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Battery Incentives Meet VPPs: The Next Step For Battery Attractiveness In Australia

Enabling households to tap into battery value streams additional to the standard ‘solar self-consumption’ approach will be crucial in driving uptake by making batteries more attractive. These include hard, financial benefits like virtual power plant (VPP) participation revenues (for energy market participation as well as grid services) which help shorten payback periods, as well as non-financial benefits such as improved energy self-reliance and blackout protection

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Electric Vehicle Incentives In 8 US States

In the US, the federal tax credit for electric vehicles has been cut in half from $ 7,500 to $ 3,750 for both Tesla and GM. Now, the current administration looks like it’s turning its back on clean cars. In the future, there could be some hope things change. But with the federal tax credit currently winding down, it’s worth investigating what electric car incentives also exist on the state level

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Incentives In The World Of Energy: What Power Use In Rental Properties Can Teach Us About The Larger Politics Of Renewable Energy & Climate Change

While recently traveling, I was cozy and tucked in bed under full sheets and comforter with the thermostat set to 65 degrees when a pang of guilt about this unnecessary energy usage hit me. I grumpily got out of bed to adjust the temperature when it hit me. As an advocate for energy-efficiency and climate-change efforts, I never would have set the thermostat so low if I was at home, so why did I act differently while in a hotel room in a different city? 

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Electric Car Incentives In Norway, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, & Belgium

All across the globe, aggressive mandates are being set up to transition countries away from petrol and diesel cars. In fact, according to Climate Change News, “the European commission is considering implementing an electric car quota to be achieved by automakers by 2030, according to diplomats and sources familiar with the issue. With France, the Netherlands and Britain planning diesel bans by 2040, commission officials are said to view a new mandate as a natural step.”

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China Electric Car Sales Dip In January With Incentives Transition, BYD Production Pause?

In January, SAIC and BAIC took over the top positions. Tesla also moved up, benefitting from the local sales drought to post a best ever #5 position. Here are last month’s top 5 best selling EV models

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Ontario Plans Big New EV Incentives & Targets

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The Ontario government is now aiming to grow the new-vehicle market share held by electric vehicles to 5% by the year 2020, and 12% by 2025, according to recent reports. The new targets are part of the Canadian province’s new 4-year, CAD$ 7 billion climate change plan. The plans will see CAD$ 285 million invested into electric [&hellip

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India Announces Tax Incentives For Wind Turbine Equipment

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Of late the solar power sector in India has enjoyed bulk of the attention from Indian policymakers looking to make the 100 GW by 2022 installed capacity target a reality. However, the wind energy sector also now has something to cheer about. The central government has announced that wind turbine equipment will not attract central excise duty. [&hellip

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Philippine Solar Power Developers Call For Extension Of Incentives

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Prospective solar power project developers in the Philippines have again called upon the government to increase the capacity eligible for higher feed-in tariffs. The Philippine Solar Power Alliance has urged the government to increase the capacity eligible for higher feed-in tariff from 500 MW to 2 GW. The recommendation comes following the government’s announcement to

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Every $1 Of Solar Incentives Puts $2.46 Into The Economy

A Solar Washington study of 55 of the state’s companies found solar incentives stimulate economic growth

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Incentives to settle spill case loom large – Houston Chronicle

A legal brawl that began with the deadly Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and Gulf of Mexico oil spill nearly two years ago is within weeks of a courtroom showdown that many parties would prefer to avoid through a settlement. The British oil giant BP has …
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