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US Coal Retirements In 2018 Could Be As High As 15.4 Gigawatts

By Joshua S Hill A total of 16.9 gigawatts (GW) of US power generation was retired in 2018 according to figures published by S&P Global Market Intelligence including 11.8 GW worth of coal-fired power capacity, accounting for nearly 70% of all 2018 power retirements and solidifying the country’s trend away from coal. Read Full Article…

Black & Veatch completes solar microgrid at Shell Technology Center in Texas

By Kelly Pickerel A Black & Veatch-designed microgrid at Shell’s Technology Center in Houston, Texas, is actively powering part of the campus while serving as a critical research tool for Shell International Exploration & Production Company’s work to explore the next generation of clean power and distributed energy technologies. The microgrid, which incorporates solar PV…

Volkswagen, Ford launch global alliance starting with medium pickups and commercial vans; exploring EVs, AVs and mobility services

By mmillikin Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company announced the first formal agreements in a global alliance. Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess and Ford CEO Jim Hackett confirmed that the companies intend to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups for global markets beginning as early as 2022. The alliance will drive significant scale and efficiencies…

What Changed In The Solar Industry In December?

By Zachary Shahan The solar energy industry keeps on plowing forward (or shining forward?), even in the winter. Below were notable developments in the industry last month — not just big project news, but industry-changing news. Enjoy! Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

What Changed In The EV Industry In December?

By Zachary Shahan Here’s another edition of “What Changed?” It is not the last EV summary for 2018, as a full-year piece is on the way, but it is a summary of notable EV industry updates from the month of December. Read on for details about Tesla, electric cars from other automakers, EV charging, EV…

California-based utility PG&E files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), one of the largest utilities serving Northern California and the surrounding region, announced Monday that it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The utility plans to formally file for bankruptcy on 29 January 2019, with the company tasked with providing a 15-day advance notice as part a recently enacted…

7 Environment & Development Stories To Watch In 2019

By World Resources Institute One hundred years ago, 1919 was a really big year: Countries signed the Treaty of Versailles to end World War I, Mahatma Gandhi began his nonviolent resistance against British rule, the Grand Canyon became a national park. And on a lighter note, pop-up toasters entered kitchens for the first time! Read…

Cadillac Will Unveil Electric SUV At Detroit Auto Show

By Steve Hanley Cadillac will have a concept electric SUV on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week. Few details about the car are known, other than it is expected to have a range of more than 300 miles. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

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