‘This is the future’: solar-powered family car hailed by experts

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As the annual solar race across Australia wraps up, a Dutch entry averaged 69kmh from Darwin to Adelaide and resupplied the grid A futuristic family car that not only uses the sun as power but supplies energy back to the grid has been hailed as the future as the annual World Solar Challenge wrapped up Read More

How would a state-run energy company work?

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Image caption Nicola Sturgeon made the announcement in her speech to the SNP conference In her speech to the SNP conference in Glasgow, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the idea would be taken forward by 2021. More detail will be provided when the Scottish government publishes its new energy strategy later in the year. The Read More

Turning the A9 into an ‘electric highway’

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At either end of the leg, in Helmsdale and Scrabster, there’s just a single charger so if you arrive and there’s already a car plugged in, it might mean a long wait. Ministers haven’t said how often there would need to be charging points or who would pay for them. So would they allow giant Read More

Trump admin avoids discussing climate change while rolling back emissions rule

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Washington (CNN)When Hurricane Harvey had just dumped so much rain on Houston it dented the earth’s surface, and Hurricane Irma was still threatening the entire state of Florida, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said it was “insensitive” to talk about climate change. Pruitt announced Tuesday plans to rescind the Clean Power Plan in its totality while Read More

Pruitt announces withdrawal of Clean Power Plan

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Washington (CNN)Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced Monday his agency’s plans to withdraw the Clean Power Plan, the sweeping Obama-era rule regulating greenhouse gas emissions. “When you think about what that rule meant, it was about picking winners and losers. Regulatory power should not be used by any regulatory body to pick winners and Read More

EPA to propose repealing Obama-era rule on greenhouse gas emissions

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Washington (CNN)The Environmental Protection Agency plans to propose the repeal of a sweeping Obama-era rule on power plants meant to curb greenhouse gas emissions, according to a leaked proposal obtained by CNN. The proposal also says the EPA has yet to determine whether it will create an additional rule on the regulation of greenhouse gases. Read More