Polizei Goes Electric — Hyundai Kona EV Popular With Police Fleets Around Europe

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 00:40:21 +0000

I believe there are police officers everywhere who want to switch to electric cars — or are at least interested in finding out more about them. In Europe, the Hyundai Kona EV is a particularly popular model with the police

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Norges Bank Takes A Stand Against Companies Damaging The Environment

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 17:13:02 +0000

Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, has made a powerful stance in favor of climate action

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Large Auto Leasing Company: Electric Cars Have Mostly Lower Total Cost In Europe

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 02:57:33 +0000

A major Dutch leasing company, LeasePlan, has thought a lot about the total cost of ownership of a vehicle. It is getting more and more bullish about electric vehicles. Last year it released a white paper on the topic, after conducting nearly 1000 vehicle ownership scenarios in 13 European countries

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HVTS Stops Alloy 625 Weld Overlay Corrosion in Waste-to-Energy Boiler

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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A boiler at the Renergia waste incineration plant in Perlen, Switzerland, was experiencing fireside corrosion. The shop-applied Alloy 625 weld overlay was showing signs of premature accelerated degradation

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Electric Vehicles Now 8% of Swiss Auto Market

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 23:37:40 +0000

The Swiss plug-in electric vehicle market rose to 8% of the overall Swiss auto market in February, led by the evergreen Renault Zoe

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Finding Climate Change Needles In Climate Haystacks Using Machine Learning

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 22:00:37 +0000

machine learningMachine learning can find patterns that are much more difficult to predict or analyze, and find predictive value in massive data sets when humans can’t discern them. But human’s have neural nets too, goopy ones between our ears, and the practice of hypothesis-test-assess continues to yield value without any intelligence of the artificial sort

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Plug-In Vehicles = 5.7% of Portugal’s Auto Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 23:51:10 +0000

The Netherlands got most of the press from EV fans in recent weeks and months thanks to a stunning 54% plug-in vehicle (PEV) market share at the end of 2019 and the Tesla Model 3 bagging approximately twice as many 2019 sales as the #2 Volkswagen Polo

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Plug-In Vehicles = 5.5% of Switzerland’s Auto Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 19:12:01 +0000

Far and away, the Swiss plug-in vehicle (PEV) leader was the Model 3, which had 29% of PEV market share. That means it had ~1.6% of the overall auto market in Switzerland all by itself, and it put the Model 3 at #4 in the overall auto market in the country, only trailing the Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Tiguan, and Volkswagen Golf

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A Decade of Turmoil: How Nuclear and Coal Have Struggled to Survive

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 05:05:45 +0000

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The past 10 years have been filled with trials and tribulations for both the nuclear and coal power industries. From accidents to plant closures there has been little to cheer about. Still, nuclear and coal power continue to provide reliable baseload generation to billions of customers around the globe. Here’s a look back at the […]

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Switzerland Closes One of World’s Oldest Nuclear Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 18:00:08 +0000

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Switzerland on Dec. 20 shut down one of the world’s oldest nuclear power plants, as part of its plan to shutter all its reactors by 2050. Muehleberg Nuclear Power Plant, the smallest of the country’s four remaining plants, began operating in 1972. The 355-MW facility operated by Bernische Kraftwerke AG (BKW) and majority-owned by the […]

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