Honda’s Working On More US-Based Battery Production

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 13:06:03 +0000

If you remember 2022 (it seems so long ago now), you probably remember the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). If you’re a fan of EVs and you spend much time on social media, you probably saw all of the controversy over the Act’s treatment of battery minerals for EV tax credits. I predicted that the situation […]

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The IRA Was Shaped Solely To Achieve Energy Security, Argues Joe Manchin

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2023 11:30:41 +0000

energy securityThe Senator from West Virginia’s coal country accuses the Biden Administration of elevating “climate goals above the energy and national security of this nation.” Every time he perceives such a move, Manchin says he will refuse to vote for a Biden nominee.

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EIA Forecast: U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Will Fall Through 2050

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2023 01:41:41 +0000

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions drop 25% to 38% below what they were in 2005 by 2030, according to our projections in the Annual Energy Outlook 2023 (AEO2023). We use 2005 as an emissions reference year because the United States’ nationally determined contribution (NDC), submitted as part of the Paris Agreement, calls for a target of 50% to 52% […]

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Volkswagen Puts European Battery Factory Plans On Hold

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2023 18:05:55 +0000

VolkswagenVolkswagen could get up to $10 billion in IRA benefits if it decides to build a new battery factory in the US instead of Europe.

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Heat Pumps For Every Home

Credit to Author: Naomi Cole & Joe Wachunas| Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2023 19:35:36 +0000

How Heat Pumps workHeat pumps are one of the essential technologies for a decarbonized life. They heat everything, from air to water to laundry, using electricity that can be cleanly powered by renewable energy. They are three to five times more efficient than natural gas, fuel oil or electric resistance systems. They also cool our homes and food […]

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Two-Thirds of European Battery Production at Risk — Analysis

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2023 06:00:05 +0000

IRA subsidies are chief threat to gigafactory plans unless Europe offers accessible incentives and streamlined permitting.

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Redwood Materials Shares Lessons Learned After One Year Of Operation

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 21:06:56 +0000

Redwood MaterialsRedwood Materials reports that after the first year of operation, its battery recycling facility in California has been a success.

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