German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 16:08:25 +0000

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Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely mount into a “mid-double-digit million euro sum.” The flooding, which was caused by a cold, low-pressure area dubbed “Bernd,” crawled slowly across the continent over two […]

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How To Enhance The Look Of Your Tesla

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 19:38:39 +0000

By Charles Morris When Tesla first launched the Roadster in 2008, it was a rarity on the streets, and drew stares everywhere. Nowadays, Teslas are becoming commonplace, and in most parts of the country, a Model S, Model X, Model 3, or Model Y is unlikely to inspire a second glance. Although Tesla allows you […]

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Chargie Manages Overnight Phone Charging Like An Electric Car

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 10:00:36 +0000

Whether they are being used to power a smartphone or an electric car, lithium-ion batteries all have a few things in common. They don’t like being charged too quickly and they don’t like being charged to 100% capacity. Both contribute to shorter battery life, especially if they are fully charged for relatively long periods of […]

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These 5 Plugin Vehicle Models Would Benefit Most From Proposed US EV Tax Credit Update (Chart)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 05 Jun 2021 00:00:55 +0000

As we reported recently, there’s a big cleantech bill moving through the US Congress that would revive, extend, and expand the zero-emission vehicle tax credit in various ways. Our friend Loren McDonald over at EVAdoption looked at the details model by model and has provided a table showing how much the max tax credit would […]

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Now’s the Time for Bold Investments in Transportation

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 03:50:24 +0000

Courtesy of NRDC By Deron Lovaas  We are confronted with two historic challenges as we emerge from a pandemic: the legacy of racism and the threats of climate change. Transportation policy and investments are a pivotal part of any climate plan, and we also have a chance to reconnect Black and brown communities divided and […]

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Injury Claims From Electric Vehicle Owners 40% Lower Than Identical Non-Electric Models

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 14:47:43 +0000

Logging another win in the safety game, electric vehicle owners are putting in a lot fewer injury claims than owners of identical non-electric vehicles from the same years. Electric vehicles have long been shown to have significant safety advantages, thanks to bigger crumple zones, low center of gravity thanks to big batteries on the bottom, […]

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Large-Volume, Long-Duration Power and Water Storage Project Taking Shape in Idaho

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 15:39:05 +0000

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Cat Creek Energy, developer of a 1.1-GW “tribrid” renewable power and water storage project planned near Mountain Home, Idaho, has picked Voith Hydro to design and manufacture equipment for the project’s 720-MW ternary pumped storage component.  The development announced on April 29 marks a major milestone for the Cat Creek Energy and Water (CCEW) project. […]

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Heavy Push by Industry, Biden Administration to Jumpstart Transmission Expansion, Grid Modernization

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 13:44:41 +0000

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Bolstering the Biden administration’s recently announced initiatives to modernize the nation’s grid and improve its resilience, the Department of Energy (DOE) on April 27 made up to $8.25 billion in loans available to expand transmission capacity nationwide, while the Department of Transportation (DOT) offered new guidance to help speed the siting and permitting of transmission […]

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UK Group Wants to Expand Largest Tidal Energy Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 20:50:10 +0000

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A UK-based energy company said it is talking with government officials about securing financial support for an expansion of the world’s largest tidal energy project. SIMEC Atlantis Energy (SAE) on April 7 said it wants to move forward with a further rollout of “tidal stream technology” at the company’s MeyGen project in the Pentland Firth, […]

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