Daily Archives: June 26, 2017

Faraday Future Takes 40th Place At 2017 Pikes Peak Hillclimb

By Jeff Cobb While electric cars dominated just two years ago at the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, with more competitive entries out, this year the leading Faraday Future FF91 finished 40th. The specially prepared 1,050-horsepower car completed the course 23 seconds ahead of a Tesla run last year, but its time of 11:25.082 was actually…

Driverless shuttle service

The service will use two fully-automated, 15-passenger, all-electric shuttles manufactured by French firm NAVYA to transport students, faculty, and staff on a non-stop two-mile route. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Victoria agribusiness turns to 196MW wind farm with 20MW storage

By Giles Parkinson Victoria hydroponics vegetable producer turns to 100% renewable strategy for country’s biggest glass-house after nearly abandoning project due to gas prices. A 196MW wind farm and 20MW of battery storage will be built – separate to the Victoria battery storage tender. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Air Pollution casts Shadow over Solar Energy Produktion

According to a new study, airborne particles and their accumulation on solar cells are cutting energy output by more than 25 percent in certain parts of the world. The regions hardest hit are also those investing the most in solar energy installations: China, India and the Arabian Peninsula. Read Full Article Here For more great…

Choose Energy, a KPCB-Funded Retail Choice Platform, Acquired by Red Ventures for ‘Less Than $100M’

By [email protected] Digital advertising firm Red Ventures just acquired Plano, Texas-based Choose Energy for “less than $100 million,” according to Dan Primack’s Pro Rata. (We’d like to know just how much “less than $100 million” is and we’re asking around.) Choose Energy is a retail energy choice platform that allows residential and commercial electricity and…

Leclanché signs preferred partnership agreement with Škoda Electric to supply battery packs for electric buses

Energy storage company Leclanché SA and Škoda Electric, a manufacturer of electric drives and traction motors for trolley and electric buses, have signed a Joint Development Agreement and Framework Purchase Contract through which Leclanché will provide Škoda Electric with battery solutions for its electric bus expansion strategy.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article…

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