December 22 Energy News



¶ The new extended-range electric taxi model being made by the London Electric Vehicle Company will be exported to various parties in Norway beginning in 2018, the company announced. This follows an earlier agreement for the LEVC to supply the electric taxis to a transportation service for elderly and disabled persons in Amsterdam. [CleanTechnica]

London Electric Vehicle Company taxi (Screen shot)

¶ Transitioning the world to 100% renewable electricity is not just some environmentalist pipe dream, a study from Finland’s Lappeenranta University of Technology asserts. It is “feasible at every hour throughout the year” and is more cost-effective than the current system, which largely relies on fossil fuels and nuclear energy. [AlterNet]

¶ Enel has won the rights to develop wind farms totalling 718 MW in Brazil and Argentina, in the Latin American countries’ latest renewables auctions. In Brazil, Enel will develop three projects totalling 618 MW…

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