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  1. The tariffs recently placed on a variety of goods from China — including electric vehicles, semiconductors, solar cells, and batteries — are the latest in a slew of actions Washington, D.C., has taken to be tough on China. David Victor is the professor of innovation and public policy at the UC ... [continued]

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  2. Tesla tried battery swapping a long time ago. Sort of. Maybe. In any case, it didn’t last long and there were only a couple of battery swap stations trialled. Better Place tried battery swapping for real in Israel, but then the company went bankrupt. NIO decided it would include battery ... [continued]

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  3. Cement is the gray glue that holds our economy together. It’s ubiquitous, if often hidden behind paint or plaster. It holds together the rock, sand, and steel that keep our buildings upright, our bridges spanning chasms, and our dams holding water for irrigation, generation, and recreation. And it’s a carbon ... [continued]

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  4. Recently, I was contacted about the possibility of reviewing the FUELL Folld -1 ebike. I had never ridden an e-bike, so I was intrigued. After agreeing, one was quickly shipped. The Folld-1, true to its name, is a folding e-bike, so I wasn’t sure if I had the knowledge or ... [continued]

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  5. The electric revolution of gardening tools is here.   If you go to your local Home Depot, Lowe’s, Ace Hardware, or Farm & Fleet store, you will find multiple brands of battery electric gardening tools that will do almost any gardening job as well or better than your old corded ... [continued]

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  6. AUSTIN, Texas — Energy Exploration Technologies Inc. (EnergyX) has announced a major lithium project in North America, Project Lonestar Lithium. The project aims to solidify EnergyX’s position as a leader in the global energy transition and bid to help secure the US battery supply chain. This is the second major ... [continued]

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  7. WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service issued Revenue Procedure 2024–26 June 7 for the submission of information by qualified manufacturers of new clean vehicles and dealers and sellers of new clean vehicles and previously-owned clean vehicles. This guidance provides additional procedures for qualified manufacturers ... [continued]

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  8. An award-winning project expands the toolbox that helps utilities and manufacturers prevent cybersecurity attacks from affecting the U.S. electric grid. In 2019, The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO), in collaboration with other DOE program offices, invested $4.5 million for the development of this first-of-its-kind software ... [continued]

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  9. ExxonMobil is leading the charge for a new technology called pyrolysis that it says can conquer the scourge of plastic waste.

    The post Pyrolysis Is The Latest Climate-Killing Plastics Scam From ExxonMobil appeared first on ...

  10. If a man on the street was asked to guess what the most American car in the country was, I imagine there’s a strong chance they’d guess a Ford, a Chevrolet, a Dodge, or an automobile from some other member of the Detroit “Big 3.” To be clear, what we’re ... [continued]

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  11. Uganda’s Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija, recently delivered the country’s 2024/2025 national budget. There were some very interesting insights in there that give us a good look into Uganda’s electricity generation landscape as well as the current state and plans to grow the electric mobility ecosystem. ... [continued]

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  12. Fleet operators, such as shuttle service providers for airport transfers and other players who drive a lot of kilometers per day, stand to benefit the most from lower operation and maintenance costs associated with electric vehicles, thereby enjoying a lower total cost of ownership. They also benefit from access to ... [continued]

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  13. Offshore wind farms don't require an onshore grid connection, if they can produce green hydrogen efficiently and economically.

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  14. There has been a vast amount of discussion on Chinese electric cars making their way to European and US markets, and the European Union and USA putting high tariffs on these electric cars based on the assumption that production of these electric cars is being unfairly subsidized, overproduced, and then ... [continued]

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  15. We’ve got another daily roundup of solar energy, energy storage, and electric vehicle news to share. The cleantech stories just keep rolling in, as more cleantech records are broken and cleantech products make their way into more and more consumers’ hands. In the realm of electric cars, it appears like ... [continued]

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