Tagged Research

ICCT Releases Report on Electric Vehicle Capitals of the World

By Ray Prince The International Council on Clean Transportation, a non-profit dedicated to environmental research to fight climate change and influence environmental regulators, just published a report on cities with the highest electric vehicle adoption. According to the International Council on Clean Transportation’s report, 20 cities are home to an astronomical 40 percent of all-electric…

Artificial Intelligence Set To Boost Efficiency Of Solar & Wind

By Joshua S Hill New research has posited that artificial intelligence will increasingly automate operations for the wind and solar industries, boosting their efficiencies in areas such as decision making and planning, condition monitoring, robotics, and inspections. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive. This will start with the mid-size eVito in the second half of 2018. Further model ranges will follow, starting in 2019. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Navigant Research Identifies 1,700 Energy Storage Projects

By Joshua S Hill The growth of energy storage from a complementary but ultimately unnecessary addition to renewable energy projects to a valuable standalone commodity has rocked the energy world and even entrenched fossil fuel-dependent countries like Australia, and new figures from Navigant Research identify over 1,700 energy storage projects around the world. Read Full…

Battery-switching device promises more road time

Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-life worries. The mass-market, standard Tesla Model 3 can go double that, but even that distance can be disconcerting on long road trips. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Navigant’s Energy Storage Tracker identifies more than 1,700 projects worldwide

By Michelle Froese A new report from Navigant Research tracks global energy storage projects, providing data on the country, region, market segment, capacity, status, technology vendor, systems integrator, applications, funding, investment, and key milestones of each effort. According to a new report from Navigant Research, improvements in technologies, new business models, regulatory and market conditions…

Two in one device could power computers and smartphones

UCLA researchers have designed a device that can use solar energy to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy, which could be used to power electronic devices, and to create hydrogen fuel for eco-friendly cars. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Spain’s Government Kneecaps Research at Plataforma Solar de Almería

By Susan Kraemer Claiming budget cuts, Spain’s ruling conservative party has once again kneecapped solar, this time, it is advanced concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies research at the world famous solar research lab Plataforma Solar de Almería (PSA) in the Tabernas region of Spain, part of the Center for Energy, Environment and Technological Research (CIEMAT)…

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