NERC Report Outlines how Pandemic Mitigation could affect Electric Reliability this Summer

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) 2020 Summer Reliability Assessment Despite heightened uncertainty—stemming from efforts to slow the progression of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)—in demand projections, the North American Electric […]

DOE Awards $100 Million for Energy Frontier Research Centers

Originally published on ENERGY.GOV WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced $100 million in funding for 10 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a twenty-first-century energy […]

How to Retire Early: Making Accelerated Coal Phaseout Feasible & Just

Appalachian River Originally published on the Rocky Mountain Institute’s website. By Paul Bodnar,Tamara Grbusic, Sam Mardell. Caroline Ott. Uday Varadarajan For over a century, growing presence of coal smokestacks worldwide signified economic development and progress. Coal supplied […]

UNSW, Ebusco to accelerate development of zero emissions transport

Deurne – Netherlands / Sydney – Australia, 22 June 2020 – UNSW’s agreement with Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco will bolster research and development of electric vehicles in Australia.   UNSW Sydney has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with pioneering Dutch […]

Electric Vehicles Are Driving (Electric) Rates Down

Originally published on the NRDC, Expert Blog By Max Baumhefner, Senior Attorney, Climate & Clean Energy Program Can the addition of more electric vehicles (EVs) to the grid actually lower utility bills for all customers? A […]

FOTW #1139: U.S. Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations & Outlets: CCS or CHAdeMO

DC fast charging is important for reducing the charging times of electric vehicles (EV) and is critical to making long-distance EV travel practical. Although Tesla has a well-developed, proprietary supercharging network, two types of non-proprietary DC […]

BMW Group steps up Electromobility: E-drives for half a Million Electrified Vehicles

Munich/Dingolfing. The BMW Group is stepping up its e-mobility ramp-up and setting new standards for the transformation of the industry with its production. Today, at its largest European manufacturing location in Dingolfing, the company opened the […]

A Blue-Sky Vision: Clean Energy & Mobility in India’s Recovery

Originally published on the Rocky Mountain Institute’s website. By Ryan Laemel This article was co-authored by Jagabanta Ningthoujam​. We at Rocky Mountain Institute have been working in India for the past five years, supporting government and […]

Berlin’s First Smart City Quarter Powered by Panasonic

Nearly CO2-free heating for 90 households The showcase for social, digital & connected, green & sustainable living has commenced in Central Europe Panasonic’s global smart cities portfolio extended with this European Lighthouse project In place to […]

Volvo Cars Chengdu Car Plant Powered By 100% Renewable Electricity

The Volvo Cars manufacturing plant in Chengdu, the company’s largest in China, is now powered by 100 per cent renewable electricity, taking the company’s global renewable electricity mix in its manufacturing network to 80 per cent. […]

A Million-Mile Battery: For More Than Just Electric Vehicles

New Considerations for Investors and Regulators Originally published on RMI Outlet, blog of the Rocky Mountain Institute By Madeline Tyson With the past few years’ enormous build out of lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery manufacturing plant capacity and […]