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EIA: CO2 emissions from US power sector have declined 28% since 2005

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US electric power sector CO 2 emissions have declined 28% since 2005 because of slower electricity demand growth and changes in the mix of fuels used to generate electricity, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). EIA calculated that CO 2 emissions from the electric power sector totaled 1,744 million metric tons (MMmt) in 2017, the lowest level since 1987. Source: US EIA, US Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions , 2017.

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Mayor James T Butts Fails Lie Detector & Leadership Tests But @LATimes Looks The Other Way #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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All-electric helicopter makes record flight

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Electric transportation is about more than cars. Trucks and buses are also moving toward electric propulsion. Planes, with their long ranges and high power demands seem to be harder. Where electric power does seem to be making progress in the skies is in helicopters. An independent engineering company in California this month set the Guinness. youtube Workhorse Trucks

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Building an Electric Dragster

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Looking to put a EV dragster together for bracket racing. I currently have a dragster front half and was wondering where to start to figure what motor

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Volkswagen previewing mobile quick charging station; trials in 2019, production in 2020

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Volkswagen is previewing the company’s future mobile quick charging station. The first mobile quick charging stations will be set up as early as the first half of 2019 in Wolfsburg as part of a pilot project, and will support the expansion of a charging infrastructure in the urban area. The mobile charging column is based on the battery pack of the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB).

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@LATimes Looks Other Way As Mayor James T Butts Does Whatever The F**k He Wants About Justice In Inglewood #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 183

Porsche Taycan sold out for a year—to mostly Tesla drivers

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As much as they evangelize Tesla, it turns out Tesla owners may be looking for an upgrade. Klaus Zellmer, Porsche's president and CEO for North America, disclosed in an interview that the company's upcoming 2020 Taycan electric sports car could be sold out for a year with pre-orders from customers who have put down $2,500 deposits. Then he added

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PM2.5, O3 pollution associated with development of Alzheimer’s disease; new study identifies evolving axonal damage

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Exposures to concentrations of PM 2.5 and ozone at or above the current standards have been linked to neuroinflammation and high risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). A 2015 study found a 138% risk of increase of AD per increase of 4.34 ?g/m g/m 3 in PM 2.5 suggesting long-term exposure to PM 2.5 , as well as ozone above the current US EPA standards, are associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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@LATimes It Took Me Only 20 Words To Put The Climate Reality & Environmental Justice In Your Editorial Today #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 183

Forget big V-8s and diesels: Why electric trucks will be great for towing

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Pickups in the U.S. are often sold on the bragging rights of numbers—not the Olympic-sprinter acceleration times and top-speed numbers that sell performance cars, but in how high they can tip the scales in strongman-contest pulling and hauling tasks. For that, the electric pickups on the way from Tesla, Rivian, and others, provided they can. Pickups towing

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Top five favourite drives of the year

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Toyota, UH researchers improve performance of high-energy magnesium-ion batteries

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Researchers from the University of Houston and the Toyota Research Institute of America have discovered a promising new version of high-energy magnesium batteries, with potential applications ranging from electric vehicles to battery storage for renewable energy systems.

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@LATimes Thank You For The Gift Of @AbcarianLAT. Her Writing Keeps Me Subscribing #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Jaguar I-Pace road trip, Subaru Forester hybrid, Porsche Taycan sold out: Today's Car News

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Porsche reveals that the first year's production of its 2020 Taycan electric car is sold out. Subaru plans a sporty hybrid concept version of the Forester for the Tokyo auto show. And the city of Beverly Hills, California, which banned plug-in hybrids from its public chargers last spring will have to allow them back in the new year. All this and

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Wholesale changes to London Congestion Charge: Hybrids and EVs to have to pay

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Wholesale changes to London Congestion Charge: Hybrids and EVs to have to pay

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Mercedes OM 656 diesel now available in G-Class in G 350 d

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Mercedes-Benz has expanded the powertrain line-up of its new G-Class with an efficient diesel variant. The new G 350 d (fuel consumption, combined: 9.8-9.6 l/100 km; combined CO 2 emissions: 259-252 g/km) is equipped with an OM 656 diesel( earlier post ). The models will be available to order starting in January 2019 and will arrive in dealerships in spring. As a result, the G-Class model range now offers buyers a choice between the G 500 (fuel consumption, combined: 12.1-11.5

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@LATimes Says Coal Miners Sacrificed Their Health To Keep Our Lights On. I Say That’s #B T. Let’s Help The Victims In The Sacrifice Zones Created By These Mercenary For-Profit Destroyers #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 163

Would a Porsche Taycan Turbo confuse the Mission for sports-car brand's electric car?

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The Porsche Taycan—since way back in its early 2015 Mission E Concept days—has been discussed by Porsche in two distinct ways. On one hand it’s a Tesla rival, capable of meeting higher standards of performance than the Model S or Model 3. And on the other hand it’s at the lead of a big part of Porsche’s future, as it. Porsche Mission E Porsche Turbo Charging

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Review: Seat Tarraco

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Review: Seat Tarraco

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Rio Tinto deploys first heavy-haul, long distance autonomous rail operation; 800 km

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Rio Tinto has successfully deployed AutoHaul, establishing the world’s largest robot and first automated heavy-haul, long distance rail network. Earlier post.) The average return distance of these trains is about 800 kilometers with the average journey cycle, including loading and dumping, taking about 40 hours.

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@LATimes I learned in High School During the 70s That Coal Miners Get Black Lung. When Are YOU Going To Learn that Coal Miners Are Assassins With No Regard For Their Victims? #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 163

Report: Home electric-car chargers vulnerable to hackers

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Connected home chargers can bring a higher level of convenience to the electric-car ownership experience, allowing more flexibility with remote access, charge scheduling, power-output adjustment, and even data displays. But according to the cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab, they can also bring a higher level of vulnerability to your home. Security Charger charging Home charging Internet of Things (IoT

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Maxwell Technologies sells HV product line to Renaissance to focus on energy storage for EVs

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Maxwell Technologies, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of energy storage and power delivery technology, has simultaneously signed and closed a definitive agreement to sell its High Voltage (HV) product line to Renaissance Investment Foundation. Under terms of the agreement, Maxwell sold all shares of its Swiss subsidiary, Maxwell Technologies SA, and its CONDIS line of high voltage capacitors for $55.1

2018 244

Aemetis closes $30M equity investment for biomethane pipelines and dairy digesters to produce below zero carbon renewable natural gas (RNG)

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Aemetis subsidiary Aemetis Biogas LLC closed a $30-million equity investment without any dilutive stock issuances by Aemetis, Inc. and funded the first $8.3-million tranche to subsidiary Aemetis Biogas to build, own and operate dairy biomethane digesters, pipelines and gas cleanup/compression facilities primarily under 20-year agreements with dairy farms in California.

2018 214

AltAir files California LCFS application for renewable naphtha; 39.75 gCO2e/MJ

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AltAir Paramount LLC has filed a California LCFS Tier 2 application for converting North American tallow to renewable naphtha; the company calculates a carbon intensity of 39.75 gCO 2e/MJ. AltAir operates a Renewable Diesel (RD) plant in Paramount, California, which produces RD and Renewable Naphtha (RN) using a mixture of animal tallow and small quantities of other non-edible vegetable oils. Tallow is fed into the pretreat reactor along with small quantities of vegetable oils/fats.

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Toshiba making SCiB battery business an independent unit; higher energy density batteries with titanium niobium oxide anodes for EVs

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Toshiba Corporation is taking its SCiB rechargeable battery business from Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation (TISS) to make it an independent business unit within Toshiba. The reorganization advances the strategy of the Toshiba Next Plan, announced on 8 November, which positions the battery business as a new growth business. Positioning the business as an independent operation will remove layers of management and allow for more rapid decision making.

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Columbia team organizes available scientific evidence on the effects of air pollution on children’s health

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Researchers at Columbia University, with colleagues at Boston University and Abt Associates, have identified concentration-response (C-R) functions for a number of adverse health outcomes in children associated with air pollutants largely from fossil fuel combustion. A paper on their work is published in journal Environmental Research.

2018 214

Hyundai Motor introducing smart fingerprint technology for vehicles; unlocking and starting

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Hyundai Motor Company announced the first smart fingerprint technology that allows drivers not only to unlock doors but also to start the vehicle. Hyundai plans to implement the technology initially in Santa Fe SUV model that is to be released in select markets on the first quarter of 2019. To unlock the vehicle, the driver need to place a finger on the sensor located on the door handle.

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Neste submits three pathways for California LCFS for renewable diesel produced at Porvoo refinery

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Finland-based Neste has submitted three new Tier 2 Pathways for California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) for renewable diesel produced at its Porvoo, Finland refinery. Two pathways are for Renewable Diesel from Tallow & Animal Fat and one is for Renewable Diesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO).

2018 197

Democrats Reoccurring Dream Of Another Great White Hope Gives Mediocre Man Meteoric Media #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 163

Oil Drenched Torrance Mayor & City Council Rake In Refinery Money As They Sellout Health & Welfare Of Our Children #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Plug-in hybrids to charge again in Beverly Hills

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Banning plug-in hybrids from public chargers is no good. That's the conclusion of a new California law signed in September, which forbids cities from restricting access to public chargers for any type of electric vehicles in the state. After making a big splash by banning plug-in hybrids from its public chargers last April, the city of Beverly. charging

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UX small crossover could spawn fully electric Lexus, trademark move suggests

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Although Toyota isn’t in any big hurry to develop and push out electric vehicles to its dealerships—especially in the U.S., as recent executive comments have suggested—there might be a different trajectory planned for electrifying Lexus showrooms. In a trademark filing earlier this month, found by AutoGuide, Toyota Motor

2018 94

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace, a city boy, and range anxiety

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Electric vehicles aren’t made for me. It’s not that I’m not for them. My circumstances just don’t fit with the realities of charging. I live in Chicago, in a 100-year-old apartment building converted to condominiums 17 years ago. I have a spot in a parking lot behind the building, but no means of charging an electric car

2018 94

Chargepoint partners with Greenlots to expand access for drivers

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Forget five-minute fill-ups. What seems to drive many electric car drivers crazy is making sure the charger they find has the right connector, how fast the charger is (in kilowatts), and whether they have the right credentials to activate it. Without a single one of these parameters, you may not be able to charge. With most charging done at home. Charging Networks ChargePoint Network

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Tesla Model 3 now in the running for IIHS Top Safety Pick+

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Most cars these days perform really well on crash tests. Where they fall down in ratings from the IIHS is usually in either headlight performance or underperforming active safety features. The IIHS confirmed on Wednesday via Twitter that updated headlights on the Tesla Model 3 received the Institute's highest "Good" rating, as first reported last.

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Tesla offers to cover remainder of full tax credit if it can't deliver by year-end

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Buyers interested in a Tesla have just one week to take delivery before the full federal tax credit gets cut in half—unless Tesla can't get the car delivered until the new year, that is. Then, Tesla says it will make up the difference. There are some caveats, of course. CHECK OUT: Tesla (again) says buyers must order today for full tax. tax credit