Algenol closes on additional $25M internal equity financing

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This technology has the best chance of actually reducing carbon emissions while producing cheap fuel in the process. Algal fuels producer Algenol has closed on a $25-million dollar investment from BioFields, a Mexican business group devoted to the development of renewable and clean energy projects. This new investment follows a previous investment of $40 million from BioFields in 2014.

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Report from the REFF-Wall Street; Themes in Renewable Energy Finance

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Green Car Congress attended the Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street) conference (23-24 June) sponsored by Euromoney Energy Events and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). Renewables account for approximately 10-15% of the global energy infrastructure investment and according to New Energy Finance renewables have been hit hard by the global recession with a 47% in Q1 2009 vs. Q1 2008 ($13.3 by Bill Cooke.


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IEA World Energy Outlook view on the transport sector to 2035; passenger car fleet doubling to almost 1.7B units, driving oil demand up to 99 mb/d; reconfirming the end of cheap oil

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Oil and the Transport Sector: Reconfirming the End of Cheap Oil. Key challenges for Russia are to finance a new generation of higher-cost oil and gas fields and to improve its energy efficiency. Change in primary oil demand by sector and region in the central New Policies Scenario, 2010-2035. WEO 2011. Click to enlarge.

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid $249 lease tops June plug-in, hybrid, electric car deals

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Although the cheap low-interest or no-interest financing deals for new vehicles have mostly gone away, as the auto industry recalibrates supply to a new coronavirus-recovery norm for demand, many of them are still good through June in the green-car sector—leading to some standout deals for electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and hybrid vehicles.

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Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for February 2018

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With gasoline cheap and buyers continuing to shun passenger cars for crossovers and trucks, there are bargains to be had in fuel-efficient and electrified vehicles. This month's deals, courtesy of CarsDirect, includes cheap leases, low financing rates, and money off sticker prices. They cover a variety of vehicle types, with hybrids among the. Diesels Plug-In Hybrids Fuel Economy plug-in cars deals Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Volvo Buses in project researching use of second-life electric bus batteries to store solar energy

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It can also be used to buy and store electricity from the national grid when it is cheap and green, for later use. IRIS is a Light House project, financed by EU HORIZON 2020. Volvo Buses is participating in a research project in which used electric bus batteries are used as solar energy storage units. Batteries from electric bus route 55 in Gothenburg, Sweden are being used for solar energy storage in a second-life application.

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BNEF: producing battery materials in the DRC could lower supply-chain emissions and add value to the country’s cobalt

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The DRC’s cost competitiveness comes from its relatively cheap access to land and low engineering, procurement and construction, or EPC, cost compared to the US, Poland and China.

Why are some EV chargers more expensive than others?

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We do not want to waste money on cheap, low-quality commodities. It supports organisations through grants and finances via OZEV or EVHS funding. You’re online looking at an array of EV chargers. The brands look enticing, but some options are way cheaper. Why cheaper?

Resale Market for Electric Two-Wheelers and Three-Wheelers in India

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The Indian automobile market is powered by the help of the financing industry in the country. 90% of the commercial vehicles in India is financed. In this article, we are going to address a very real but not much-discussed topic.

EnerNOC and Tesla to collaborate on stationary energy storage

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Cheap cells made in the Gigafactory are only part of the puzzle. Offering financing and new residential business models. Providing financing options for many of those purchases will be key, echoing the successful strategy that solar has already employed. EnerNOC, Inc., a provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), will collaborate with Tesla on the deployment and management of energy storage systems in commercial and industrial buildings.

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Baker Institute expert suggests assumptions about oil’s influence on politics in the Middle East should be reversed

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Oil helped finance their emergence from colonial rule and, at times, guided the placement of national borders to encompass known oilfields. Finally, in many MENA countries, government policies that made available low-priced fuel and electricity contributed to an ‘entitlement mentality’ among citizens toward cheap energy.

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Opinion: Why Buffett Bet A Billion On Solar: Miles Per Acre Per Year

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During the late innings of the ICE-age (as in the Internal Combustion Engine age) it has become clear that feeding gasoline and diesel to the next billion new cars is not going to be easy, or cheap. Silicon based PV, on the other hand, is hugely scalable and relatively cheap. They had better think seriously about financing solar and wind arrays. by Henry Hewitt for

2015 290

Opinion: The End Of An Era: Is The US Petrodollar Under Threat?

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Having that status would allow China cheap access to world capital markets and cheaper transaction costs on international trade, not to mention increased clout as an economic power commensurate with its rising proportion of world commerce. The company was also seeking financing for a gas project in Russia despite Western sanctions. “It by Andrew Topf of

2014 194

Volvo Car Group tests road-embedded magnets for accurate positioning of self-driving cars

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The research, which has been financed in strategic co-operation with the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket), is a potential means of implementing self-driving vehicles. Our experience so far is that ferrite magnets are an efficient, reliable and relatively cheap solution, both when it comes to the infrastructure and on-board sensor technology. Volvo Car Group has completed a research project using magnets in the roadway to help the car determine its position.

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ADB draft report says 3B Asians could become affluent by 2050; significant challenges

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Fast-growing economies like the People’s Republic of China (PRC), India, Indonesia, and Viet Nam cannot afford to fall into the middle income trap when seeking to move from resource-driven growth that is dependent on cheap labor and capital to growth based on high productivity and innovation, the report cautions.

2011 168

PBL Study Finds Developed Countries Proposals for Copenhagen Fall Short for Reaching 2 °C Climate Objective

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The analysis focused in particular on: the abatement costs for developed and developing countries; the price of tradable emission units on the global carbon market in 2020; the buyers and sellers of carbon credits; and the costs and financing of non-Annex I REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries) activities by Annex I and other non-Annex I countries. Non-Annex I actions may be (partially) financed by Annex I2.

2009 168

Tony Fadell: The Nest Thermostat Disrupted My Life

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But the technology that I needed to make it happen—reliable low-cost communications, cheap screens and processors—didn’t exist yet. I researched the technology, then the opportunity, the business, the competition, the people, the financing, the history.

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KPMG study identifies 10 sustainability “megaforces” with accelerating impacts on business; imperative of sustainability changing the automotive business radically

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While this is a threat for business, there are also opportunities to grow commerce and create jobs, and to innovate to address the needs of growing populations for agriculture, sanitation, education, technology, finance, and healthcare. The advantages many companies experienced in the last two decades from “cheap labor” in developing nations are likely to be eroded by the growth and power of the global middle class.

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Cash for Volts?

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Despite a high upfront cost, operating an electric vehicle is cheap, costing 2.5 Since batteries that power electric vehicles might last longer than the car itself, they say financing will have to be adjusted to reflect that. A coalition of car makers, battery suppliers and electricity providers has come together to ask for federal help for EVs. More details at: Group Seeks US Tax Credits To Spur Electric Car Use. by Judith Burns for Dow Jones.

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AlixPartners study finds post-crisis auto industry facing new set of challenges; sales projected below historical levels for foreseeable future

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According to the study, historically, approximately one of every five vehicles sold is financed by home-value appreciation, a ratio that’s likely to decrease with the continuing stagnancy in home values. House appreciation historically has been used to finance the purchase of a new vehicle about 20% of the time. Emerging nations have gone from being just sources of cheap parts and labor to being bona fide markets, not to mention bona fide competitors.

2011 176

Perspective: Why Carbon Emissions Should Not Have Been the Focus of the UN Climate Change Summit and Why the 15th Conference of the Parties Should Have Focused on Technology Transfer

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This article discusses: (a) why the focus should have been on the transfer of proven renewable energy technology from developed to developing countries; and (b) how this technology transfer can be financed with currently available funds. But starting to raise immediate finance is more important than determining its exact future size. International Finance Corporation; and. Perspective by Brian J. Donovan, CEO of Renergie, Inc.

2009 209

Perspective: Drive Star Conversion Program Could Cut US Oil Use in Half by 2020

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And oil only seems cheap. Retrofitters can partner with energy service companies to finance those costs, backed by federal loan guarantees. But let’s realize: defending our nation is never cheap. Perspective by Felix Kramer, Founder, CalCars. Reprinted by invitation from the CalCars website.

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Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

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Auction revenues may be used for the public good by allocating the allowance value to: households as dividends; financing investments and other public expenditures; and. Financing Investments and Other Public Expenditures. Allowance value can be used to finance government expenditures of various kinds. It can also be used to finance other types of investment, including investments in education and job training, or in various community development projects.

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Urban transport | Two wheels good | The Economist

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Apr 28th 2009 (EIU ViewsWire) Apr 27th 2009 Advertisement ); Advertisement ); NUS Business School Asia-Pacific EMBA Ranked Top 20 Worldwide (FT Ranking EMBA 2008) Admission Requirements: Bachelors degree 10 years working experience Spore Info Session: 18 Apr 2009 1pm-3pm The Ritz-Carlton Duisenberg school of finance Amsterdam is a joint initiative of financial industry and academic institutions. Our mission is to prepare students for top careers in finance.

Opinion: The Tesla Cybertruck accelerated the Ford F-150 Lightning’s release, like it or not


Speaking to Yahoo Finance’s The First Trade following the electric F-150’s 1-million-pound demonstration, Ford Chief Product Development Officer Hau Thai-Tang was asked about the upcoming vehicle’s release. .

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Wall Street Report

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coalition led by electric utilities , sensing a way to gain market share through vehicles that derive 90% of their power from electricity and can recharge at night when power is plentiful and cheap, kicked off a national campaign in Washington yesterday to push auto makers to make plug-in hybrids. The Electric Power Research Institute, which is financed by utilities, is sponsoring DaimlerChrysler's experiment with plug-in delivery vans.

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China and the Electric Car | Autos | Smart Spending | Mainstreet

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1 2 Next » 0 comments Add A Comment Permalink Play Video Auto Slowdown Worries Michigan City Slide Show The Cars of 2009 Slide Show Consumer Reports Best Cars Slide Show Consumer Reports Worst Cars More From Autos China and the Electric Car Auto Leasing: The Basics Top Green Cars Toyota Prius: Reasons to Steer Clear A Guide to Buying Tires Online Car Makers Cover Payments for Unemployed Gov't: Gas Should Be Cheap This Summer Bankruptcy for GM?

2009 29

Greentech Media | The Bus With Plug and Play Batteries

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Though $155,000 seems awfully cheap for lithium-ion battery packs.

2009 30

Greentech Media | ECOtality CEO: Fast Charging and Why Battery Swapping Is Doomed

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Given the cost of oil and the economic, geopolitical and ecological effects of our continued reliance on petroleum, electric transportation will be cheap.

2009 29

Chrysler's first electric car to be two-seat sports car - Apr. 15, 2009

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More How healthy are your finances? More Miami on the cheap House prices in Miami soared, then crashed.

2009 30

Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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I also think it will be cheap, which is why I think someone will buy the group. Automotive.coms auto loan locator can help you get a lower new car finance rate. Skip to Content Listen to the Joystiq Podcast (because your ears cant read) Autoblog AOL Autos Green Daily Gadling Engadget AutoblogGreen Autoblog Green Web Images Video News Local More → x Jobs Mapquest Movies Music Personals Shopping Travel Yellow Pages Send us a tip Contact us Advertise Corrections/Problems?

Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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News | Markets | Technology | Personal Finance | Small Business | RSS Newsletters Video Home Fortune 500 Technology Investing Management Rankings Warren Buffett takes charge Warren Buffett hasnt just seen the car of the future, hes sitting in the drivers seat. They generate fewer greenhouse gas emissions than cars that burn gasoline, and they have lower fuel costs, even when oil is cheap.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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People-Oriented Development Current Status of REDD Financing the Fifth Fuel Peak Phosphorus - Commence Urine Recyling on Space. Millions will plug-in their electric vehicles (EV), plug-in hybrids (PHEV) and fuel cell vehicles (FCV) at night when electricity is cheap, then plug-in during the day when energy is expensive and sell those extra electrons at a profit.

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Slow start for charge of the electric cars - Times Online

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Cheap to run but expensive to buy, they offer theprospect of low or zero carbon emissions, but manufacturers won’t sell themunless motorists want to buy them – and motorists won’t buy unless the priceis right and there are enough places to charge the batteries.

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