Vehicles powered by electricity are becoming more prevalent. As per Jato Dynamics, a British consulting firm, around 750,000 of them were purchased in first quarter of the year 2021 alone. According to Jato, electric vehicles currently account for little more than 4 percent of new vehicle sales, up from 2 percent in the very same quarter
Shell has announced plans to deploy 50,000 electric vehicle charging stations that are on-street in the United Kingdom within the next 4 years, aiming to offer a third of network required to meet national climate change goals. Earlier this year, this energy firm purchased ubitricity, a prominent provider of on-street electric vehicle charging points for local
Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC (“GREC” or “Greenbacker”), a leading investor and manager of sustainable services and energy efficiency projects, said today that it had bought 2 utility-scale solar initiatives from Hecate Energy LLC (“Hecate”) through a fully owned subsidiary. Greenbacker’s purchases of the Hecate Energy Albany 1 LLC (“Albany 1”) as well as Hecate Energy Albany
Bill Williams, a Chicago real estate developer, was an initial adopter of the electric vehicles, renting a Tesla Model S until later upgrading to a Porsche Taycan, the company’s first electric vehicle. He claimed one of the main reasons he wanted to drive an electric car, or EV, was because of the technological novelty, but there
Rocket Lab will launch three satellites for Earth observation startup BlackSky in approximately a month, marking the business’s quickest launch cadence to date. Rocket Lab announced on August 10 that the three launches would occur from New Zealand between late August and the close of September, as part of the multi-launch arrangement agreed with BlackSky and
A merger between a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) and in-space transportation startup Momentus was approved by SPAC shareholders on August 11, the first of several such mergers scheduled to close in the coming month. At a special meeting, Stable Road Acquisition Corporation shareholders approved a merger with Momentus, with 97 percent voting in support of
Lockheed Martin’s proposed acquisition of the rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne for $4.4 billion is now shrouded in complexity after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairperson Lina Khan expressed fears about vertical mergers, in which a large corporation strives to obtain a major supplier.
The maiden crewed flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard suborbital aircraft was lauded by Jeff Bezos and others as better than anticipated. Still, Bezos is facing backlash for spending a portion of his enormous riches on space.
Devastating wildfires have spread across parts of southern Europe, tearing through the Spanish and Greek countryside and forcing around 1,000 people from their homes on the Italian island of Sardinia.
Fox News rolled out a new public service announcement on Wednesday to encourage viewers to get a Covid-19 vaccine. “America, we’re in this together,” Steve Doocy said in the ad. “If you can, get the vaccine,” Harris Faulkner said.