Volkswagen Increases 2023 & 2025 EV Production Targets

CleanTechnica

The target year for that is now 2023, while the 2025 target has increased to 1½ million. Previously, Volkswagen Group announced an intention to produce and sell 1 million fully electric vehicles in 2025.

BMW Backs Away From M Next, Will Offer 1006 HP Electric M5 In 2023

CleanTechnica

The company's focus has now switched to developing a battery electric version of the next generation 5 Series sedan which will carry the iconic M5 label. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles BMW

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China’s EV Incentive Changes For 2020–2023

CleanTechnica

The EV market in China has embraced Teslas so far. Will a change in EV incentives make a difference.

Germany to ban controversial weed-killer glyphosate by 2023

Inhabitat - Innovation

Reaching for the weed killer glyphosate in Germany won’t be an option much longer

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California Demands 3.3GW of New Resources by 2023 to Meet Looming Grid Shortfall

GreenTechMedia

gigawatts by 2023, including the retirement of OTC capacity. Each will need to procure half of their total by 2021, 75 percent of it by 2022, and all of it by 2023.

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Alliant Energy’s clean energy plan includes 1 GW of solar by 2023

Solar Power World

Public utility Alliant Energy announced its “Powering What’s Next” plan to accelerate the transition to cleaner energy for its customers.

3 Questions Uber Hopes To Answer Before The 2023 Launch Of Uber Air

Forbes Green Tech

Uber’s data scientists are hustling to create simulated air mobility systems for specific cities ahead of the promised 2023 launch of Uber Air

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Solar Photovoltaic Panels Market to Reach $307,204 Million by 2023 at 15.0% CAGR: AMR

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Demand for solar photovoltaic is on an increase owing to the need to reduce energy costs. In addition, commercial and residential buildings are the most energy captive end users due to increase in demand for electricity to upkeep their in-house operations

Germany to ban controversial weed-killer glyphosate by 2023

AGreenLiving

But the controversial chemical won’t have the chance to do either, as ministers have reported that the German government is banning the use of glyphosate when the EU’s approval period expires in 2023. France has also decided to ban glyphosate by 2023. Germany to ban controversial weed-killer glyphosate by 2023. Reaching for the weed-killer glyphosate in Germany won’t be an option much longer.

LAVA designs carbon-neutral LIFE Hamburg with an edible green roof

Inhabitat - Innovation

Slated to open 2023, the solar-powered sustainable building will feature a carbon dioxide-absorbing green facade and an organic rooftop garden

Will Form Energy Aqueous Air Battery Challenge Tesla For Grid Storage Dominance?

CleanTechnica

A 1 MW/150 MWh battery from From Energy will be installed in Minnesota by 2023. Will the new technology challenge lithium-ion batteries from Tesla for dominance in energy storage?

The Business Of Electric Vehicles

CleanTechnica

EVs are expected to be the best choice for nearly all consumer automotive use cases by 2023. They will cost less than gas upfront and per mile, have plenty of range and have more refueling options than gas.

$87M wildlife bridge in California will be a haven for mountain lions

Inhabitat - Innovation

Mountain lions in Southern California will have a safer place to roam by 2023 thanks to an $87 million bridge being designed northwest of Los Angeles and spread out above the busy 101 Highway

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Powering The EV Revolution — Battery Packs Now At $156/kWh, 13% Lower Than 2018, Finds BNEF

CleanTechnica

This is over 13% lower than the 2018 average ($180/kWh, when adjusted for inflation), and BNEF foresees cost reductions continuing, with $100/kWh potentially being reached by 2023.

Kentucky gets second large-scale solar project with 160-MW PPA announcement

Solar Power World

Unbridled Solar is a 160-MW clean solar energy project located in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) market, with an expected completion of 2023.

Volkswagen ramps up EV production target to 1.5 million by 2025

Business Green

German giant now expects to produce one million EVs by 2023, two years earlier than previously planned

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GM Invests In More Solar, Michigan Facilities To Be Powered By Renewables

Forbes Green Tech

GM plans to source all the electricity for its southeast Michigan facilities from renewable sources by 2023 thanks to an investment in 500 MWh of solar from DTE Energy

TVA accepting proposals for 200 MW of renewable energy

Solar Power World

The Tennessee Valley Authority announced that it is calling on the world’s top developers to submit proposals to develop 200 megawatts of renewable energy that can be brought online by the end of 2023.

The Dairy Industry – Sector Watch 26 July 2019

CleanTech Group

CAGR by 2023. The dairy market has a value of $674 billion, based on revenue generated by milk products globally. This is expected to grow annually by 4.7% Despite the positive outlook for market size, North American and European margins are low and milk prices are stagnant due to a production surplus. Attractiveness Regional regulatory changes […]. Cleantech News

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The new Intersolar North America event organizer explains how he sees the future of solar

Solar Power World

The United States has now achieved more than two million solar installations, and Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables projects that number will double by 2023. By Wes Doane, Event Director, Intersolar North America The solar industry is growing up — especially here in North America.

New report: Cost and performance of batteries improving much faster than forecast

Charged

Total manufacturing investment – both previous and planned through 2023, amounts to around $150 billion dollars. By 2023, the capital cost for new battery manufacturing capacity is expected to decline by more than half compared to 2018.

Nidec launches 50 kW and 200 kW motor systems for EVs

Charged

Mass production is slated for 2023 for the 200 kW model and 2022 for the 50 kW model. Nidec has launched two new models of traction motor systems: a 200 kW model for the D and E segments and a 50 kW model for the A segment. Both models are based on Nidec’s 150 kW E-Axle.

Why The U.S. Will Lag Behind The Global Transition To Electric Vehicles

Forbes Green Tech

As soon as 2023, people in India, Indonesia and the Philippines will find sticker prices on electric vehicles that rival their gasoline-powered ancestors, according to a report released today by the Rocky Mountain Institute.

Rivian to provide skateboard chassis for electric Lincoln SUV

Charged

The automaker hopes to introduce a compact Lincoln electric crossover in late 2021 or early 2022, and a mid-size model in 2023. Last November, Rivian turned heads with its prototype pickup and SUV.

7X Energy stockpiles 2 GW of inverters to beat the ITC step-down

Solar Power World

The ITC provides a 30% tax cut relative to the cost of installation to all residential, commercial and utility solar projects started in 2019, as long as they’re operational by December 31, 2023.

Portuguese Oil Firm Galp Becomes Major Solar Player With 2.9GW Deal

GreenTechMedia

The deal includes 900 megawatts of operational assets and a pipeline expected to yield a further 2 gigawatts by 2023. BP is targeting 10 gigawatts of developed solar assets by 2023 via its 50:50 joint venture Lightsource BP

WoodMac: Wind, Solar and Storage to Dominate Europe’s Power Grid by 2030

GreenTechMedia

France, Italy and Spain — will get the majority of their power from wind, solar and other variable renewable energy sources as early as 2023, WoodMac says.

Financial Trouble at an Iconic American Hydropower Giant

GreenTechMedia

Carbon Brief : Record-Low Price for UK Offshore Wind Cheaper Than Existing Gas Plants by 2023. The Bonneville Power Administration, the government-owned “power marketing agency” that serves the Pacific Northwest, is facing a strong current of problems.

Looming Grid Shortfall Prompts 2.5GW California Procurement Proposal

GreenTechMedia

State regulators have proposed a major set of responses to what could be a looming grid reliability shortfall in Sothern California, including a 2.5-gigawatt reliability resources procurement between 2021 and 2023. gigawatts by 2023.

Wright Electric unveils design concepts for electric aircraft

Charged

Wright plans to conduct ground tests in 2021, flight tests in 2023, and begin service in 2030. Wright Electric, a partner of European airline easyJet, recently unveiled design concepts for the Wright 1, a 186-seat electric aircraft. Wright is building a 1.5 MW electric motor and 3 kV inverter. The company is in discussions with BAE Systems to develop flight controls and energy management systems.

UK Power Networks’ New Platform for Flexibility Services Could Be Groundbreaking

GreenTechMedia

The company plans to tender flexibility contracts for most of its load-related network reinforcements through 2023 and is currently running a tender for 170 megawatts of flexible capacity requirements.

OXIS Energy and Mercedes to build Li-S plant in Brazil

Charged

Upgrading the site will begin immediately, with the goal of having the fully digitalized plant operating by 2023. OXIS Energy and the Minas Gerais Development Company have signed a 15-year lease agreement with Mercedes Benz Brazil (MBB) to take possession of a plant located at the MBB manufacturing site in Juiz de Fora in southeast Brazil, to produce lithium-sulfur battery cells. NORDIKA Pharmaceutical of Brazil will undertake the design, engineering and machinery layout.

BMW i4 to arrive in 2021 with a 373-mile range

Charged

By 2023, the BMW Group plans to offer some 25 electrified models. BMW’s i3 was ahead of its time, but it has had few upgrades since its 2013 unveiling, and the company has fallen behind in the electrification race.

Total Buys Stake in 2GW Indian Solar Portfolio for $510M

GreenTechMedia

Meanwhile, a recent portfolio acquisition by Portugal’s Galp Energia could leave it with nearly 3 gigawatts of solar in operation by 2023. And BP is on track to build 10 gigawatts of solar by 2023 through its Lightsource BP joint venture.

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SK Innovation increases investment in US EV battery business to $2.5 billion

Charged

Construction on the second plant is expected to begin in July at the same site, with mass production to start in 2023. SK Innovation has announced additional investment in its US battery business to fund the construction of a second EV battery plant in Georgia. The company plans to invest a total of $2.5 billion to build two plants at its site in Commerce, Georgia, with a combined annual capacity of 21.5

'Infinitely recyclable': Viridor unveils plans for circular economy plastics hub

Business Green

The company said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Plastic Energy, which will see the company explore whether to proceed with the project with a view to bringing the new facility online by the end of 2023.

Our Most-Read Research Spotlights From 2019

GreenTechMedia

” WoodMac: Solar Plants Cheaper Than Natural Gas ‘Just About Everywhere’ by 2023 (May 2019). Which research-focused stories got the most traffic last year? Below, a few pieces from 2019 that are worth catching up on. The Energy Transition in 4 Charts (August 2019).

WoodMac: Coronavirus Will Undercut North American Power Demand Through 2021

GreenTechMedia

A new report from WoodMac on North American power markets includes both the baseline and a more severe scenario, with losses running through 2023. North American power markets are in uncharted territory.

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NV Energy Gets Green Light for Massive Solar-Battery Projects

GreenTechMedia

NV Energy announced the projects in June with developers 8minute Solar Energy, EDF Renewables, Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners and Arevia Power, and it expects them to be online in 2023. Nevada regulators have given a green light to utility NV Energy’s plan to add nearly 1.2

Iberdrola Plots Post-Lockdown Renewables Investment Spree

GreenTechMedia

billion in orders to thousands of suppliers, with purchases in progress for delivery by 2023 standing at more than €20 billion.".