Daily Archives: April 18, 2019

Toyota brand battery electric vehicles for China

Toyota premiered its C-HR and IZOA battery electric vehicles, the C-HR and IZOA will be the first battery electric vehicles to launch in China under the Toyota brand. Sales on the new models are slated to start from 2020. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Renewables generate one-third of Britain’s Q1 electricity supply

By Joshua S Hill Led by wind power, renewable energy sources generated around 33% of Great Britain’s electricity over the first quarter of 2019, while coal power hit a new low. The post Renewables generate one-third of Britain’s Q1 electricity supply appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Nevada moves closer to 50% Renewable Portfolio Standard

By Michelle Froese Nevada is one step closer to expanding its generation and use of clean energy as a the Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 358, which would boost Nevada’s Renewable Portfolio Standard to 50% by 2030. SB 358 received support from companies of all sizes doing business in Nevada, both in and outside of…

Leading energy companies form ESA task force for energy storage safety

By Kelsey Misbrener Top energy companies — including GE Energy Storage, Panasonic, LG Chem Power and Duke Energy — joined the Energy Storage Association today to make safety a priority when manufacturing and operating energy storage systems. ESA formally launched the Energy Storage Industry Corporate Responsibility Initiative and pledge at its Annual Energy Storage Conference…

Kia Niro EV Named Car Of The Year By Popular Mechanics

By Blagojce Krivevski Kia Motors America (KMA) announced that the Niro EV was selected “Car of the Year” by Popular Mechanics magazine. “We picked the Niro EV for Car of the Year because it’s an electric car that would be appealing even if it weren’t electric,” says Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics automotive editor. “But it…

Tenaska begins building 242-MW wind project in northwest Missouri

By Michelle Froese Independent energy provider, Tenaska, says it has successfully closed about $302 million in commercial financing for the 242-MW Tenaska Clear Creek Energy Center, which is now under construction in Nodaway County in northwest Missouri. Construction and operation of Tenaska Clear Creek is expected to boost the economy in northwest Missouri, creating more…

CEWA launches, a new joint venture for offshore renewables

By Michelle Froese Coastal Environments Inc. and Wessex Archaeology Ventures have partnered to create CEWA Inc., a jointly owned U.S. corporation headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The new venture aims to deliver expert advice and cultural heritage permitting services to the growing U.S. offshore renewables market. A joint venture, CEWA aims to provide expert advice…

“Opportunity Zone” funds may serve as capital for renewables

By Michelle Froese As the renewable energy industry prepares for a low-subsidy future, the Opportunity Zones program, which provides tax benefits for those investing in low-income areas across the United States, may help provide renewable energy developers with an attractive and competitive source of capital. A tax break offered to investors in Opportunity Zones may…

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