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The Times view on the need for incentives to buy electric cars: Transport Transition

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Jan 2023
... — a major disincentive to going electric ... Though the 2030 target is a worthy ambition, it makes little sense to impose this restriction if drivers remain wary of buying electric cars.
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Load-shedding crisis: ‘The power to change is in citizens’ hands’

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 Jan 2023
We may never catch those thieves as our CCTV cameras don’t work when there is no electricity.” ... “We buy 100 litres of diesel twice a week and when the transformer in our area explodes and we are out of electricity, we can buy 100 litres of diesel every day to keep the generator running, which is super expensive,” she says.
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Give middle classes help to buy a used electric car, say experts

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Jan 2023
The government should give middle-class drivers incentives to buy a second-hand electric car if climate targets are to be met, experts say.
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Bill Bovender: The cart is running before the electric horse

Kingsport Times-News 29 Jan 2023
You may have noticed that almost every car/SUV ad on television is hawking electric motors, not just hybrids ... The electrics are not cheap ... Buy electric or you will die; plus, are the manufacturers raising prices of gasoline-driven vehicles to “incentivize” customers to buy those e-vehicles?.
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How EVs are becoming a lucrative option for Private Equity Investors

Financial Express 29 Jan 2023
There is no doubt that the future of India’s transportation is going to be electric ... Potential is also ripe for huge growth in the market as indigenous manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries will help reduce costs and make it a viable option for those looking to buy electric 2 or 4-wheelers.  .
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EV revolution threatened by charger crisis: Drivers will not switch to electric cars if Britain's ...

The Daily Mail 29 Jan 2023
Drivers will not switch to electric cars if Britain's charging network is not bolstered, campaigners warn ... The AA found that just one in 50 drivers use electric vehicles ... Electric car revolution goes into reverse ... Writing in The Times, former transport secretary Geoff Hoon warned that people will not buy electric vehicles if they cannot charge them.
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‘I use it because it’s better’: why chefs are embracing the electric stove

The Observer 29 Jan 2023
“The most surefire way to eliminate risk of childhood asthma from gas stoves is to move to a clean cooking alternative like an induction stovetop or electric stovetop,” said Gruenwald ... Read on to hear from three who have embraced electric and are loving the results.Jon Kung.
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Women’s Under-19 T20 India vs England World Cup Final: Inspiring! Players from small towns of India aiming to create history; their families prepare to cheer

Financial Express 29 Jan 2023
... in the T20 World Cup final, all-rounder Archana’s family in UP’s Unnao is all set to buy an inverter ... Speaking to the Indian Express, Savitri said that as there is no guarantee of electricity in her village Ratai Purwa so she collected money to buy the inverter.
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The Welsh Valley That Won the Lottery review – a bittersweet good news tale that’s not like the others

The Observer 29 Jan 2023
the winners are seen buying something they’ve always wanted and are happy about it ... Stroke survivor Ray buys an electric wheelchair that will help him reconnect with friends ... Mary, who ought to have been able to afford her week at the seaside without having to buy a lottery ticket, ...
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Warren Buffett bet $600 million on Gillette - and ended up owning Duracell. Here's how ...

Business Insider 29 Jan 2023
Buffett used P&G shares and some cash to buy Duracell in 2014 ... Here's the story of how the famed investor's razor wager led to him buying the battery maker.Betting on blades ... Gillette's exceptional performance spurred Procter & Gamble to buy the company in 2005 ... The investor's next move was buying Duracell in 2014.
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Why a family in Unnao is buying an inverter to watch Indian girls in Sunday’s Under-19 cricket World Cup final

Financial Express 29 Jan 2023
ON SUNDAY, Savitri Devi, the mother of India's bowling allrounder Archana, plans to buy a locally made inverter in UP's Unnao ... \u201cThere is no guarantee of electricity in our village tomorrow. Hence, I have collected money to buy an inverter ... After her husband, she lost her younger son Budhiman to a snake bite six years ago.
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Mystery buyer of aging Chesapeake Bay lighthouse is an industrial painter with big dreams

The Virginian-Pilot 29 Jan 2023
There’s no running water, no heat, no electricity. Once one gets past the romance of buying a historic Chesapeake Bay lighthouse, there’s lead paint, asbestos and toxic benzene ... Lighthouse Society ... Annapolis attorney Ron Katz and several friends pitched in to buy the historic Baltimore Harbor Light, near the mouth of the Magothy River, for $260,000 ... .
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Big dreams: Painter decides to buy aging Maryland lighthouse

The Dispatch 29 Jan 2023
There’s no running water, no heat, no electricity. Once one gets past the romance of buying a historic Chesapeake Bay lighthouse, there’s lead paint, asbestos and toxic benzene ... Then $189,000 ... 27 ... Annapolis attorney Ron Katz and several friends pitched in to buy the historic Baltimore Harbor Light, near the mouth of the Magothy River, for $260,000 ... .
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HOW DO KARACHI’S POOR SEE THEMSELVES?

Dawn 29 Jan 2023
Residents of informal settlements regularly face problems arising from an increasing privatisation of municipal services and have to pay very high costs (as in the case of electricity provision) or be ignored (as in the case of solid waste management) ... Only 24 percent of survey respondents reported K-Electric’s service provision as “good”.
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News briefs

News-Press Now 29 Jan 2023
The measure authorizes billions in spending to boost renewable energy such as wind and solar power and includes incentives for Americans to buy millions of electric cars, heat pumps, solar panels and more efficient appliances ... bill that singled out China for a ban on buying U.S.

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