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Articles by Cynthia Shahan

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Nissan targets 550km electric car by 2020

Nissan targets 550km electric car by 2020

Nissan says it has developed a prototype EV that can run 550km while keeping the cargo capacity, external dimension as current LEAF.

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Nissan lands world’s largest electric taxi fleet deal

Nissan lands world’s largest electric taxi fleet deal

Madrid is adding 110 new Nissan LEAF EVs to its taxi fleet, and installing electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the capital.

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Royal Society for Protection of Birds install new wind turbine at HQ

Royal Society for Protection of Birds install new wind turbine at HQ

RSPB in the UK last week announced a renewable energy project for the charity to offset its contributions to climate change.

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Sweden aspires to become the world’s first fossil fuel–free nation

Sweden aspires to become the world’s first fossil fuel–free nation

With an extra $546 million to be spent on renewable energy and climate change action. Sweden means clean business.

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A 1905 Woods electric car sells for $94,770

A 1905 Woods electric car sells for $94,770

EVs were sold over 100 years ago. One of the most popular electric cars back then was the Woods Electric. There are still a few around, and they aren’t cheap.

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Sunflower launches floating solar power plant in Korea

Sunflower launches floating solar power plant in Korea

South Korean PV module manufacturer SolarPark Korea has supplied modules to the first floating solar PV power plant in the country.

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New housing in California to be “EV capable”

New housing in California to be “EV capable”

Latest EV friendly bill in Cali set to require that all recently constructed parking lots or housing must be ready for electric charging infrastructure.

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EV battery use trumps hybrid battery use

EV battery use trumps hybrid battery use

With plug-in car sales growing in leaps and bounds, their annual battery use already trumps the annual battery use of hybrids, but what about all time use?

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California's EV strategy opens a portal to America’s future

California’s EV strategy opens a portal to America’s future

California is poised to open a portal to America’s future, shoving Big Oil off the highways to make room for cleaner transportation alternatives.

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Canada ranks top bird killers - wind turbines not even close to top

Canada ranks top bird killers – wind turbines not even close to top

A survey finds cats, power lines and collisions with buildings account for most bird deaths in Canada. Wind turbines don’t even make the list.

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'Decentralised power to the people': UK minister's energy vision

‘Decentralised power to the people’: UK minister’s energy vision

UK energy minister says a decentralised power revolution is doable, with local energy systems in homes and businesses reinventing the energy market.