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Tesla’s profitable Supercharger network is in limbo after Musk axed the entire team

TechCrunch: Climate

After Elon Musk fired Tesla's Supercharger team, the fate of the EV charging network is unknown. There are 25,000 charging ports in the U.S. alone.

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Egypt aims for top spot as green hydrogen producer

Hydrogen Fuel News

The North African country has ample solar and wind energy resources When Egypt hosted COP27 a couple of years ago, it was impossible to notice the number of largescale green hydrogen production projects within the massive Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone). Even then, it was obvious that Egypt saw its own potential The country is ideally suited for generating both solar and wind electricity, both of which can provide the renewable power necessary for electrolyzers to generate green hydrogen and a

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South Korean state energy monopoly in talks to build new UK nuclear plant

Financial Times: Energy

Kepco has held early-stage discussions with British officials over mothballed Wylfa site

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Green hydrogen production hub approved to decarbonise transport and hospitals

Energy Central

GreenPower has been given the go-ahead to produce green hydrogen at the Glenshellach Industrial Estate in Oban, with plans to help distilleries and fish farms move away from using fossil fuels [link] Hydrogen Scotland

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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UK waste confronts its carbon problem

Financial Times: Energy

Incineration plants have been attractive to investors, but must soon start paying for emissions

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Tongwei and Longi signed a long-term polysilicon order worth 39.1 billion yuan

EnergyTrend

Tongwei and Longi signed a long-term polysilicon order worth 39.1 billion yuan OntheeveningofMay10,Tongweiissuedanannouncementthatthecompany'ssixsubsidiariesrecentlysignedhigh-puritypolysiliconsalescontractswithLongianditsninesub.

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Major Policy Issued in Lithium Battery Industry to Accelerate the Elimination of Low-End Redundant Capacity

EnergyTrend

Major Policy Issued in Lithium Battery Industry to Accelerate the Elimination of Low-End Redundant Capacity NewRegulationstoStreamlineLithium-ionBatteryIndustryandPromoteHigh-QualityDevelopmentOnMay8th,accordingtoamessageonthewebsiteoftheMinistryofIndustryan.

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West of Scotland | Hydrogen Hub

Energy Central

Hydrogen Hub | West of Scotland

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Granular Silicon's Edge: GCL Technology's Q1 Market Strategy and Outcomes

EnergyTrend

Granular Silicon's Edge: GCL Technology's Q1 Market Strategy and Outcomes OnMay10th,GCLTechnology(03800.HK)announceditsfinancialresultsforthefirstquarterof2024.ThecompanyreportedrevenueofapproximatelyRMB5.47billionandanetpro.

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The world's first hydrogen fuel cell superyacht

Energy Central

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Electrofuels Are the Future: The Driving Force to Decarbonizing Heavy Transport

Speaker: Ayesha Choudhury - Senior Vice President, Head of Capital Markets at Infinium

With the first wave of the energy transition, renewable energy sources (such as solar and wind) have begun replacing coal power generation. However, some sectors are lagging behind and struggling to decarbonize more than others, including large-scale transportation like commercial aviation, shipping, and rail transit. Electrofuels (aka eFuels) are the next generation of solutions to help the hardest-to-abate sectors pivot from their reliance on fossil fuels.

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Energy storage products are trapped in "homogeneous" competition

EnergyTrend

Energy storage products are trapped in "homogeneous" competition Sincethebeginningofthisyear,majorenergystoragecompanieshavereleasednewenergystorageproductswithlargercapacity,higherenergydensityandlongerlife.Themain.

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Domestic US Automakers Still Need To Prepare For Chinese Competition

CleanTechnica

News recently broke that the Biden administration plans to jack import taxes up on Chinese EVs, raising them from the current 25% to 100%. This would double the price of Chinese EVs, which would also not be eligible for federal point-of-sale tax credits. This move is obviously meant to protect. [continued] The post Domestic US Automakers Still Need To Prepare For Chinese Competition appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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U.S. Coal-Fired Electricity Generation Decreased in 2022 & 2023

CleanTechnica

Electricity generation from units that primarily consume coal in the U.S. Lower 48 states decreased for all hours of the day by about 23% between 2021 and 2023, according to our Form EIA-930, Hourly and Daily Balancing Authority Operations Report. Most of the decline occurred between 2022 and 2023, when coal-fired. [continued] The post U.S. Coal-Fired Electricity Generation Decreased in 2022 & 2023 appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Anker Introduces Modular Whole-Home Battery System

CleanTechnica

Years ago, Anker made a name for itself in the United States selling small consumer battery devices like phone power banks, laptop batteries, and chargers. Unlike some other brands from the 2010s that are no longer with us, Anker’s quality stood out from the crowd and the company gained a. [continued] The post Anker Introduces Modular Whole-Home Battery System appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

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

With 191 country signatories to the Paris Climate Agreement now hard at work in the race to zero carbon by 2050, much of the heavy lifting in ecosystem sustainability falls on the shoulders of the world's densely populated urban centers. This conversation considers how today's AI-enabled simulation media, such as AR/VR, can be effectively applied to accelerate learning, understanding, training, and solutions-modeling to sustainability planning and design.

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GM Will Pull The Plug On Chevy Malibu To Make Room For 2nd-Generation Bolt

CleanTechnica

The Chevrolet Malibu is scheduled to go out of production at the end of 2024 to make room for the second generation Chevy Bolt. The post GM Will Pull The Plug On Chevy Malibu To Make Room For 2nd-Generation Bolt appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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More Electric Trucks Coming To US, But China Still Leads

CleanTechnica

The number of electric trucks on the road is increasing both in the US and in other countries such as China. The post More Electric Trucks Coming To US, But China Still Leads appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Call2Recycle & Ascend Elements Formalize Agreement to Offer Customized EV Battery Management, Logistics & Recycling Services

CleanTechnica

New program combines best-in-class recycling technologies with the cloud-based GreenTraxEV platform to help auto dealerships, recyclers, and repair facilities navigate the EV battery logistics and recycling landscape. A new agreement between Ascend Elements and Call2Recycle will bring customized electric vehicle (EV) battery management, logistics and recycling services to automotive dealerships, recyclers, and repair.

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Cross Country with Tesla Full Self Driving (Supervised)

CleanTechnica

My wife, our small dog, and our two large e-bikes recently made the 1500-mile trip from Utah to Northern Wisconsin in our Tesla Model 3 Long Range. It was our first cross-country trip with the new Version 12 of Tesla FSD (Supervised), V12.3.4. Supercharging The e-bikes on a tray-type bike. [continued] The post Cross Country with Tesla Full Self Driving (Supervised) appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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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 Climate 4.0 Economy. Climate change is here. We see it in many ways already. Weather catastrophes: Texas freezing over, the wildfires of California, the increasingly unpredictable violence and frequency of hurricanes, the rapid melting and disappearance of polar ice caps. Much more evidence all around us. What can we do in our corporate organizations, in our homes and communities, to change the current course?

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Daimler Truck Unviels Battery Electric Autonomous Freightliner eCascadia Technology Demonstrator

CleanTechnica

Daimler Truck is pursuing a vision of zero emissions and increased road safety by combining the two most promising technologies to deliver on that vision — battery electric drive and integrated autonomous driving technology — in one semi-truck for the first time in its history: the autonomous Freightliner eCascadia technology. [continued] The post Daimler Truck Unviels Battery Electric Autonomous Freightliner eCascadia Technology Demonstrator appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Largest Virtual Power Plant in USA Supports California’s Grid with 16,200 Home Solar-Plus-Storage Systems

CleanTechnica

Sunrun creates the country’s largest virtual power plant to participate in statewide program designed to strengthen California’s stressed electrical grid and reduce blackouts by providing load generation during extreme events The post Largest Virtual Power Plant in USA Supports California’s Grid with 16,200 Home Solar-Plus-Storage Systems appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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8 Things To Know About Electric School Bus Repowers

CleanTechnica

Repowering existing school buses with a new electric drivetrain shows promise to provide school bus operators with a lower cost and more sustainable vehicle compared to buying a brand-new electric school bus. An electric repower — sometimes referred to as an electric conversion or retrofit — involves the removal of a vehicle’s internal combustion. [continued] The post 8 Things To Know About Electric School Bus Repowers appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Voi Donates New Helmets To Wheels For All

CleanTechnica

E-scooter and e-bike operator Voi has donated helmets to Wheels for All in Liverpool. Wheels for All enables disabled children and adults to take part in cycling activities, using adapted bikes including handcycles, trikes and wheelchair transporters. Voi, which has recently launched its industry-leading new e-bike model in Liverpool, where. [continued] The post Voi Donates New Helmets To Wheels For All appeared first on CleanTechnica.