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India To Launch Tender For Another 10,000 EVs In March 2018

After the success of the world's single largest procurement tender of electric vehicles, Energy Efficiency Savings Limited (EESL) is set up to launch another tender to procure 10,000 electric vehicles. The tender is expected to be launched by the government-owned company next year.

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MIT brainpower highlighted in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 lists for 2018

Forbes calls its 2018 30 Under 30 lists an “encyclopedia of creative disruption featuring 600 young stars in 20 different industries.” So it should come as no surprise that these lists are heavily populated by recent MIT graduates and other members of the Institute community. Similar to past years, at least 29 MIT faculty, research staff, and alumni are listed throughout Forbes' seventh annual edition of the world's best young …

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Companies Worldwide Are Risking Billions By Ignoring Deforestation

A new report from CDP has found that 87% of companies identify deforestation as a financial risk and 32% are already experiencing impacts from those risks, but only 13% of companies are making any effort to mitigate the risks of deforestation, a decision which could end up costing billions.

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Toyota electric cars, more Nissan EVs, Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid driven, Volt vs Prius Prime: Today’s Car News

Today, we've got news on future electric cars from Nissan, Renault, and Toyota, some thoughts on more time in a Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, and a sales race between the Chevy Volt and Toyota Prius Prime. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Toyota's reluctant moves into electric cars will include its own battery-powered car in China, and EVs made by...

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Mexico’s Energy Auction Just Logged the Lowest Solar Power Price on the Planet

Preliminary results from Mexico's latest energy auction have broken the lower boundary for solar costs, following a trend seen in other auctions around the world. The Mexican government this month announced the average price achieved in its third long-term auction of 2017 was $20.57 per megawatt-hour, which it said was “one of the lowest prices achieved …

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COP23: Much Remains to Be Done

With COP23 now over, it offers an opportunity to reflect on the progress made by the UNFCCC and its efforts to address the issue of climate change. This year represents a quarter of a century since the adoption of the Framework Convention and 20 years for the Kyoto Protocol, which was agreed at COP3 in […] The post COP23: Much Remains to Be Done appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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The Next Generation of European Nuclear Talent: Where Will It Come From?

Life isn't easy for nuclear power in the EU. Member States pursue totally contradictory policies, existing nuclear generation gets little or no public support, and France's flagship third-generation EPR design is struggling to become competitive. At the same time, the EU is expecting the industry to maintain its generation capacity until 2050, which will require […] The post The Next Generation of European Nuclear Talent: Where Will It Come From? appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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Consumers Win if Electricity Production Capacity Remains High

There are many pundits writing about the U.S. electricity markets today who hope that their readers haven't studied market behavior and competitive price formation. They want their readers or listeners to accept their narrative and believe that keeping struggling generators in the market will be a costly market intervention resulting in higher customer prices. The […] The post Consumers Win if Electricity Production Capacity Remains High appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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Link Between Growth in Economic Activity and Electricity Use is Changing Around the World

Growth in economic activity (measured as gross domestic product) has tended historically to be coupled with increases in electricity use as populations grow and generate more goods and services. However, more recently this relationship has been decoupling in many countries. The amount of decoupling in various countries is caused by many factors—including the countries' relative […] The post Link Between Growth in Economic Activity and Electricity Use is Changing Around the World appeared first on The Energy Collective.

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Tesla Ramps Up the Hype During Trying Times

Elon Musk is breaking out his bag of pixie dust this week. Or, wait. Maybe it's a portal gun. At Tesla's semi-truck unveiling, which will be live streamed online this Thursday night, Musk he plans to “blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension,” using his “portal gun,” according to his latest tweet. In that alternate dimension, Tesla's …

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7 Potential Revisions To Federal EV Tax Credit

Kill it? Save it? Why not improve it? Electric vehicle advocates caught a glimmer of hope in the US last week when it was reported on November 9 that the Senate version of a revised tax plan would keep the federal EV tax credit intact. The House of Representatives tax plan released previously, however, would end the federal EV tax credit