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RCC students install charging station

RCC students install charging station

Class collaborates with Austin Utilities, two other groups Despite a rainy, fog-filled start to the week, the students in the Solar PV Installer course at Riverland Community College…

Will Tesla Model S Owners Want to Swap Their Car’s Battery?

Elon Musk, the CEO of electric vehicle builder Tesla Motors, sent out some tweets today announcing the launch of a pilot Model S battery-swap program: Pack swap now…

Vehicles

Kia, Nissan React to Slump in Electric Vehicle Sales

Kia, Nissan React to Slump in Electric Vehicle Sales

Sales of electric vehicles are falling below their already slow pace due to cheap gas…

Dear Governors: Electric Vehicle Policies Will Help You Succeed

Dear Governors: Electric Vehicle Policies Will Help You Succeed

As current and recently-elected governors consider which issues to prioritize in their new terms, electric…

Your electric vehicle might not be as green as you think it is

Driving an electric car feels good: You’re not burning gasoline, and you’re avoiding its attendant…

City-imposed cost of electric-vehicle parking spots also an opportunity

When the City of Vancouver made it a requirement for developers to make 20 per…

Smart

Where smart grid investment is headed in 2015

Northeast Group, LLC has released the findings of its Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Outlook 2015 report. The annual report’s findings show which markets are most likely to invest…

Leesburg’s $20 million smart-grid boondoggle gets worse

First of two parts. Time to readjust thinking about Leesburg’s $20 million smart-grid boondoggle. Remember how it was sold to the public as a way to cut the…

Smart grid security certification in Europe

ENISA issues a report on smart grid security certification in Europe targeted at EU Member States (MS), the Commission, certification bodies and the private sector; with information on…

Realizing Smart Grid Potential With the Power of Edge Intelligence

More than 40 percent of the 160 million electric meters in North America are considered smart. Smart metering and smart grid technology have delivered tangible benefits to both…

Buffett’s Smart-Grid Idea Takes Over Your Washing Machine

Buffett’s Smart-Grid Idea Takes Over Your Washing Machine

Warren Buffett wants to tell you the best time to wash your clothes. Or at least his energy company in the U.K does. Buffett’s Northern Powergrid Holdings Co.…

New Study Doesn’t Say Electric Cars Aren’t Green

New Study Doesn’t Say Electric Cars Aren’t Green

Brace yourself, electric-car fans and advocates. It may be a bumpy ride for the next few days. Yesterday afternoon, the Associated Press covered a new study put out…

SunPower invests $20m in US smart-grid player Tendril

SunPower invests $20m in US smart-grid player Tendril

Tendril’s ESM platform will allow SunPower to better target potential rooftop customers stantontcady/Flickr (cropped) By Karl-Erik Stromsta in New York  Monday, December 15 2014 Updated: Monday, December 15 2014…

All must play their part in energy transition

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SE Asia seen leading smart grid infra market

Power sector investors and suppliers alike, take heed. The Philippines and its Southeast Asian neighbors will be the largest markets in smart meters and interactive networks by 2024.…

‘Smart grid’ comments taken this week at meetings

‘Smart grid’ comments taken this week at meetings

MGN Online FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Public Service Commission is asking the public for comments on whether the state should put into place “smart grid” technology…

Charging

RCC students install charging station

RCC students install charging station

Class collaborates with Austin Utilities, two other groups Despite a rainy, fog-filled start to the week, the students in the Solar…

Will Tesla Model S Owners Want to Swap Their Car’s Battery?

Elon Musk, the CEO of electric vehicle builder Tesla Motors, sent out some tweets today announcing the launch of a pilot…

Kulan Electric Utility Concept: Simple ‘Donkey’ Vehicle For Parks, Farmers

Kulan Electric Utility Concept: Simple ‘Donkey’ Vehicle For Parks, Farmers

By Stephen Poly-lab.net Kulan electric vehicle Enlarge Photo Naming an electric car after a donkey would normally seem like an odd…

Battery swapping lets Tesla drivers unplug

Battery swapping lets Tesla drivers unplug

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Will Rapid Charging Damage Your iPhone 6 Or 6 Plus?

Will Rapid Charging Damage Your iPhone 6 Or 6 Plus?

Based on recent marketing campaigns, if there is one area where new Android phones have iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus…

California adds new electric-vehicle perk – U

California adds new electric-vehicle perk – U

  Reddit ✉ -Comments California’s plug-in electric vehicle drivers are about to get new financial perks. Members of the California…

BMW Confirms Development of Hydrogen Car

BMW Confirms Development of Hydrogen Car

BMW has confirmed that it will begin testing hydrogen fuel cell vehicles soon even though the German marque isn’t sure if…

How We Could Put An EV Charging Station On Every Lamp Post

At the moment, people charge electric vehicles one of three ways: at home, at a public charging station, or on a…

Charging time

Kulan Electric Utility Concept: Simple ‘Donkey’ Vehicle For Parks, Farmers

By Stephen Poly-lab.net Kulan electric vehicle Enlarge Photo Naming an electric car after a donkey would normally seem like an odd choice, but this isn’t exactly a…

Fast charging

Will Rapid Charging Damage Your iPhone 6 Or 6 Plus?

Based on recent marketing campaigns, if there is one area where new Android phones have iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus beat, it’s rapid charging. With the Galaxy…

Public Charging Stations

Three charging stations for electric vehicles at the Chaussegros-de-Léry …

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – The Electric Circuit is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with the Société d’habitation et de développement…

Batteries

New Findings Explain High Power, Low Life of Nanoparticle-Based …

New observations by researchers at MIT have revealed the inner workings of a type of electrode widely used in lithium-ion batteries. The new findings explain the unexpectedly…

Battery swapping

Will Tesla Model S Owners Want to Swap Their Car’s Battery?

Elon Musk, the CEO of electric vehicle builder Tesla Motors, sent out some tweets today announcing the launch of a pilot Model S battery-swap program: Pack swap…

Infrastructure

Winter weather dilemma: Balancing salt, safety

An Alabama Department of Transportation truck spreads road salt along Interstate 65 in preparation of ice and snow on Feb. 10, 2014, in Birmingham, Ala.(Photo: Butch Dill,…

Standards

Companies join forces to standardize charging infrastructure

One of the criticisms often levied at the drive to get electrically-powered vehicles from the fringe into the mainstream is the current lack of a network of…

Science

New Study Doesn’t Say Electric Cars Aren’t Green

Brace yourself, electric-car fans and advocates. It may be a bumpy ride for the next few days. Yesterday afternoon, the Associated Press covered a new study put…