$10 Million Pledged To Build Fast Charging Network In New York City

New York City will spend $10 million to construct 50 fast charging hubs throughout the city, each with up to 20 fast charging stations.

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Innogy Planning To Spend Up To $1.2 Billion On E-Mobility, Solar PV, & Glass Fibre Networks By 2019

The German firm Innogy is now planning to spend up to €1.2 billion on e-mobility, photovoltaics and glass fibre networks by the year 2019, according to a recent public statement on the matter

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Is The UK Really Planning To Approve “Mini Nuclear Reactor” Rollout?

It was reported last week in The Telegraph that ministers in the UK were “ready” to approve the rapid development and testing of a fleet of “mini nuclear reactors” — to be used as baseload capacity and meant to make up for older soon-to-be-decommissioned nuclear facilities

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AEye Completes Live Demo Of 360 Degree Solid State LiDAR System

The robotic vision tech company AEye has successfully completed a live demo of its solid-state commercial LiDAR system (with 360° vehicle coverage) in a metropolitan setting, according to a new press release

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World’s Largest Tesla Supercharger Facility Coming To Shanghai, China

Tesla is busy installing 1000 Superchargers throughout China. The largest Supercharger installation in the world is now under construction in Shanghai.

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High Risk That Temperatures Could Exceed Thermal Survival Limits For Many Fish Species By 2070, Study Finds

Anthropogenic climate warming could lead to water temperatures in some parts of the world exceeding the thermal survival limits of the fish species living there now, according to new research from the University of Washington.

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Mathematics, Mass Extinction, Climate Change, & The Threshold Of Catastrophe

MIT and mass extinctionsNew research has identified what are called “thresholds of catastrophe” in the carbon cycle. These are concentrations of carbon dioxide which, if exceeded, lead to an unstable environment, climate change, and mass extinctions

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Xcel Has Room For Renewable Generation On Its Minnesota Grid. So Where Is It?

Determining exactly how much local renewable generation can reach Xcel Energy customers in Minnesota hinges in part on how many of these projects the existing grid can accommodate. To that end, the state’s Public Utilities Commission compelled the utility last year to report on more than 1,000 “feeders” delivering electricity to homes and businesses across its Twin Cities service territory

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Yingli Green Ships Record 1,146.6 Megawatts In Q2 But Reports Significant Losses

Yingli Green Energy, also known as Yingli Solar, published its second quarter earnings report this week, and its again good news mixed with bad, with record shipments of 1,146.6 MW but increasing net and operating losses. 

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China Halting Major Project Development In Areas Of High Pollution

As part of its bid to reduce dangerously high air pollution levels, authorities in China will be instituting a halt to “major project” development in areas of high pollution, the country’s official news service Xinhua has reported

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San Francisco & Oakland Sue 5 Oil Companies For Role In Climate Warming & Rising Seas

The cities of San Francisco and Oakland in California have filed separate lawsuits against 5 of the largest oil companies in the world for the roles played by those companies in anthropogenic climate warming and rising sea levels, public documents have revealed

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Trump Admin. Pitches Seaweed For Biofuel-Powered Car Of The Future

Despite the President’s happy talk about oil and gas, his own Energy Dept. foresees replacing them with renewables including a big dose of seaweed biofuel

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Bosch & Nikola Motors Fuel Cell Electric Truck Partnership — More Electric Truck Context & Discussion

Nikola Motors and Bosch are teaming up to create Class 8 electric trucks that use hydrogen fuel cells and Bosch’s self contained e-Axle.

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Diesel Cars Emit More Greenhouse Gases Over Full Lifecycle Than Gas/Petrol Cars (Study)

Contrary to common political arguments for their use, diesel cars are actually responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions over a full lifecycle basis than gas/petrol cars are, according to a new analysis from Transport & Environment

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5 Things We Learned From The Newly Updated “Heat Maps” Developed By Sustainable Energy For All

Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) just released newly updated ‘heat maps’ that help identify countries and regions around the world making the most progress  —  and facing the biggest challenges  —  on key sustainable energy issues

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Nicaragua To Sign Paris Agreement Leaving United States Alone With Syria

Reports coming out of Central American country Nicaragua say that the country’s President Daniel Ortega has confirmed his country will finally sign the Paris Climate Agreement, leaving the United States and Syria as the only two countries in the world not to have signed it. 

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Epic — Wind Turbines On Steroids, + Idiotic Clean Energy Forecasts (Charts)

As I noted in my article earlier today, Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Future of Energy Summit just wrapped up in London. Michael Liebreich, BNEF’s Founder* and now Chairman of the Advisory Board, knocked the ball out of the park in his keynote presentation (whoops, wrong continent for that metaphor)

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Nikola Motor Company & Bosch To Jointly Develop Powertrain System For Nikola’s Class 8 Hydrogen-Electric Truck

The powertrain system to be used in Nikola Motor Company’s Class 8 hydrogen-electric truck offering is being developed jointly with Bosch, and will utilize Bosch’s eAxle, according to a new press release

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