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An official Ford spokesperson called Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ package ‘vaporware’ in a spat with a Tesla investor over the Mustang Mach-E. Press relations and communication people at legacy automakers are generally pretty careful about what they say, especially when it is about the competition, because they are official representatives of the company. That’s why we
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A $98 million solar farm in Morehouse Parish is looking for tax breaks for manufacturing renewable power, The Advocate reports. This information came from an advance notification filed with Louisiana’s economic development office. Bayou Galion Solar Projfect LLC, which is a subsidiary of Recurrent Energy Development Holdings, proposed building a 98.1-megawatt solar farm on 1,000
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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): North Star Renewables will build and operate three hybrid service operation vessels for Dogger Bank. BP aims to build the UK’s largest (blue) hydrogen plant by 2030. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. Tesla now
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Electric bicycle sales have shown exponential growth for several years now, but 2020 saw an unprecedented e-bike boom. Electric bicycle demand skyrocketed all over the world in 2020, fueled largely by fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Netherlands, e-bikes have become such a mainstay that they accounted for approximately half of all bicycle sales
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Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists.By Christian Tae It’s official: renewable resources surpassed coal in 2020 to become the third-largest source of electricity nationwide according to new government data. Continuing their promising trends from 2019, solar and wind energy again made strong gains across multiple states, accompanied by a steep reduction in total power sector pollution. But
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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 inclusion of a special new perovskite layer has enabled scientists to create a “spin-polarized LED” without needing a magnetic field or extremely low temperatures, potentially clearing the path to a raft of novel technologies. Details of the research conducted at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Utah appear in the
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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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Originally published on Future Trends. Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country. Cleantech Investments ReNew Power Proposes $570 Million Investment In Solar Modules, Lithium-Ion Battery ReNew Power
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RWE headquarters in Essen, Germany. Fabian Strauch | picture alliance | Getty Images The incoming CEO of German utility RWE stressed on Tuesday the important role hydrogen could play in the decarbonization of energy intensive industries. Speaking to CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche, Markus Krebber — who is currently RWE’s chief financial officer — described hydrogen as
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Elon Musk has officially added a title to his several roles at Tesla, but this time it’s a joke title: ‘Technoking’. Tesla CFO Zach Kirkhorn has also received a new official joke title. Over the years, Musk has officially been listed as a Tesla co-founder, Chairman, board director, Chief Executive Officer, and product architect. Now
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Mike Barnard wrote a great piece yesterday on the hydrogen folly. As I was going through it, and building on months (or years) of reading, listening, and thoughts on this topic, I just decided that a few things could and should be put very bluntly in another short article on this topic. Money Grab First
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South Africa’s grid is dominated by coal. According to the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), published in its latest “Statistics of utility-scale power generation in South Africa in 2020″ report, coal still accounts for a whopping 83.5% of power generation. South Africa’s coal power plants provided 184.4 TWh of electricity in 2020. Nuclear
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