May 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
Electric bikes, electric cars, electric vans, electric trucks — we keep electrifying bigger and bigger vehicles. Next on the plate are large ocean vessels and airplanes. Regarding the latter, we've covered oodles of startup and large corporate efforts to get electric aircraft off the ground. (Pun not initially intended.) Regarding electric ocean vessels, that appears to be a much less mature industry, but work is commencing
August 12th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
A Japanese consortium is investing in a battery electric tanker for use in Tokyo Bay. It is a sign that one of the dirtiest transportation sectors is trying to clean up its act.
January 13th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Dutch company Port Liner will introduce an autonomous electric barge in August. The battery is self contained and can be charged on shore using renewable energy.
December 2nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The world's first all electric cargo ship has been launched in China. The good news is it emits no carbon pollution while underway. The bad news is, it will be used to transport coal.
October 15th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard
Hydrogen seemed like a viable contender to displace a lot of fossil fuels in 2000. But in 2017, it’s not credible for as many applications. We now know very well what it takes to get useful power from fuel cell applications, what it takes to store hydrogen, and what it takes to distribute it. And we know very well the trajectory of battery electric applications, its primary long-term competitor in most situations
May 1st, 2013 | by Tina Casey
For years now, the US Navy has been raising alarms over the impact of continued petroleum dependency on national security, [&hellip