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LCA study finds connected and automated vehicle subsystems could enable net reduction in vehicle energy use and GHGs by up to 9%
Green Car Congress • Mmillikin
EDF UK profits hit by fall in sterling and nuclear prices
The Guardian • Rob Davies
EDF Energies Nouvelles has 900MW of solar projects under construction
PV-Tech • Mark Osborne
100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide Is A New Cost-Effective Reality
CleanTechnica • The Beam
Why Spending More Time at Home Could Help Save the Planet
Greentech Media • Jason Deign
1st “Gas Free” Suburb In Australian Capital Territory, Part Of 100% Renewable Energy Goal
CleanTechnica • Giles Parkinson
Study finds drone-based delivery could reduce GHG emissions and energy use in the transportation sector, if deployed sensibly
Green Car Congress • Mmillikin
Overnight Energy: EPA penalties for polluters cut in half under Trump | Court orders regulators to implement Obama efficiency rules | Sully weighs in on Pruitt's first-class travel
The Hill • Miranda Green, Timothy Cama
Overnight Regulation: Obama-era harassment guidance held up at WH | Sentencing reform bill advances over Sessions's objection | FCC watchdog investigates chairman over Sinclair | Court tells feds to implement energy efficiency rules
The Hill • Lydia Wheeler
Court rules Energy Dept. must implement Obama efficiency rules
The Hill • Timothy Cama
 
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Auto Industry, Biofuels
LCA study finds connected and automated vehicle subsystems could enable net reduction in vehicle energy use and GHGs by up to 9%
Green Car CongressMmillikin
Researchers at the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company have found that using a Level 4 connected and automated vehicle (CAV) subsystem could increase vehicle primary energy use and GHG emissions by 3–20% due to increases in power consumption, weight, drag,...
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Coal Industry, Energy Efficiency
EDF UK profits hit by fall in sterling and nuclear prices
The GuardianRob Davies
French state-owned energy firm EDF reported falling profits, including a downturn in the UK due to falling prices for nuclear power, improved energy efficiency among its household customers and the slide in the value of sterling since the Brexit vote. Profits in...
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Construction, EDF Renewable Energy
EDF Energies Nouvelles has 900MW of solar projects under construction
PV-TechMark Osborne
Renewables firm EDF Energies Nouvelles has 1.9GW of renewable energy projects under construction in 2018, which includes 900MW of solar projects, according to parent company EDF in its annual financial report. EDF Energies Nouvelles was reported to have increased its renewable power...
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Cleantech, Coal Industry
100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide Is A New Cost-Effective Reality
CleanTechnicaThe Beam
By Hans-Josef Fell, Energy Watch Group, and Prof. Dr. Christian Breyer, Lappeenranta University of Technology Last year, Costa Rica beat its own record. The Central American country ran 300 days on electricity generated solely from renewable energy. Following the steps of Norway...
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Cleantech, Climate Change
Why Spending More Time at Home Could Help Save the Planet
Greentech MediaJason Deign
If you’re worried about climate change you might be better off staying at home rather than rushing out to do something about it, research suggests. A study due for publication next month concludes Americans may have reduced national energy demand by 1.8...
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Auto Industry, Cleantech
1st “Gas Free” Suburb In Australian Capital Territory, Part Of 100% Renewable Energy Goal
CleanTechnicaGiles Parkinson
The Australian Capital Territory is to trial its first “gas-free” suburb as part of the next step in its push for 100% renewable energy in the nation’s capital. The ACT is expected by 2020 to have commissioned enough wind and solar farms...
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Auto Industry, Coal Industry
Study finds drone-based delivery could reduce GHG emissions and energy use in the transportation sector, if deployed sensibly
Green Car CongressMmillikin
New research by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Carnegie Mellon University, SRI International and the University of Colorado at Boulder shows that drone-based delivery could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use in the transportation sector. An open-access paper on the research...
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Barack Obama, Climate Change
Overnight Energy: EPA penalties for polluters cut in half under Trump | Court orders regulators to implement Obama efficiency rules | Sully weighs in on Pruitt's first-class travel
The HillMiranda Green, Timothy Cama
EPA PENALTIES FOR POLLUTERS CUT IN HALF UNDER TRUMP: The amount of civil penalties charged to polluters by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) dropped by nearly half under President Trump, according to a new study released Thursday. The report by the Environmental...
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Barack Obama, Energy Efficiency
Overnight Regulation: Obama-era harassment guidance held up at WH | Sentencing reform bill advances over Sessions's objection | FCC watchdog investigates chairman over Sinclair | Court tells feds to implement energy efficiency rules
The HillLydia Wheeler
Welcome to Overnight Regulations, your daily rundown of news from the federal agencies, Capitol Hill and the courts. It's Thursday evening here in Washington where the Senate voted down an immigration plan backed by President Trump, and other rival proposals. The votes...
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Barack Obama, Energy Efficiency
Court rules Energy Dept. must implement Obama efficiency rules
The HillTimothy Cama
The Trump administration must carry out the implementation of four energy efficiency regulations that it has delayed for more than a year, a federal court ruled Thursday. The Department of Energy (DOE) wrote the rules and made them public in December 2016,...
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