Elon Musk vs. Warren Buffet: History of Friendly Banter

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 02:31:04 +0000

What exactly is Elon Musk’s history with Warren Buffett

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Greening The Grid: Resource Adequacy, Intermittency, & Carbon Pricing

Credit to Author: Brad Rouse| Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 11:00:03 +0000

To green the grid, we must adopt a strategy of meeting our energy needs with low-cost renewable wind and solar resources. The obvious question is how to resolve the intermittency issue (what happens when the wind doesn’t blow or the sun doesn’t shine). Solving this problem is a necessary ingredient for “saving the planet.”

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Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 3

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:30:15 +0000

We continue with our push to show that driving electric in Africa can be a whole lot cheaper than driving ICE. How cheap? In some cases, driving electric is as good as driving for free thanks some really cheap residential electricity tariffs in several countries

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The Moving Forward Act: 10 Ways House Infrastructure Proposal Can Increase Electric Vehicles, Clean Energy, & Resilient Transportation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 11:00:03 +0000

Proterra electric busThis massive infrastructure bill is the result of the work of many committees in the House. The centerpiece is the surface transportation bill (sometimes known as the highway bill) that gets passed about every 5 years. Then other legislative pieces got added, including adding tax incentives for electric vehicles and clean energy. The result is a good bill that will pass out of the House — the question, as always, is what will happen in the Senate

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New Study Suggests That The EU Carbon Market Won’t Cut Pollution — Including Road Transport

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 20:09:25 +0000

A new study by Cambridge Econometrics found that the EU’s requirement for oil companies to buy EU pollution permits for diesel and petrol sold to motorists really won’t make a difference in regards to significant emissions reductions

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How Do We End Plastic? It Starts By Knowing What Works

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 03:00:27 +0000

bill 40 honoluluLast year, CleanTechnica colleague Andrea Bertoli and I testified before the Honolulu City Council in support Bill 40, a groundbreaking piece of environmental legislation that brought about a phaseout of single use plastics, foam products, and other such rubbish from our island. Bill 40 passed with resounding support

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Carbon Pricing and Lighting, EVs, Heat Pumps, & Electric Everything

Credit to Author: Brad Rouse| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 01:43:33 +0000

What does the US need to do to help the world prevent the worst of climate change? End the use of fossil fuels fast. Many are stepping up to the challenge with aggressive goals. The EU wants to be fossil free by 2050. Joe Biden’s campaign wants the US to be fossil free by 2050 as well, based on his stated climate policy

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How To Retire Early: Making Accelerated Coal Phaseout Feasible & Just

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:24:16 +0000

For over a century, growing presence of coal smokestacks worldwide signified economic development and progress. Coal supplied our homes with electricity and our factories with power. At the same time, this workhorse of the industrial era caused serious harm

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SEPA Report Helps Utilities Develop Strategies For EV Infrastructure

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:22:48 +0000

SEPA, also known as the Smart Electric Power Alliance, recently put together a report to help utility companies develop and implement strategies for EV infrastructure deployment. The report noted that there are an estimated 2 million public EV charging ports needed in the U.S. by

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Florida Leading Large Solar Power Growth In US Southeast

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 21:35:53 +0000

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has been promoting and tracking clean energy in the US Southeast for many years. It now puts out an annual Solar in the Southeast report. Along with state comparisons on megawatts of solar installed, policy, and other matters, SACE actually calculates and shares installed solar capacity per customer for states and utilities

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