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Peter Kelly-Detwiler has nearly 30 years of experience in the area of electric energy, retail power, and distributed energy assets. Mr. Kelly-Detwiler provides strategic expertise in the areas of...

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1) UPS subsidiary Flight Forward buying 10 vertical take-off & landing electric aircraft. These VTOLs will be used out of Atlanta by 2024 to replace Cessnas that delivery short-haul speed freight.

2) General Motors testing multiple battery chemistries, technologies, and manufacturing processes to make less expensive and better batteries w/longer range.  

3) Norway's $1.3 trillion wealth fund commits to buy 50% of 752-MW offshore wind farms from s Ørsted for about $1.6 billion. 

4) 85% of all March car registrations in Norway were electric. 

5) 6.1% market share of new EU bus registrations were electric.

6) VW's EVs may go bidirectional as early as next year. 

 

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Matt Chester on Apr 15, 2021

The VTOLs are so interesting-- there's an airport for them being put in just around the corner from me, and I'm fascinated to see what niches they'll end up filling and how they can naturally be electric. Short-term shipments make a lot of sense (assuming the dollars and cents add up!)

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