Daily Archives: September 5, 2019

Energy Insiders Podcast: It’s all about dispatchability

By Giles Parkinson & David Leitch Nexif founder CEO Matthew Bartley joins the Energy Insiders podcast to discuss the deal on leasing South Australia’s back up generators, doubling the size of Lincoln Gap wind farm – it will be the biggest in the state – and adding battery storage. The post Energy Insiders Podcast: It’s…

The new normal: EV sales double in Australia, while petrol car sales slump

By Bridie Schmidt The Driven Electric cars continue to experience unprecedented success in Australia, against a backdrop of continued declining sales petrol and diesel-fuelled vehicles. The latest report from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries reveal that sales of zero and low emissions vehicles have doubled in 2019 compared to year-to-date (YTD) figures from 2018….

The Driven Podcast: Bright Ideas & Blind Ideology

By Giles Parkinson Behyad Jafari, Paul Cox and Stephanie Bashir wrap up the Electric Vehicle Transition conference and look at what’s ahead. The post The Driven Podcast: Bright Ideas & Blind Ideology appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Procrastination in Brazil: National Passion

By Rafael Herzberg Procrastination in Brazil: National PassionWhen foreign investors are interested in Brazil, the natural tendency is to focus on the positive aspects. The size of the market, the potential for growth with the ongoing official reforms, the favorable climate, the immensity of the country and the list goes on.But there is always that…

No major oil companies investing to support Paris deal,

By Joshua S Hill A new report from Carbon Tracker reveals that oil and gas companies have approved US$50 billion (AU$73 billion) of investments for new projects that undermine climate targets and threaten shareholder returns, and no major oil company is currently investing to support the Paris Agreement goals of keeping global warming well below…

Massive Improvements Make 48V the Future Hybrid

IDTechEx predicts 48V hybrid will peak at a huge 13 million cars made in 2027, 10-15% of the car market. This is something that those with legacy assets in internal combustion ignore at their peril. There is more, as revealed in the new IDTechEx report “48V Mild Hybrid and 48V Full Hybrid Vehicles 2020-2030”. Read…

Seven. Freaking. Hours.

By Matt Chester While there was certainly plenty left to be worked on (Anderson Cooper repeating the claims that EVs are slow and weak, ugh), CNN’s coverage of climate positions of the candidates last night was a great win for those looking to move the needle on clean energy and the energy transition. Hopefully this…

Sunfolding launches network to assist single-axis solar project construction

By Billy Ludt Sunfolding, a single-axis tracker systems developer, announced the launch of the Sunfolding Construction Network (SCN), a membership program for tracker installation companies. “Our installer network program provides the training and documentation that allows installation teams to take full advantage of the construction cost reductions that Sunfolding trackers enable,” said Wes Fuller, VP…

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