Continuing reductions in battery prices will bring the total cost of ownership of EVs below that for conventional-fuel vehicles by 2025, even with low oil prices.
Charge Ready Makes Electric Vehicle Charging Available Outside of Single-Family Homes
Solar-powered recharging stations also provide off-grid back-up power during emergencies.
Delivered to the location complete and ready to charge vehicles, it requires no permits, no civil engineering or planning, no foundations, trenching or electrical connections and is operational within minutes.
A Corvus lithium polymer Energy Storage System (ESS) has been integrated with a Siemens propulsion system aboard the worlds first electric commercial fishing vessel designed and built by Selfa Arctic AS.
eMotorWerks utilizes OSIsofts Connected Services to help bring its Smart[Grid] Electric Vehicle (EV) charging platform to the national scale
Drive Oregon Gathers Key Industry Influencers in Portland to Discuss the Future of Electric Vehicles
EV Roadmap 8 Program focus on Cars, Charging and Community Tracks
Many states have already begun implementing policies to support the increasing use of EVs.
London, England selects BYD as builder of next generation double-decker bus
Unlike on-road electric vehicle programs which can be complicated and depend, in part, upon factors outside a utilitys control, non-road programs are less risky and comparatively simple to design, operate, and control.
European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) announces research project around Electric Vehicle (EV) smart charging with Enexis and ElaadNL
ENCS is conducting research as a consortium member of the FP7 AMADEOS project
Following in the footsteps of Tesla and Mercedes-Benz, Nissan is now set to become the latest automaker to offer battery packs for stationary energy storage. Although pricing information has yet to be provided, the Nissan product should be relatively affordable, as it will incorporate used batteries from Nissan Leaf electric cars. Nissan designed the battery packs as part of the 4R Energy joint venture with Sumitomo Corp., and has partnered with commercial energy storage company Green Charge Networks to manufacture them. While Nissan is the source of the actual "second life" lithium-ion batteries that no longer meet the demands of automotive use, Green Charge is providing the power management software. According to Nissan, this is the first time that used EV batteries have been commercially utilized for such an application. "A lithium-ion battery from a Nissan Leaf still holds a great deal of value as energy storage, even after it is removed from the vehicle, so Nissan expects to be able to reuse a majority of Leaf battery packs in non-automotive applications," says Brad Smith, director of Nissan's 4R Energy business in the US. Cont'd..
CA Energy Commission Awards Grant to Center for Sustainable Energy for First Standards-Based Smart EV Charging Platform
CSE will work closely with KnGrid, a leader in vehicle-grid communications, to create a standardized platform that optimizes charging benefits for both grid operators and vehicle owners.
eMotorWerks and Slingshot Power announce bundled solar power and EV charging solution for industry-leading efficiency
Unique bundle integrates the most advanced smart grid electric car charging solution with the most efficient solar systems.
The EV industry is on the precipice of a significant growth spurt. AltEnergyMag.com talks with Principal Solar about this and the their now available White Paper "The Road To Change: Electric Vehicles Power the Future for Everyone".
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