Ford’s Silverton Factory In South Africa Is Getting A Massive 13.5 MW Of Solar PV

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2020 17:44:44 +0000

The Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s factory in Silverton, Pretoria, South Africa is getting a massive 13. 5 megawatt (MW) solar system. This will make it one of the largest solar PV systems installed at a factory worldwide

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Micro Stores In South African Townships: Decentralization Can Promote Micromobility

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:45:24 +0000

This decentralization will create an environment that is perfect for micromobility. Electric bicycles, scooters, and small neighborhood electric vehicles can find a ready market in such an environment

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Africa Needs Tesla Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 17:22:05 +0000

To help push the transition to electromobility in Africa, I thought brand loyal consumers would perhaps really appreciate an all-electric Toyota, but it is very hard to get one outside China. 

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Can We Get A Puff Daddy (Diddy) & Mase Rap Video For The New Hummer EV?

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:49:40 +0000

As the iconic Hummer is revived as an all-electric truck, it would be good to reengage the old Hummer fan base that used to sign along to 90s rap music. Wouldn’t it be great if we got a new Puff Daddy (Diddy) and Mase song and a video with the Hummer EVs

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Revov South Africa Goes Big On Second-Life Batteries For Stationary Storage Applications

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:57:59 +0000

Revov South Africa is going big on second-life batteries for stationary storage applications.  

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Commercial NuScale SMR in Sight as UAMPS Secures $1.4B for Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:58:24 +0000

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Buoyed by two major developments last week for prospective customers, NuScale Power is maintaining “strong program momentum” toward commercialization of its small modular reactor (SMR) technology, the company told POWER.  On Oct. 16, the Department of Energy (DOE) approved a $1.355 billion award to fund the Carbon Free Power Project (CFPP), a potential 720-MWe NuScale […]

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Commercial NuScale SMR in Sight as UAMPS Secures $1.4B for Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:58:24 +0000

The post Commercial NuScale SMR in Sight as UAMPS Secures $1.4B for Plant appeared first on POWER Magazine.

NuScale-small-modular-reactor-smr

Buoyed by two major developments last week for prospective customers, NuScale Power is maintaining “strong program momentum” toward commercialization of its small modular reactor (SMR) technology, the company told POWER.  On Oct. 16, the Department of Energy (DOE) approved a $1.355 billion award to fund the Carbon Free Power Project (CFPP), a potential 720-MWe NuScale […]

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SolarPower Europe & South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) Sign Cooperation Agreement

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 02:12:33 +0000

SolarPower Europe and the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen cooperation and explore new business opportunities for solar companies in the European and South African solar market

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Could A Tesla Master Plan “Deluxe Edition” For New Markets Supercharge Model S & X Sales?

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 02:02:21 +0000

Aside from the exceptional demand for the Model 3 & the Model Y in markets where these vehicles are available, sales of the Model S & X appear to have plateaued? 

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uYilo South Africa: Electric Vehicles Make Power Portable

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 19:25:33 +0000

The Nissan RE-LEAF is a concept aimed at emergency response, providing power where there is none. Nissan’s design shows the EV concept can simultaneously power an electric jackhammer (24 hours – 36 kWh), a pressure ventilation fan (24 hours – 21.6 kWh), a 10-liter soup kettle (24 hours – 9.6 kWh), an intensive care medical ventilator (24 hours – 3 kWh) and a 100-watt LED floodlight (24 hours – 2.4 kWh) as part of relief efforts

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