Rio Tinto to build first solar plant in Western Australia to power iron ore mine; 12 MWh Li-ion system

Rio Tinto approved a $98-million investment in a new solar plant at the new Koodaideri mine in the Pilbara, Australia, as well as a lithium-ion battery energy storage system to help power its entire Pilbara power network. The $2.6-billion Koodaideri mine was approved in November last year with construction commencing earlier this year. Production capacity…

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SSC Tuatara

The 2020 SSC Tuatara is the production version of a supercar that SSC North American has been developing since the late 2000s. Previewed by a concept car in 2011 and a pre-production model in 2018, the 2020 Tuatara is finally ready to go into production in 2020. Aimed at supercars like the Bugatti Chiron, Koenigsegg…

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Volkswagen to shut coal-fired power stations at Wolfsburg factory to cut CO2

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ASKO deploys two Scania battery-electric distribution trucks in Norway

Norwegian wholesaler ASKO is deploying two battery electric Scania distribution trucks in its operations in Oslo, Norway. This pilot marks another milestone in the cooperation regarding electrified solutions for heavy transport between Scania and ASKO. Asko is also piloting the use of hydrogen fuel-cell trucks with Scania. (Earlier post.) The two trucks that will go…

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BASF introduces blockchain pilot project to improve circular economy and traceability of recycled plastics

BASF is launching the pilot platform reciChain in the province of British Columbia (BC), Canada, as a response to plastic waste. The scalable blockchain solution will support the track and trace and monetization of plastics within the value chain, through innovative Digital Badge and Loop Count technology. According to a report produced by Deloitte for…

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