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Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Overview - Oil Change International

Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Overview - Oil Change International | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
A fossil fuel subsidy is any government action that lowers the cost of fossil fuel energy production, raises the price received by energy producers or lowers the price paid by energy consumers. Learn more and join the call to end them!
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How dare we talk about solar or wind subsidies when they pale compared to those received by big oil...

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Tesla Motors strikes a deal to build 400 charging stations in China

Tesla Motors strikes a deal to build 400 charging stations in China | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
Tesla Motors is backing up its commitment to China with a new deal to set up 400 new charging stations across the country. China has become a vital market for global automakers, and a lack of charging stations has hampered electric car sales for Tesla and other electric carmakers thus far.
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Tesla has clearly understood the importance of China in the EV revolution...this is another game-changer in a long list of what's to come from Tesla..

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Rules prevent solar panels in many states with abundant sunlight

Rules prevent solar panels in many states with abundant sunlight | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
Few places in the country are so warm and bright as Mary Wilkerson's property on the beach near St. Petersburg , Fla., a city once noted in the Guinness Book of World Records for a 768-day stretch of sunny days.
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Is this real? American states want to stay stuck in the past in order to pander to coal or utilities that don't want to evolve. So many jobs could be created if these rules were reversed.

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Why Morgan Stanley Is Betting That Tesla Will Kill Your Power Company

Why Morgan Stanley Is Betting That Tesla Will Kill Your Power Company | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
The financial giant has tripled down on its bets that Tesla will kickstart the home solar revolution.
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A renewz solar car charging station pictured in a Tesla article..

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"Energy storage, when combined with solar power, could disrupt utilities in the US and Europe to the extent customers move to an off-grid approach," Morgan Stanley writes in its third report this year emphasizing the prospect.

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Good news for electric cars: New battery tech uses peroxide to boost energy density by 7X

Good news for electric cars: New battery tech uses peroxide to boost energy density by 7X | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
All electric vehicles currently in production use some form of lithium-ion chemistry in their battery packs. Finding ways of improving that chemistry is therefore very important -- the aim being to...
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This would be a game changer for the electric vehicle industry....seven times the range of current technologies!!!

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BMW i9 to launch in 2016 - Rumor

BMW i9 to launch in 2016 - Rumor | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
Auto Motor und Sport is reporting on a future BMW i9 due to launch in 2016. In the same very year, BMW is celebrating 100 years of existence
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Of the recognized "major" automotive brands, it seems that BMW is leading the "cool factor" when it comes to electrification of its fleet. No sooner than the i8 has launched that we already see rumours coming out on an "i9"....Go Bavaria!

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Will New York Turn the Electric Power Industry Upside Down? - Energy Efficiency Markets

Will New York Turn the Electric Power Industry Upside Down? - Energy Efficiency Markets | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
New York regulators and electric power industry leaders reported July 10 on their work to make electricity prosumer friendly, part of the NY 'REV' plan.
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This is exactly what we need, a new way to look at power. What a progressive statement this is. GO NEW YORK!

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Smart electric cars to measure air pollution - Economic Times

Smart electric cars to measure air pollution - Economic Times | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
Economic Times Smart electric cars to measure air pollution Economic Times "Electric vehicles are part of the solution to urban air quality issues.
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BMW developing wireless inductive charging system for electric vehicles - Gizmag

BMW developing wireless inductive charging system for electric vehicles - Gizmag | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
BMW developing wireless inductive charging system for electric vehicles
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Electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids may be green and sustainable, but that doesn't mean much if you forget to plug them in the night before.
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One day maybe...we will have roads embedded with EV charging..but its likely a while before the market is large enough for infrastructure to make that kind of investment.

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Intersolar North America 2014 -- Energy Storage & eMobility at Intersolar

Intersolar North America 2014 is the most attended industry exhibition for solar professionals in the U.S. It covers the trends and topics that move the industry forward. 2014 the main highlights...
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Notice our solar carport at 3min mark! Amazing how the green energy "from road to roof" is becoming a reality with the convergence of vendors at exhibitions. Everyone is realizing that they go hand in hand..

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Bloomberg: Renewables to win two-thirds of new energy investment by 2030

Bloomberg: Renewables to win two-thirds of new energy investment by 2030 | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
Major new outlook report predicts Europe will halve power sector emissions by end of the next decade as fossil fuel investments fall (Europe to half power emissions by 2030; solar power to be fully competitive w/ coal by 2020 in Asia via @BloombergNEF...
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Show me the money! Going Green means $ and SENSE !

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South Korea's LG Chem bets on electric cars in China with new battery plant

South Korea's LG Chem bets on electric cars in China with new battery plant | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
South Korea's LG Chem signed a preliminary agreement to build an electric-car battery factory in China by next year, betting on the world's biggest car market to revive the sluggish growth of emission-free vehicles globally.
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If this doesn't prove that EVs are here to stay..such magnificent investments are not done for nothing!

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Obama Just Did What No Other President Before Him Has Done

Obama Just Did What No Other President Before Him Has Done | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
And it will impact America for generations to come.
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Hallelujah Mr. President

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Solar in Minnesota: a marriage of increasingly popular objectives with enlightened public policy

Solar in Minnesota: a marriage of increasingly popular objectives with enlightened public policy | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
We have goals of generating 1.5 percent of our electricity need by 2020 from solar energy, but the flurry of development activity currently under way suggests that may be a low target.
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It is critical that leaders step up for public policy to be successful in a world where lobbyists for oil and coal will spend hundreds of millions to keep us in the dark ages. Kudos to Minnesota for "seeing the light".

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Is Tesla An Energy Company?

Is Tesla An Energy Company? | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
A number of observers, including my fellow Seeking Alpha writer Esekla, have made the observation that Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) is more like a vertically integrated supplier than a traditional carmaker. Esekla even went so
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Elon Musk's game-changing antics in both mobility and energy are well understood by those  with open minds to what the future can look like.

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France EV Goal: 50% Of Government Vehicle Purchases To Be Plug-In Electric Starting In 2016

France EV Goal: 50% Of Government Vehicle Purchases To Be Plug-In Electric Starting In 2016 | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
A French bill outlines plans to increase greatly the tendency of the government to buy electric vehicles by 2016 by setting a target of 50% of rechargeable electric and hybrid automobiles.vehicles
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Big EV commitment from France government for its fleets. 

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Why Battery Electric Vehicles Will Beat Fuel Cells

Why Battery Electric Vehicles Will Beat Fuel Cells | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
We put the pieces together for a look as how hydrogen cars will never really match the possibility of EVs.
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Do you believe there will be room for both EVs and fuel cell driven cars in our future?

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A l’horizon 2025, plusieurs millions de véhicules électriques branchés sur le réseau | Au delà des lignes

A l’horizon 2025, plusieurs millions de véhicules électriques branchés sur le réseau | Au delà des lignes | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
En route pour une vision d’expert sur l’avenir et les véhicules électriques. Quel serait l’impact de cette nouvelle source de consommation
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Esperons que nous aurons effectivement des millions de VE sur la route en 2025...

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The classic VW Beetle goes electric

The classic VW Beetle goes electric | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
Zelectric Motors is converting classic Volkswagen Beetles into fully electric cars.
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I'd get one if it could be driven in Canada for more than four months!

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Germany to Google: maybe you should be treated like an electric company

Germany to Google: maybe you should be treated like an electric company | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
Has Google reached the point where it needs to be regulated like a utility? At least one German governmental agency is considering that possibility. The Federal Cartel Office in that country has dr...
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The new face of energy is about to feel the power of government forces. My bet is on Google winning the battle here...

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Fear of blackouts is no reason to restrict renewable energy - The Ecologist (blog)

Fear of blackouts is no reason to restrict renewable energy - The Ecologist (blog) | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
Fear of blackouts is no reason to restrict renewable energy The Ecologist (blog) Our current electricity system cannot accept very much wind and solar power because they lack the 'inertia' of spinning turbines that stabilises grid voltage, writes...
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Bloomberg sees a solar power takeover

Bloomberg sees a solar power takeover | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
Bloomberg New Energy Finance foresee a transformation of our power supply where renewables represent more than half of power supply by 2030, with solar PV leading the charge.
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This is a nice bit of news to wake up to. In 50 years, our great grandchildren will wonder how we ever put up with dirty power...

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Fortune 100 companies saved $1.1B using renewable energy - Computerworld

Fortune 100 companies saved $1.1B using renewable energy - Computerworld | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
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Fortune 100 companies saved $1.1B using renewable energy
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Computerworld - Clean energy is no longer just the bastion of crunchy granola types and companies hoping to improve their public image.
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They know that the future is now. When these top Fortune 100 companies are on board...the rest will follow!

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Palo Alto speeds ahead with new electric-vehicle requirements | Town Square | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto speeds ahead with new electric-vehicle requirements: Although I favor electric vehicles and solar po... http://t.co/UbsaiMZ1W9
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This is what its going to take...governments empowering through shared value policies!

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Will Solar Roadways drive us Towards a Sustainable Future?

Will Solar Roadways drive us Towards a Sustainable Future? | E-mobility and renewable energy | Scoop.it
Global warming and the likelihood of energy deficiencies in future years, due to cumulative demand, the energy issue has become very critical these days. There has been a greater awareness amongst
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Man does this graphic look like the renewz website! Solar Roadways, railways, park benches and carports....all of our infrastructure could be creating power each and every day. The sun gives it for free!

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