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Study: Americans working from home are using more power and paying higher bills

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A new study finds that from April to July American households spent an extra $6 billion to power their homes after a 10% rise in residential electricity use during the pandemic. To reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19, roughly one-third of Americans are working from home.

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Tesla Semi update, GMC Hummer EV, battery tech teases, wireless charging: The Week in Reverse

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Which state might be next to ban the sale of new gasoline vehicles? How does manufacturing the Apple iPhone tie in with an announcement about electric cars this week? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending October 23, 2020.

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Celanese expands UHMW-PE production to meet EV battery demand

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Celanese Corporation, a global chemical and specialty materials company, added a new GUR ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE) production line at its Bishop, Texas manufacturing facility to support the significant growth in its high-value GUR engineered materials portfolio.

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Solingen orders 16 more Solaris Trollino 12 electric trolleybuses

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Solaris and Kiepe Electric are the winning bidders in a tender held by operator Stadtwerke Solingen GmbH (SWS) in Germany. Solaris will deliver 16 Trollino 12 electric trolleybuses. Including previous deliveries, a total of 36 Solaris Trollino trolleybuses will be deployed on the streets of Solingen. In line with the provisions of the offer submitted by a consortium of Solaris and German driveline producer Kiepe Electric, the commission will be divided into two batches.

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