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ESKOM: Blackouts in Gauteng as Eskom implements load reduction

  • Date: 27-06-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: The Citizen

Power utility Eskom has announced on Saturday, 27 June, that it will be implementing load reduction from 5pm to 10pm to avoid network overloading.

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EMISSIONS: Average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans increased again in 2019

  • Date: 26-06-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: EEA

According to provisional data, published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA), average carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU), Iceland, Norway and the United Kingdom (UK), increased in 2019, for the third consecutive year. The average CO2 emissions from new vans also increased slightly. Zero- and low-emission vehicles must be deployed much faster across Europe to achieve the stricter targets that apply from 2020.

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EMISSIONS: California sets world's first sales target for emissions-free trucks

  • Date: 26-06-20
  • Category: EMISSIONS
  • Source: Transport Environment

Last night, California adopted the first ever emissions-free truck sales mandate in the world. The regulation sets yearly binding targets, running from 2024 until 2035, for truckmakers to sell battery electric trucks and hydrogen trucks. Three major truckmakers affected by the California law - Daimler Trucks, Paccar (DAF), Volvo Group - account for 60% of sales in the EU.[1] Transport & Environment said the law shows that zero-emissions truck-making is a reality and progressing fast. European tr

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AUTO SALES: French car sales revival takes hold as June sales seen close to normalPRINT

  • Date: 26-06-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

PARIS -- France’s auto industry group is expecting June car sales to approach normal levels in a strong sign government incentives are helping the sector claw back from a deep slump.

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AUTO SALES: Exclusive: "no plans" for new UK car scrappage scheme

  • Date: 26-06-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto Express

The Government has confirmed there are "no current plans" for a new scrappage scheme that would encourage people to trade older, more polluting cars in for new electric ones.

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PGM PROJECTS: Group Ten Metals Announces $3 Million Private Placement Financing and Commencement of Field Exploration at Stillwater West

  • Date: 26-06-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Junior Mining Network

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / June 26, 2020 / Group Ten Metals Inc. ("Group Ten" or the "Company") (TSXV:PGE) (OTCQB:PGEZF) (FSE:5D32) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement offering of units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of $0.20 per Unit (the "Offering Price") for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $3,000,000 (the "Offering").

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ESKOM: Eskom commits to complete Medupi and Kusile power stations

  • Date: 26-06-20
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Business Tech

Deputy president David Mabuza says Eskom has committed to completing the construction of Medupi power station this year, while Kusile will be completed by 2023.

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AUTO SALES: Rebound in vehicle sales extends into June

  • Date: 25-06-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

New-vehicle sales at foreign automakers and 11 major domestic auto manufacturers kept advancing in the first 20 days of June, as the market continued to recover from the coronavirus outbreak, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said.

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