Tesla Cuts Prices Of Solar Systems To Counter Drop In Federal Rebate

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 20:38:55 +0000

Ringing in 2020 brought many changes to the US solar industry, including a drop in the US federal incentive for residential solar systems. The tax credit fell from 30 percent of the solar system cost to 26 percent effective January 1st, 2020. This first step-down in the tax credit is a small piece of recognition for just how much the financials for solar have improved over the last 10 years

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The White House Killing Green Energy & EV Tax Credits Isn’t Surprising

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 02:49:24 +0000

The White House recently killed green energy tax credits, which really isn’t surprising in light of its track record on clean energy

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More Evidence Of A Republican Pivot On Climate

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 23:55:12 +0000

The Republicans are pivoting on climate. Giving only lip service to climate and weak policy suggestions will not gain them votes in #Election

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China 2019 Electric Vehicle Market Share Grows To 4.7% Despite Tighter Incentives

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 03:15:38 +0000

2019 electric vehicle market share in the world’s largest auto market, China, increased from 4.5% to 4.7%, even after a significant trimming of incentives from July

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More Great News For Tesla China — MIIT Minister States No Cut In EV Subsidies In July

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 00:53:34 +0000

Overnight, Miao Wei, the Minister of Industry and Information Technology in China, announced at the EV100 forum in Beijing that new energy vehicle (NEV) subsidies will not be cut in July 2020, as many in the industry had feared

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Pakistan To Elon Musk: We Want A Tesla Factory

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 01:00:05 +0000

Federal Minister for Science and Technology of Pakistan, Fawad Chaudhry, has a message for Elon Musk: “Dear Elon Musk your next destination may be Pakistan where 68 percent of the world population lives within 3.5 hours flight radius from Islamabad,” he shared on Twitter

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Alberta’s $200 Billion Oil & Gas Clean-Up Bill Will Be Footed By The Rest Of Canada

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 00:01:50 +0000

Alberta and its primary industry are going to leave Canadians from outside of Alberta with a quarter trillion dollar liability to clean up. And Canada and Canadian citizens will, for decades

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California Offers Up To $9,500 To Purchase Used Or New Electric Vehicle, Focus On Lower-Income Motorists

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 22:58:08 +0000

I understand income barriers. So, bravo to California for helping those who want to change afford to change. California’s new electric vehicle (EV) incentives for the lower income help them improve air quality and fight climate change by going electric. They can now get $9,500 in EV incentives in certain regions, or even $14,000 if you add in state incentives and all requirements are met

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10 Cool Solar Power Stories You May Have Missed

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 22:23:12 +0000

Too much cleantech news is a good thing, but it sometimes means I need to stuff a bunch of big stories into one article. Following some roundups of autonomous driving news and battery & EV charging news, here’s one more roundup of some cool cleantech stories no one wanted to take and write full pieces about. This one is 100% focused on solar power

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Taxpayers Give $400 Billion To Oil Companies Each Year, Enough For 91 Tesla Gigafactories

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2019 01:15:53 +0000

The article, noting that we spend $400 billion on oil subsidies globally, indicates that taxpayers want their governments to stop subsidizing this rich, over-mature industry, yet politicians keep the money funneling toward them

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