Daily Archives: September 27, 2018

SB700 Signed By Governor Brown, Extends SGIP 5 Years

By SolarWakeup By Yann Brandt, Managing Editor Governor Jerry Brown has signed SB700, the bill also known as the ‘Sun Shines at Night’. The bill, which had passed the legislature in early September, will extend and fund the popular energy storage incentive called SGIP. “If we are going to get to 100% clean energy, we…

UPDATE: SEC Files Suit Against Elon Musk

By Steve Hanley The SEC has sued Elon Musk personally, alleging fraud. One result could be that Elon is banned from serving as an officer or director of any publicly traded company — including his own. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Will battery second life have an impact on recycling?

2018 is regarded as the beginning year for battery recycling as the first batch of batteries are gradually coming out of electric vehicles. Umicore has recently announced their investment plan in ramping up battery recycling capacity in preparation for the boom of spent EV batteries. By 2018, we will already have around 33,000 retired electric…

The state of the electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The global electric vehicle population reached 3 million units at the end of 2017, which represents approximately 0.23% of the global vehicle population. Electric vehicle producers have responded to consumer’s range anxiety by increasing the available range per charge in their vehicles to more than 200 miles. However ultimately the deployment of electric vehicles will…

Sustainable Aviation Progressing Rapidly

The end game of aircraft is energy independent electric aircraft as detailed in our reports on energy independent electric vehicles and unmanned pure electric aircraft. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Maxxis gets huge e.GO boost with European partnership

Maxxis has announced that it is joining forces with German electric carmaker e.GO. The strategic partnership will see Maxxis create tyres for the manufacturer’s future models, using its considerable expertise and resources to deliver products that can ensure a smooth and safe ride for drivers of the innovative vehicles. Read Full Article Here For more…

Vestas receives first V136-4.2 MW order in North America

By Michelle Froese Vestas has received the first orders for the V136-4.2 MW turbine in North America. The orders total 146 MW across multiple projects in Canada. The turbine orders include supply, installation, and commissioning of the turbines as well as a five-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreements. Reflecting Vestas’ vision to…

EVgo Brings On 3 New Executives

By Jake Richardson EVgo, the nation’s largest public EV fast charging network, recently added several more executives as it undergoes a new growth phase. Jonathan Levy, VP for Strategic Initiatives at EVgo, answered some questions about the new staff for CleanTechnica Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

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