Rolls-Royce Attempting 100% Electric Aircraft Speed Record, Jaguar I-PACE Offering Ground Support

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 13:37:17 +0000

Rolls-Royce has been one of the familiar names in the very early electric aircraft market. Its fully electric aircraft “Spirit of Innovation” is on the verge of attempting a new top speed record for an electric aircraft. It is aiming to fly 300+ mph (480+ km/h). Rolls-Royce × Jaguar In the … spirit of electric […]

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Eviation Rolls Out 100% Electric Airplane Alice’s Production Version

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 13:44:08 +0000

The electric aircraft market feels a bit like the electric car market in 2005 or 2010. We have a handful of startups trying to get off the ground, we have fun and exciting concept vehicles that will be available … someday, and we have large legacy airplane makers dipping their toes in the waters with […]

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EU Climate Plan — Emissions-Free Cars For All (But Not Quick Enough), + Aviation, Shipping, & Other Matters

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 20:54:49 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon An EU plan to sell 100% emissions-free cars in 2035 will democratise electric vehicles in Europe, green group Transport & Environment (T&E) has said. Cars are responsible for 12% of all greenhouse gas emissions in Europe, and switching sales from polluting engines to fully electric is a crucial […]

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Technology Commercialization Fund Awards NREL $5 Million To Bring More Tech To Market

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2021 22:25:32 +0000

Article courtesy of NREL, the U.S. Department of Energy. This year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded 16 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) awards through its Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). The $5 million funded by DOE — roughly a third of the available TCF budget allocated to the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable […]

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Private Jet Use Rising, Sending CO2 Emissions Soaring

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 03:00:36 +0000

Environmental impact triggers call for ban on fossil-fuel private jets in Europe by 2030

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Eviation Is Closer To Launching Commercial Electric Airplane Service — Alice Gets An EPU

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 01:17:44 +0000

Eviation Aircraft, which is developing and manufacturing efficient electric aircraft with the goal of making electric aviation a competitive and sustainable alternative to the current aircraft we have today, is one step closer to launching commercial electric flights. I has taken delivery of its first EPU (electric propulsion unit) for its first aircraft, Alice. The […]

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Rolls-Royce Thinks It’s Developing The Fastest Electric Airplane In The World

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 17:03:54 +0000

Rolls-Royce has decided that it wants to produce the fastest electric airplane in the sky. Furthermore, it’s beyond the concept or visualization phase. Rolls-Royce has tested the technology for this on what’s called an “ionBird,” which means “a full-scale replica of the plane’s core.”

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Airbus Wants ZEROe To Be 1st Zero-Emission Commercial Aircraft In The World … By 2035 (Videos)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:31:55 +0000

Airbus wants to develop the “world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft,” but its timeline for doing so is “by 2035.”

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Pipistrel Ready To Set 7 Electric Aircraft World Records

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 20:48:19 +0000

Pipistrel, a small electric aircraft company we’ve covered several times, has a small electric airplane called the Velis Electro. The Velis Electro got its “first type approval” from the EU aviation security authority and is ready for an adventure. It is going to fly more than 700 kilometers from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea

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