Fra Catch-22 til Det Danske Klima Trilemma

”70% reduktion af CO2 in 2030 lyder fint – MEN – den grønne omstilling må hverken koste mange penge, velstand eller velfærd”. Det er angivelig den devise regeringen har givet Eldrup-kommissionen med på vejen når den blandt andet skal foreslå en ny afgiftsstruktur for hvordan transportsektoren kan yde sit bidrag dertil med op til en …

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California has to step up to the plate to get Energy Resilient Vehicles on the road and lead the world to more resilient energy infrastructures. Coping with wildfire and PSPS scenarios requires all hands-on deck.

This is the 6th of a series of blogs that describe the concept of the Energy Resilient Vehicle (ERV). In previous blogs I have explained how the car manufacturers and the regulatory bodies must step up to the table and help California deal with the wildfire and natural disaster threats through producing so-called ERVs: Blog …

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Now is the time for the IOUs and Regulatory Bodies to step up and meet the EV manufacturers to help California mitigate the effects of wildfires and earthquakes (Part 5)

The Energy Resilient Vehicle This is the 5th of a series of blogs that describe the concept of the Energy Resilient Vehicle (ERV). In previous posts I have explained how the car manufacturers must step up to the table and help California deal with the wildfire and natural disaster threats through producing so-called ERVs. Blog …

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Now is the time for car manufacturers to step up and help California mitigate the effects of wildfires and earthquakes (Part 3)

The Energy Resilient Vehicle (Part 3) This is the 3rd of a series of blogs that explains the concept of the Energy Resilient Vehicle. This blog goes into some details about what the ERV is and how the EV manufacturers can make ERVs. The next blog will take a view of the advantages to the …

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Now is the time for car manufacturers to step up and help California mitigate the effects of wildfires and earthquakes.

The Energy Resilient Vehicle (Part 2) California has always been on the forefront of helping car manufacturers to introduce climate friendly technology in their vehicles. A. The Story of smog and the Catalytic Converter in California  The first episodes of ‘smog’ occurred in Los Angeles in the summer of 1943. It got worse the following …

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Now is the time for car manufacturers to step up and help California mitigate the effects of wildfires and earthquakes (1).

A “new normal day” in a Californian’s life Autumn 2019. Last Friday we received a call from our electricity provider Pacific Gas & Electricity (PG&E). They told us that they would cut the power to the area where we live outside San Francisco because of high wind and dangerous fire conditions. It turned out that …

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How school buses could help run your air conditioning on hot summer days

Illinois is proposing to spend more of its VW settlement money on electric school buses than any other state. Schools are letting out, and that means many yellow buses are headed to storage. But what if instead of sitting idle for much of the summer, school buses had a seasonal job helping to balance the electric …

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It’s time to get serious about recycling lithium-ion batteries

A projected surge in electric-vehicle sales means that researchers must think about conserving natural resources and addressing battery end-of-life issues. As the popularity of electric vehicles starts to grow explosively, so does the pile of spent lithium-ion batteries that once powered those cars. Industry analysts predict that by 2020, China alone will generate some 500,000 …

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BYD and Toyota join forces to develop electric cars and batteries

Asian carmakers BYD and Toyota are teaming up to develop electric cars – and the batteries to power them – with a view to bringing the jointly developed vehicles to market by 2020 (Article). Announced on Friday, the deal will see electric sedans and “low-floor” SUVs developed by the two companies, which will then be …

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