- “This Hydrogen-Powered Supercar Can Drive 1,000 Miles On A Single Tank” • Hyperion, based in California, has unveiled a hydrogen-powered supercar. The Hyperion XP-1 will be able to drive for up to 1,000 miles on one tank of compressed hydrogen. Its motors will will generate over 1,000 hp, and it will do 0 to 60 in just over two seconds, the company said. [CNN]
- “Cheap Electric Vehicles More Affordable Than Petrol Cars In UK” • If you don’t think cheap EVs exist, DriveElectric can show you five. The examples are vehicles that motorists can drive today – with zero tailpipe emissions and all the other benefits that electric cars offer, including being virtually silent, very refined, and easy to drive. [CleanTechnica]
- “US Coal Power Generation Plummets 30% In 2020, EIA Says” • US coal power generation plunged by 30% in the first half of 2020 off an already-depressed base, shoved out by natural gas and renewables amid low energy prices linked to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to figures from the Energy Information Administration. [Greentech Media]
- “Lucid Air Could Have An EPA Range Of 517 Miles” • Recently Lucid Motors sent a pre-production Lucid Air to FEV North America for independent testing. The car was put through the standard range testing protocol, and FEV verified an estimated EPA range of 517 miles on a single charge, confirming the Lucid Air as the longest range EV to date. [CleanTechnica]
- “Continued Climate Change Will Lead To Future Flooding In SoCal, UCLA Study Says” • Global warming will increase extreme rainfall and reduce snowfall in the Sierra Nevada by the 2070s, a UCLA study says. This double whammy could overwhelm the Southern California’s reservoirs and heighten the risk of flooding in much of the state. [NBC Southern California]
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