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HYDROGEN: Welcome to H2 View

  • Date: 15-07-19
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: H2 View

H2 View is a new platform to support and promote the growing hydrogen economy. Built around three core pillars of Mobility, Power and Technology, it provides the platform for news, views, and analysis throughout the hydrogen energy supply chain.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Toyota tries sun power to boost Prius

TOKYO — How can Toyota make the world's bestselling green car, the Prius, even greener? Cover the top with solar panels and run it on sun power. That's the goal of a trial Toyota is starting this month in Japan. The system generates enough power to drive the Prius PHV for about 35 miles (56 km).

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EMISSIONS: UK expert group focuses attention on non-exhaust emissions from road traffic as regulatory concern

  • Date: 14-07-19
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

A new report released by the Air Quality Expert Group (AQEG) in the UK recommends as an immediate priority that non-exhaust emissions (NEE) are recognized as a source of ambient concentrations of airborne PM, even for vehicles with zero exhaust emissions of particles.

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ESKOM: Transformation expands Eskom fund's territory

  • Date: 14-07-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Business Live

A first in the investment industry! The Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) recently announced that our transformation and incubation programme is expanding to private and international markets.

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ESKOM: Eskom’s Quickest Fix Is Giving It Cash Now, Swapping Debt Later

  • Date: 14-07-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Bloomberg

Ask Nedbank Group Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Mike Brown how to save South Africa’s beleaguered state-owned power utility and his approach is simple: first give it cash and then consider a debt-to-equity swap later.

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LITHIUM: Cornish Lithium turns to crowd funding to secure role in UK's EV future

  • Date: 13-07-19
  • Category: LITHIUM
  • Source: Europe Auto News

LONDON -- Cornish Lithium, a battery minerals company set up by a former London analyst, on Friday became the first British miner to launch a crowd funding campaign as it seeks play a role in securing strategic mineral supplies.

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SOUTH AFRICA: JSE closes flat as it struggles for direction

  • Date: 13-07-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Sierra Leone Times

The JSE struggled for direction on Friday eventually closing marginally weaker as it faded towards the close. Despite the majority of the local bourse's main indices trading weaker on the day, the resources index mitigated this downside as most miners rebounded following significant losses in the prior session.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ford will build electric car on VW platform in Germany

Ford Motor will build battery-powered cars based on Volkswagen Group's MEB electric platform at its factory in Cologne, Germany, and VW will invest $2.6 billion in Ford's Argo AI self-driving unit.

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