September 10th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Ford blasted onto the scene with a host of new vehicles for the European market that rolled in alongside new details about its plans for the electrification of its vehicle lineup.
The announcement represents a significant step forward for Ford, but underwhelms with significant caveats that Ford expects more than 50% of Ford passenger vehicle sales to be "electrified" by the end of 2022. Right up front in the announcement, Ford excludes its cash cow and the least efficient vehicles in the Ford stable, its F-series trucks
April 9th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published a new report this week which charts pathways to further accelerate a transformation of the global energy mix by intensifying electrification to the point that renewable energy can provide 86% of global power demand
September 14th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Ongoing and rapid electrification of global energy demand and the increase of wind and solar sources in the energy mix is expected to lead to massive growth of the world's electricity transmission and distribution systems, according to global quality assurance and risk management company DNV
October 9th, 2017 | by John Farrell
With a virtuous cycle of falling battery costs driving increased electric vehicle deployment, and deployment improving the economics of scale of battery production, the widespread adoption of electric vehicles is likely inevitable. But policies enacted now could influence the timing of widespread use and shape how electric cars benefit the grid.
October 2nd, 2017 | by John Farrell
Now, nearly two decades later and 120 years after its introduction, the electric car is making an unmistakable comeback. This time, it’s aided by better technology as well as environmentally sensitive consumers and policymakers looking to supplant fossil fuel use with renewable electricity.
October 14th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
At its World Energy Congress summit held in Istanbul this week, the World Energy Council has explained that power grid [&hellip
November 3rd, 2015 | by Kyle Field
Volvo has been one of the quieter players in the EV space, and as such, I’m all the more excited [&hellip
September 18th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
Intuitively, people concerned about the environment have reasoned that riding a bike or taking public transit offer more ecological benefits [&hellip
October 8th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill
The California Transportation Commission voted late September to release $39.8 million in allocations for critical work to advance the [&hellip
August 7th, 2009 | by Derek Markham
Some automotive entrepreneurs are feeling like when it comes to getting DOE funding, it’s who, not what you know. The [&hellip