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50% of Volkswagen up! Buyers Now Buy e-up! in Germany

Volkswagen e-UPThe Volkswagen e-up! is one of the cheapest electric vehicles on the market. Throw in the usual operational savings of an electric car and you end up with a compelling total cost of ownership. Consumers are starting to catch on. Volkswagen reports that approximately 50% of up! sales in Germany are now e-up! sales

Uncertain climate future could disrupt energy systems

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) An international team of scientists has published a new study proposing an optimization methodology for designing climate-resilient energy systems and to help ensure that communities will be able to meet future energy needs given weather and climate variability. Their findings were recently published in Nature Energy.

Rad Power Bikes Launches A Turbocharged Build Of The Popular RadRunner E-Bike

RadPower RadRunnerRad Power Bikes has made a name for itself in the world of electric bikes by producing some of the best values in the game. With bikes like the RadWagon, RadRover, RadCity, and more listed at a flat price of $1,499, it has made electric bikes more accessible to people around the world

The Electric Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne Is A Tribute To Racing Heritage

Hispano Suiza Carmen BoulogneAfter lying dormant for nearly 80 years, the storied Hispano Suiza name was reborn last summer with the launch of the million-Euro, all-electric Carmen in Barcelona. It was a stunning piece of rolling from an unexpected source — since when is Spain a hotbed of automotive innovation!? — but was it a real car? Well, [&hellip

Scientists tap unused energy source to power smart sensor networks

(Penn State) The electricity that lights our homes and powers our appliances also creates small magnetic fields that are present all around us. Scientists have developed a new mechanism capable of harvesting this wasted magnetic field energy and converting it into enough electricity to power next-generation sensor networks for smart buildings and factories.

Off-The-Radar Renewable Energy Explosion After COVID-19 Dust Settles [#CT Exclusive (Background) Interview]

Renewable energy electric gridEarlier this week, renewable energy advocates raised the alarm when it became clear that the new $2 trillion stimulus package will not shine so kindly upon wind, solar, and other clean tech. That stinks, but the groundwork for a low carbon revolution was already laid by another stimulus bill that passed Congress way back before the latest crisis hit — just about 11 years ago, as a matter of fact

Sorry, but the Virus Shows Why There Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change – Foreign Policy

School students gather to demand action on climate change in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 20, 2019. Jenny Evans/Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life, caused widespread sickness and fatalities, and sent the global economy careening toward a depression….