47% of New Cars Sold in Netherlands in 2024 Have a Plug!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 22:46:44 +0000

In a negative month in the overall market (down 14% to 28,361 units), May saw plugin registrations also drop by 13% YoY, to 13,174 units. As a result, the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market reached 47% last month, in line with the year-to-date average. That’s mostly thanks to pure electrics … [continued]

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Aday Leads Research & Development of Cement & Concrete Alternatives To Decarbonize the Value Chain of Industrial Processes

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 14:04:36 +0000

When people think of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), it is often solar, wind, and other clean energy generation technologies that come to mind. However, Ana Aday, a materials science researcher in NREL’s Building Technologies and Science Center, is taking on a whole new challenge: decarbonizing the cement and … [continued]

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Successful Workshop for Leading the “Carnot Battery’, the Future of Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2024 21:54:37 +0000

In the early stages of global advancement, KIER led efforts to exchange cutting-edge technology and policy information, pinpointing collaboration opportunities to harness key strengths. To address the variability of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind, the Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) has joined forces with industry, academia, and … [continued]

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On the Road to Increased Transmission: High-Voltage Direct Current

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2024 21:52:39 +0000

How High-Voltage Direct Current Lines Could Better Connect Solar and Wind to the Current Grid Comparing the Routes: HVAC Versus HVDC It is a question on the minds of grid planners throughout the United States: How can we tap into the nation’s best renewable resources at the lowest cost? That … [continued]

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NRDC Report: Cleaner Cars Drive Benefits for Health & Wallets

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2024 23:10:58 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The clean car policies of the Biden administration will deliver unprecedented benefits to the American people, including billions of dollars of savings, more vehicle options and less pollution, a new report from NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) shows. The report, Cleaner Cars, Fatter Wallets, compiles new and existing data … [continued]

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ENGIE Unveils 6 Key Trends for Renewable Energy Buying in North America

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2024 22:48:58 +0000

Second annual Business Energy Census highlights growing demand for renewables, strategic focus and expectations of higher prices and volatility HOUSTON, Texas — ENGIE Resources, a leading commercial electricity provider and America’s Energy Greentailer™, in collaboration with Energy Research Consulting Group (“ERCG”), this week announced the release of the second annual … [continued]

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Building Energy Around Changing Climate

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 23:18:14 +0000

County-level data reveals climate impact on future building energy use Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed free data sets to estimate how much energy any building in the contiguous U.S. will use in 2100. These data sets provide planners a way to anticipate future energy needs as the climate … [continued]

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“Moderate” Is the New “Extreme”: Weather’s Impact on Growing Renewable Grid Operations

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 15:28:22 +0000

How Shifting Our Perception of Extreme Weather Can Aid Planning for a Reliable Wind- and Solar-Rich Power System From severe storms to recent unprecedented cold and heat waves, extreme weather events are impacting electric utilities, grid operators, and ultimately customers like never before. At the same time, the energy sources … [continued]

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U.S. Department of the Treasury Announces More Than $1 Billion in Upfront Savings for Consumers on Electric Vehicle Sales

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2024 23:27:22 +0000

Total Consumer Savings on Fuel and Maintenance of Up To $3.2 Billion; Estimated Savings of $18,000 to $24,000 Over Life of Vehicle WASHINGTON — Yesterday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and IRS announced consumers have saved more than $1 billion in upfront costs on their purchase of more than … [continued]

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New Analysis Finds Economic Impact Of Global Heating 6 Times Greater Than Expected

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2024 15:45:11 +0000

The economic impact of global heating is greater than previously thought, according to research that includes ocean heating analysis.

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