Rooftop Solar & Grid-Scale Storage Move Forward In Hawai’i

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 01:05:53 +0000

Hawaiian Electric renewable sourcesHawai’i is boldly going where no other state has ever gone when it comes to pursuing its goal of 100% renewable energy by

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Lithium Supply Fears Loom Over Electric Vehicle Happy Talk — Or Not, As The Case May Be

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 17:30:25 +0000

lithium electric vehicle batterySpring has sprung, which means it’s time for another round of guess how much lithium automakers will need to make enough lithium-ion batteries for the electric vehicle of the future, of which there are expected to be many millions on the road within the next ten years or so. Spoiler alert: we’re going to need a lot more lithium mines than we have right now. Or, maybe not

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USA Is #1 In The World For Renewable Energy Investment Attractiveness

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 06:43:14 +0000

The United States has apparently regained #1 in EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), a biannual report that has been put out since

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Nissan Zero-Emission Ambulance Now Part Of “Zero Emission Tokyo” Initiative

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 21:10:16 +0000

The instant torque of an electric drivetrain quickly puts cars behind you at a long distance, something a Tokyo ambulance can now benefit from

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Volkswagen ID.3 Wins Design Awards & Volkswagen Battery Plans Slowly Progress

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 03:47:37 +0000

The Volkswagen ID lineup, led by the ID.3, has been getting a good deal of attention outside of EV world and all across the auto industry, including winning several recent design awards

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Total & Gaussin Creating World’s 1st Fully Electric Aircraft Fuel Truck

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 00:29:38 +0000

Energy giant Total Group and engineering firm Gaussin are working together to create the world’s first 100% electric fuel truck for the aviation industry

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Nanotech Energy Claims Its Graphene Lithium Battery Will Charge 18 Times Faster Than Conventional Li-Ion Battery

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 22:15:46 +0000

Nanotrch Energy research labNanotech Energy says it has developed a graphene lithium battery that can charge up to 18 times faster than a conventional lithium-ion battery and has higher energy density. But it offers no documentation of its claims.

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Lightyear’s Solar Car, New Prosun Solar Panel, US Auto Sales Collapse — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 20:47:14 +0000

A solar powered car — directly solar powered car, a new residential solar panel from Prosun, and the 496,000 unit collapse of the US auto market in the first quarter — those were the most popular stories on CleanTechnica last week

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GM EVs May Someday Have Million-Mile Batteries & 600 Mile Ranges

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 15:05:00 +0000

GM Ultium battery paclGeneral Motors says it is making good progress toward new batteries with higher energy density and lower costs. It will use pouch cells manufactured at a new factory shared with LG Chem in Lordstown, Ohio.

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Northvolt’s Voltpack, Tesla Texas vs. Tesla Tulsa, Synbio — CleanTech Weekly News Show

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 00:41:03 +0000

This is the 9th edition of CleanTechnica’s fairly new weekly news broadcast. This episode covers Tesla gigafactories in Shanghai, Nevada, and potentially Texas and Oklahoma, as well as Northvolt batteries, a Siemens Gamesa wind turbines, Synbio startup Octant, and much more. Have a look

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