Sat.Jun 05, 2021

Wyoming To Lead The Coal-To-Nuclear Transition

Jim Conca

States like Wyoming and Montana are evaluating replacing coal with nuclear and Bill Gates’ TerraPower, has partnered with GE Hitachi, Bechtel, Energy Northwest, Duke Energy, DOE and the State of Wyoming to do just that with their new 345MW fast reactor with a molten salt-based energy storage system.

Moving to higher voltages in EVs: The implications on capacitor selection


Sponsored by Knowles Precision Devices. EV manufacturers are beginning to redesign their vehicles to make the switch from the 400 V battery systems widely used today to 800 V battery systems.


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Sime Darby Plantation recruits human rights lawyer Justine Nolan


Professor Nolan joins six months after Sime Darby was blocked from selling palm oil in the US because of alleged human rights violations


BMW Charging & MINI Charging Launched In UK As EV Production Grows


BMW Group has just made EV charging much easier for BMW and MINI electric vehicle owners in the UK. Naturally, for many EV owners, the vast majority of charging is done at home.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

New Video Offers In-Depth Look At Tesla Energy


Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris There’s an intimate connection between electric vehicles and renewable energy, and that connection — both literally and symbolically — runs directly through the electrical grid.

CATL Planning 80 GWh Battery Factory Near Tesla Giga Shanghai


In its quest to be the largest battery manufacturer in the world, CATL will build an 80 GWh battery factory in Shanghai.

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First Ride Of The Production Arcimoto Roadster & Fun Utility Vehicle — CleanTechnica Exclusive


Guest post by: Sofiaan Fraval I haven’t piloted an internal combustion vehicle in 5 years and that includes my motorcycle, which has been parked in my garage collecting dust all that time. I used to love to ride it and regularly took it to the track for more spirited riding. I wasn’t sure if any […].

MG Is Paying People In UK To Taste The Electric Vehicle Experience


It’s been a common phrase in the electric vehicle world since as long as I’ve known about EVs — butts in seats. That’s the magic formula for selling electric vehicles and increasing adoption.

BYD Scores More Electric Bus Orders & Deliveries In Sweden & Spain


BYD keeps rolling out more and more electric buses, especially in Europe. This week, the news is that it just delivered 30 more electric buses in Spain and got an order for 79 electric buses in Sweden.

Portable Wind Turbine Charges Handheld Electronic Devices Off-Grid


Off-grid travelers and backyard campers, take a look at this useful product for small-scale wind generation. It could put low-cost wind generation into the hands of thousands of people. Along with your solar cooking gear, this could be a great power generation source to pack.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

California Assembly Passes Groundbreaking Deforestation Bill


Courtesy of NRDC. By Jennifer Skene California policymakers have breathed new life into the lungs of the earth, taking a major step toward protecting the world’s climate-critical forests.

Germany – Plugin EVs About To Blast Past 25% Share Of Auto Market


Europe’s biggest auto market, Germany, saw plugin electric vehicle share hit 23.4% in May, up over 3x from 7.3% in May 2020. Summer always brings a further boost, so from now on 25% and above is inevitable.