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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday said it’s time to start taking hydrogen energy seriously as the technology emerges as a reliable alternative energy source. “If you want to speculate on a sexy long-term story, I’m bullish on hydrogen,” the “Mad Money” host said. Cramer has been skeptical of bullish trading activity in red-hot speculative stocks,
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October 8th, 2020 by U.S. Department of Energy  Brush up on your knowledge of wind! This article is part of the Energy.gov series highlighting the “Top Things You Didn’t Know About Energy” series. By Liz Hartman Wind turbines are soaring to record sizes. The average rotor diameter of turbines installed in 2018 grew to 379
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October 8th, 2020 by George Harvey  Image from the National Park Service Digital Image Archives, public domain, Wikimedia Commons President Trump has claimed to be economically successful based on a rather small set of metrics. One is joblessness data. Another is the Dow Jones Industrial Index (DJI). There are people who believe in his success,
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Global climate- and green-tech accelerator Elemental Excelerator just announced its newest cohort of 19 tech companies it said would be “ground-breakers and market-makers.” Here are five up-and-comers in Cohort 9 in the green-tech energy, mobility, and climate change sectors. This year, the growth-stage companies selected by Elemental, which has offices in California and Hawaii, not
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Silvia Lucci, her husband (left), and son (right) are part of the family team behind LUHV Foods, and its successful outposts, such as their vegan deli at Philadelphia’s famed Reading Terminal Market. Julietta Lucci When Jennifer Rodriguez relocated to Philadelphia in the late ’90s, the once-bustling South Philly neighborhood of Italian Market was in decay.
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Nikola founder Trevor Milton has sued a Utah businessman for defamation, accusing him of a “malicious campaign to harass” and discredit the billionaire by publicly accusing him over Twitter of sexually abusing women, according to the lawsuit filed Monday. David Bateman, the founder and CEO of software company Entrata, started tweeting about Milton in late September, posting
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October 6th, 2020 by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai  The majority of vehicles (ICE or EV) that are imported into most of sub-Saharan Africa are used vehicles from Europe, Asia, and America. Record EV sales are being registered across several key source markets such as Germany for left-hand drive vehicles and the United Kingdom for right-hand drive
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Siemens Energy The newly-listed Siemens Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding with Siemens Mobility to “jointly develop and offer hydrogen systems for trains.” Announced on Monday, the partnership is the latest example of companies attempting to ramp up and expand the use of hydrogen fuel-cell technology. The collaboration will look to produce “a standardized
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A construction worker at an HS2 building site in the Euston area of London on May 6, 2020. ISABEL INFANTES | AFP | Getty Images Often involving thousands of people, large infrastructure projects comprise a range of stakeholders, including architects, designers, engineers and construction workers.  The way these schemes operate is changing, with technology and
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To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the Arc Vector electric motorcycle’s death have been greatly exaggerated. The Arc Vector has ridden some proverbial twisty roads over the last few years, even before ever reaching it to production. The high-tech and high-dollar electric motorcycle debuted with fanfare at the 2018 EICMA Milan Motorcycle Show, but then
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October 4th, 2020 by Michael Barnard  Weighing The Administrations of Obama, Trump & Biden: The CleanTechnica Climate Policy Report Card As we approach the momentous US federal election of 2020, American voters must weigh long-range concerns against short-term issues, and domestic matters against foreign policy. Concerns for Americans today and tomorrow, and concerns for other
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Ford has a design for removable range-extender that can drop into an electric pickup’s bed, which could possibly become an option for the upcoming F150 electric. Range-extenders, which are basically generators, haven’t become popular with electric vehicles buyers. It’s basically the same concept as a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) with the main difference being that a
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October 1st, 2020 by Rocky Mountain Institute  News courtesy Rocky Mountain Institute. Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and the Under2 Coalition of states and regions today released a handbook detailing five transformative actions, regional governments can take to limit the effects of climate change while bringing other beneficial impacts to society. The guide, Regions Take Action: The
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