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Despite Eskom’s Troubles, a Surprise Change in Fortune for South African Renewables

Renewables developers are celebrating after South Africa's Minister of Public Enterprises unexpectedly signed off on power-purchase agreements this month. The decision ended years of uncertainty for Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Program (REIPPPP) winners, which had worsened in recent months as state-owned utility Eskom faced bankruptcy. Bankruptcy concerns were also mollified with news of a R5 billion (USD $400 million) bridge loan for Eskom, provided by the South African …

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Bolt EV in winter, 2018 Kia Niro, electric-car tax credits, 2018 Nissan Leaf news: The Week in Reverse

Which two automakers may start to run out of electric-car tax credits this year? What happens if you buy a used Fiat 500e electric car outside California and it needs service? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, February 2, 2018. Friday, we wrote that it's taken...

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Tesla Holds Private Model 3 Event For New Owners In Miami (Gallery)

On January 17, I received a text from my wife: “Did you get the invitation for the Tesla (Model) 3 in Aventura mall?” My response: “?!?!?” Tesla sent her an email for an invitation-only event to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Aventura store in Miami, guest starring Model 3. Needless to say, I was extremely excited to check it out

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Is there anything good to say about NEG? New report says no

New report says Turnbull government's proposed National Energy Guarantee would fail in all of its stated goals, particularly that of boosting energy system security. On this, it says the approach proposed in the NEG "has no precedent in any power system anywhere, ever.”