Former SpaceX Engineer Driving New Battery Technology

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 15:25:38 +0000

An executive and entrepreneur who designed battery packs for SpaceX has partnered with a leader of India’s transportation industry in a venture designed to improve the lifecycle of lithium-ion batteries, and help that country’s transition toward electric passenger vehicles. Porter Harris, a battery engineer known for his work in thermal cooling and heating methodology, and […]

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Audi Ur Quattro Gets Million-Dollar All-Electric Rebirth

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 20:05:53 +0000

One of the most iconic cars of the Group B era, the Audi Ur Quattro was designed around the idea that all-wheel drive and high-performance could go hand-in-hand. It may seem obvious now, but only because that original Quattro coupe — along with legendary drivers like Michelle Mouton, Walter Röhrl, and Juha Kankkunen — did […]

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Gas Will Win Until Charging Stations Have Giant Signs

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 18:05:43 +0000

If I were a weary interstate traveler with a quarter tank of gas looking to make a quick fuel stop and stretch my legs before making a last push into the night, a quick glance at the familiar landscape above would tell me a lot. That glance would tell me where I could get a […]

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Not Always Plug and Play—Challenges Utilities Face Managing DERs on Their Grids

Credit to Author: Jose Carranza| Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 13:53:14 +0000

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The proliferation of renewable energy is necessary for communities and countries to meet their goals of reducing carbon emissions, but it also presents new challenges for those managing power distribution. Much of the world’s renewable energy is now generated and stored by distributed energy resources (DERs), such as residential solar panels, batteries, and electric vehicles […]

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Ask Frank: What Do I Need to Know About Electric Car Insurance?

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 21:42:38 +0000

For the most part, electric cars are just “regular” cars. They go when you press the pedal and they turn when you spin the wheel, for the most part, and the only real difference is typically what you’re filling it up with to make it go. Owning an electric car can be a bit different. […]

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Op-ed: The Utility Companies Have Been Duped

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 22:24:19 +0000

For nearly a decade, utility companies have been targeted by companies and individuals selling a particular kind of snake oil. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think a lot of these people are acting maliciously (I’ll get to that in a minute). In fact, I think a lot of these people have the best of […]

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Road to Success Paved with Innovative Projects

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:57 +0000

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Wärtsilä Energy, known for its experience in energy storage, and Pivot Power—working on ambitious decarbonization projects—have teamed on a multi-application way to serve the future of transportation in

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Traveling the Electrification Highway

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:53 +0000

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A company that has served U.S. motorists and the trucking industry for decades has updated its business model to support electric vehicle charging—and generate electricity for several of its locations. Power

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A Virtual Solution to a Real Energy Problem

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:49 +0000

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The need for demand response programs, particularly those that help stabilize the grid, is evident as electricity customers seek a more reliable power supply. Enter virtual power plants (VPPs), a way for

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A Virtual Solution to a Real Energy Problem

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 04:38:49 +0000

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The need for demand response programs, particularly those that help stabilize the grid, is evident as electricity customers seek a more reliable power supply. Enter virtual power plants (VPPs), a way for

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