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BMW Gets A New Hydrogen Powered Twist For EV Charging — But Why?

1 hour 47 min ago
A fuel cell company picked BMW's i8 as the first ever vehicle to demonstrate a new EV charging system based on renewable hydrogen

Siemens Gamesa Unveils 10 Megawatt Offshore Wind Turbine

5 hours 34 min ago
Spanish wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced the launch of its newest offshore wind turbine on Wednesday, a 10 megawatt (MW) behemoth which will increase individual turbine output by as much as 30% and pit the company against its peers, GE Renewable Energy and MHI Vestas in the race for the most powerful offshore wind turbine. 

Australia’s 275 Megawatt Darlington Point Solar Farm Leaps Forward

6 hours 34 min ago
A slew of announcements have essentially given the go-ahead for the 275 megawatt Darlington Point Solar Farm in Australia's New South Wales with financial close, building contract, solar supply contract, and Power Purchase Agreement all being announced within days of one another. 

China Planning 6 Gigawatt Subsidy-Free Mongolian Wind Farm

7 hours 34 min ago
China's State Power Investment Corporation has given the go-ahead for what could be the world's largest onshore wind farm, a 6 gigawatt (GW) subsidy-free behemoth set to be developed in Mongolia and which will help power the 2022 Winter Olympic Games

Byton Opens 1st Store In China, Followed By 25 More Soon

10 hours 34 min ago
The global electric mobility startup Byton is announcing more on how it will sell its electric vehicles (EV), including news of its first store in Shanghai, China, and 25 more stores to come

Tesla Model S = 37% of Large Luxury Car Sales in 2018 in USA*

12 hours 24 min ago
Oh, poor Model S. With the Tesla Model 3 now on the scene in full force and consistently ranking in the top 5 of US car sales, the older, bigger Model S doesn't get nearly the attention and discussion it used to get

PG&E Bankruptcy Impact On Rooftop Solar Is Limited — So Far

12 hours 39 min ago
When a behemoth electric utility like Pacific Gas & Electric goes bankrupt, rooftop solar owners may be understandably worried about the future of their array and their financial arrangement with the company

New Electric Peugeot Signals A Brighter Future For Groupe PSA

12 hours 45 min ago
After a few touch & go years, Groupe PSA, which owns Peugeot, Citroen, Opel, and Vauxhall, is showing its new electric vehicle (EV) platform

The Harley-Davidson Electric LiveWire Will Have Its Own Sound & A Perfect Riding Position

15 hours 19 min ago
I suspect a few Harley-Davidson riders might not know what to make of this electric LiveWire motorcycle, but after spending a few minutes on a stationary display at CES, I can say it will have a unique sound and a nearly perfect riding position

Nissan’s Resistance Is Futile — Renault Will Assimilate It

15 hours 35 min ago
History is sometimes ironic. The French state saw Carlos Ghosn's refusal to merge Nissan into Renault as an obstacle to the growth of the former national car company. They attributed it to his megalomania, and not to sentiments within Nissan and Japan. He could only keep his job at Renault when he promised to make the alliance irreversible, nearly as good as a full merger. That job would be for his successor

Drones Can Speed Up Traffic Accident Analysis To Make Driving Safer

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 8:45pm
Researchers at Purdue University say that using drones to conduct traffic accident investigations could reduce the time to complete the process dramatically and reduce deaths and injuries from secondary accidents caused by traffic slowdowns and blockages.

Humans Worth Their Salt? The Price Of Desalination = Brine Disposal

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:45pm
The numbers of desalination facilities across the globe are increasing, but so, too, are brine byproducts

Ford Says An Electric F-150 Is Coming

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 6:42pm
Ford execs told the press in Detroit this week that a battery electric Ford F-150 is in the works, as well as a plug-in hybrid version of the world's best selling pickup truck.

Energy Dept. Tackles Challenge Of Rooftop Solar & Income Inequality

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 5:03pm
Falling costs will eventually make the rooftop solar issue moot in many communities, but the challenges to social equity will remain

EPA: New Air Pollution Plan Worse Than Doing Nothing

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:03pm
Trump's pick to run the EPA is like putting the fox in charge of guarding the hen house. His policies will be worse than doing nothing says a report by the Harvard School of Public Health.

SpinLaunch Developing Kinetic Energy Space Launch System, Starting Up In New Mexico

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:00am
SpinLaunch, a startup company that aims to electrify space launches, chose Spaceport America in New Mexico for its initial operations. Spaceport America announced that this would bring additional jobs to the region

Bell Reveals Its 5-Seat Nexus Air Taxi At CES Las Vegas

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:00am
The air taxi space is crowded — if not on paper, then with prototypes and flying demos. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, is a global helicopter leader and no stranger to the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) world. It announced the Bell Nexus, a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft a few years ago at CES. This year, we caught up with the team at CES in Las Vegas to find out what it looks like and what it means for our future mobility needs by

New Tesla Home Charging Station Offers Faster Charging, Plus You Can Take It With You

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 3:30am
The new Tesla Wall Connector offers faster charging than the Gen 2 charger all Teslas come with at less cost than a hard wired wall mounted charger. Best of all, it's portable.

Mullen Technologies Opens Reservations For Limited 300-Mile Qiantu K50

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 2:43am
More news is trickling in about the Qiantu K50 electric sportscar that will be assembled by Mullen Technologies. A limited 1000 series reservation is now open to the public

US Wind To Exceed Hydropower In 2019 For First Time

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:45am
The latest energy and electricity forecasts from the US government has predicted that wind energy will outperform hydropower for the first time, providing a greater share of the country's electricity mix in

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