How Will The Electric Grid Handle 100% Electric Vehicles? (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Brian Anderson| Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2023 08:33:28 +0000

Part 1 of this series outlined the total increase in grid capacity needed for a 100% electrified light duty vehicle (LDV) fleet in the US by 2040. It showed that with no additional technology, the required grid capacity increase is on the low end of historic grid growth. This part will cover a set of […]

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Solar + Battery Microgrid Provides Seminole Tribe of Florida with Energy Security

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2023 03:31:09 +0000

In this tribal energy snapshot, learn more about the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s solar-plus-storage microgrid project, cofunded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy. Project Quick Facts The Tribe is installing solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity and adding battery energy storage, transfer switches, and controls on its rural Reservation of Big Cypress to […]

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Dynamic Line Rating — Pushing The Grid To Its Max In Denmark

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2023 16:35:19 +0000

It’s getting windy in the small country of Denmark. Or rather, massive amounts of electricity from wind will come from the shallow waters around the country and hit the shores for the country to use, and to sell to the rest of Europe. The Danish government has agreed on a framework for tenders of offshore […]

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Honda Pushes Forward With New Stationary Hydrogen Power Station For Backup Power

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 16:28:05 +0000

On Friday, Honda unveiled a new stationary fuel cell power system that will serve as the backup power for its data center at its American Honda headquarters in Torrance, California. The stationary power system utilizes second life fuel cells taken from Honda’s Clarity Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles. The individual fuel cells are bundled together in […]

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Toyota To Study V2G In Texas In 2023

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2023 20:00:14 +0000

Here at CleanTechnica, we’ve written a great number of articles about Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) technology. It’s highly important not only to help stabilize the grid (thousands of EVs can help the grid keep up during unusual times using energy from times when the grid wasn’t so strained), but V2X (vehicle to X) can do anything from […]

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New US Hydrogen Strategy: Wrong Department, Wrong Authors

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 17:26:26 +0000

Hydrogen demand projection through 2100The US hydrogen strategy was positioned in the wrong federal department. It was put in the hands of people who deal with fossil fuels all day long and have a paradigm of burning them for energy, not a paradigm of electricity for energy. It fails Rumelt’s test for the first thing that makes a good strategy, and so its principles and actions will be failures as well.

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USA’s 1st Vehicle-To-Grid Export Rate For Commercial Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 00:21:11 +0000

A groundbreaking settlement agreement between Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the Vehicle-Grid Integration Council (VGIC), Electrify America LLC, and the Public Advocates Office at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The settlement approves the establishment of the nation’s first “vehicle-to-grid” (V2G) export compensation mechanism for commercial electric vehicle (EV) charging customers in its […]

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The Demented Gift American Politicians Handed To China

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2022 03:43:59 +0000

Once upon a time, America was great. It wasn’t that long ago, either. We had a political system that was the hope of the world. But we also had the best science, with the greatest researchers, finding the best ways to do things. We were a proud nation, almost completely undivided on these salient facts. […]

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Shyft Group Shows Off Its Blue Arc Electric Last Mile Delivery Vehicle To Customers

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 15:00:15 +0000

Shyft Group, formerly known as Spartan Motors, has nearly five decades of experience designing and building fleet vehicles of all shapes and sizes including half of all last mile delivery vehicles. These delivery vans are what you think of when you think about a standard FedEx or UPS delivery truck. In today’s dystopian pseudo post-COVID […]

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