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DOE announces $31M in funding to advance H2@Scale

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The US Department of Energy announced up to $31 million in funding ( DE-FOA-0002022 ) to advance the H2@Scale concept. Earlier post.) The focus of H2@Scale is to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilization in the United States across multiple sectors. By producing hydrogen when power generation exceeds load, electrolyzers can reduce curtailment of renewables and contribute to grid stability. Hydrogen produced from existing baseload (e.g.,

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To Hell With The Grownups. I’m Now With Greta & #FridaysForFuture

Creative Greenius

This Is A Generational Battle & This Time The Greatest Generation Is Still In School – But The Climate Strikers Along With The Sunshine Movement & The #GreenNewDeal Are Ready To Kick Your Ass. I’ve had it with so-called “adults.” ” I’ve been trying to motivate them to climate action for a long decade now and I’m fed up with waiting for them to stop up and do the right thing on climate.

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Piëch electric car claimed to charge as fast as a fill-up

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There's fast charging and then there's fast charging. Automakers seem to be in a race to develop lithium-ion batteries for EVs that can charge faster than the half-hour currently required for electric cars, and a new Austrian startup founded by the great grandson of Ferdinand Porsche plans to lead that race. Piëch's Mark Zero concept car that

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50 fascinating facts about New Zealand

Gavin Shoebridge

Whether you’re visiting New Zealand or perhaps you’d just like to improve your New Zealand knowledge, these 50 fascinating New Zealand facts[.]. The post 50 fascinating facts about New Zealand appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ facts New Zealand

Audi testing second-life EV batteries in factory vehicles

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Audi is testing factory vehicles powered by used lithium-ion batteries at its main plant in Ingolstadt. Like all automobile manufacturers, Audi is obliged by law to take back energy carriers after they have been used in cars.

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@LATimes Tries To Kill Good News Op Ed With Lame, Misleading Headline. Who Writes This Crap? #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Tesla Model 3 gets Supercharging V3 first: How about 75 miles of range in 5 minutes?

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If you road-trip with an electric car like a Tesla, you soon become acutely aware of miles per hour. That's not the miles per hour you see on the speedometer, but the rate at which the car will gain range when being fast-charged. That's charging miles per hour, which determines how quickly you can pull out of the charging station and back onto the. charging youtube Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger

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UMD researchers develop highly reversible 5.3V Li-metal cell with 720 Wh/kg; 5.5V electrolyte

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Over the last several years, increasing the energy density of batteries has been a top priority in battery technology development, congruent with increasing demands for faster mobile devices and longer-lasting electronic vehicles. The energy density of lithium-ion batteries can be enhanced by either increasing the capacity of electrodes, or by enhancing the cell voltage (V).

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Great Reporting @LATimes But Your Headline Writer Spun The Story In Favor Of Fossil Fuel Companies & More Climate Destruction. That’s All Most People Will Read #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Tesla cuts more than $10,000 off price of Model S and X

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Along with its announcement of a new base Model 3 Standard Range last week, Tesla also announced that it would cut prices across the board, including on its more expensive Model S and Model X vehicles. In addition to introducing new standard range Model S and X vehicles in late January, when it also dropped prices on the luxury cars by $1,000

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Alfa Romeo Tonale concept headed for production

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The Alfa Romeo Tonale concept has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show

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Nissan LEAF first electric car to pass 400,000 unit sales

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The Nissan LEAF is the first electric car to surpass 400,000 sales. Introduced in 2010 as the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF has led the way in making the excitement and convenience of electric driving accessible to non-luxury buyers. In launching the first-generation LEAF, Nissan pledged to become a global leader in producing and promoting vehicles with zero tailpipe emissions.

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@LATimes Asks The Wrong Questions For 2019 Ignores Climate Crisis & Blows The Story Again With Questionable Reporting #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 150

Kia EV concept showcases brand’s future, more electrified design direction

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With its "Imagine by Kia" concept car revealed today at the Geneva Motor Show, Kia aims to show that electric cars don’t have to look boring—that, actually, they can look exciting and emotional. The concept is, as Kia puts it, “a visual embodiment of Kia’s desire to move forward in the exciting world of

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Geneva Motor Show 2019: the key cars revealed so far

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The Geneva Motor Show is arguably the most important automotive event of the year anywhere in the world

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Performance details on the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar hybrid powertrain; 1,160 bhp

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The heart of the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar’s hybrid powertrain ( earlier post ) is a clean-sheet Cosworth-built 65° naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12 engine. Evoking the ultra-high-revving F1 engines of the 1990s, but benefitting from two decades of progress in design, material and manufacturing expertise, it sets new standards for maximum rpm and weight. With a certified peak power output of 1,000 bhp (or 153.8

Thanks For Putting The Climate Crisis On The Front Page @LATimes But Your Editors Are Still Soft Pedaling The News. Happy To Monkeywrench Their Wimpy Work #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Fiat Concept Centoventi electric car opens Mopar toolbox, looks beyond 500e

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Fiat is 120 years old, and for the Geneva Motor Show the Italian automaker is presenting an electric concept car that celebrates the brand’s “democratic mobility” charge while providing a glimpse of what that idea could mean in the future. The carmaker started with a boxy-hatchback design that looks like it used the iconic 1980s

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Top five things we learned this week…

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The Geneva Motor Show took place this week and provided enough thrills and spills to last us well into the future

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Volkswagen setting up pilot plant for Li-ion battery recycling at Salzgitter

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Volkswagen is setting up a pilot plant for Li-ion battery recycling at Salzgitter factory, south-west of Braunschweig, Germany. Earlier post.) Batteries can be recycled here as early as 2020—initially 1,200 tons per year. This corresponds to 3,000 vehicle batteries. A further increase in capacity is envisaged for subsequent years. However, large quantities of battery returns are not expected until the end of the 2020s in any case.

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Waymo Will Sell Its Short-Range Lidar, Challenging Industry Leader Velodyne

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In one fell swoop, Waymo places itself at the head of the pack of challengers to the industry leader. transportation transportation/sensors

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What past name should Ford revive for a future electric vehicle? Twitter poll results

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From the Tesla Model Y to two upcoming Audis, the electric SUV looks to be the next big automotive trend. Like children, they'll all need names. Perhaps the most anticipated, if least known, is Ford's upcoming 300-mile, high-performance, off-road SUV, which the company originally dubbed Mach 1. MUST READ: 2021 Ford Mach E: What we know about. Polls

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Mazda CX-30 revealed at Geneva Motor Show

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Having offered a glimpse at its mystery small SUV in the months leading up to the event, the Mazda CX-30 made its world debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

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Tesla introducing V3 Supercharging; up to 250 kW per car

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Tesla announced that it is introducing V3 Supercharging, which will support peak rates of up to 250 kW per car. V3 represents a new architecture for Supercharging. A new 1MW power cabinet with a similar design to Tesla utility-scale products supports the peak rates of up to 250kW per car. At this rate, a Model 3 Long Range operating at peak efficiency can recover up to 75 miles of charge in 5 minutes.

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Volvo Sets a Top Speed for All its Cars

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It's all part of the company's drive for zero fatalities by 2020. transportation transportation/safety

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Tesla sets Model Y reveal date, hints at price

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In a Tweet Sunday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company will host an event on Thursday March 14 to reveal its long-planned Model Y SUV. The company will host a reveal event at its Hawthorne, California, design studios, as it has done with all previous models. The company said it will offer more detailed specs, as well as rides in the. Elon Musk Tesla Model Y

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Tesla Model Y? Because Elon Musk said so

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Having been formally announced nearly two years ago at Tesla’s 2017 shareholders meeting, Elon Musk has revealed that the Model Y will be unveiled on 14 March 2019

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KU Leuven team creates solar panel that produces hydrogen from moisture in air

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Bioscience engineers at KU Leuven have created a solar panel that produces hydrogen gas from moisture in the air. After ten years of development, the panel can now produce 250 liters per day—a world record, according to the researchers. Twenty of these solar panels could provide electricity and heat for one family for an entire winter. A traditional solar panel converts between 18 to 20% of the solar energy into electricity.

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GlobalData: Global coal production set to grow to 2022, despite major players scaling down capacities

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Although Germany, the UK, US, Canada and Ukraine are phasing out domestic coal production capacity, expansion of production capacity in countries such as India and Indonesia is predicted to generate modest annual growth of 1.3% in coal production over the next four years, with output reaching 7.6 billion tonnes in 2022, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

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Mitsubishi unveils twin-motor 4WD PHEV Engelberg Tourer crossover concept in Geneva

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) unveiled a twin-motor, four-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid (PHEV) crossover concept—the Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer—at the Geneva International Motor Show. The Engelberg Tourer takes MMC’s Twin Motor PHEV system fostered and developed in the Outlander PHEV and, using next-generation electrification and all-wheel control technologies, evolves it.

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Japan, China researchers develop plasma-assisted MnO2 filter that produces zero-NO2, -SO2 diesel exhaust

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A team led by researchers from Kanazawa University in Japan, with colleagues from Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion in China, have used ozone from an atmospheric-pressure non-equilibrium plasma together with the desulfurization catalyst MnO2 to almost completely eliminate NO 2 and SO 2 from diesel exhaust gas at a low temperature of 473 K (200 ?C).

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ReactWell licenses ORNL catalyst for direct conversion of CO2 to ethanol

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ReactWell , LLC, has licensed a novel waste-to-fuel technology from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to improve energy conversion methods for cleaner, more efficient oil and gas, chemical and bioenergy production. ReactWell will bring ORNL’s electrochemical process, which converts carbon dioxide directly into ethanol ( earlier post ), into the company’s existing conversion solution known as the ReactWell process.

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Longer-range Nissan LEAF PLUS starts at $36,550 in US with up to 226 miles of range

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The new Nissan LEAF PLUS pricing starts at $36,550 and goes on sale at Nissan retailers across the US this month. The “PLUS” designation refers to the increased energy density of the model’s 62 kWh battery pack and the higher 214-horsepower output of its powertrain versus the 40 kWh option. The new Nissan LEAF S PLUS powertrain adds to the car’s range by approximately 50% with an EPA range of up to 226 miles (versus the standard 2019 Nissan LEAF 150 mile range).

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Honda intends to move 100% of European sales to electrified powertrains by 2025

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At the Geneva International Motor Show, Tom Gardner, Senior Vice President, Honda Motor Europe, said that the company intends to move 100% of its European sales to electrified powertrains by 2025. This new ambition builds on the brand’s 2017 aim of two-thirds of its sales to be electrified by 2025, and places it firmly at the forefront of Honda’s global electrification shift announced as part of its 2030 vision.

2019 238

Nissan unveils IMQ concept with next-gen e-Power system

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Nissan unveiled the all-new IMQ concept vehicle at the Geneva International Motor Show. At the heart of the IMQ is the next generation of e-POWER, a 100% electric motor drive system that delivers instant, linear acceleration. e-POWER, introduced in 2016 in the Note, is a non-plug-in series-hybrid drive system. e-POWER borrows from the EV technology in the Nissan LEAF.

2019 237

Swiss Post, Austrian Post to move to fully electric fleets by 2030

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National postal companies Swiss Post and Austrian Post have committed to electrify their delivery fleets by 2030. The national companies have joined the global electric vehicles initiative EV100 which aims to make electric transport the new normal by 2030. EV100 is led by The Climate Group, the international non-profit focused on accelerating climate action. Other new members are Portugal’s EDP and New Zealand’s Meridian Energy.

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Kia unveils Imagine electric concept car at Geneva

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Kia Motors revealed its new all-electric concept car, Imagine by Kia, at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. Imagine by Kia is the company’s first pure electric four-door passenger car. Unlike the award-winning e-Niro electric crossover, which is based on the existing architecture of the hybrid-powered Niro, Imagine by Kia is underpinned by a low-mounted, induction-charged battery pack that powers a compact drivetrain. The design merges aspects of an SUV, a crossover and a family sedan.

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