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April 30 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Volkswagen Has A Huge Avenue For US Market Expansion – If It Takes It” • In the first quarter of 2023, Volkswagen accounted for less than 2% of the US auto market. It doesn’t have a big US presence. But it could. A significant change in a market provides an opportunity for companies with no or low market share to grow in prominence. [CleanTechnica]

Volkswagen ID.2all (Volkswagen image)

  • “Energy Production Priorities In The Era Of Climate Change – Analysis” • Wind power is a major part of the current energy picture. Its generation – whether on land or at sea – is growing in scope, and necessity, around the world. It is a story that offers some hope in the battle to ease the effects of climate change in the decades ahead. [Eurasia Review]
  • “Public EV Transportation In South America” • In a transition to electric buses, some South American countries are electrifying public transportion without having to rely on large numbers of imported passenger vehicles. Chile, Colombia, and Costa Rica are solving complex problems without the tools available in wealthier countries. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Power Plant Has Turned Solar Power Into Green Hydrogen Fuel On A Large Scale” • Swiss researchers achieved a major milestone in green hydrogen production using solar energy. This system, developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, efficiently converts solar energy into hydrogen fuel with oxygen and heat as byproducts. [One Green Planet]
  • “BYD Unleashes The Seagull In China – And Its Cheaper Than A Petrol-Powered Honda Fit!” • BYD launched the updated Qin Plus EV. You can get a full battery EV with a heat pump, a 150 kW motor, and a 57.6-kWh Blade battery for just $20,350 in China. This makes it cheaper than a 2023 Toyota Corolla SE, which starts from about $20,900. [CleanTechnica]
    BYD Qin Plus EV (Courtesy of Tycho de Feijter)

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