EGEB: World War I shipwrecks are helping green energy, how utilities can keep up with EVs, more

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • World War I-era shipwrecks are helping green energy.
  • EV sales are exploding. Here’s how utilities can keep up — and why you should care.
  • Google announces it will spend $150 million on green energy projects.
  • Shell’s CEO says it is “entirely legitimate” to invest in oil and gas, and this has environmentalists fuming.

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Swagtron adds to its ridiculously cheap e-bike lineup with 3 more electric bikes

Swagtron has just announced three more full-sized e-bikes and they follow Swagtron’s track record of industry-leading prices.

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All-electric 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge crossover debuts: More than 200 miles of range, one year of charging free

2021 Volvo XC40 RechargeThe first all-electric Volvo is also the first Volvo that will continue to improve, the automaker said Wednesday. Volvo rolled out the all-electric XC40 Recharge compact crossover in Los Angeles and said the electric vehicle will have two 150-kw electric motors, one on each axle, that combine to make 402 net horsepower and will be powered by a…
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Volvo unveils electric XC40 Recharge: 250 miles of range, dual motors and more

After weeks of teasing, Volvo has now unveiled the all-electric version of its XC40 SUV, the Volvo XC40 Recharge.

The electric SUV is equipped with a dual-motor powertrain, a range of ‘over 250 miles (400 km)’, and more. more…


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WiOn’s 3-outlet Outdoor Smart Plug is $13.50, more in today’s Green Deals

Amazon offers the WiOn Outdoor Wi-Fi 3-outlet Plug for $13.56 shipped. That’s good for $20 off the regular price at other retailers, an Amazon all-time low and the best that we’ve seen. If you have existing outdoor lights, this is an easy way to add smartphone control without breaking the bank. Ideal for Christmas lights or even those popular string lights seen in just about every backyard patio across America. Rated 4+ stars by nearly 50% of Amazon reviewers. More Green Deals below.

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