Policy Report Cards on Trump & Biden, California Home Energy Assault, Huge Cleantech Growth — Top Cleantech Stories This Week

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:25:32 +0000

The summer seems to be flying by faster than an electric jet, and it’s already time for another weekly news roundup. Below are 27 of the most notable cleantech stories from the past week and a half. Have a look and make sure you haven’t missed anything! 1. Mike Barnard … [continued]

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Could EVs Of The Future Really Balance Grid Flow Fluctuation?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2024 15:40:21 +0000

The advancement of smart grid technologies and renewable energy sources has transformed the automobile and power industries. We know that electric vehicle batteries produce much less carbon than their internal combustion engine vehicle counterparts. Then again, there’s concern about the amount of electricity that EVs consume — and whether that … [continued]

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New Study: A Fraction Of EU’s Planned Battery Production Can Power The Shift To LEVs

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2024 19:35:11 +0000

A modal shift to LEVs using planned battery capacity in Europe can reduce both dependencies on critical raw materials and cut 30Mt of transport’s CO2e emissions by 2030. A new study by EIT Urban Mobility and EIT InnoEnergy, both supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a … [continued]

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North American Battery & EV Supply Chain Investment Grew to More than $250 Billion by End of 2023

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2024 00:31:03 +0000

Cumulative battery and EV supply chain investment in North America grew to more than $250 billion by the end of 2023. Investment in battery and EV supply chains increased rapidly after the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) on November 15, 2021, and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) on … [continued]

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Another Tesla With Over 400,000 Miles On One Battery

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2024 00:16:32 +0000

A week ago, I wrote an article about a guy in the UK with two high-mileage Tesla Model S sedans that are still using their original batteries. One has about 430,000 miles on its battery and the other has around 375,000 miles, also on one battery. They are both still … [continued]

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Long-Distance Volkswagen ID.7, Japan Post Orders 3,000 (More) Minicab Electric Vehicles — Cleantech News Roundup

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2024 00:38:29 +0000

Japan Post is not a newcomer to the notion of using electric vehicles (EVs) to save money as well as the environment. Mitsubishi supplied the Japan Post with electric vehicles (EVs) roughly 11 years ago — 5,000 Minicab-MiEVs, the Minicab EV’s precursor. Now, a fresh Mitsubishi Motors order has been … [continued]

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Lower Cost Batteries Will Move The EV Revolution Forward More Quickly

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2024 17:45:59 +0000

The cost of batteries is falling rapidly, especially in China, where researchers are claiming a dramatic reduction in costs.

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New QuantumScape Solid-State EV Battery Exposes EV Sales Flop Fakery, Again

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 17:18:20 +0000

The US battery innovator QuantumScape is ready for gigawatt-scale production of its new solid-state EV battery under a new manufacturing agreement with the PowerCo branch of Volkswagen.

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Strike a Balance: Trade Agreements for Resilient & Responsible Supply Chains

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2024 23:14:11 +0000

Five recommendations for trade policy-makers. To secure the demand for battery minerals, the EU needs to set the right trade framework to boost resilience, sustainability and mutual benefit. A new report and briefing explore how Free Trade Agreements can be one way to strike this balance. As Europe races to secure the … [continued]

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Georgia’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Surge Is A By-Product Of Federal Investments

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2024 10:45:16 +0000

New data released by Atlas Public Policy and the CHARGE coalition confirms that Georgia’s clean energy commitments toward personal transportation electrification now lead the nation. This shift to Georgia as a clean energy core region has been fueled in significant part by the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs … [continued]

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