THE DAILY ROUNDUP – Friday

Is Shell’s Latest Blockchain Venture A Gamechanger?

Shell has furthered its stated commitment to cleaner electricity by investing in a U.S startup that has developed a blockchain-based platform for energy sharing. The startup, LOW3 Energy, said in a press release earlier this…

https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Is-Shells-Latest-Blockchain-Venture-A-Gamechanger.html


Giant batteries and cheap solar power are shoving fossil fuels off the grid

This month, officials in Los Angeles, California, are expected to approve a deal that would make solar power cheaper than ever while also addressing its chief flaw: It works only when the sun shines. The deal calls for a huge…

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/07/giant-batteries-and-cheap-solar-power-are-shoving-fossil-fuels-grid


35 million electric cars could store 20% of UK’s solar-generated electricity by 2050

A new report envisions a number of energy scenarios for the UK as it aims for net-zero emissions by 2050, and one future path involves using 35 million electric cars to store a large amount of renewable energy. The UK’s…

https://electrek.co/2019/07/11/electric-cars-uk-2050-storage/


The case for cutting renewable subsidies to save nuclear

A new report on nuclear energy could ignite debate on Capitol Hill over whether to allow renewable energy subsidies to sunset, or renew them as Democrats are seeking to do. The free-market Manhattan Institute’s…

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/energy/daily-on-energy-the-case-for-cutting-renewable-subsidies-to-save-nuclear


Hydrogen-powered Hyundai Nexo fuel-cell SUV India-bound

After a long wait, Hyundai finally launched the all-new Kona EV in the Indian market. The all-electric car is first from Hyundai India and that’s not where the company is planning to stop in the future. Hyundai’s next big…

https://www.cartoq.com/hyundai-nexo-fuel-cell-hydrogen-suv/


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