U.S. DOE Awards $60 Million to Accelerate Advancements in Zero-Emissions Vehicles

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:35:17 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $60 million for 24 research and development projects aimed at reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from passenger cars and light- and heavy-duty trucks. The projects will help decarbonize the transportation sector and enhance the infrastructure needed to support the growing adoption of zero-emission vehicles — […]

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Mixed Manufacturer Responses to State EV Subsidies in Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:19:01 +0000

As Australian states introduce measures to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles, manufacturers are giving mixed responses. Basically, the cheaper cars are getting more expensive and the expensive cars are getting cheaper. Bit of an odd situation methinks. The highest selling EV in Australia is the Tesla Model 3 SR+. Two years ago, I paid […]

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The Great Toyota Zero-Emissions Summer Olympics Debacle

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:30:31 +0000

Toyota’s dream of zero emissions vehicles powered by hydrogen and solid state batteries at the Summer Olympics has been a miserable failure.

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Want to Launch a Perovskite Solar Company?

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 23:00:21 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office is funding the American-Made Challenges: Perovskite Startup Prize, a two-stage, $3 million prize competition designed to accelerate the development and manufacturing of perovskite solar cells by moving world-class research out of the lab and into new U.S. companies. Competitors who advance from the first stage to the second […]

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New York Is 95% Of The Way To Its 6 Gigawatts By 2025 Solar Power Goal

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:45:21 +0000

New York’s solar growth has climbed 2,100% since the NY-Sun initiative was launched in 2011. The cost of solar dropped 69% in that same period. Naturally, there are large global trends driving these results, but they are great for New York nonetheless. They’re also helping New York Governor Cuomo to easily approach his goal of […]

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FirstEnergy Federally Charged in Ohio Nuclear Bailout Scheme

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 17:25:24 +0000

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Facing a federal charge for honest services wire fraud in a corruption case related to the billion-dollar nuclear plant bailout in Ohio, FirstEnergy Corp. has agreed to abide by the terms of a three-year deferred prosecution settlement to get the charge dismissed. In court filings on July 22, the Akron, Ohio-based public utility holding company […]

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FirstEnergy Federally Charged in Ohio Nuclear Bailout Scheme

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 17:25:24 +0000

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Facing a federal charge for honest services wire fraud in a corruption case related to the billion-dollar nuclear plant bailout in Ohio, FirstEnergy Corp. has agreed to abide by the terms of a three-year deferred prosecution settlement to get the charge dismissed. In court filings on July 22, the Akron, Ohio-based public utility holding company […]

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500,000 EV Chargers Under Joe Biden: How, When, and Where

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 01:10:10 +0000

In this episode of CleanTech Talk, Travis Allan, Vice President of Public Affairs and General Counsel at FLO, and Zach Shahan, CEO of CleanTechnica, talk about the how, the when, and the where of US President Joe Biden’s target to get 500,000 EV chargers installed by 2030. Several years ago, Travis started focusing on how […]

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We Need More Electric Vehicles, But Extending Regulatory Incentives For EVs Is A Bad Idea

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:51 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Dave Cooke, Senior Vehicles Analyst A recent New York Times article noted that the Biden administration will be looking to use vehicle efficiency standards to boost electric vehicles sales. Our analysis shows that strong standards are the best way to accelerate toward an electric future and that we need […]

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Electric Vehicle Registrations Increase Over 60% YOY In Australia — Greater Surge To Come

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 01:00:40 +0000

By David Waterworth  Great news. However, we have to realise that this comes off a low base. Penetration of the new vehicle market by EVs (BEVs and PHEVS) is estimated to reach 2% in Australia during 2021. It may actually exceed this, as pundits predict that Tesla will ship in 15,000 cars from China and […]

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