POWER Digest [October 2023]

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2023 04:11:00 +0000

Coal-Fired Plants Serving EV Battery Makers Could Get Special Financing. Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK), which supervises and regulates financial services for Indonesia, in early September said it is considering

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Ford Continues EV Expansion in Cologne

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2023 14:38:31 +0000

Last year, Ford announced big EV plans in the United States, with Blue Oval City being the biggest and most ambitious project. However, we have to remember that Ford doesn’t only operate in North America, and it has proven again that it’s in for the big EV game globally. Today, Ford inaugurated the Cologne Electric […]

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Vestas Buys 100+ Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo Vans!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2023 21:30:18 +0000

Wind energy giant Vestas is putting its green money where its green mouth is yet again. It has ordered more than 100 fully electric Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo vans for delivery in 2023, one of the first big orders of the new 100% electric van. The first of these ID. Buzz Cargo vans are already […]

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Green Hydrogen Kickstarts “Green Powerhouse” Plan For Eastern Germany

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2023 10:00:33 +0000

renewable energy storage flow batteryA massive “Green Powerhouse” is taking shape in Eastern Germany, with green hydrogen and flow battery energy storage to gild the wind and solar lilies.

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Volkswagen Claims New Dry Battery Process Will Save Hundreds Of Dollars Per Car

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2023 03:41:09 +0000

Volkswgen battery factoryVolkswagen says it has perfected a new dry battery process that will drive down costs while ORNL has a new isostatic pressure process.

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Germany — Plugin EVs Take 22.9% Share, Tesla Leads

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2023 15:26:51 +0000

The auto market in Germany saw plugin EVs take 22.9% share in May 2023, down from 25.3% year on year. Full electrics gained share, but were outpaced by the losses in plugin hybrid share, due to recent policy changes. Overall auto volume was 246,966 units, up by some 20% YoY, though down from pre-2020 norms. […]

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How Low (& How Green) Can Solar Cells Go? The Magic Word Is Kerfless

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 02 Jun 2023 16:35:52 +0000

solar cell silicon wafer nexwafeThe silicon wafer NexWafe says buh-bye kerf, hello low-cost, lightweight, flexible solar cells.

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The Battle For Germany’s EV Market, Part IV — Tesla Model Y vs. Volkswagen MEB Family

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 27 May 2023 02:34:55 +0000

The overall German auto market had a positive month in April (+13% year over year), with BEVs being the highlight (+34% YoY). There were 29,740 BEV registrations last month, 15% of the overall market. That pulled the market up — quite different from PHEVs, which were down 46%. The latter are now suffering from the […]

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Solar Panels for Garden Fences — Plug & Play Solar Gone Wild

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 19 May 2023 03:47:08 +0000

I recently wrote about tiltable, portable solar panels that are ideal for agrivoltaic installations. Scaling down from the farm to the garden level, another company is now offering plug & play solar panels that you can hang on garden fences. German startup Green Akku has created this clever little solar PV option. (There are a […]

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