Torrential Rain & Deadly Floods Shock Climatologist & Wreak Devastation In Western Europe

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 23:12:05 +0000

More than 100 people are dead and about 1,300 still missing in the wake of extreme rain and flooding western Europe. The torrential rainfall — as much as two months’ worth in two days, amounts not seen in the summer for at least a century — unleashed flooding that stacked cars like children’s toys and drowned […]

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Europe Confronts Climate Destruction, Stronger Action Needed

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 12:18:55 +0000

Officials in Germany and across Europe say the deadly flooding in recent days highlights the need to step up efforts to address climate change. “It is terrifying,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel told residents of the small town of Adenau in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. “The German language can barely describe the devastation that’s taken place.” Of […]

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German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 16:08:25 +0000

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Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely mount into a “mid-double-digit million euro sum.” The flooding, which was caused by a cold, low-pressure area dubbed “Bernd,” crawled slowly across the continent over two […]

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Tesla Model 3 Is #1 Electric Car In Germany In June, VW e-Up Remains 2021 Leader

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 19:13:58 +0000

The German plugin vehicle market scored over 64,000 registrations last month, with both plugin powertrains rising fast (+312% year over year for BEVs and +191% year over year for PHEVs). As a result, last month’s plugin share ended at 24% (12% BEV), with BEVs outselling PHEVs for the first time this year (33,420 units vs […]

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Berlin Startup Made Of Air Is Producing Carbon-Negative Thermoplastic From Farm Waste

Credit to Author: Jonny Tiernan| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 22:13:00 +0000

Made of Air, a Berlin based startup, has developed a new carbon negative thermoplastic. The material is developed using waste from forests and farms in the countryside surrounding Berlin. The material, also called Made of Air, is 90% carbon and stores two tonnes of CO2 for every tonne of plastic. Made of Air is carbon […]

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Top 3 Electric Models In 10 Countries With Highest EV Market Share

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 00:08:02 +0000

The top 10 countries with the highest share of new car sales coming from 100% electric vehicles are featured below. Additionally, I’m listing the top 3 fully electric models in each of those countries and their share of the overall plugin vehicle market. The data and charts come from EAFO except in the case of […]

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Shell Starts Up 10-MW REFHYNE Hydrogen Electrolyzer, Eyes Expansion to 100 MW

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 14:11:09 +0000

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Shell Energy has started up a 10-MW polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolyzer facility—one of the largest of its kind in the world—to produce green hydrogen at its Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland refinery in Wesseling, Germany, and it says plans are underway to expand the plant’s capacity to 100 MW.  The startup of the electrolyzer […]

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BMW Starts iX Production

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 08:15:10 +0000

BMW’s next fully electric vehicle is now rolling off of production lines in Dingolfing, Germany, which is BMW Group’s largest production facility in Europe. BMW iX production is getting rolling thanks to more than €400 million of investment at the factory. The BMW iX xDrive50 has a range rating of 600 kilometers (373 miles) thanks […]

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38 New EV Battery Gigafactories Planned in Europe

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2021 14:30:35 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris You can’t build EVs without batteries, as Elon Musk acknowledged years ago when he announced plans to build the first of Tesla’s Gigafactories (and coined a new word). Musk and others have estimated that the world will need several dozen battery gigafactories once EVs begin to be produced in serious […]

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Decarbonizing Cement With AI: An Interview With alcemy Founder Leopold Spenner

Credit to Author: Benjamin Schulz| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 19:35:34 +0000

What’s the story behind alcemy, and how did you arrive at the current product offering? Rob built the dynamic pricing pipeline for Flixbus (that autonomously controls >100,000 ticket fares a day), and I had spent most of my life working around CO2 reduction of cement and concrete. When we met at the second Entrepreneur First […]

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