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U.S. automakers pledge huge increase in electric vehicles

Friday, August 6, 2021, 6:23 AM MDT

Declaring the U.S. must “move fast'' to win the world's carmaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment…

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Biden seeks to boost fuel economy to thwart Trump rollback

Thursday, August 5, 2021, 6:07 AM MDT

The Biden administration wants automakers to raise gas mileage and cut tailpipe pollution between now and model year 2026, and it has…

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SK Innovation to split battery business as EV demand rises

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 6:36 AM MDT

SK Innovation Co. will split off its fast-growing battery business as it pushes ahead with plans to vastly increase production…

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TC Energy targets military site for battery project

Friday, July 30, 2021, 6:30 AM MDT

The owner of Keystone Pipeline has struck a deal with Canada’s Department of National Defence to build Ontario’s biggest battery on military…

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Climate bid faces tricky path over money for electric cars

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 3:50 PM MDT

The bipartisan compromise on infrastructure cuts in half President Joe Biden's call for $15 billion to build 500,000 electric vehicle…

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Trudeau unveils $5.2 billion for Newfoundland hydro project

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 6:26 AM MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is stepping in to aid a long-delayed, over-budget hydroelectric project in the province of Newfoundland and…

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Battery metals supply chain presents significant opportunity for Canadian industry, says new BMAC report

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 10:20 AM MDT

Surging demand for lithium-ion batteries to power electric vehicles (EVs) and for energy storage applications could drive major economic growth…

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Tight access and data doubts cloud China’s carbon market

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 6:31 AM MDT

China’s national carbon market, seen as a key tool to help the world’s top polluter curb emissions, is being hampered by…

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Eni expands its clean energy business with wind, solar deals

Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 6:55 AM MDT

Eni SpA expanded its clean-energy business with a pair of wind and solar deals in Spain and France. The transactions…

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Clean energy producers are eyeing old coal plants — for the wiring

Friday, July 23, 2021, 7 AM MDT

As demand for clean energy surges, would-be developers are struggling to find enough transmission lines to carry power to the…

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Mercedes sketches out all electric scenario by decade's end

Friday, July 23, 2021, 6:43 AM MDT

Daimler AG’s luxury car brand Mercedes-Benz says it is stepping up its transition to electric cars, doubling the share of…

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At least 70% of vehicle sales must be ZEVs to achieve Ottawa's emissions plan: report

Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 6:20 AM MDT

The C.D. Howe Institute says 70 to 75 per cent of Canadian passenger auto sales will have to be zero-emission…

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