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September 16th, 2020 by Press Release  The wind market in the USA is entering a new phase, where demand will be driven by wind energy’s cost-competitiveness, the phase out of the production tax credit (PTC), and states looking to address the climate crisis. In this changing and growing market, Vestas must execute at unprecedented levels
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Electrify America has announced a significant update to its pricing structure resulting in lower prices — mainly through the introduction of kWh-based pricing. With the charging industry still being somewhat recent, charging networks are trying to navigate a complex market that involves working closely with electric utilities and automakers. Now after operating and growing its
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Tesla is building a new massive Supercharger station that will likely become the new biggest station on Tesla’s network worldwide. With Tesla’s fleet growing at a fast pace, the automaker is trying to keep up its infrastructure, like service centers, mobile service fleet, and charging infrastructure. The latter mainly consists of the Supercharger network, arguably
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September 15th, 2020 by Jennifer Sensiba  With home/rooftop solar, a growing number of EV drivers are doing most of their driving on home-generated solar power. Solar panels mounted on vehicles themselves, on the other hand, have been the subject of well-deserved skepticism. But is this skepticism still well deserved in 2020? Photo provided by James
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Nikola Motor Company Two truck Source: Nikola Motor Company Shares of electric truck maker Nikola fell Tuesday after Bloomberg news reported that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is examining short-seller claims that the company misled investors. Short-seller Hindenburg accused Nikola founder Trevor Milton of making false statements about the company’s technology in order to grow the company and
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One in four cars produced in Europe will be fully electric by 2025, according to a new study. The UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Environment makes the Green Alliance its secretariat. Scotland makes its interest-free Low Carbon Transport Loan available for used electric vehicles. Arcadia Power is committed to making clean energy work for the planet
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French President Emmanuel Macron (R) welcomes Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (L). Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — The European Union will not go as far as to impose sanctions on Turkey, one regional expert told CNBC, despite Ankara’s controversial activity in the Mediterranean Sea.  Turkey, Greece and Cyprus have been
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Award-winning Pro-rider Angelle Sampey is no stranger to putting down fast track times. And now we’re getting a chance to see her put her skills to the test on a Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle, ultimately coming away with a new record-breaking performance. Sampey is a Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines team rider, and last weekend took to
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the Nikola and GM partnership, the unveiling of the Lucid Air, Tesla exporting the Model 3 made-in-China exports, and more. Sponsored by Electrify America: Discover all the new and innovative ways that Electrify America is providing
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September 11th, 2020 by U.S. Energy Information Administration  In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that electricity generation from hydroelectric power plants in the United States will grow by 4% in 2020 from 2019 levels, to 280 billion kilowatt-hours, despite current drought conditions and extensive wildfires in parts of
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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The development is located in the St George area of Bristol, England. Jon Craig Photos Whether it’s sky-high apartment blocks, low-rise housing or converted shipping containers, the buildings we occupy come in all shapes and sizes. In Bristol, England, one development is attempting to address the city’s housing needs through a modular design that places
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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A view of the Marathon Petroleum Corp’s Los Angeles Refinery in Carson, California, April 25, 2020. Robyn Beck | AFP | Getty Images Oil prices fell on Tuesday amid concerns that a possible rise in Covid-19 cases following the U.S. Labor Day long weekend, which also marks the end of the peak U.S. driving season,
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Sergei Karpukhin | Reuters Russia and other major oil producers must regain, and even increase, their share of the oil market once demand returns, Russia’s energy minister has said. “When demand begins to return to pre-crisis levels, it will be extremely important for Russia, like other oil-producing countries, to regain market share as soon as