What Do Battery Energy Density Improvements Really Mean For Trucks, Ships, & Planes?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 24 May 2023 17:35:13 +0000

DALL·E generated image of an airplane flying over a container ship on a sunny day, digital artThe future of all ground transportation and an awful lot of aviation and marine shipping being electric, low-carbon, quieter, and a lot less smelly is within reach. It would be rude not to reach out and grab it with both hands.

Read more

Towing Electric Planes To Increase Range? I’m Not Convinced, But It’s Interesting

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 01 May 2023 17:05:38 +0000

DALL·E generated image of an electric passenger aircraft in front of mountains , digital artMagpie’s solution is one of what is now a toolkit of solutions for decarbonizing aviation.

Read more

6000 US Flights Grounded: NOTAM Failure Serves As A Wake-up Call For Digital Air Traffic Control

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2023 16:49:21 +0000

DALL·E generated image of grounded airplanesThe FAA’s NOTAM system failure serves as a reminder that while the benefits of DATC are clear, the path to full implementation and acceptance will be neither smooth nor quick. It will require a concerted effort from all stakeholders in the industry and a willingness to invest in and fully embrace the technology.

Read more

How Much Electricity Will Electric Airplanes Need, & How Much Will It Cost?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 21:00:15 +0000

1.8 MW solar array at Austin-Bergstrom International AirportHow much electricity will be required for electric aviation and how much will it cost?

Read more

United Airlines Puts $15 Million Bet On Electric Aircraft Startup Eve Air Mobility

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2022 03:10:06 +0000

There are various views on electric aircraft. Some think electric aircraft are clearly the future, while others think it’s all fluff. Then, of course, there’s the middle ground. What really inspires confidence, though, is when big shots in the aviation industry start putting money behind the technology. On that topic, United Airlines has invested $15 […]

Read more

Electric Air Transport of the Future: Air Mobility Initiative

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 06 May 2022 01:10:30 +0000

To advance the development of regional and Urban Air Mobility, leading companies, universities, and research institutions as well as municipalities and organizations are joining forces to form the Air Mobility Initiative (AMI). The Institute of Flight Mechanics and Controls (iFR) [de] at the University of Stuttgart is also a partner in the initiative. This initiative, […]

Read more

Getting Electric Off The Ground With R&D + Analysis On Battery-Powered Electric Aircraft & Seacraft

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 03:00:10 +0000

Electrifying Air and Sea Vehicles Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Lower Noise, and Expand Mobility Options for Rural Communities Some have called 2023 the “year of the electric vehicle (EV),” noting the dozens of new battery-powered models set to come available in the United States across all vehicle classes. That milestone is owed, in part, […]

Read more

Electric Bus Orders in Poland & Italy, NIO ET7 Reviews, Pipistrel Acquired — EV News Today

Credit to Author: EV News Today| Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2022 03:30:38 +0000

Dozens of electric vehicle industry stories have come out in the past few days. Aside from what we’ve already covered, scroll down below to find out what’s new. EV Charging News EVgo and The Save Mart Companies expand EVgo Advantage program partnership, introduce promotions at seven additional stores New technology to make charging electric cars […]

Read more

Electric Everything, Part 4 — Some Updates

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 06:00:45 +0000

In parts one, two, and three of this “Electric Everything” series, I listed 43 things that have been electrified, mostly in recent years — from tiny scooters to giant ferries and ships, and everything in between. If we want to save the planet, we must electrify everything as soon as possible and convert to clean […]

Read more