- “Superformance Is Building An All-Electric Cobra For 2021” • Superformance claims it has a license from Shelby himself to build “official” continuation Cobras, and this one is just stunning. A few things it does not have are the shiny roll bars, a rumbling, side-mounted exhaust, and a gaudy hood scoop feeding air into the engine bay of the 427. [CleanTechnica]
- “The Eximus IV Is The World’s Most Energy Efficient Electric Vehicle” • The electric vehicle you see here is the Eximus IV. Built by a team of experts at Sweden’s Dalarna University, it is billed as the world’s most energy-efficient EV. It can transport a person nearly halfway around the world using the energy in just a single liter of gas! [CleanTechnica]
- “European Utility Giant To Invest $190 Billion In Renewable Infrastructure” • Italy’s Enel, Europe’s largest utility, announced plans to invest as much as $190 billion (€160 billion) by 2030 in boosting renewable power generation, decarbonization, and grid infrastructure as part of a new plan to become a “Super Major” in renewable energy. [OilPrice.com]
- “A Harsh Reality In Coal Country – With Or Without Trump” • Colstrip, Montana, has been a poster child for the kind of coal mining community that looked to Donald Trump to bring back the industry and save their town. But after four years of Trump’s presidency, and with Joe Biden about to take office, it is clear that saving coal is not viable. [BBC]
- “The New ‘Gold Rush’ For Green Lithium” • Lithium is crucial for the transition to renewables, but mining it has environmental costs. Now a more sustainable source of lithium has been found deep underground. Extracting lithium from geothermal waters has a tiny environmental footprint compared to mining, with very low carbon emissions. [BBC]
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