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The Greatest Solar Powered Music Festival in World History! SUNSTOCK JUNE 18 Los Angeles

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Military hydrogen-powered Chevy Colorado ZH2 launches

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Almost a year after it was first announced, General Motors and the U.S. Army will soon begin testing their jointly-developed hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. Called the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2, it is based on a stretched version of the Chevy Colorado mid-size pickup truck chassis, with radically-different bodywork and numerous other modifications.

Utah, Minnesota team discover highly conductive oxide-based materials; STO/NTO offer “different road to power electronics”

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This discovery could greatly improve power transistors by making power supplies much more efficient. Materials Power Electronics

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The Solar Powered Electric Car From Back In 1960 (Video)

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Some electric cars use roof-mounted solar panels to provide supplementary electric power. Green Vintage plug-in cars solar

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Researchers develop all-weather solar cell that generates power from rain as well as from sun

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This phenomenon inspired researchers working with Qunwei Tang to use graphene electrodes to obtain power from the impact of raindrops. Tang, Q.,

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JLR running on solar power

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Jaguar Land Rover has finished building the UK’s largest rooftop solar panel array at the company’s new Engine Manufacturing Centre in Staffordshire.

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Infineon buys Wolfspeed Power for $850M cash; power semiconductors for electromobility

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Infineon Technologies AG has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Wolfspeed Power and RF division of Cree. The deal also includes the related SiC wafer substrate business for power and RF power. Wolfspeed is a premier provider of SiC-based power and GaN-on-SiC-based RF power solutions. Earlier post.)

Wirth Research developing long-endurance hydrogen-powered terrain mapping drones

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UK-based Wirth Research has been contracted to develop and deliver a unique and bespoke prototype fleet of hydrogen fuel cell powered advanced terrain mapping drones for DERYL Research K.K.—a —a subsidiary of DERYL Group K.K., based in Japan. —Wirth Research founder and CEO, Nick Wirth. Brief

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Carbon emissions from U.S. power generation fall to 25-year low

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While automakers work to meet stricter carbon-emissions standards, another sector of the U.S. economy has already made notable progress in reducing ts emissions. Carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from electricity generation during the first six months of 2016 were the lowest since 1991, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Nissan emergency truck concept: electric-car battery for rescue power

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At the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Germany, Nissan demonstrated an alternative use for the lithium-ion battery cells that comprise electric-car battery packs. The Nissan Navara EnGuard concept does not have an electric powertrain, but it does have two onboard battery packs. These packs are charged by the mid-size pickup truck's

New Sumitomo SiC power transistor

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With the increasing need for energy efficiency, reducing power conversion loss is strongly required of power semiconductors. mΩcm 2.

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Could Solar Roads Meet Our Power Needs? Crowdfunding Project Begins

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If there''s one big problem with centralized solar power facilities it''s that finding the space to build them is quite difficult.

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Major power and gas company E.ON splitting in two; focusing on renewables, spinning off conventional power generation

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Düsseldorf, Germany-base E.ON, one of the world’s largest investor-owned power and gas companies, is adopting a new strategic direction under which is will split itself in two. Over the past decade, E.ON has established leading positions in conventional power generation in Europe and Russia. Market Background Power Generation

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World Solar Challenge Concludes As Teams Cover 1,800 Miles On Sun Power (Video)

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But cars powered directly by the sun really do exist--at least a handful of them, anyhow. Australia solar World Solar Challenge

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“Project Volt Gas Volt” proposes long-term financing plan to support widespread implementation of power-to-gas systems

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Dr. Hermann Pengg, head of project management e-fuels, Audi, giving a talk on energy conversion and storage using Power-to-Gas at ASPO 2012.

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Innovative Arizona Utility Program Rents Your Roof For Solar Power

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The proliferation of home solar power systems has some utilities worried about potential damage to their business models. And charging an electric car with renewable energy from solar panels remains the low-carbon ideal for many green-car buyers. electric utilities Arizona renewable energy solar

North America's largest coal power plant to become 44-MW solar farm

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Located on the shores of Lake Erie, the Ontario Power Generation Nanticoke Generating Station was once North America's largest coal-fired power plant. Here's a turn of events that should make renewable-energy advocates smile. Canada energy infrastructure renewable energy solar clean energy

Hyundai powers sustainable fish farming

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Aquaponics is a sustainable farming solution which allows fish farms to recycle fish waste to grow crops. In the new[.].

Williams hybrid powers Porsche

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A Williams Hybrid Power flywheel energy storage unit is at the heart of the new Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news energy storage Formula 1 formula one Porsche Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Williams Williams Hybrid Power Williams hybrid power flywheel

NEESC releases 2015 hydrogen & fuel cell development plans for eight Northeastern states; power generation and transportation

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Cumulative goals for the Northeast states include approximately 1,300 megawatts of installed stationary fuel cell capacity; 10,800 fuel cell electric vehicles; 640 fuel cell powered buses; and 110 hydrogen refueling stations to support the fuel cell electric vehicles and buses. Fleets Fuel Cells Hydrogen Infrastructure Power Generation

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Nissan developing electric vehicles powered by ethanol-fueled solid oxide fuel cells; commercialization in 2020

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Oxygen ions move through the fuel cell’s electrolyte, generating power. When power is generated in an SOFC system, CO 2 is thus usually emitted.

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Hydrogen-Powered Mercedes GLC To Launch In 2017

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The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class crossover will be offered with a plug-in hybrid powertrain option, but Mercedes apparently isn't stopping there. The small crossover--which replaces the old GLK-Class--will also reportedly be the basis for Mercedes' first production hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. And this model will go on sale next year, said Mercedes.

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Lux: future use of wide bandgap materials in power electronics will reduce EV cost

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Power savings in plug-in vehicles versus total savings per car. Using wide bandgap (WBG) materials such as silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN)s for power electronics can improve efficiency and thereby reduce the high cost of battery packs, according to a new report from Lux Research. Electric (Battery) Power Electronics

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Electric Cars Sans Cords: Nissan Readying Higher-Power Inductive Charging

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Electric car owners get to enjoy a certain level of pride in saying that they never have to deal with gas stations and dirty fuel-filler nozzles. Most of those owners would likely agree that not having to deal with cords and charging ports would be another great step forward, however. Soon, if Nissan and several other automakers have their way.

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Nomadic Power receives €2M grant for “MobileBattery” project; trailer-mounted Li-ion pack for vehicle and home

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Nomadic Power has developed a simple and efficient solution to extend the range of battery-powered electric vehicles. Brief

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Will new technologies phase out coal-fired power plant emissions?

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Emissions from US coal-fired power plants could be phased out within 20 years – that’s the ambitious verdict of a new ACS journal entitled Environmental Science & Technology.

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Volkswagen Tiguan update offers more power, available now

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Order books are now open for the updated, more potent Volkwagen Tiguan, which offers access to a piece of kit that has even more power than the curren.

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Vermont B&B Offers Solar-Powered Electric-Car Charging

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The West Hill House B&B and Retreat Center in Warren, Vermont, now offers electric-car charging, powered by solar panels. In Vermont, a bed & breakfast housed in an 1850s home is getting a 21st century makeover. The inn's owners recently acquired a 25-percent stake in the Same Sun Solar Society solar farm in Poultney, Vermont.

Formula E Electric-Car Racing Raises The Power For Season 2

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When the green flag drops at the season opener in Beijing October 24, the cars will have a bit more power.

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Wind, Natural Gas, Solar Provide More U.S. Power, Replacing Coal

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One of the advantages of electric cars is that they get cleaner as the emissions associated with generating the electricity to power them decrease. And the good news for electric-car drivers is that the grids that supply their electricity have been getting cleaner--and will likely continue to do so this year and into the future.

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ABB wins orders of over $300 million for world’s first 1,100 kV UHVDC power link in China

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The transformers will be among the most powerful in the world, meeting the most stringent performance, reliability and safety standards. Brief

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Sandia study finds high-speed hydrogen-powered ferry and supporting infrastructure in SF Bay feasible

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The main deck holds the PEM fuel cell power racks and the passenger compartment. Click to enlarge. SF-BREEZE sailed through them all. Emissions.

Mitsubishi develops lighter power steering controller

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It is said to be the world’s smallest and lightest motor controller unit for electric power steering in cars – and it has been developed by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi electric power steering light power steering Mitsubishi Electric

ARPA-E to award $60M to 2 programs: enhancing biomass yield and dry-cooling for thermoelectric power

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The US electric power industry has relied primarily on water cooling technologies to remove low grade heat from thermoelectric power plants.

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Report Names Funders Of Anti-Solar-Power Initiatives & Legislation

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As home-solar installations proliferate, electric utilities are worried about what affect that could have on their business. There's been much talk among analysts about whether distributed generation of electricity from renewable sources could threaten the traditional grid-based model. Now, a new report from advocacy group Environment America.

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Classic 1966 VW Bus With Green Drivetrain: Solar-Powered Electric Motor

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Solar-powered cars are typically custom-built affairs that prioritize function over form. But this solar-powered vehicle has a whole lot more style. Their shapes are usually dictated by aerodynamics and the placement of solar panels, and there's often room for only one occupant. solar roof plug-in cars solar Microbus

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Tesla Model 3: Speculating On Batteries, Power, Price, Versions

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The upcoming Tesla Model 3 may just be the most anticipated and significant electric car ever. Scheduled to hit the market in late 2017 with a price tag of $35,000 and a range of 200-plus miles, the Model 3 aims to be the first true mass-market electric car. Its sales are targeted at 500,000 per year by 2020—fully 10 times the production.

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What Comes After Lithium-Ion Batteries To Power Electric Cars, And When?

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They are powered by battery packs composed of cells with lithium-ion chemistries. All mass-market plug-in electric cars on sale today have one thing in common. But to surpass current limits on range and charging speed--as well as to lower the cost and weight of battery packs--researchers are diligently looking for ways to augment or replace.

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Mitsubishi Electric develops intelligent power module

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Offering even higher reliability than industrial use modules, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has developed a new intelligent power module and transfer moulded power module for electric and hybrid applications. The power modules have extremely high requirements for vehicle safety and durability.

Toyota and Denso develop SiC power semiconductor for power control units; targeting 10% improvement in hybrid fuel efficiency

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Toyota intends to leverage the benefits of high frequency and high efficiency of SiC power semiconductors to enable PCU downsizing of 80%.