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Electricity, Energy, WATER -

   Gallery   Colombian renewable energy startup E-Dina has presented a solution that promises to improve the quality of life of communities without access to this vital resource, offering an energy alternative with the power to supply a great demand while taking care of the environment. The startup has developed a wireless lantern called WaterLight, that produces electrical energy from a renewable natural resource such as saltwater. Developed in collaboration with the Colombian division of creative agency Wunderman Thompson, WaterLight is a more reliable alternative to solar lamps in off-grid communities. The portable device needs to be filled with 500...

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Rivian -

  Rivian has released a closer look at its insanely engineered $5,000 camp kitchen that fits inside its R1T electric pickup truck. The electric vehicle startup has been positioning its upcoming electric pickup truck, the R1T, as an “adventure vehicle,” and they have been working on a ton of accessories for it in order to make those adventures more enjoyable. The accessory that has been most fascinating for people is the full camp kitchen that Rivian managed to fit inside its novel storage space that sits between the bed and the cabin, which they call “Gear Tunnel.” At $6,750 (update:...

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Tesla -

Tesla has confirmed that it managed to build 206,421 vehicles and deliver 201,250 electric cars in Q2 2021 – a new record for the electric automaker.    As we previously reported, the expectations for Tesla this quarter were kind of all over the place since it has been known that the company was facing some important supply chain challenges in Q2. Delays in bringing the new Model S to market created a backlog at the end of the quarter, and on top of that, over 10,000 vehicles were put on a containment hold in May, which delayed many deliveries until Tesla was...

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Indigenous, LNG -

CALGARY — After a string of cancelled liquefied natural gas projects in British Columbia, a pair of new proposals led by Indigenous groups is reinvigorating hope that additional Western Canadian natural gas exports to Asia could finally become a reality. The Nisga’a Nation, whose traditional territory is north of Prince Rupert near the Alaska border, and a Calgary-based consortium of natural gas producers called Rockies LNG Partners, plan to file a project description for the Ksi Lisims LNG project in the next month or two, the Financial Post has learned. “I am pleased to advise all of you about a...

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Electricity, Uzbekistan, World Bank -

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 – The Electricity Sector Transformation And Resilient Transmission Project has been approved by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors. The project will improve the performance of the National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan (NEGU) to ensure reliable energy supplies to millions of households and businesses across the country. The project will be supported by $380 million in credit from the International Development Association (IDA), and a $43 million loan from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) under the  Sustainable Renewables Risk Mitigation Initiative Facility. The Government of Uzbekistan will receive this financing at very low-interest rates and with the longest repayment period of up to...

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