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The Plan for an Energy Internet Revolution in Luxembourg

Policymakers in the tiny grand duchy of Luxembourg, in Europe, are pondering plans to achieve a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050. Luxembourg's Ministry for the Economy and Chamber of Commerce last month endorsed proposals put together by a team under the leadership of renowned American adviser Jeremy Rifkin. Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider said the recommendations of the team's 475-page …

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Lucid electric ‘executive sedan’: 100-kwh battery, 1,000-hp motor

From small startups to major established automakers, many companies have Tesla Motors in their sights. But Lucid Motors—the California-based startup formerly known as Atieva—may have the biggest guns in its arsenal of any of Tesla's would-be rivals. The company plans to unveil its previously-teased electric "executive sedan" December...

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BMW Executive Isn’t Very Bullish on EVs: ‘We Simply Have to Walk Through the Valley of Tears’

Teslarati: BMW CFO Downbeat About Electric Cars and Their Ability to Generate Profit BMW chief financial officer Friedrich Eichiner was downbeat about electric cars when he spoke to reporters in Lisbon last week. “We've learned that people aren't prepared to pay a higher price for an electric vehicle. I don't see some kind of disruptive element coming from electric cars that would prompt sales to go up quickly …

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Finkel says consumers driving change, and policies need to catch up

Chief scientist report into Australia electricity market says huge, unstoppable transition being driven by consumers responding to soaring prices and falling costs of technologies like wind and solar. Solutions abound for high renewables penetration, but not supported by policies.

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Finkel says consumers driving change, and policies need to catch up

Report by the chief scientist into Australia's electricity market says a huge and unstoppable transition is being driven by consumers responding to soaring prices and the falling costs of new technologies such as wind and solar. Solutions abound for high level of renewables, but are not encouraged by current policies.

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Oil Majors Worth More Adopting 2° C Pathway

“Oil majors are worth more adopting a 2° C pathway” That's the title of a slide Carbon Tracker CEO Anthony Hadley used in a recent speech. Oil Majors Worth More Adopting 2° C Pathway was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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The EU’s 27% Renewable Energy Target

The proposed goal of 27% for the EU in 2030 assumes a slower speed than in the previous decade. Why? Prices are way down. It should be easier to increase the share with lower prices. And the urgency of global warming requires faster speed, not stepping on the brakes The EU's 27% Renewable Energy Target was originally published on CleanTechnica. …

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What The EU Energy Package Means For Coal, Renewables, & Efficiency

The literature on EU energy regulations got longer by about a thousand pages yesterday, as the European Commission put forward its vision for achieving a “clean energy transition” What The EU Energy Package Means For Coal, Renewables, & Efficiency was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, …

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1st Grid-Scale Tesla Energy Storage System In Europe Officially Opened

Europe's first grid-scale Tesla Powerpack energy storage system installation was recently officially unveiled in Somerset (England), according to recent reports 1st Grid-Scale Tesla Energy Storage System In Europe Officially Opened was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, …

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Daimler Moving Ahead With Up To €10 Billion EV Investment

The head of research and development at Daimler, Thomas Weber, has announced that the company will be moving forward with its plans for substantial investment into electric vehicles — with up to €10 billion ($11 billion) in total investment Daimler Moving Ahead With Up To €10 Billion EV Investment was originally published on

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NASA highlights Ceres, Earth’s flowing ice, Mars at American Geophysical Union

NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Dec. 12-16 in San Francisco. NASA-related briefings will be carried live on the agency's website. Media registration is open for the event, which will be held at the Moscone Convention Center at 747 Howard St. NASA briefing topics include: new global satellite views of Earth's flowing ice sheets and glaciers; the latest discoveries made by the