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The challenges of EV charging: 10 things to know

The challenges of EV charging: 10 things to know

In the 1990s, the main problem with electric vehicles was that battery technology wasn’t mature and each manufacturer had its own type of charger, incompatible with the rest.…

Jim Davis Jane Hipps

The race for N.C. Senate District 50 features a seasoned politician running against a political newcomer. Incumbent Sen. Jim Davis, R-Macon County, is attempting to secure his third…

Vehicles

GreenTech Automotive Opens Electric-Vehicle Production Plant in Tunica, Miss.

TUNICA, Miss., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — GreenTech Automotive (GTA), a U.S. automotive manufacturer dedicated…

First Ever Electric Vehicle Show Debuts in Val d’Isere

Bringing together professionals and the public for this four day exhibition. With the introduction earlier…

Electric vehicle show takes off in Barcelona

Electric vehicle show takes off in Barcelona

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Australian students break electric vehicle world speed record

University students break electric speed record with solar-powered vehicle. Students from the University of New…

Smart

The Future of Energy: How to Transition to a Renewable Economy

This is the third in a series on the future of energy. Part 1 is here and Part 2 is here. *** I like data. There, I said…

WSU building ‘smart city’ lab to test smart grid technologies

WSU building ‘smart city’ lab to test smart grid technologies

1 Washington State University has received a $500,000 grant to develop what they expect will be the “most comprehensive ‘smart city’ laboratory in the U.S.” to test smart…

Germany’s Energiewende Proves Electricity can be Clean and …

Germany’s Energiewende Proves Electricity can be Clean and …

By Peter Sopher Since 2004, the year of the first major revision of Germany’s Renewable Energy Act (EEG), the country has added at least 35 gigawatts (GW) of…

Oak Ridge National Lab to help EPB improve Chattanooga’s smart grid

Oak Ridge National Lab to help EPB improve Chattanooga’s smart grid

EPB’s smart grid should get even smarter with help from America’s biggest research lab 90 miles up the road. The Oak Ridge National Lab, the U.S. Department of…

RTCC wants comprehensive energy approach focused on smart grid

RTCC wants comprehensive energy approach focused on smart grid

Late last week, smart grid member companies from the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) met with U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC-02) to discuss a comprehensive energy approach that…

Council to consider settlement with smart grid vendor

Naperville is ready to settle its breach of contract suit filed earlier this year against the vendor that was supposed to oversee a portion of the launch of…

The Top Ten Smart Grid Myths Persisting in 2014

The primary goals of any national electrical Smart Grid program are to add monitoring, analysis, control and communication capabilities to a nation’s power delivery system to maximize the…

Is Germany Abandoning Its Commitment to the Energy Transition?

Germany, the world’s fourth-largest economy, has led the world in terms of its commitment to wean itself from fossil fuels and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. The program…

DC Circuit Court’s Stand on FERC 745 Dumbs Down the Smart Grid

On May 23, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated FERC Order 745, the regulation issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory…

France’s National Assembly approves energy transition law

France’s National Assembly approves energy transition law

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Charging

The challenges of EV charging: 10 things to know

The challenges of EV charging: 10 things to know

In the 1990s, the main problem with electric vehicles was that battery technology wasn’t mature and each manufacturer had its own…

Jim Davis Jane Hipps

The race for N.C. Senate District 50 features a seasoned politician running against a political newcomer. Incumbent Sen. Jim Davis, R-Macon…

Pronto: An Insanely Fast-Charging Battery Pack That Can Juice Up Your Gear …

Pronto: An Insanely Fast-Charging Battery Pack That Can Juice Up Your Gear …

No matter how much you prepare for every shoot or vacation you embark upon, it’s inevitable that you will one day…

Visio.M Is a Concept for an Electric Vehicle of the Masses

Visio.M Is a Concept for an Electric Vehicle of the Masses

Researchers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) and specialists from the auto industry have worked together on the Visio.M project, recently…

60-Foot Battery-Electric Bus Unveiled

60-Foot Battery-Electric Bus Unveiled

60-Foot Battery-Electric Bus Unveiled BYD Motors introduced “The Lancaster” this month at the 2014 American Public Transportation Association Expo in Houston.…

China EV Charging Station Market and Charging Pile Investment 2014 …

DALLAS, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – ReportsnReports.com adds Research and Investment Prospect of China Electric Vehicle Charging Station and Charging Pile Market, 2014…

Fast charging station opens in Sechelt

With assistance from the government of Canada, province of British Columbia and British Columbia Hydro and Power Corporation, Sechelt opened the…

100 organisations to benefit from electric vehicle funding

More than 100 businesses in South Yorkshire are expected to cut fleet and travel costs following the launch of an electric…

Charging time

Visio.M Is a Concept for an Electric Vehicle of the Masses

Researchers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) and specialists from the auto industry have worked together on the Visio.M project, recently revealed in Germany. Their goal was…

Fast charging

Pronto: An Insanely Fast-Charging Battery Pack That Can Juice Up Your Gear …

No matter how much you prepare for every shoot or vacation you embark upon, it’s inevitable that you will one day find yourself holding a dead camera.…

Public Charging Stations

The challenges of EV charging: 10 things to know

In the 1990s, the main problem with electric vehicles was that battery technology wasn’t mature and each manufacturer had its own type of charger, incompatible with the…

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

Tesla to Open First Battery Swap Station

​PALO ALTO, Ca. – Somewhere between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Tesla is planning to bring its first battery swapping station online, reports SlashGear.com, which will offer…

Infrastructure

"Cite lib by Ha:mo", a New Type of Urban Mobility Based on Ultra-Compact …

“Cite lib by Ha:mo”, a New Type of Urban Mobility Based on Ultra-Compact Electric Vehicles Connected to Public Transport, Launches in Grenoble, France Grenoble, France, Sept 12,…

Standards

Coburg: Electric car convention comes to Moreland

Ladies and gentleman, start your engines… quietly. They’re a rare site, but on Sunday, the City of Moreland will be inundated with electric cars, for the Australian…

Science

Battery Charges to 70 Percent in Two Minutes

How long does it take to charge a completely depleted electric car battery? For a Chevy Volt, the answer is 4 hours with a 240-volt socket; a…