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Batteries

Inspiration Off The Chain

Published on January 16th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

I sat through another Zayed Future Energy Prize awards ceremony yesterday, and it again moved me to tears. No, it's not normal for me to be moved to tears, but the deep, powerful, inspirational change that certain finalists communicated was too much for the emotional sensors behind my eyes... Read More


Coal

Increasing Renewable Energy In India Can Reduce Emissions, Water Use, & Supply Risk

Published on January 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Increasing the share of renewable energy sources in India's electricity mix and implementing changes in cooling technologies for thermal power plants could serve not only to reduce the country's carbon emissions intensity, but could also substantially reduce water consumption, mitigating or outright eliminating electricity supply risk due to water shortages. ... Read More


Clean Power

transmission upgrades

Transmission Upgrades & Expansion Are Necessary To Meet Increasing Demand For Wind & Solar

Published on January 15th, 2018 | by Carolyn Fortuna

A newly released report from the Wind Energy Foundation (WEF) calls upon transmission planners to take into account the significant renewable energy demand of large non-utility customers, especially from Fortune 500 companies. That's because big companies are increasingly signing deals to buy wind and solar power, and their large and growing demand for transmission upgrades may exceed existing plans... Read More


Cars

Our New Report: The State of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, And The Landscape Looking Forward

Published on January 15th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

We have just published our first report solely focused on electric vehicle charging. It's a deep dive into residential EV charging stations, public EV charging stations, multi-family building and commercial EV charging stations, EV service equipment innovations, EV charging business models, and electric vehicle adoption trends. Below is the report introduction... Read More


Climate Change

Blockchain For The Grid: Major Blockchain Technologies

Published on January 15th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard

It's safe to say that cleantech is going to involve blockchain and similar distributed ledger approaches. And it's also safe to say that each of the technologies and approaches represented here have better and worse uses. If someone tells you that the answer is only one of these, then you can be pretty sure that they are enthusiasts, not architects... Read More


Cars

Electra Meccanica Solo Single-Seat EV Commuter

Electra Meccanica Finally Reveals The Solo Single-Seat EV Commuter

Published on January 15th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

Although the Solo EV Commuter answers a very niche market, the single-seater car boasts a 100-mile range at a $15,500 price tag. It is highway legal since its top speed is 85 MPH, and should you want to pump some adrenaline, it sprints from 0 to 60 in 8 seconds. It boasts 61.14 kW (82 hp) with 94.4 pf ft. lb. of torque (128 Nm) powered by a 16.1 kWh lithium battery pack... Read More


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