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Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

China’s ‘father of EV’ urges more hydrogen infrastructure to develop fuel cell vehicles

July 2, 2019

Via: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distribution of hydrogen as a fuel to accelerate development of its fuel-cell vehicle industry, a high-ranking government industrial policy advisor told a conference on Tuesday. “Experience tells us the […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Car trash to cash: U.S. firm aims to power European stadiums with old car batteries

June 24, 2019

Via: Reuters

Eaton, a New York-listed firm that makes hydraulics, truck transmissions and other industrial products, says the market is niche but expects it to grow up to 20 times between now and 2022. In Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Eaton estimates […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Fire rips through Philadelphia refinery, no significant injuries

June 21, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – A massive fire was burning out of control in Philadelphia at the largest and oldest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast on Friday morning. The blaze broke out at the Girard Point section of the 335,000-barrels-per-day Philadelphia […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama’s power plant rule

June 19, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry. […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic’s U.S. solar cells to Philippines

May 30, 2019

Via: Reuters

Reuters reported on May 15 that Panasonic planned to ship most cells from the plant overseas, instead of selling them to Tesla for its trademark Solar Roof as initially intended, because of low demand from Tesla and a trade loophole […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Centrica Business Solutions launches global EV offer

May 28, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

ISELIN, N.J., May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Centrica’s distributed energy and power business, Centrica Business Solutions, has launched a new electric vehicle (EV) offer designed to help businesses tackle the challenges of the EV transition. Centrica’s industry-leading EV expertise will […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Exclusive: Tesla’s solar factory is exporting most of its cells – document

May 15, 2019

Via: Reuters

The exporting underscores the depth of Tesla’s troubles in the U.S. solar business, which the electric car maker entered in 2016 with its controversial $2.6 billion purchase of SolarCity. Tesla has only sporadically purchased solar cells produced by its partner […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Statkraft to expand electric vehicle charging in Germany and Britain

May 9, 2019

Via: Reuters

The electric vehicle (EV) charging business is a growing market for utilities and Nordic competitors Fortum and Vattenfall have boosted their presence with several acquisitions and cooperation across Europe. “We are looking at EV charging companies in Germany and we […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

U.S. solar hits 2 million installations, will double in four years

May 9, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – There are now more than 2 million solar installations in the United States, a milestone reached just three years after hitting the 1 million mark, an industry trade group said on Thursday. U.S. solar installations now produce enough […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

European Alliance to Invest $6.7 Billion in Electric Car Batteries

May 7, 2019

Via: Industry Week

European governments and companies will form an alliance for developing next-generation batteries for electric vehicles, investing five to six billion euros (US$6.7 billion) in the project, the French and German finance ministers said on May 2. France’s Bruno Le Maire […]