Tesla’s Complicated & Special History In China

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 22:50:05 +0000

Originally published on EV Annex. by Charles Morris China has rolled out the proverbial red carpet for Tesla. Last February, every automaker was forced to shut down operations to stop the spread of the coronavirus, but Chinese authorities went to great lengths to help Tesla get back into production mode quickly. The government provided transportation […]

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Harnessing the Power of Battery RD&D to Battle Climate Change

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 19:20:19 +0000

Among our nation’s most powerful strategies for tackling climate change are electrifying transportation and accelerating clean power generation. Both these strategies have one essential thing in common: their success depends on advancements in battery technologies. Economical and fast-charging batteries are key to spurring adoption of all-electric and plugin-hybrid vehicles, while high-energy-density battery storage is needed […]

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Nevada’s Clean Cars Program Will Be A Big Win For Nevadans

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 03:46:48 +0000

By Simon Mui Nevada’s efforts to adopt a Clean Cars Nevada program will win big, according to an independent consultant report released today by Shulock Consulting. The report shows that the program will lead to a jackpot of savings to new vehicle owners, avoid millions of tons of climate pollution annually, and help improve public health through reductions in […]

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How To Make Finance Cheaper, More Accessible For EVs In India

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2021 12:00:05 +0000

Courtesy of RMI. By Ryan Laemel & Isha Kulkarni  Finance as a Barrier to EV Adoption If you are looking to buy an electric vehicle (EV) for your business or personal use, you may be surprised to find that the interest rate on the loan for the EV will likely be higher than a comparable […]

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Improving The Efficiency Of Your Home, Series 2: Heating, Cooling, (Hot) Water – Part Five

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2021 00:02:32 +0000

Reduce your carbon production by improving the efficiency of your heating/cooling appliances and (hot) water.

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What’s Tesla’s Secret? It’s Not Just The Superchargers

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 22:35:16 +0000

Originally published on EV Annex. by Charles Morris Tesla’s level of accomplishment in a short time is remarkable — the company has only existed for 17 years, and yet it’s become the most valuable automaker in the world. However, another thing that seems remarkable is that, after 17 years of discussing and analyzing everything the […]

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EU Should Target 1 Million Public EV Chargers By 2024

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 18:16:07 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon Carmakers, environmentalists and consumer groups are calling on the EU to set ambitious targets per country for the deployment of electric vehicle charging points. In a common letter today, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), Transport & Environment (T&E), and the European Consumer Organization (BEUC) asked the […]

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Alberta Oil Sands Emissions Alone Are 3 Times The Global Market For CO2

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 19:15:53 +0000

Alberta’s crude oil from steam-assisted gravity drainage has a carbon debt just for extraction and in province processing that’s as large as the total annual global consumption of CO2. Shipping, refinement and use make that three times bigger.

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Nissan Launches EV Shuttle Experiment To Build Low Carbon Communities In Japan

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 18:50:40 +0000

In a bid to to develop a revitalized, resilient, and sustainable community capable of living up to the goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, Nissan, along with three local governments and eight other Japanese companies, has begun a field test for new mobility services and connected technologies to showcase the future of low-carbon community building […]

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What’s Next for State Climate Action in the US? 7 Areas to Watch

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:43:10 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Blog. By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible […]

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