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UK report demands expedited deadline for ending ICE sales

ICE exhaust

The UK House of Commons released a new report last week on the nation’s obligations to improve air quality, mooting that ICE car sales should be banned sooner rather than later The report is the result of a joint inquiry, launched in 2017 after concerns were raised regarding the government’s …

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Ameren Missouri pushes ahead on EV infrastructure

Charging Point

Planned Charge Ahead program would encourage EV use among Missouri residents and businesses Regional US utility Ameren Missouri has filed plans for its Charge Ahead program with the Missouri Public Service Commission. If approved, the program would introduce incentives for the installation of workplace, multifamily, and public EV charging stations, …

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NPPD launches incentive program for EV charging data

ChargePoint home charging system.

Nebraska utility NPPD to offer US$200 incentive for installation of ChargePoint 240Volt charging station The Nebraska Public Power District and its wholesale customers are interested in what could be a potential increase in electric load by more and more electric vehicles being charged, prompting the launch of NPPD’s Energy Wise …

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US rebate rollback threatens EV automakers

California Clean Air green sticker - Mariordo (Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz).

Consumers and automakers alike could be hurt if the Republican Party succeed in scrapping the EV tax credit, and other clean-energy tax breaks It was announced this week that House Republicans are proposing to eliminate the US$7,500 tax credit currently in place to help increase the affordability of EVs. Currently, …

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Gov. Brown signs raft of California ZEV bills

Street traffic in Los Angeles, California.

50% of California light duty fleet and 15% of heavy vehicle fleet to be electric by 2025 Already one of the most ambitious political forces in terms of EV adoption, California is putting even further legislative power behind zero-emission technologies. October 10 saw State Governor Jerry Brown sign 11 bills …

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E-STOR breathes second life into EV charging network

2016 Renault Zoe and E-STOR
Source: Renault

Groupe Renault and Connected Energy have announced a partnership using second-life batteries at EV charging points. The partnership recycles Renault batteries and uses them as in new, static energy storage solutions. Prototypes have already been successfully installed at two locations in Belgium and Germany. Ireland-based Connected Energy has developed the E-STOR system …

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