BYD’s Fully Electric Refuse Trucks Make It Easy To Upgrade Fleets To Zero Emissions

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 18:05:31 +0000

Noisy trash trucks may soon be a thing of the past if BYD has anything to say about it. In partnership with Hudson County Motors, BYD is providing the first fully electric rear loader refuse collection trucks to the East Coast of the US. the new trucks will have sufficient range to run typical full day routes in Jersey City, providing not just zero emission service, but nearly silent service

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Oil firms slash fuel prices 

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 06:03:52 +0000

Oil companies will again impose a hefty price rollback on Tuesday. The price of gasoline will be slashed by P2 per liter, diesel by 50 centavos per liter, and kerosene by P1.95 per liter. Seaoil was the first to adjust its pump prices on Sunday. Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz and Pilipinas Shell will cut their prices […]

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Suzuki, Jeep, & Volvo May Have Cheated EU Emissions Tests

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:18:33 +0000

The Dutch road authority ruled last Thursday that Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep Grand Cherokee and Suzuki’s Vitara diesel models broke emissions rules and if they are not fixed, these automakers will be banned from selling vehicles in Europe. The EU isn’t playing

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Delta Flight Dumps Fuel On School Children

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 05:31:17 +0000

A Delta flight bound for Shanghai had to make an emergency fuel dump earlier today. That fuel rained down upon Los Angeles near a school playground. Around 40 people were injured, the AJC reports

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Financially Flailing Eskom Scrambles to Complete Defect-Ridden Coal Plants

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:53:46 +0000

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South Africa’s state-owned utility Eskom was forced to slash 2,000 MW on a rotational basis nationwide on Oct. 16 and Oct. 17. The newest round of power cuts—the first in nearly seven months—highlight the state-owned utility’s scramble to avert financial disaster stemming in part from the fast-tracked construction of two 4.8-GW coal-fired power plants: Medupi […]

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Protecting DEF from Extreme Cold Is Important

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 18:28:15 +0000

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According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the winter of 2019–2020 will be filled with bitterly cold weather in the eastern parts of the Rockies and east to the Appalachians. The Northeast should also experience very cold temperatures. For municipalities, public utilities, landscapers, and others that are involved in outdoor work and snow removal, there is always […]

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Show Preview: Distributed Energy Conference 2019

Credit to Author: Tracey Lilly| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 04:00:17 +0000

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POWER magazine’s second Distributed Energy Conference will build upon the success of the inaugural event, a sold-out program that brought together utilities, energy industry executives, and companies from across the spectrum of distributed power generation. Insiders from the wind and solar sectors, along with operators of backup and emergency power systems, combined heat and power, […]

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Energy Storage & Extreme Weather

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 23:43:48 +0000

Imagine this scenario for a moment: It’s a nice day out. The sun is shining beautifully and you’re at the beach. You can feel the sand between your toes, the gentle breeze carrying the scent of salt to your nose as it passes through your hair. The water is gently flirting with the shore in happy, foaming waves that bring pieces of wood, rocks, and the occasional fish before retrieving back into her embrace. It’s cool, a sensual contrast to the warm sand, as it washes over your feet

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THE BIG PICTURE: A Spotlight on Oil-Fired Power

Credit to Author: Tracey Lilly| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 04:00:45 +0000

Discussions about fossil-fueled power capacity are typically centered on coal and natural gas. The former is seeing a marked decline amid climate concerns, and the latter is seeing unprecedented growth, owing to relatively low prices. Seemingly forgotten, but still a major source of power, are plants fired with petroleum liquids. In 2017, according to the […]

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