Italy, Florida, California, & China — 4 Demonstrated & Potential COVID-19 Paths

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 06:32:08 +0000

I spend probably far too much of my day reading about the COVID-19 pandemic. Sometimes I find stuff that’s uplifting and hopeful. Sometimes I find stuff that’s more or less terrifying. Much is up in the air because much is still unknown about the virus and its effects across a representative sample of humanity. A one percentage point difference on a variety of matters, including hospitalization rate of those infected and death rate of those infected, can result in an enormous difference across society. As far as I have seen, no one yet has a clear handle on some of these key factors, so keep that in mind as you read on (and share data in the comments if you think you have answers)

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Peugeot CEO Carlos Tavares Is An EV Noob

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 04:24:24 +0000

After the cancellation of the Geneva International Motor Show, as compensation for the missed opportunity to interact with the press, Carlos Tavares, CEO of Peugeot, held a conference call with a number of journalists. There were some discussions about the future electrification of the automotive industry. His comments on the subject were shocking for the ignorance they revealed

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How Should $10 Billion Be Spent To Defeat Climate Change?

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 16:49:49 +0000

US East CoastWhen I first read about the $10 billion from Jeff Bezos to fight climate change, my first thought was, “Where will it be spent?”

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Tesla Now Has 1,800 Employees In New York, Panasonic Quits Gigafactory 2 In Buffalo (The Solar One)

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:37:41 +0000

Tesla has met its goal of hiring 1,450 workers at Gigafactory 2 outside Buffalo, New York two months early. Elon Musk says he will deliver a “company talk” there in April.

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NY State Officials Are Pleasantly Surprised By Tesla’s Buffalo Factory

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 03:36:24 +0000

Sean Ryan, of the New York State Assembly, says that he is “pleasantly surprised” at Tesla’s progress at its factory in Buffalo. He toured it on Friday. “The factory is built out. It has complete lines running, product moving around, people are there, so it’s really transformed itself into what we’ve been hoping for,” he says

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Democratic Presidential Candidates On Climate & Energy — Pete Buttigieg & Elizabeth Warren

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 07:36:40 +0000

In the second half of this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan continues his discussion with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, about the climate action plans (and other political matters) of current presidential candidates. This second part of a two-part series spends a lot of time discussing Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and the evolution (or devolution) in the Democratic Party and Republican Party

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Democratic Presidential Candidates On Climate & Energy — Kamala Harris (RIP) & Mike Bloomberg

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 04:55:38 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down again with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, to talk about the climate action plans of current presidential candidates. This first part of a two-part series spends a lot of time discussing the Kamala Harris campaign (RIP) and Mike Bloomberg’s unique entry and position

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UK Puts £3.4 Million Into Wireless Charging For Electric Taxis

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 03:26:22 +0000

Abundant and high-power charging stations can go a long way to support electric taxis. They’re a base necessity. But one thing would be better than that

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Is Biomass Dead?

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:29:48 +0000

The post Is Biomass Dead? appeared first on POWER Magazine.

With subsidies running short and emissions regulations still a challenge, the promise of biomass as a sustainable source for utility-scale power generation remains elusive. Yet, there are novel applications

The post Is Biomass Dead? appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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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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