Top news of the week: 30.06.2020.

Economics, Alternative energy, Automobile, Climate change, Energy policy, Plug-in hybrid

Future Of Energy

On Jun 27, 2020
@ClimateGroup shared
”For the energy efficiency sector, opportunity has arrived. Don’t let it slip past.” @MLiebreich writes on how measures to save energy & improve energy productivity are needed to revive our economy and meet long-term climate goals. https://t.co/m1RlALrBPr
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Liebreich: Energy Efficiency Key To Covid Recovery

Liebreich: Energy Efficiency Key To Covid Recovery

We are living through one of the most extraordinary years in recent history, a year none of us will ever forget. Much has been written about the parallels with 1918, the year of the Spanish ...

On Jun 25, 2020
@katiefehren shared
RT @colinmckerrache: One of the conclusions of our outlook this year was that even with a lot of passenger EVs on the road, transport emissions will keep rising for another 10 years unless there is a big regulatory push on zero emissions trucks. https://t.co/7WBxWZXaFb
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California Accelerates Clean Transportation Policy, Targeting 500,000 Electric Trucks By 2040

California Accelerates Clean Transportation Policy, Targeting 500,000 Electric Trucks By 2040

California is set to vote on America's first electric trucks target. If passed, it would create demand for 500,000 vehicles by 2040, saving fleet operators up to $12 billion dollars

On Jun 29, 2020
@NobleIdeas shared
RT @Sammy_Roth: A new analysis co-authored by @leahstokes finds southern states could save money by closing 74 or their 77 coal plants. The South is home to the 5 states where residents pay the highest percentage of their incomes toward energy costs: https://t.co/vVkyQg29MX
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Stacey Abrams’ Group Has a Climate Plan for the South

Stacey Abrams’ Group Has a Climate Plan for the South

The South is being hit particularly hard by climate change from more intense heat waves to major hurricanes and floods. Despite this, the region is lagging behind the rest of the nation on ...

On Jun 24, 2020
@IEABirol shared
What a day! @IEA’s biggest ever Global Conference on Energy Efficiency took place Tuesday: 40+ ministers & other high-level speakers put a clear focus on urgently accelerating progress. Big thanks to participants & the record 30k people who watched online https://t.co/fm8Jtz0syA https://t.co/YqIcKgvkMr
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Over 40 ministers, CEOs and other energy leaders take part in IEA’s biggest ever Global Conference on Energy Efficiency

Over 40 ministers, CEOs and other energy leaders take part in IEA’s biggest ever Global Conference on Energy Efficiency

Over 40 ministers, CEOs and other energy leaders take part in IEA’s biggest ever Global Conference on Energy Efficiency - News from the International Energy Agency

On Jun 24, 2020
@guardian shared
Anthony Albanese vows to set new medium-term emissions reduction target https://t.co/NkUgFD4Xu1
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Anthony Albanese vows to set new medium-term emissions reduction target

Anthony Albanese vows to set new medium-term emissions reduction target

ALP leader also makes overture to Scott Morrison to reach bipartisan consensus on energy policy mechanism

On Jun 24, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
House’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill packed with pro-solar, pro-storage provisions – pv magazine USA https://t.co/zxDT8gCIik
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House’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill packed with pro-solar, pro-storage provisions

House’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill packed with pro-solar, pro-storage provisions

In addition to making stand-alone energy storage investment tax credit (ITC) eligible and extending a 30% solar ITC through 2025, the House bill creates a direct pay mechanism that can be ...

On Jun 26, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
What Nikola Corporation’s (NKLA’s) Stock Price Tells Us … And What It Doesn’t https://t.co/UQQ2F0S0p7
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What Nikola Corporation’s (NKLA’s) Stock Price Tells Us … And What It Doesn’t

What Nikola Corporation’s (NKLA’s) Stock Price Tells Us … And What It Doesn’t

On Thursday, May 4th, Nikola Corporation slipped quietly onto the Nasdaq stock exchange under the ticker symbol NKLA, opening at $37.55 a share, and then it spent the rest of it's debut ...

On Jun 26, 2020
@SierraClub shared
RT @maxinejoselow: The E.U. and China will look to California's new clean truck rule for inspiration, writes @margotoge, the former director of EPA's transportation office https://t.co/eBJmmFvCvb
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California Ushers In An Electrifying New Era In Trucks

California Ushers In An Electrifying New Era In Trucks

Between 2024 and 2035, California's Advanced Clean Trucks Program will transition 75% of delivery trucks and vans, 55% of smaller trucks like the Ford F250, and 40% of the larger, semi ...