Daily Archives: March 24, 2020

Porsche EV Projects Still on Schedule

By AutoGuide.com By the middle of the decade, Porsche expects 50% of its sales to be vehicles with some degree of electrification. Accordingly, Porsche is progressing with its plans to bring new EVs to market, despite the challenges this year posed on the supply chain by the novel coronavirus. Still on schedule […] The post…

Ford Will Not Delay Mach-E EV Order Banks from Opening

By AutoGuide.com For buyers looking for an EV crossover with real performance, the Mach-E is an appealing choice, accelerating from 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds. But the events of recent weeks have cast doubt on whether the first production cars will be arriving anytime soon. A member of MachEClub.com posted a […] The post…

Rivian EV Police Interceptors

By AutoGuide.com As the world continues to transition to a greater reliance on hybrid and electric vehicles, there will be a need for electrified transport of all sizes and capabilities. Some companies building electrified vehicles, including Rivian, are aiming to build vehicles suitable for the demands of fleet buyers such as local […] The post…

Major power stations consider isolation to protect workers from Covid-19

By Michael Mazengarb Australia’s energy companies have ramped up protections for key operational workers at Australia’s largest power stations and may include the total isolation of staff in a bid to protect power supplies from the spread of Covid-19. The post Major power stations consider isolation to protect workers from Covid-19 appeared first on RenewEconomy….

EVs will lower emissions – new research puts myth to bed

By Michael Mazengarb New research from Radboud University in the Netherlands confirms that switching to EVs will reduce emissions in virtually every part of the world. The post EVs will lower emissions – new research puts myth to bed appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Volkswagen reveals electric version of classic 1966 Kombi bus

By Bridie Schmidt Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles unveils e-Bulli electric bus, bringing T1 Samba into electric era to celebrate the classic Kombi’s 70th anniversary. The post Volkswagen reveals electric version of classic 1966 Kombi bus appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

The Dutch hydrogen and energy transition report

By Charley Rattan The Dutch have global companies some of whom may be especially suited to a hydrogen transition and I’m tracking progress closely. This nuanced and cumulative approach lays out a logical way forward.The community may find my recent article of interest:Through Blue to Green – Hydrogen and Innovation in the Northwest of… Click…

Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast Episode #9: ‘Transportation, Nuclear, and the Kitchen Sink to Tackle Climate Change’ with Charles Bayless

By Energy Central Podcasts On this episode of the Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast, we are joined by Charles Bayless. Charles Bayless is retired after a long and esteemed career in the utility industry that took him from Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority to the Climate Institute to E Source to Pike Electric and many…

March 2020 Issue – Installation Insights

By SPW Solar installation was a spectator sport at Intersolar 2020 TEAM SPW volunteered on a residential solar installation in 2017, but our two-day, 2.5- kW system was amateur hour compared to what I watched at Intersolar North America’s inaugural Solar Games contest in San Diego. Installation teams from Colorado, Nevada and California competed to…

Report: Hydrogen for the energy transition

By Charley Rattan The Dutch have come up with a nuanced programme for hydrogen. I’m detailing the synergies between offshore wind and a future hydrogen economy for an article and course to follow shortly. The Dutch multi-year programmatic approach for hydrogen is elaborated in the five separate but interrelated components detailed in the article. Dr…

SMA releases first 1,500-V solar inverter with direct 480-V output

By Kelsey Misbrener SMA America announces the Sunny Highpower PEAK3 125-kW as an ideal solution for ground-mount projects with 480 VAC interconnection. This solution is the only 1,500 VDC inverter that can connect to the grid at 480 VAC without an additional transformer. The PEAK3 125-kW is most applicable in community solar, agricultural aggregate metering…

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