Tag: electric vehicle

News and Policies, State

17 states weigh adopting California’s electric vehicle mandate

September 7, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Seventeen states with vehicle emission standards tied to rules established in California face weighty decisions on whether to follow that state’s strictest-in-the nation new rules that require all new cars, pickups, and SUVs to be electric or hydrogen powered by […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Here’s How Utilities Are Primed to Lead America’s Race to Clean Energy

July 25, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Climate change has captured the world’s attention for decades. We’ve seen countless intergovernmental summits, worldwide protests, and documentaries on global warming over the years. Although momentum has been building across the public and private sectors, leaders are preparing for a […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

White House Calls on Defense Production Act to Bolster EV Battery Supply

April 21, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

When the White House signed an executive order to get to 50% electric vehicle (EV) sales share by 2030 while relying on American manufacturing, there were some serious concerns about whether the U.S. could make that many EVs, and then […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Distributed Renewables Cyber Resilience

April 7, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The benefits of renewable energy continue to grow, with wind generation supplying 9.2% of generation in the U.S. and up to 22.6% in other western countries like Germany. Solar is at 2.8% in the U.S. (for utility-scale installations) and near […]

News and Policies, World

Affordable Dacia Spring Takes Pole As France Hits Record 23.5% Plugin EV Share

December 1, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

November saw France, Europe’s second largest auto market, hit a record 23.5% plugin electric vehicle share, up from 14.8% share a year ago. Legacy diesels and plugless hybrids continued to stagnate below 20% share, with petrol taking a breath at […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Major EV Charging Hub Set Near New York City

November 11, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A site touted as the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging hub in the U.S. is taking shape at an industrial park in New Jersey, just minutes from New York City. Power Edison, a New Jersey-based developer and provider of utility-scale […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Road to Success Paved with Innovative Projects

July 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Governments across the globe are pushing industries to decarbonize, as part of a plan for major reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the fight against climate change. The UK has a goal for net-zero GHG emissions by 2050. As […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

EY report says EVs will gain market share much quicker than previously thought

June 28, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Electric vehicle (EV) sales in the US, China and Europe will outstrip all other engines five years sooner than previously expected, according to new EY research and analysis. The latest predictions show that by 2028 EV sales in Europe will […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Nanogrid Could Hold Key to Clean Energy Future

February 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The Orlando Utilities Commission’s (OUC’s) vision of a green energy future isn’t as far off as some people may think. The utility’s nanogrid is providing a testing ground for several innovative power systems. At OUC’s Gardenia Operations Center sits one […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Electric Vehicles Will Likely Emerge As California’s Top Manufacturing Export In 2020

December 2, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

In the last five years, California’s electric vehicle (EV) industry has emerged as a driver of good jobs and manufacturing exports, and the industry’s value is only gaining speed. Increasingly favorable economics, rising global demand, and the COVID-19 pandemic mean […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Is EV right for the U.S. gas station business?

November 13, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Electric vehicles only broke the 2% mark in yearly light-duty vehicle sales this year. Despite the low figure it has become an unavoidable topic of discussion for the fuel retail industry – with many operators wondering if they should install […]

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 […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

The SolarEdge Smart EV Charger Makes It Easy To Drive On Sunshine — CleanTechnica Review

July 29, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

Having built its business around high quality, efficient solar inverters, SolarEdge was a late entrant to the world of electric vehicle chargers, but after spending some time with the SolarEdge Smart EV Charger, the company is already a serious contender […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

A Solar Roof For Your Electric Vehicle: Dreams Really Do Come True

May 15, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

Two companies that claim to have the solar EV roof all figured out are Royal DSM and Lightyear. Lightyear’s signature Lightyear One electric vehicle is set to launch next year with five square meters of built-in solar cells covering the […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar powered electric car nears production

February 20, 2019

Via: Revolution Green

The electric vehicle is powered by a lithium-ion battery pack much like most electric cars on the road but what differentiates the Sion EV from Sono Motors is the fact it is covered in solar panels. We had covered this […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, State

Minnesota Could Reap $30 Billion Driving on Electricity

August 27, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

What would happen if millions of Minnesotans ditched gasoline and started to drive on cleaner, cheaper electricity? A new report from MJ Bradley & Associates answers that question, demonstrating that Minnesota could realize upwards of $30 billion in avoided expenditures […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

San Diego Gas & Electric to Use Electric Cars to Integrate Renewable Energy

February 8, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

California just took another key step in expanding the market for electric vehicles (EVs); 3,500 charging stations will be installed in the San Diego area under a “Vehicle Grid Integration” program approved by the California Public Utilities Commission recently that […]