Daily Archives: August 31, 2017

ReneSola signs off on agreement to sell 10MW PV portfolio in the UK

Solar project developer ReneSola announced Thursday that it has agreed to sell two ground-mounted PV projects in the United Kingdom to Greencoat Solar II LP, an investment company managed by Greencoat Capital LLP — one of the UK’s largest dedicated renewable investment management firms. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

Project connects brain science with electric cars

Technology developed to help neurosurgeons control electric currents during noninvasive brain stimulation could also lead to safer, more efficient batteries for electric cars and solar panels. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Key enabling technologies for Energy Independent Vehicles Land, Water,

IDTechEx is staging the world’s first conference on Energy Independent Electric Vehicles 27-28 September at the Technical University of Delft, Netherlands, where the most advanced solar racing cars and boats are made and the necessary new forms of wind, solar and elastomer generator energy harvesting are developed. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Tesla Autopilot — 2 Months Later

By Zachary Shahan A little over two months ago, I provided my initial observations from life with Tesla Autopilot. Clearly, I was young and foolish. Without a doubt, I rushed in. That said, I have no regrets and stand by what I wrote on June Tesla Autopilot — 2 Months Later was originally published on…

China’s Environment Ministry Says Some Local Governments Aren’t Taking Air Pollution Reduction Goals Seriously

By James Ayre The Ministry of Environmental Protection in China released a statement earlier today revealing that some local governments haven’t been taking efforts to reduce air pollution seriously enough China’s Environment Ministry Says Some Local Governments Aren’t Taking Air Pollution Reduction Goals Seriously was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join…

Insect Eyes Inspire New Solar Cell Design from Stanford

By Stanford University Using the compound eye as a model, the researchers created a compound solar cell consisting of a vast honeycomb of perovskite microcells, each encapsulated in a hexagon-shaped scaffold just 0.02 inches (500 microns) wide. The post Insect Eyes Inspire New Solar Cell Design from Stanford appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read…

Tesla Navigation — More Goods & Bads

By Zachary Shahan A month and a half ago, I wrote a raving review of Tesla’s navigation system for long-distance trips. It’s brilliant. It’s unmatched by any other car’s navigation system. The core benefits are: it estimates how much battery capacity you’ll have remaining when you arrive at your destination, it tells you where to…

Tesla’s Hyperloop Pod Breaks 220 MPH Threshold During Testing

By James Ayre Tesla’s internally developed Hyperloop pod recently surpassed the 220 mph (355 km/h) threshold during testing, according to CEO Elon Musk. Previous to this, the top-speed record for a Hyperloop design was 201 mph, some 20 mph less — achieved by the WARR team at the Hyperloop Pod Competition very recently Tesla’s Hyperloop…

Bosch E-axle Bringing Extended Range to Vehicles Of All Types

By Jon LeSage Extending electric vehicle range is not all about the battery, says German supplier Bosch in revealing its new “e-axle.” The new technology takes aim at incremental efficiency by integrating three powertrain components – motor, power electronics, and transmission – into one unit that saves weight, space, and cost. The new powertrtain which…

Honda Showing Urban EV And CR-V Hybrid Concepts In Frankfurt

By Jon LeSage Honda will take steps forward in its Electric Vision campaign at next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show with introduction of the Honda Urban EV Concept and CR-V Hybrid Prototype. The battery reliant vehicles are part of Honda’s pledge to have electrified powertrains in two thirds of its European cars sold by 2030. No…

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