—and now largest—nuclear power plant. China’s nuclear power program has utilized

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China Approves Commissioning of Thorium-Powered Reactor

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 04:13:00 +0000

China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment on Aug. 2 gave Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (SINAP) the green light to commission the experimental 2-MWth thorium-based molten salt reactor (TMSR-LF1) at

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