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stuff.co.nz - Tom Pullar-Strecker - Should NZTE have helped Google exec Urs Holzle invest in NZ solar power?
Should NZTE have helped Google exec Urs Holzle invest in NZ solar power?
Stuff

OPINION: The rights or wrongs of government agencies helping wealthy, foreign businessmen make New Zealand their first or second home became hotly debated after contrarian United States billionaire Peter Thiel was granted citizenship and investment…

theguardian.com - Toby Helm - Keir Starmer unveils green growth plan to counter Liz Truss's tax cuts
Keir Starmer unveils green growth plan to counter Liz Truss's tax cuts
The Guardian

Keir Starmer will pledge to deliver a new era of economic growth and permanently lower energy bills by turning the UK into an independent green “superpower” before 2030, through a massive expansion of wind and solar energy. Announcing…

financialexpress.com - Vaishali Dar - There's a steady rise in everyday gadgets driven by solar power - Here's how
There's a steady rise in everyday gadgets driven by solar power - Here's how
Financialexpress

What if a gadget could suck all the carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere to address the climate crisis? What if our gadgets could stay on for six months without the fear of getting batteries discharged? Well, a solar-powered world seems to have…

resistancephl.com - Factors To Consider While Selecting A Solar Power System.
Factors To Consider While Selecting A Solar Power System.
My Blog

Choosing from various choices and factors while considering another purchase is always an excellent reward for shoppers. It enables them to pick the item that best suits their requirements or spending plans — ideally both. Sometimes…

cnbc.com - Trevor Laurence Jockims - How the airline industry plans to wean itself off one billion tons of carbon emissions
How the airline industry plans to wean itself off one billion tons of carbon emissions
CNBC

The airline industry likes to point out that it is responsible for 'just' 2% of CO2 emissions globally. But as the auto industry is transformed rapidly by electric vehicles, aviation's share will grow, especially if projections for air travel to…

fastcompany.com - Kristin Toussaint - Wind, hydropower, or nuclear? How we can get to 100% clean electricity
Wind, hydropower, or nuclear? How we can get to 100% clean electricity
Fast Company

This article originally appeared on Inside Climate News. It is republished with permission. Sign up for the newsletter here. The United States gets about 40% of its electricity from carbon-free sources, including renewables and nuclear, and…

gulfnews.com - Gulf News Report - Too many electric cars charging at night? Power grid may be overloaded
Too many electric cars charging at night? Power grid may be overloaded
Gulf News

If most drivers continue to charge their vehicles mostly at home overnight, the increase in electric car ownership could put a pressure on the power systems. By 2035, it's predicted that 50% of drivers would be using electric vehicles. This makes…

ksl.com - Carter Williams, KSL.com - Utah's electric vehicle growth is a 'hot topic.' Here's how agencies are coordinating its future
Utah's electric vehicle growth is a 'hot topic.' Here's how agencies are coordinating its future
KSL.com

Estimated read time: 7-8 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Jay Fox figures he was one of the first people to own an electric vehicle in New Jersey when he purchased a Nissan Leaf in 2010. However, making the switch to electric wasn't exactly a smooth…

engadget.com - Richard Lawler - Tesla reveals Supercharger network it says will cover the US in two years; Model S fills up for free, always
Tesla reveals Supercharger network it says will cover the US in two years; Model S fills up for free, always
Engadget

TESLA MOTORS LAUNCHES REVOLUTIONARY SUPERCHARGER ENABLING CONVENIENT LONG DISTANCE DRIVING DRIVE THE MODEL S ELECTRIC CAR ANYWHERE IN THE COUNTRY ON PURE SUNLIGHT FOR FREE Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) today unveiled its highly anticipated…

stopthesethings.com - stopthesethings - Don't Follow The Leader: How To Avoid Britain's Wind & Solar Energy Disaster (Just Stop Now)
Don't Follow The Leader: How To Avoid Britain's Wind & Solar Energy Disaster (Just Stop Now)
STOP THESE THINGS

Britain's power consumers (or what's left of them) are brewing for a full-scale revolt. 12 months ago, the average annual energy bill was £1,400 ($2,400). Energy industry analyst Cornwall Insight forecasts that the British price cap will…

zawya.com - Nandan Mandayam - India's Reliance unit to buy 20% stake in Caelux in renewable energy push
India's Reliance unit to buy 20% stake in Caelux in renewable energy push
ZAWYA

BENGALURU - Indian oil-to-chemicals conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd said its unit Reliance New Energy Ltd would buy a 20% stake for $12 million in solar technology developer Caelux Corp to produce more powerful and lower cost solar modules.

economictimes.com - Reliance arm links deal to buy 20% in US solar tech firm
Reliance arm links deal to buy 20% in US solar tech firm
Economic Times

Reliance Industries ' clean energy subsidiary has signed an agreement to acquire a 20% stake in California-based Caelux Corporation, an industry leader in research and development of perovskite-based solar technology, for ₹97.31 crore ($12…

hindustantimes.com - Dhaval Kulkarni - Mumbai to get more electricity supply to meet rising demand
Mumbai to get more electricity supply to meet rising demand
Hindustan Times

Mumbai: In a relief to the greater Mumbai region, the state electricity generation utility will expand the capacity of the Uran gas turbine power station to 850 MW. This capacity enhancement will provide support, albeit indirect, to the islanding…

marinij.com - Dave Allen - Marin IJ Readers' Forum for Sept. 25, 2022
Marin IJ Readers' Forum for Sept. 25, 2022
Marin Independent Journal

We need serious conversations around bicycle licensing and regulation. The electric-assist bike revolution is in full swing. Many know from firsthand experience that it can often feel like the Wild West. Being passed closely by a high-speed bike on…

stanford.edu - Charging cars at home at night is not the way to go, Stanford study finds
Charging cars at home at night is not the way to go, Stanford study finds
Stanford University

September 22, 2022 The move to electric vehicles will result in large costs for generating, transmitting, and storing more power. Shifting current EV charging from home to work and night to day could cut costs and help the grid, according to a new…

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