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Wright Electric & Columbia University Receive U.S. Department of Energy Award for Ultra-Lightweight Battery Development

MALTA, NEW YORK — Wright Electric, in collaboration with Columbia University, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Pioneering Railroad, Oceanic and Plane Electrification with 1K energy storage systems (PROPEL-1K) for their groundbreaking work on … [continued]

Joby’s electric air taxi on display at the World Governments Summit in Dubai. Joby Aviation photo cropped

Joby to Launch Electric Air Taxi Service in UAE

Joby signs definitive agreement with government of Dubai Agreement grants Joby exclusive right to operate air taxis in Dubai for six years Service set to launch by early 2026 Agreement covers regulatory approach for early operations and includes support for entry and maturing of service Joby also signed agreement with … [continued]

Photographer: Chalmers University of Technology | Daniel Karlsson

Electric Aircraft Offer Major Climate Benefits

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have performed the world’s first life cycle assessment (LCA) of an existing, two-seater, all-electric aircraft, with a direct comparison to an equivalent fossil fuel-powered one. According to the study, after just one quarter of the expected lifespan of the electric aircraft, the climate … [continued]