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  • Demand charges seen as a barrier to the growth of public EV charging stations

    The growth of electric vehicles (EVs) and the charging stations they need is often described as a “chicken-and-egg” problem—but the prospects for adding stations is being scrambled by high electricity rates, according to a study by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI). The analysis of 230 California stations run by EVgo, the nation’s largest operator of public fast-charging ...

  • eMotorWerks and con|energy to Partner on Electric Vehicle Charging in Germany

    In an effort to ensure electric vehicles drive on the cleanest energy possible, eMotorWerks, a provider of intelligent and cloud connected solutions for electric vehicles (EVs), has announced a partnership with German energy services company, con|energy, to launch new EV charging solutions into the German speaking market. The companies will collaborate on technology solutions that provide ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Idaho Lab Completes Bench Testing For Electric Vehicle Wireless Charging

    INL researchers collaborated with Toyota, Nissan, WiTricity, Jaguar Land Rover, Qualcomm and one other auto company to perform the tests in the summer and fall of 2016. INL reported the test results to SAE International (formerly known as the Society of Automotive Engineers) in November 2016 to support the SAE Technical Information Report J2954 , a wireless charging guideline published earlier ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • eMotorWerks and Nayax Partner to Deliver Smart-Grid Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

    Recognizing the need for affordable, smart-grid enabled charging options with flexible payment methods for EV charging, eMotorWerks has teamed with EV Meter, a subsidiary of Nayax, for the development of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Scottish and Southern Embarks on New Electric Vehicle Charging Network Project

    October 27, 2016 -- A new innovation project has been launched recently by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks to examine how the UK's electricity network can prepare for the increase in electric ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • A Solar Battery Storage Revolution

    SolaX are pleased to announce the imminent launch of the new X-Hybrid 3-phase solar battery storage inverter, it is the latest incarnation of the market leading range of hybrid inverters, offering a flexible and scalable for both domestic and commercial properties. The three phase series includes inverters ranging in size from 5-10KW, also with the ability to install multiple inverters in ...


    By SolaX Power Europe

  • Formula E powers up with solar

    At the Visa London ePrix either Lucas di Grassi or Sebastien Buemi will succeed Nelson Piquet Jr as the champion of the world’s first all-electric single-seater series. Briton Sam Bird retains a mathematical chance of winning the title, but to do this he needs to win both races, secure all the bonus points for pole position and fastest lap, and hope that neither di Grassi nor Buemi scores a ...

  • Eskom wants CSP storage to supply early-morning demand

    South Africa's Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP) provides a peak rate tariff for CSP plants which is 270% of the base rate. The extra incentive was introduced for the last two bidding rounds of the REIPPPP but it is yet to be offered for power generated after 10 PM and before 5:00 AM. Rajpaul said CSP developers could benefit from more extended peak rate ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Finland’s first battery-powered ferry represents milestone towards clean shipping

    Siemens has been commissioned to provide the complete electro-technical solution for Finland’s first battery-powered car ferry. The Finnish shipping company FinFerries has ordered the newbuilding from the Polish shipyard CRIST S.A. The environmentally-friendly ferry will improve the transport options between Nauvo and Parainen in the Turku Archipelago. It will be approximately 90 meters ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Larson Electronics Releases a 1.5KW Solar Powered Light Tower Equipped with Four 120 Watt LED Light Fixtures

    Larson Electronics announced the release of a Solar Powered Generator with a Pneumatic Light Tower Mast equipped with four 120 watt LED light heads, 6 solar panels, a solar charging system, a battery bank and a pneumatic mast mounted on a trailer with outriggers and a removable tongue. The ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Energy storage: technologies, economics and challenges - presentations now available

    The EI London and Home Counties branch organised an event on energy storage which took place on 30 November. Chaired by Energy World Deputy Editor Marc Height, the event featured three diverse presentations exploring the various facets around storage. Matthew Rowe, Consultant for Operational Excellence at DNV GL Energy, gave an overview of the topic, including the leading technologies and the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Controlling the XL2 from your PC just got better

    With the XL2 Remote Measurement Option, you can connect your XL2 via USB to your PC and access a wealth of API commands. Control your XL2 from within your favorite application and pull the sound measurement results in remotely. If you are already using this Remote Measurement Option, you’ll be pleased to hear that it just got even better; now you can query 10 individual levels with a single ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • LG Solar Introduces High-Performance 72-Cell Solar Panels For Commercial Installations

    LG Electronics has introduced new 72-cell solar panels – designed to be a highly efficient and practical solar solution for commercial installations. Unveiled here this week at the Solar Power International 2015 trade show, the all-new Mono X NeON™ 72 uses LG's n-type double-sided cell structure for improve efficiency. Available for the first time in the United ...


    By LG Electronics

  • Larson Electronics Releases a Solar Powered Generator with Manual Crank Mast

    Leading supplier of explosion proof and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics announced the release of a solar powered generator with a manual crank mast. This solar light tower includes 4 solar panels, a solar charging system, battery bank and a mast mounted on a trailer with outriggers and a removable tongue. The ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Power Reducer: Do you know how to storage your photovoltaic energy?

    Power Reducer: the smart Self-Consumption on App It provides free hot water by using your photovoltaic energy! How does it accomplish this?  It allows the “thermal storage” using the surplus generated energy rather than exporting to the grid. What is it?  A proportional controller ...


    By C.A.S. Energy Ltd

  • SolarCity Announces New Solar Power and Energy Storage Projects with Walmart

    SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) today announced it has entered into contract with Walmart for the installation of new solar projects at facilities in up to 36 states over the next four years. SolarCity has completed more than 200 solar projects at Walmart locations since 2010. SolarCity has also installed and tested energy storage projects co-located with solar power generation at ...


    By SolarCity Corporation

  • Crumpled graphene could provide an unconventional energy storage

    Original story at MIT News When someone crumples a sheet of paper, that usually means it’s about to be thrown away. But researchers have now found that crumpling a piece of graphene “paper” — a material formed by bonding together layers of the two-dimensional form of carbon — can actually yield ...

  • Victron Energy Helps Customers to be Less Grid Dependen

    Victron Energy, a leading Dutch power solutions provider, is introducing and showcasing five new products at Intersolar. All products are particularly suited for off-grid, energy storage and back-up. The products on show include: EasySolar, an integrated smart total power solution, new BlueSolar models, the latest ultrafast MPPT charge controllers, ECOmulti, a simple wall mounted energy storage ...


    By Victron Energy B.V.

  • Supreme Court Allows Major Southern California Water Quality Victory to Stand

    A decision today (May 5, 2014) by the U.S. Supreme Court will protect millions of people living near and visiting Los Angeles rivers and beaches from the harmful effects of water pollution. The Supreme Court declined Los Angeles County and the County Flood Control District’s request to review a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling finding Los Angeles County liable for untreated stormwater ...

  • Carbon capture and storage

    I am pleased to inform Parliament that today, the Prime Minister and I are signing a contract with Shell to take their world leading gas carbon capture and storage (CCS) project into the next stage of development. The Government has agreed a multi-million pound contract for engineering, design and financial work on the Peterhead CCS project in Aberdeenshire. The world’s first planned gas ...

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