100% Electric Vehicles Now Equal 16% Of New Car Sales In France

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 12:29:59 +0000

1 in 4 new passenger vehicles in France had a plug in February.

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How Will Future Larger Turbines Impact Wind Project Electricity Output & Surrounding Community Sound Levels?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2023 14:00:27 +0000

New Berkeley Lab study finds a dramatic increase in estimated project output coupled with a decrease in surrounding sound levels for future turbines as compared to those installed in the past.  Multiple technological, social, and market factors of wind power are evolving rapidly. Most notably, significant wind turbine scaling in height and size is occurring […]

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The US Department of Energy & Stellantis Announce The Battery Workforce Challenge

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2023 03:53:02 +0000

Advanced battery design competition will help nation transition to electric mobility and clean energy BattChallenge is a three-year competition joining universities with vocational partners, such as community colleges, trades and apprenticeship programs, to design, build, test and integrate an advanced EV battery into a future Stellantis vehicle. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Stellantis […]

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DOE Awards $9 Million To 12 Projects To Advance Desalination & Water Reuse Technologies Across The US

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 17:45:12 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) announced the selection of 12 projects that will improve the energy efficiency of desalination and water reuse technologies across the country. The selected projects will drive decarbonization of the water and wastewater sectors through innovative technologies to treat, use, and recycle […]

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The Battle for Germany’s EV Market, Part II — Tesla Model 3 Called for Duty

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 15:03:46 +0000

The Tesla Model Y was the 2nd best selling automobile in the overall German auto market in February (an “off-peak month” for Tesla).

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New Infrastructure Perception & Control Lab Merges Transportation & Computational Science

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2023 15:05:41 +0000

NREL Inaugurates New Lab, Advancing Pioneering Research Efforts Into the Real World To Improve Mobility Efficiency and Equity Billions of devices around the world are connected to the internet, leading to greater connectivity, data processing, and analytics. This “Internet of Things” helps people and organizations automate processes, reduce labor costs, and ultimately live and work […]

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How To Be A “Good Ancestor”

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 19:04:33 +0000

At New Zealand’s First Clean Energy Conference, NREL Joined U.S. and New Zealand Experts and Leaders To Discuss Social & Financial Hurdles to Decarbonization Near the north tip of New Zealand’s moon-shaped island nation, the sea pinches the land at a place called Tāmaki Makaurau, which means “Tāmaki, desired by many” in the language of […]

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6 Ways to Remove Carbon Pollution from the Atmosphere

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 18:32:25 +0000

Since the Industrial Revolution, humans have emitted more than 2,000 gigatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. (A gigaton is one billion metric tons.) This concentration of CO2 and other greenhouse gases in the air causes the climate change impacts we’re experiencing today, from forest fires to stifling heat waves and damaging sea level rise […]

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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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