Daily Archives: June 2, 2017

KCP&L to retire coal units and consider wind energy

By Michelle Froese Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) announced plans to retire six generating units at the company’s Montrose, Lake Road and Sibley Stations. These actions further the company’s commitment to a sustainable energy future and balanced generation portfolio. “When these power plants started operation more than 50 years ago, coal was the…

GE blade breaks in US

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The Fallout From Trump’s Paris Dropout

By [email protected] U.S. President Donald Trump angered much of the world when on Thursday, standing in the Rose Garden of the White House, he announced that America will withdraw from the Paris climate accord. The deal, signed by President Barack Obama in September 2016, is an agreement among more than 190 countries to limit planet-warming…

US Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord Is A Tragic Mistake

By Guest Contributor What is most striking and disturbing, in this author’s opinion, is the distortion of facts and outright lying that defined the President’s withdrawal statement, and the impact that this withdrawal will have on our country and its standing in the world. US Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord Is A Tragic Mistake was…

China Backing Off Tough Electric Car Sales Mandate

By Jon LeSage China will be reducing its strict mandate for selling plug-in electrified vehicles in that market. Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said on Friday that the mandate will be softening, coming from talks in Berlin prior to a Germany-China summit held this week. While several global automakers have big plans for selling PEVs in…

California Gov. Brown Goes To China To Build Support For Clean Car Policies

By Jon LeSage California Governor Jerry Brown is flying today to China to convince officials to support strict vehicle emissions rules – and to ignore President Donald Trump’s Paris climate accord decision. Brown had previously scheduled the trip and had assumed Trump would be opposing the 2015 Paris climate change agreement. The California governor has…

New Popemobile is an Opel Ampera-e

By Michael Accardi Vatican City wants to become the first C02 free country in the world through the use of electric mobility and renewable energy. During Laudato Sì, a sustainability conference addressing key environmental issues and future mobility, hosted by the Vatican earlier this week, Opel’s CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann presented his Holiness Pope Francis…

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