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LiquidPiston Successfully Runs Hybrid-Electric X-Engine on Hydrogen, Proves Zero Emission Engine Technology Is a Reality

The company replaced a traditional go-kart engine with its hybrid-electric X-Engine powered by hydrogen.

New Gear Manufacturing Technologies — the Role of Precision Metrology

Two factors of the vehicle's operation are related to these new gear packs for electric cars—efficiency, or 'rangeability,' and gear noise. To appeal to consumers, electric vehicles will need to reach similar mileage as their internal combustion counterparts.

Why Lithium Ion Batteries Are Trending in the Energy Sector Right Now

President Biden developed a sustainable solution for America's pollution-driven infrastructure. His Build Back Better Policy promotes clean energy generation and employment opportunities. The goal is to reach carbon neutrality in the future.

Alternate Energy Aficionados Dream Come True : Solar Cars: Is It Really a Possibility?

After vigorous calculations, researchers have concluded that to drive 50 miles per day, a car needs 3.44 kW, and most of the current solar panels can produce 345 W/ft² under full sun, and that will need approximately 250 ft² of solar panels in a car.

Battery Safety Concerns Can Be Addressed With Proper Design and Manufacturing

More and more homeowners are requesting battery backup solutions as part of their solar power installations. With increased adoption of solar power, concerns about fire hazards are likely to grow. Are these concerns justified?

Using Carbon Additives to Improve Performance of AGM Batteries

Batteries that operate in partial state of charge (PSOC) environments can suffer from reduced charge acceptance that can lead to progressive capacity loss.

Beyond Declining Battery Prices: 6 Ways to Evaluate Energy Storage in 2021

2021 is expected to be another record-breaking year for storage, but with technological innovation accelerating across the market, renewable energy asset owners need to carefully select safe and reliable systems to protect their storage investments.

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Convenience is Crucial for Electric Vehicles to be Widely Adopted

While this focus on green and clean has been a major selling point since EVs first hit the market, there are a number of reasons why they are likely to become the standard. One critical factor is a highly valued commodity in today’s fast-paced world – convenience.

Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Selects Five Early-Stage Companies Focused on Energy Efficiency in Residential Housing

Program’s eighth cohort will receive world-class research support and non-dilutive funding to develop and validate technologies to make residential housing more affordable

How Truck Fleets Are Reducing Their Carbon Emissions

In total, trucks emit 444 million metric tons of carbon dioxide in the U.S. annually. The vast quantity of air pollution generated by large vehicles contributes to various adverse environmental effects.

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Bumps in the road for electric vehicles?

Year on year, the market for electric vehicles (EVs) continues to grow. As the G7 commits to the target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050, actually achieving these lofty goals will rely on all sectors adapting to encompass these green ambitions. In transport, many people look to EVs as a means of reaching national targets. Here, Steve Hughes, managing director of EV power specialist REO UK, discusses the growth of the EV industry.

Fuel Cell Stack and Systems Market Know What Statistics Show About Market After This Pandemic Ends

Global Fuel Cell Stack and Systems Market By Product Type (Below 5W Fuel Cell Stacks, 5W to Below 100W Fuel Cell Stacks) And By End-Users/Application (Aerospace, Automotive) Global Market Share, Forecast Data, In-Depth Analysis, And Detailed Overview, and Forecast, 2013 - 2026

SunPower and Wallbox Team Up to Integrate Solar and Home Electric Vehicle Charging

-Strategic alliance enables SunPower to offer at-home EV charging as solar and EV adoption grow among like consumers -Homeowners can power EVs with electricity generated by their rooftop solar system, lowering household electricity costs and reducing strain on the grid

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