Electrek Green Energy Brief Overview Updated January 24, 2020

Electrek Green Energy Brief

A daily technical, financial and political review/analysis of important green energy news

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410 'Electrek Green Energy Brief' stories

December 2016 - January 2020


Welcome to the Electrek Green Energy Brief. Put together by our Electrek authors, the Energy Brief is a daily technical, financial, and political review of important green energy news.

 

Electrek Green Energy Brief Stories January 24

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • AAA study: 96% of EV owners say they’d buy another electric vehicle.
  • Southeastern states continue to underinvest in energy efficiency resources, says new report.
  • Bankruptcies of US and Canadian oil companies shot up by 50% in 2019 over the previous year.

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Electrek Green Energy Brief Stories January 23

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Arizona Public Service will produce all of its power from non-fossil-fuel sources by 2050.
  • The DOE, Ford, and Everledger trace the life cycle of Li-ion batteries using IoT and blockchain.
  • Britain’s Prince Charles launches the Sustainable Markets Initiative at Davos.

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Electrek Green Energy Brief Stories January 22

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • The 2019 Menino Survey of Mayors shows that EVs and infrastructure have city leaders’ support.
  • The SAF Coalition, Zurich Airport, and the World Economic Forum promote sustainable aviation fuel.
  • A video from the Wall Street Journal explores the potential of hydrogen as a source of green energy.

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Electrek Green Energy Brief Stories January 21

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Hawaii’s solar capacity grew by 21% in 2019, its largest-ever annual increase.
  • The 50th World Economic Forum launches with conflicting messages from Trump and Thunberg.
  • Enevate announces an extreme fast-charging lithium-ion battery.

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Electrek Green Energy Brief Stories January 20

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Qatar to build an 800 MW solar farm with Total and Marubeni.
  • A Tokyo University of Science team are developing potassium-driven rechargeable batteries.
  • Cleantech Group announces its Global Cleantech 100, the companies most likely to make an impact.

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Electrek Green Energy Brief Stories January 17

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • GM names chief sustainability officer to lead carbon-neutral efforts.
  • Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban describes his new climate policy as “Christian Democratic.”
  • Richmond, California, a key export route to Asia, bans the shipping of coal from its port.

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Electrek Green Energy Brief Stories January 16

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Natural gas growth is predicted to slow in 2020 while green energy is predicted to grow.
  • Investment giant BlackRock pulls out of financing thermal coal.
  • Indonesia is to get its first floating solar plant.

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Electrek Green Energy Brief Stories January 15

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority launches 33 diesel buses with solar panel systems.
  • The European Commission has budgeted €1 trillion for European Green Deal.
  • A new $5 million cleantech impact fund — LACI — launches in Los Angeles.

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Electrek Green Energy Brief Stories January 14

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • IBM tests batteries made with seawater components — and they look promising.
  • Ocean temperatures hit a record high in 2019 — and finance is going to alter due to climate change.
  • Scientists at a Scottish university have developed the world’s first recycled brick.

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Electrek Green Energy Brief Stories January 13

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev is going to be powered by 100% solar.
  • London mayor Sadiq Khan has formally launched London Power, a new green energy company.
  • Construction starts on what will be the Netherlands’ largest offshore wind farm.

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