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Mercedes-Benz launches electric bus chassis for Brazilian market


Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new electric bus chassis developed for the Brazilian market. The eO500U chassis will be launched in 2022 for Brazil and Latin America, and will also be commercialized in Europe and Oceania. meters long. meters long. It can deliver a range of up to 250 km (155 miles).

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Global e-waste has risen 21% in five years, says UN

Envirotec Magazine

million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21 per cent in just five years, according to the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor 2020. Mt) and Europe (12 Mt), while Africa and Oceania generated 2.9 Oceania came second (16.1 A record 53.6 Mt, followed by the Americas (13.1 Mt and 0.7

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Building the Digital Energy Retailer: Lessons From IDC’s Worldwide Utilities 2020 Predictions


For IDC Energy Insights, this effort rests on an analyst team that stretches from Europe to Asia, Oceania and North America. With customer expectations largely formed by digital-native, customer-centric brands from outside the energy industry, it’s imperative that utilities deliver an experience that measures up.

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Keeping 1.5C alive: Is COP26 on track to deliver on its goals?

Business Green

Global energy shortages and a recent spike in oil prices to a three-year high above $80 a barrel, have dimmed hopes that governments will announce bold new plans to rapidly ditch fossil fuels at the October 31st to November 12th summit. With just a few days to go until COP26 kicks off, her pessimism is widely shared. goal within grasp.