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BMW is now building small-series of iX5 Hydrogen model

By Blagojce Krivevski The BMW Group is commencing production of its BMW iX5 Hydrogen model. Manufacture of the small-series hydrogen-powered vehicle is taking place in the pilot plant at its Munich Research and Innovation Centre (FIZ). The BMW iX5 Hydrogen has already completed an intensive programme of testing under demanding conditions during the development phase…

Buzz around zinc ion batteries may be overstated, researchers say

By Renewable Energy World A recent study by Canadian and U.S.-based researchers suggests that zinc-ion battery chemistry for grid-scale energy storage may face more challenges than is widely believed. Aqueous zinc ion battery (AZIB) chemistry has been identified as a promising technology for grid storage based on its use of zinc, a key sustainable metal,…

Wind turbine orders in Europe fall 36% year-on-year #EUR

By National Wind Watch Orders for wind turbines in Europe fell 36% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2022, with inflationary cost pressures, slow permitting and uncertainty around the EU’s emergency electricity market interventions combining to stifle the market, according to new research from industry association WindEurope. Orders for new wind turbines totalled 2GW in…

Don’t California my Texas (electricity market)

By Doug Lewin Texas Power Podcast host Doug Lewin is joined this week by Dr. Joshua Rhodes, who is a research scientist at the University of Texas at Austin, a non-resident fellow at Columbia University, and a founding partner and the CTO of IdeaSmiths LLC, to discuss the Texas electricity market redesign and the results…

200 all-electric homes in California will be solar-powered and have battery backup from SunPower

By Kelly Pickerel SunPower, the University of California, Irvine (UCI), Schneider Electric and Southern California Edison (SCE) announced their partnership with KB Home as the strategy, research, technology and energy providers for the homebuilder’s newly launched Energy-Smart Connected Communities in Menifee, California. More than 200 all-electric homes will be solar-powered, equipped with individual energy storage…

Longer lasting PV modules promise relief for solar supply chain

By Joshua S Hill New research suggests longer-lived PV modules may be key to reducing the amount of materials and manufacturing needed meet global demand for solar. The post Longer lasting PV modules promise relief for solar supply chain appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Autumn weakness in European wind turbine demand continues

Western turbine makers announced 2.8GW of firm turbine purchase agreements (TPAs) in October – highlighting a continuing lack of orders in Europe – according to Windpower Intelligence, the research and data division of Windpower Monthly. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Video Monday: IROS 2022 Award Winners

IROS 2022 took place in Kyoto last week, bringing together thousands of roboticists from around the world to share all the latest awesome research they’ve been working on.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles

Wind turbines are a dangerous idea for Lake Erie #NY

By National Wind Watch Exposing the inherent flaws of a dangerous idea is best done early. The idea of utilizing wind energy above the waters of Lake Erie is again a focus of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in their soon-to-be published second feasibility study. The first report by NYSERDA…

First Solar is opening a thin-film panel R&D facility in Ohio

By Billy Ludt First Solar plans to invest approximately $270 million in a dedicated research and development (R&D) innovation center in Perrysburg, Ohio. The new facility is believed to be the first of its scale in the United States and is expected to accelerate American development and production of advanced thin-film photovoltaics (PV). The new…

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