Tagged Sustainable

BYD Electrifies Chile With 100 Bus Fleet For Santiago

By Kyle Field Chile is leading the charge towards sustainable transportation in South America, having taken delivery of what is now the largest pure electric bus fleet in South America. The delivery of the 100 fully electric BYD K9FE buses was marked by a ceremony in the capital city of Santiago, Chile, on December 13th…

Austin Energy GM on the Utility’s Innovative Storage Program: ‘We’ve Already Learned a Lot’

By [email protected] Austin Energy is looking holistically at how storage can serve customers and the grid across the city of Austin, Texas. The Sustainable and Holistic Integration of Energy Storage and Solar Photovoltaics (SHINES) program is harnessing utility-scale storage, distributed storage, smart inverters and data to help the local grid integrate more solar power. How…

Cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining

BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining. As part of a cross-industry initiative, the companies have launched a joint cobalt pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch cross-industry project to support sustainable cobalt mining

By mmillikin As part of a cross-industry initiative, the BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics have launched a joint cobalt pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A contract to this effect between the companies, together with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, will aim to improve artisanal…

PNM Resources plans 50 MW of New Mexico solar for buy-in program

By Billy Ludt PNM Resources’ New Mexico utility, PNM, announced a new program designed to support governmental, tribal and large customers in meeting their sustainable energy goals. The program, PNM Solar Direct, is an opportunity in New Mexico for local governments, tribes and large electric customers to subscribe to energy produced by a large-scale solar…

EV Battery Recycling & Reuse, Electric Buses In Extreme Climates, UAE “On The Cusp Of An Electric Boom” … #Intersolar ME Q&A

By Cynthia Shahan Ben Pullen, the managing director of Global EVRT, led a rousing day of informative e-mobility talks for the first ever e-mobility session at Intersolar Middle East last year. It culminated in questions from the audience. This question & answer session followed presentations on the accelerating transition to electric vehicles, the power of…

New generation battery-driven machines for sustainable mining

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, launches its second generation of battery-operated machines that will lower mining customers’ costs and promote a healthier work environment. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Invenergy acquires Grain Belt Express transmission project

By Michelle Froese The proposed Grain Belt Express project is an approximately 780-mile, overhead, direct-current transmission line that would deliver wind energy from western Kansas to Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and neighboring states. Invenergy, a global privately-held developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, announced its plan to acquire all the development assets of the Grain…

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