Gas Stations Face Bankruptcy As Demand Plummets

CleanTechnica

With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping many people and cars at home and the looming threat of mass bankruptcy forcing consumer demand even lower, we have to ask: are gas stations making any money.

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Dutch EV Demand Cliff Debunked

CleanTechnica

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China Tesla Demand Is Spiking

CleanTechnica

Tesla Model 3 and Model X demand are skyrocketing in China, especially since the Chinese government gave a 10% car purchase tax exemption to Tesla last month — a sign of aggressive electric vehicle policy implementation by China.

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Utility Adds 2.5 MW Of Demand Response Capabilities With Very Unusual “Batteries”

CleanTechnica

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Tesla [TSLA] FUD: Demand

CleanTechnica

I wasn't planning on writing this article originally.

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Demand For Palm Oil Is Burning Indonesia

CleanTechnica

The demand for palm oil is burning Indonesia, quite literally. These annual infernos, according to experts, have ignited a "climate bomb." And until Western consumers say stop, the fires will continue to burn.

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Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams — New CleanTechnica Report

CleanTechnica

CleanTechnica has a new report out today, one highlighting the results of several thousand surveys of electric vehicle drivers in the US, Canada, and Europe. This initial report covers findings from North America and the UK.

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Electric Car Driver Demands, Desires, & Dreams — Netherlands, Norway, Germany, & France Edition

CleanTechnica

We recently surveyed EV drivers in four major European EV markets in order to learn more about their experiences as well as desires and requirements for future EVs. Those markets are the Netherlands, Norway, Germany, and France.

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The Vehicle Classes, Range, & Features in High Demand with EV Drivers — New Report

CleanTechnica

For years, we have asked respondents what vehicle body type they prefer for an EV. The answers may surprise you. Despite the crossover and SUV craze, our respondents in North America indicated they prefer a sedan or hatchback.

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Tesla Model 3 Demand Still Strong In Australia

CleanTechnica

Demand for the Tesla Model 3 in Australia is still going strong, according to an article just published by The Driven.

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Petition Demands Consumer Control Over Vehicle Data

CleanTechnica

A petition on Change.org demands that Congress change US law to give consumers greater control over vehicle data. While the petition is run by an industry group with an interest in the outcome of this debate, it does raise important points about consumer rights and future repair costs.

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Harvard & Yale Students Disrupt “The Game” To Demand Climate Action

CleanTechnica

Harvard and Yale students disrupted the football game between the schools on Saturday to protest the lack of leadership on global warming by both administrations. How dare they think for themselves?

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Fees Dampen Demand For Rooftop Solar In Alabama

CleanTechnica

Alabama Power, which serves two-thirds of electricity customers in the state, assesses people who have rooftop solar systems a fee of $5.00 a month for each kilowatt their systems generate. Some residential customers are challenging those fees.

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Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy

GreenBiz

With the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted. COVID-19 Energy & Climate Renewable Energy Solar Wind Power

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California Renewable Curtailments Surge as Coronavirus Cuts Demand

GreenTechMedia

California grid operator CAISO has been curtailing renewable energy at record levels this year, as the state’s ever-rising share of solar power during daylight hours increasingly outpaces electricity demand.

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How Weak (Or Strong) Is Tesla Model 3 Demand In The United States?

CleanTechnica

“Tesla Model 3 demand is weak” remains one of the most oft-repeated claims put forth by Tesla critics. However, contrary to this short-seller mantra, the Tesla Model 3 has plenty of global demand to tap into.

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The Electrification Of Transportation Must Be Accompanied By On-Demand Access To Renewable Energy

CleanTechnica

Unprecedented growth in global electricity demand must be met with renewable sources and technologies delivering new levels of energy efficiency.

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Hyundai Gets Serious On Electric Cars — Still Does Not Understand Demand

CleanTechnica

Hyundai is a case of a company listening well to its customers, and not understanding what it is hearing. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Green Economy Manufacturing Europe Hyundai Hyundai Europe Hyundai IONIQ EV Hyundai Kona EV

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“Tesla Demand Cliff” — Mistaken Logic? Tribal $TSLAQ Kool-Aid? Paid Trolling?

CleanTechnica

One year ago, when Tesla's 3rd quarter 2018 production and delivery data came out, many Tesla critics were stunned — absolutely stunned. They had been saying for months that Tesla absolutely could not produce the number of cars Tesla ended up producing.

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California Ports Turn to Microgrids for Energy Security, Demand Flexibility

GreenTechMedia

But it can also substantially increase electricity demand at ports. In response to California's electrification push, the state's largest ports, including San Diego, Los Angeles, and Long Beach, are turning to microgrids for energy security and demand flexibility.

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Oil Refineries Face Shutdowns as Demand Collapses

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 6 mins A growing number of refineries around the world are either curtailing operations or shutting down entirely as the oil market collapses. .

‘No One Is Being Spared.’ Coronavirus Shutdowns Sap Demand for Residential Solar

GreenTechMedia

“Herky jerky” demand. Demand is winding down more slowly for installers working in areas where shutdown orders haven’t been put in place, but that could change quickly.

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24/7 Renewables: The Emerging Art of Matching Renewables With Demand

GreenTechMedia

If we really want to make them an effective decarbonization tool, we need to match them to real-time demand. A lot of companies and governments are committing to 100% renewable energy.

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How Coronavirus Is Altering Energy Demand and Bending Load Curves [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

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World’s Best Performing Large Hedge Fund, TCI Fund Management, Is Demanding Better Sustainability Metrics

CleanTechnica

TCI Fund Management is the world’s best-performing large hedge fund, and it just made a big commitment to go green. Under Sir Christopher Hohn's 'radical' move for the climate, things might be changing for the better.

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Extensible Energy adds demand charge elimination feature to software

Solar Power World

Extensible Energy has released new features for DemandEx, its demand charge reduction software that works without energy storage. The most notable improvement is HardCap, an intelligent algorithm that automatically blocks demand spikes over a pre-set kilowatt level.

A new decade demands new leadership in climate policy advocacy

GreenBiz

Only public policy can deliver the speed and scale of emissions reductions needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change. Climate Change GreenBiz 20 Policy & Politics Policy & Politics

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Extreme weather spurs demand for climate action

Clean Energy Canada

Melting in Greenland and fires in the Amazon are at the top of the list of drivers of demand for action, but all of the items tested had a strong impact on public expectations for action. The post Extreme weather spurs demand for climate action appeared first on Clean Energy Canada.

Demand Response Rules Are Changing. MISO Shows How

GreenTechMedia

As a result, ISOs and RTOs are appealing to FERC to change the way demand response resources play in the market. The Midcontinent ISO illustrates incremental improvements to demand response mechanisms that are underway, as noted in a new report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.

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Like Utilities, Customers Are Demanding Real, Measurable Demand Side Management Results

Forbes Green Tech

From energy efficiency to demand response (DR) and integrated distributed energy resource (DER) programs, investor-owned utilities must prove that the benefits of their customer-facing programs outweigh the costs

‘It’s Like a Snow Day Every Day’: Coronavirus Threatens Commercial Renewables Demand

GreenTechMedia

As that reality sets in, it could take the shine off one of the brightest spots for the renewables market: corporate demand. Experts say it’s still too early to draw conclusions about the coronavirus outbreak’s effect on power demand, let alone the secondary effect on demand for wind and solar. “Commercial demand is going down as restaurants and stores are closing, and we think industrial demand is going to be similarly impacted,” McDonald said.

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On Demand: 12½ Kick Ass Sustainability Ideas for 2020

Terra Infirma

The post On Demand: 12½ Kick Ass Sustainability Ideas for 2020 appeared first on Terra Infirma. If you missed yesterday’s Green Academy webinar, you can catch the recording below. To access the workbook (recommended) click here.

Can PG&E Realistically Deliver on California Governor’s Demands?

GreenTechMedia

In the meantime, PG&E shareholders, creditors and counterparties spent the weekend parsing Newsom’s rejection letter, trying to discern which demands can reasonably be met — and which may be dealbreakers. The biggest challenge for PG&E’s existing management and investors backing the plan, as opposed to a rival plan from bondholders seeking to take control of the company, will be Newsom’s demand that it reduce its reliance on debt financing, analysts agree.

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New rankings show boost in demand for sustainable cotton as Adidas claims the top spot

GreenBiz

Adidas climbed five places to claim the top spot in 2020's sustainable cotton rankings, but a third of the firms scored zero. Apparel

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GFI India: Demand for “prestige foods” will drive alt meat industry in emerging markets

AFN Sustainable Protein

Asia and Africa are home to 80% of the world’s population and with rising incomes, they are craving and demanding more animal-sourced foods, GFI India's head Varun Deshpande told AFN on the sidelines of the Good Food Conference in San Francisco today.

Tesla Model Y = Most Likely Next EV Of EV Owners In Netherlands & Norway — CleanTechnica Report

CleanTechnica

Probably the most interesting question we asked in these surveys was one of the simplest: “What do you think your next EV model will be?”

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Tesla Steps Into The Utility Space With New Grid Controller Patent

CleanTechnica

This week, Tesla locked in a new patent for a distributed electrical grid management system, with capability to control everything from massive grid-scale energy storage installations down to your washing machine to keep everything humming along nicely.

Freebee deploys Lightning Systems’ EVs for on-demand public transport

Charged

Freebee, a Florida-based operator of on-demand public transit vehicles, has ordered six Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350 HD passenger vans from Lightning Systems. Freebee, which offers passengers free door-to-door rides through municipal transportation contracts, has received two of the six vans and put them into service shortly after delivery.

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Enel X Announces A New Suite Of Intelligent, Connected EV Chargers For 2020

CleanTechnica

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Climate Strikers Demand Climate Justice On 'Historic' Day Of Protest

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 6 mins This story is part of Covering Climate Now , a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. .

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