Solar Prize Marks Milestone With Round 3 Winner & Round 4 Semifinalist Announcements

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 21:16:37 +0000

The Sun Has Set on Another Round of the American-Made Solar Prize, Awarding Two New Solar Startups for Their Innovations

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US Energy Department To Put $45 Million Into Solar Hardware & Systems Integration — Find Out More

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 01:08:03 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) will host an informational webinar for its new $45 million Fiscal Year 2021 Systems Integration and Hardware Incubator funding opportunity on January 6, 2021, at 1:00 p.m.

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US Funding Available for “High-Risk, Innovative Solar Research & Technology Development Projects with Potential for Commercialization”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 01:55:29 +0000

Are you involved in “high-risk, innovative solar research and technology development projects with potential for commercialization?” If so, Uncle Sam wants you!

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For CO2 Reduction From Existing Buildings, Heat Pumps Are Better Than Efficiency

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 18:24:01 +0000

Heat pumps and decarbonization of grids are the clear climate change winners. For building owners, the annual cost savings are greater, sometimes much greater, for efficiency measures

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500,000 EV Charging Stations Plan Update

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 01:40:58 +0000

Thanks for your input on the draft EV charging plan we are putting together for the Biden administration. I’ve read through the comments and e-mails, and in the second draft for a charging plan, we will be incorporating most of the changes you all suggested. Here are the top two questions we got

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Canada’s $170/Ton Carbon Price Makes Heat Pumps Financial Winners

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 23:15:40 +0000

Canada’s new $170 per ton carbon price will save commercial building owners who switch from natural gas to heat pumps up to $6,000 per year

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Rising To The Challenge 5 Years After Paris Climate Agreement

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 02:40:16 +0000

On the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement — December 12th, 2020—countries are coming together for the “Climate Ambition Summit 2020” to commit to new and more aggressive climate actions as required under the Paris Agreement

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Kyoto Club & Transport & Environment: Allocate €41 Billion to Sustainable Mobility

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 15:29:54 +0000

€41.15 billion of recovery funds should go for a sustainable recovery of the Italian transport sector. Focus on urban and regional mobility, electrification of transport and ecological transition of the automotive industry

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California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Accelerating Transportation Electrification

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 17:57:39 +0000

Earlier this month California utilities launched the California Clean Fuel Rewards Program, a statewide point-of-sale electric vehicle rebate program worth up to $1,500 per vehicle (depending upon battery size). This program is funded by credits from California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), which are quickly becoming a major source of support for transportation electrification

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US Funding For Solar–Hydro Hybrid Energy, Microgrid, Grid Storage, & Blockchain Research

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:43:52 +0000

This fourth round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects concerns solar–hydro hybrid power plants, other solar hybrid power plants, microgrids, grid storage integration, and blockchain technology

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