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Shell Says Hydrogen Is Heavy Transport’s Future. What Now For Biofuels?

A Deloitte report commissioned by Shell finds that the heavy-freight sector is increasingly planning for a switch to hydrogen. Hydrogen will be the key energy source for global road freight, according to a new report commissioned by European oil major Shell. Electrification is the most economic and environmental solution for smaller delivery vehicles. The study, […]

Wind and Solar Powered 30 GW Green Hydrogen Giant on Horizon For Mauritania

The Great Reset: 7 Environment and Sustainability Stories to Watch in 2021

2020 upended life as we know it. The coronavirus killed almost 2 million people and counting, while roughly 100 million people fell into extreme poverty. The world entered its worst recession since the second world war. Deep-rooted racial and economic injustices were exposed, while the  impacts of the pandemic itself fell disproportionately on communities of color. And these crises […]

Hexagon’s R-evolution Launches Its Renewable Energy Project Portfolio With a Focus on Digitalising Solar Production

Lyft Pledges Shift to 100% Electric Vehicles by 2030

The rideshare company will purchase EVs for its rental car fleet and play a bigger role in helping drivers transition to plug-in vehicles. Lyft is hailing a ride to an all-electric future. The rideshare company announced Wednesday that it is committing to have 100 percent electric vehicles on its platform by 2030, a move that […]

EV Maker Revolt Resumes Bookings of E-Bikes in 6 Cities

Nissan’s zero-emission ice cream truck uses recycled EV batteries

The prototype is built on Nissan’s e-NV200 and comes with rooftop solar panels. For some, chasing the neighborhood ice cream truck is a favorite summer tradition. But many ice cream trucks have diesel engines, and older models keep those engines running to power the freezers. That means you get a hefty side of CO2 emissions […]

EV Maker Revolt Resumes Bookings of E-Bikes in 6 Cities

Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry lobbyist, signed a replacement rule that gives states leeway in […]

US Pledges Funding to Help Egypt Move to Solar Power

Siemens Sees a Future for Electric Trucks Powered by Overhead Lines

Germany’s first “eHighway” truck route has opened along a stretch of the autobahn. Siemens spoke to GTM about expanding and commercializing the technology for the long haul. The first test route for electric trucks powered by an overhead line opened on a German highway earlier this month, backed by a group of government agencies and […]

EV Maker Revolt Resumes Bookings of E-Bikes in 6 Cities

World nations failing the poorest on energy goals: study

More than 150 million people are gaining access to electricity every year, reducing the ranks of those who live without power, but this is not enough to meet global development goals, according to a report released Wednesday. Furthermore, efforts to cut pollution from cooking food and promote renewable power for heat and transportation are likewise […]

Accelerating Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery With Clean Energy Infrastructure and Jobs in India – June 2021

Self-repairing batteries could soon become a reality

Engineers at the University of Tokyo have developed a material which could give more life and higher capacities to batteries. The study was published in the journal Nature Communications. Atsuo Yamada and his team demonstrated that if the battery is made with a model material – oxygen redox-layered oxide (Na2RuO3) – something remarkable happens. Not […]

Lithium-ion Battery Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR