EVs and Fuel Cells - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Large-Scale Wind and Solar Farms in the Sahara Would Increase Rain and Vegetation

UMD-led study published in Science shows solar and wind farms in the Sahara could double rainfall in Earth’s largest hot desert

Why Fast Charging Stations Are Good for the Grid

Fast charging stations on medium voltage grids have unique properties that can play a role in stabilising the grid & absorb large amounts of renewable energy (solar and wind).

Southern California Edison Proposes $760 Million Charge Ready 2 Program

Plan supports SCE’s clean energy vision of 7 million electric cars on state highways by 2030. In the second phase, SCE wants to make a more concerted effort to increase the number of chargers available in apartment and condominium complexes.

When Will Electric Cars Take Over the Roads

According to Bloomberg, by 2040, 54 percent of all new car sales will be for EVs. Millions of new EVs will take a big bite out of oil demand and displace 8 million barrels of transport fuel (gasoline and diesel) every day.

Road Trips Could Be Made Much More Sustainable Through Accessible Electric Vehicles

Everyone is talking about electric cars, but small passenger vehicles aren’t the only ones that are switching to electric. Recreational vehicles, or RVs, are also starting to make the switch to electric.

New Tech Could Be A Game Changer For The Lithium Sector

Now, as EVs become part of the mainstream - and with talk of massive energy storage solutions and advancing consumer electronics, there seems to be no end to demand for lithium in site - the brine is the new battlefield.

New Super Fast Charging Lithium Battery Unveiled Upping the Stakes for Li-on Market

The EV market has sent lithium companies soaring as projected demand has gone over the top in the last quarter. Another innovation in fast charging battery technology could only mean good things for lithium battery life.

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Energy Storage North America 2018 Conference Program to Showcase the Future of Power and Transportation

Industry’s Largest Event Draws Energy Storage and Mobility Leaders from Around the World

NABCEP Launches New Specialty Certifications Applications in Photovoltaic Design, Installer, & Commissioning & Maintenance

NABCEP PV Specialist Certification Exams Are Available at 500 Locations

Globally unique electrified road enables fossil-free road transport

The electrified road works by transferring energy to the vehicle from a rail in the road through a movable arm. The arm detects the location of the rail in the road and as long as the vehicle is above the rail, the contact will be in a lowered position.

EVs and Fuel Cells - News Headlines

Continental Control Systems Expands its Offering of NEMA 4 Enclosures at SPI, Anaheim, September 25-27

CCS, a US manufacturer of energy meters, current transformers and custom energy measurement solutions will show case its expanded offering of NEMA 4 meter enclosures at Solar Power International in September.

PlugVolt and Nuvation Energy to Present a Three Webinar Tutorial Series on Battery Analytics for Energy Storage Systems

The tutorial will offer an overview of the role of the BMS, and then discuss battery analytics, data capture, trend reporting, predictive modeling, machine learning and AI in more detail. For more information and to register visit www.plugvolt.com

ChargePoint Makes Landmark Commitment to the Future of Mobility with Pledge of 2.5 Million Places to Charge by 2025

he world's leading electric vehicle charging network vows to grow global network nearly fifty-fold in the next seven years, supporting efforts to combat climate change

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MORNINGSTAR - TriStar MPPT 600V

MORNINGSTAR - TriStar MPPT 600V

Morningstar's TriStar MPPT 600V charge controller leverages Morningstar's innovative TrakStar™ MPPT technology and our 20+ years of power electronics engineering excellence, to enable the widest input operating voltage range available from a solar array, wind turbine or hydro input. This controller's standard and DB versions are for off-grid applications, and the TR versions were developed to enable retrofitting grid-tied systems with battery backup.

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Sierra Instruments, Inc.

Sierra Instruments, Inc.

Sierra manufacturers high performance mass flow meters and controllers for nearly any gas, liquid, or steam. Customers choose Sierra when they need an accurate and repeatable flow measurement, short delivery lead times, expert flow advice, and long term support.