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Electric, Energy Consumption

SloanLED launches PDL3 MODUS Mini for EU-ROW region

January 19, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

SloanLED, leaders in light technology for over 60 years, adds improved surface mount lighting support for the EU-ROW region with PDL3 MODUS Mini. It puts the power and innovation of the acclaimed PDL3 MODUS LED lighting system in a self-contained […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

New, Cheap Electric Energy Storage System (Like Pumped Hydro, But Subterranean!)

January 13, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

Pumped Hydro Compressed Air Energy Storage (PHCAES) is a new system that can deliver stored energy at two to three cents per kilowatt-hour. This cost, far lower than that of lithium batteries, is similar to Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (PHES), […]


Electric, Energy Consumption, Energy Economics

Norway Hits Record 87% Plug-in EV Share & 66% Pure Electrics In December

January 6, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

Norway, the auto market most advanced down the path to electromobility, has seen new records broken in December, with 87.1% market share for plugin electric vehicles. Over two thirds were pure electric vehicles, and non-hybrid combustion vehicles fell to just […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Audi Plans To Electrify The 2022 Dakar Rally

December 22, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

The Dakar Rally is one of the most challenging automotive events on the planet. Originally run in Europe and Africa, the event is now run in different places around the world. Audi, part of the Volkswagen Group, is planning on […]


Electric, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, U.S.

7-Eleven commits to renewable power

December 16, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Seven & i Holdings Co. is switching its operations to 100% renewable power through the RE100 energy commitment. RE100 is a global initiative bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity. Among the initiative’s other retail […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

E.ON – E-cars now charge dynamically at E.ON

November 23, 2020

Via: Energy Manager Today

With effect from today, dynamic charging for electric cars are available at E.ON headquarters in Essen. An intelligent load management system not only ensures that there is always enough energy available for charging, but also that load peaks and thus […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

New electric vehicle fast charging stations available for use

October 30, 2020

Via: Energy Manager Today

The Government of Yukon has installed two new Level 3 electric vehicle charging stations in Haines Junction and Marsh Lake. These fast-chargers join three others located in Whitehorse and Carcross and are available for public use. The chargers are also […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Plugging Into The Future: The Electric Vehicle Market Outlook

October 26, 2020

Via: Forbes

At Thursday’s presidential debate, former Vice President Joe Biden pledged to transition the U.S. economy “away from the oil industry.” This goal cannot be achieved without the electrification of road transport, which accounted for almost 70% of America’s oil consumption […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Tesla Model 3 Emits ~65% Less CO2 Than Mercedes C-Class With Diesel Engine

September 21, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

The thought that a Tesla produces more CO2 than a Mercedes C-Class with a diesel engine is laughable, but that was the conclusion of a misleading and misguided study published in 2019 in Germany and covered even on engineering and […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

How much cheaper is it to run an EV? And, should I get an EV tariff?

September 11, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

One of the most cited benefits of switching to an EV is that ‘the running costs of an EV are significantly cheaper than an ICE vehicle’, but how much cheaper is it really? Evidently this is something which is very […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

New Fuel Cell Power Plants Deployed in South Korea and California

September 3, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

Two new fuel cell-based electricity generation facilities have been “powered on” in the Gyeonggi province of South Korea. The new installations use Bloom Energy’s solid-oxide fuel cells. One of the power plants—a 19.8-MW installation—is located in Hwasung. It is the […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Six Investing Trends Reshaping Power and Utilities Sector Despite COVID

August 13, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

Investors in the global power and utilities sector embraced agendas that created long-term value during the first half of this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic roiled the world. Recent activity points to several interesting trends that will likely persist in […]


Electric, Energy Consumption, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar and wind produce record 10% of global electricity

August 13, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Solar and wind generated a record 9.8% of global electricity during the first six months of 2020, but further gains are needed if Paris Agreement targets are to be met, a new report has said. Generation from both renewable energy […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

USA Could Hit 90% Clean Electricity By 2035

June 25, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

Experts disagree about how fast the United States can replace coal and gas-fired power plants with zero-carbon electricity. Some say we can shift to 100 percent clean power by 2050 with little friction and minimal cost. Others say that’s unrealistically […]


Electric, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, State

Electrification Can Supercharge California’s Post-COVID Economy

June 17, 2020

Via: Forbes

Covid-19 has roiled California, threatening 18% unemployment in 2020 and forcing policymakers to recharge the world’s fifth-largest economy, even as they face a $54 billion budget deficit stemming from the crisis. In response, Governor Newsom convened a Recovery Task Force, […]