Fri.Oct 23, 2020

Baker Institute team says fossil fuel subsidies need global reform

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Fossil fuels still receive most of the international government support provided to the energy sector despite their “well-known environmental and public health damage,” according to new research from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

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Battery supplier SKI: 500 miles of range with 20 minutes of fast-charging, ready in 2021

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The South Korean supplier SK Innovation revealed Thursday that it’s developing cells that will only need two quick 10-minute charges to cover more than 500 miles of range when installed in an EV.

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RATP beginning tests of Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen bus in Paris

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In 2019, during the UITP Global Public Transport Summit representatives of Solaris and RATP Group (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) signed a contract for lease and tests of the Urbino 12 hydrogen. Over the next few weeks, RATP will test the hydrogen-fueled bus on the streets of Paris.

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Wireless EV charging gets a boost: Single standard will harmonize systems up to 11 kw

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The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) on Thursday announced the first global standard for wireless electric-car charging, which could help accelerate the technology's rollout. The standard—officially SAE J2954—applies to inductive-charging systems up to 11 kilowatts.

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Snam invests €33M in electrolyzer manufacturer ITM Power

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Snam signed a partnership agreement with ITM Power Plc, the UK-based producer of electrolyzers.

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Need an EV home charger installed, and clarity on incentives? Thank the VW diesel settlement

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Electrify America—the charging network created as part of Volkswagen's diesel emissions settlement—and electric-car advocacy group Veloz are launching a one-stop information source for home charging.

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Latest GHG Inventory shows California remains below 2020 emissions target; much steeper rate of GHG reductions required

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California’s latest greenhouse gas data shows that while the state continues to stay below its 2020 target for emissions, there is much more work to do to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045.

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Germany investing €630M in new locks on Dortmund-Ems Canal to accommodate large freight ships

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The German federal government is investing €630 million (US$745 million) in the expansion and maintenance of the Dortmund-Ems Canal (DEK). The DEK is a 269 km canal between the inland port of the city of Dortmund and the seaport of Emden.

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DOE, DOT collaborate to improve public transportation efficiency and effectiveness using data and technology

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Recently, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced project selections for $130 million in advanced vehicle technologies research across the United States. Included in the announcement were three transit-centric projects co-funded between DOE’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) and the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

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HHI, Hyundai Glovis, Liberian Registry and KR develop 20,000 m3 liquefied hydrogen carrier

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Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group, Hyundai Glovis, the Liberian Registry, the Korean Register and their partners have successfully developed the world’s first Large Size and commercially viable liquified hydrogen carrier.

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BMW Group & Daimler Mobility transfer moovel Group B2B / B2G business to Deutsche Bahn company Mobimeo; moovel to focus on B2C

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The BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG are transferring the business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-government (B2G) business of their joint subsidiary moovel Group GmbH to Mobimeo GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn. At the same time, the two shareholders are focusing the moovel Group’s market presence on the existing offering with the multimodal REACH NOW platform for end customers (B2C).

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