6 Lessons on Energy Decarbonization from Countries Leading the Way

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:01:14 +0000

Getting to a net-zero-carbon energy system is essential. It will be a major effort, one that requires significant investment in new low-carbon infrastructure, from renewable power plants to electric vehicles, efficient appliances and better constructed buildings. While very few countries are on track, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ethiopia and the United Kingdom are further along than many others

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Hyundai & KIA Invest In UK Electric Van Maker “Arrival”

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:00:11 +0000

Arrival electric delivery vanArrival, a UK manufacturer of electric delivery vans, has secured a $110 million dollar investment from Hyundai and KIA. It says its products are price competitive with conventional vehicles.

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Machine Learning Makes More Money For Renewable, Fleet, & Microgrid Operators

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 23:30:08 +0000

Machine learning initiatives are emerging in multiple markets where there are less irrational forces at play than are seen in the stock market. Commodity and energy markets have clear drivers for price, and emerging ancillary markets such as demand management are providing new and often complex ways to gain a profitable edge

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Report: Investment in Renewables Hit Record High in 2019

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:33:18 +0000

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Financial support for installations of offshore wind projects helped investment in renewable energy capacity hit a record high in 2019, according to data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) released Jan. 16. The group said worldwide investment in renewables was $282.2 billion last year, up 1% from $280.2 billion in 2018. Financing of offshore wind projects, […]

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London Launching A 100% Zero-Emissions Street

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 04:57:57 +0000

When we examine the electric vehicle market and forecast electric vehicle growth, we often think of automaker plans, battery investments, how many models they’re rolling out, etc. What we don’t often consider is how strong city and country policies are going to get to push people to go electric. Several countries have announced plans for gas car bans, and some cities have done the same. Such policies can accelerate EV sales growth perhaps more than anything else

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Plug-In Vehicle Sales Up To 3.1% In UK, 6.3% In December — But Look Around The Corner

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 04:13:11 +0000

The United Kingdom (not so united these days, but that’s another story) is becoming a hot electric vehicle market, but it gets very little attention in the EV world. I’m going to postulate that’s because people drive on the wrong side of the road there. (Just sayin’.)

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Volkswagen ID.3 Update — More Delays Expected

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 16:04:39 +0000

Volkswagen ID.3People who attended an event for ID.3 reservation holders in Denmark last week were greeted with some bad news. Deliveries will be delayed at least until August.

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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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Electric Vehicle Ownership: Purchasing vs. Leasing

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2019 06:44:54 +0000

For our new report, Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams (2019), we investigated whether EV drivers bought their cars new, bought them used, or leased them. The split was interesting. We then dug in deeper as well, for the first time ever, to learn a bit more about the cars they replaced, and why they went electric

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