Daily Archives: September 6, 2017

8 Things You Need to Know About the 2018 Nissan Leaf – Video

By Craig Cole The 2018 Nissan Leaf was just revealed to the world and here eight important things you should know about this next-generation electric vehicle. A popular choice in the nascent vehicle segment, the Leaf nonetheless needed a little attention, having debuted for the 2011 model year, it’s been past due for an update….

Scalable Williams Platform Aims To Simplify EV Production

By Jon LeSage A modular new EV platform by renowned British engineering firm Williams Advanced Engineering promises longer range, better performance, and lighter weight. The FW-EVX concept, debuting Sept. 6-7 at the Low Carbon Vehicle Show in Millbrook, UK, offers in one scalable architecture another option to electric carmakers, or so is the intent. In…

Water-based lithium-ion batteries without explosive risks now reality

Researchers have developed for the first time a lithium-ion battery that uses a water-salt solution as its electrolyte and reaches the 4.0 volt mark desired for household electronics, such as laptop computers, without the fire and explosive risks associated with some commercially available non-aqueous lithium-ion batteries. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric…

California Bill Drops $3 Billion EV Rebate Plan & Switches To Studies

By Zachary Shahan California, no question about it, is one of the world’s premier leaders in the transition to electric vehicles. Various California policies — not to mention startups — have been critical for stimulating more electric car production and more electric car consumer demand. That said, whenever it comes to spending money, a debate…

JinkoSolar Partners with Enphase Energy to Create Plug and Play AC Module

By Press Release JinkoSolar announced its new Eagle AC, an integrated product featuring JinkoSolar’s high efficiency monocrystalline PERC solar PV module and the IQ6 Microinvter from Enphase Energy. The post JinkoSolar Partners with Enphase Energy to Create Plug and Play AC Module appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great…

IEA Gets Hilariously Slammed For Continuously Inaccurate Renewable Energy Forecasts

By Zachary Shahan Like the US Energy Information Administration, the IEA uses various methodologies and assumptions that just consistently bias their forecasts against renewables. It’s easy to assume there are some nefarious ulterior motives underneath these consistent errors — crony capitalism and controlling hand of the pollution industry kind of stuff. That’s certainly possible, but…

Huawei features 95KTL string inverter at Solar Power International

By SPW SPONSORED CONTENT: Bates Marshall By: Bates Marshall, Vice President, General Manager at Huawei FusionSolar of North America What applications or markets is the 95KTL suited for? The Huawei 95KTL is the largest string inverter currently from Huawei, but it is not simply just “a larger string inverter from Huawei”. It is a breakthrough…

EDPR and TRC launch new wind-turbine blade recycling program

By Michelle Froese The management of wind energy waste is a slow but growing concern in the industry. This waste does not yet stand at significant volumes as the wind business has only been developed fairly recently. However, to address the concern of managing this non-hazardous waste going forward, EDP Renewables, a global provider in…

The power of why for your solar brand strategy

By Kathie Zipp By Aimee Tuck of Corbae Creative and Glenna Wiseman of Identity3 A high point of inspiring moments from years of attending Solar Power International (SPI) was the 2016 call to action from David Kaiserman, President of Lennar Ventures. As head of one of the country’s largest homebuilding organizations, he knows how to…

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