Daily Archives: September 6, 2019

When High Temperatures and Low Voltages Collide in DC-Coupled Solar + Storage

By Sponsored Content By Aaron Shoresman, Data Analyst; Tristan Doherty, Head of Research and Development; Licole Paroly, Marketing Manager, IHI Energy Storage As DC-coupled solar + storage systems gain popularity, their unique challenges and advantages are coming into focus. Among the challenges is that popular DC-converters often advertise a single nameplate power rating tied to…

Volkswagen and Northvolt form EV battery joint venture

By Blagojce Krivevski Volkswagen AG and Northvolt AB have created a 50/50 joint venture to build a factory for lithium-ion batteries. Construction of the production facility is scheduled to start in Salzgitter (Lower Saxony) in 2020. Start of production is planned for the end of 2023/beginning of 2024. The initial annual output is to be…

Merkur Gets HPC Project Certificate

By Nadja Skopljak Hanseatic Power Cert (HPC) has awarded the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany with […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

Porsche increases stake in Rimac to 15.5 percent

By Blagojce Krivevski Porsche has increased its stake in technology and sports car company Rimac Automobili to 15.5 percent. In June 2018, the Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer purchased a 10 percent stake in Rimac. Porsche is now strengthening the established partnership. The Croatian company develops and produces electromobility components and also produces electrically powered super…

VW and eClassics to offer classic Beetle EV kits

By [email protected] (Byron Hurd) Volkswagen is partnering with eClassics to build electric conversions of the iconic VW Beetle, breathing even more life into an already-popular enthusiast platform and opening the doors to a whole new group of tinkerers. The foundation for the electric conversion is the production powertrain from Volkswagen’s e-Up. The 14-module battery pack,…

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