UNFI adding 53 all-electric TRUs to California fleet

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is adding 53 all-electric transport refrigerated trailer units (TRUs) to its fleet located at the company’s Riverside, Calif. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty Market BackgroundUnited Natural Foods, Inc.

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Bye Aerospace unveils 8-seat all-electric eFlyer 800; Safran supporting propulsion design

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Bye Aerospace announced an eight-seat all-electric twin turbo-prop class airplane, the eFlyer 800. Safety features include two wing-mounted electric motors, each with dual redundant motor windings, quad-redundant battery packs and a full airplane parachute.

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Anaheim Transportation Network receives $5M to further all-electric transit operation; partners with AMPLY Power

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The Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN) was awarded a $5-million grant to advance its effort to become California’s first all-electric transit operator. Bus Electric (Battery) Infrastructure

EdisonFuture EF1-T Is An All-Electric Pickup With Solar Charging


The company has announced it will begin accepting reservations starting in November

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Sunrun Partners with Ford to Provide Seamless Installation of 80-Amp Ford Charge Station Pro and Home Integration System for the All-Electric Ford F-150 Lightning

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The post Sunrun Partners with Ford to Provide Seamless Installation of 80-Amp Ford Charge Station Pro and Home Integration System for the All-Electric Ford F-150 Lightning appeared first on EV Obsession.

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Mercedes-Benz will be producing 8 all-electric EQ models in 2022

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In 2022, Mercedes-Benz’ global portfolio will include eight all-electric Mercedes-EQ models. The global Mercedes-Benz production network is ready for the company’s electric product offensive and is integrating its Mercedes-EQ models into series production in its existing plants.

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Long before Tesla existed, Mercedes-Benz tested solar-charged all-electric sedans

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The first modern electric cars went on sale in significant numbers about a decade ago, but automakers were experimenting with increasingly modern electric powertrains for decades leading up to that.

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EGEB: Caterpillar will develop all-electric vehicles for a graphite mine


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Caterpillar agrees to develop all-electric mining machines for Nouveau Monde Graphite. Democratic Republic of Congo will build two solar farms in the copper- and cobalt-rich southeast.

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Toyota unveiled its first electric car bZ4X comes with roof-mounted solar panel 

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Toyota unveiled its first electric car bZ4X comes with roof-mounted solar panel . The Toyota has teased its first battery-electric vehicle in April and now it has unveiled the production version of its first purpose-designed EV, bZ4X SUV. Toyota electric car bZ4X specifications

Volvo Trucks to begin selling all-electric trucks in North America in 2020

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As part of an innovative partnership between the Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure ( earlier post ), Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric truck demonstrators in California next year, and commercialize them in North America in 2020. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

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Fisker names its all-electric SUV Ocean; unveils app-based leasing program

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revealed the name of its upcoming all-electric luxury sports utility vehicle: Fisker Ocean. The all-electric SUV will come standard with an extended range (target of approximately 250 to 300 miles, depending on driving conditions), enabled by an approx. The future of mobility is about enjoying an electric vehicle without hassle, long-term commitment and the prohibitive high cost of ownership. And we take care of all the service and maintenance.

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Maven deploying its first all-electric shared-use fleet in Austin; 20 Chevy Bolts

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Maven is now offering its first all-electric fleet of cars for use in the gig economy; 20 Chevrolet Bolt EVs are available for freelance drivers in Austin, Texas to earn money on their own schedules. Maven is working with Austin Energy, the Austin Transportation Department, and Rocky Mountain Institute to create infrastructure solutions leading to an all-electric future. million all-electric miles since February 2017 and have saved an estimated 250,000 gallons of gas.

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Tesla Gigafactory will be covered in solar panels by end of 2022


Tesla will completely cover its Nevada Gigafactory in solar panels by the end of 2022, the company said in its 2020 Impact Report. The company said: “Gigafactory Nevada was designed to be covered with solar panels.

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Tesla Cybertruck’s Solar Panel Tonneau Cover comes to life in new patent


However, the design is now hinting toward even more versatility and usefulness as the patent describes the potential use as a solar panel that will provide range for the all-electric truck by capturing the sun’s energy.

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: What to expect from its mpg-boosting solar roof

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But if more cars gain what the 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has—a Solar Roof System that can actually boost all-electric miles and gas mileage—frugal drivers might instead start hunting down sun-drenched spots for. solar

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Most efficient all-electric railcar competition won by Swedes

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Engineering students who want to set new efficiency records for cars can enter contests like the Shell Eco Marathon or World Solar Challenge. Competitors in the Delsbo Electric contest work toward the goal of building the most efficient. Sweden Students electric Public transport TrainsBut there's also a competition for those who prefer vehicles that ride on rails, rather than travel on roads.

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BMW presents solar carport concept for i models

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The international media launch of the BMW i8 in Los Angeles will include the presentation of a solar carport concept developed by BMW Group DesignworksUSA for the use of renewable energy. It combines high-grade technology for generating electricity from solar power with an innovative design that complements the BMW i models. BMW solar carport with i3. For the generation of electricity, high-grade glass-on-glass solar modules are used.

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The Solangelist Learns To Install Solar & Loves It

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I have to admit that for the first few hours of day one in PV101: Introduction to Photovoltaics I was dazed and confused by all the foreign concepts I was trying to grasp at once. The extent of my electrical background heretofore consisted of installing lighting fixtures and new wall switches - so long as they were replacements for existing items that got wired the same way. Contractors looking to add PV systems to their client offerings, or to specialize in them all together.

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Sion solar car update, electric Volvo XC90 details, Kia EV6 up-close photos: Today’s Car News

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The all-electric XC90 Recharge will get lidar sensors. And the Sono Sion solar EV is getting a bigger battery before advancing toward production. We take an up-close look at the Kia EV6—yes, the one with the numbers that rival the Model Y Performance.

Altran and Quimera to present All Electric GT prototype at Frankfurt

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Quimera and Altran, its global technological partner of Quimera, will present the “All Electric GT” AEG prototype at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Quimera is aiming to change the way that electrical cars are perceived by the car industry and raise public awareness regarding EV’s capacities, performance and range. Featuring three UQM motors developing a combined 700 bhp (522 kW), the AEGT has a top speed currently limited to 300 km/h (186 mph).

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Tesla agrees to pay fine, install solar project in air quality case with Bay Area Air District


Tesla has agreed to pay a $1 million fine and install a solar roof project on top of its Fremont Factory in Northern California as part of a settlement with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD).

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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It’s all happening excruciatingly too slowly of course, and at the pace we’re currently on we are quite simply as doomed as doomed can be – but in the meantime it IS starting to happen and the first signs of momentum are now starting to show. As all Lakers and NBA fans know, if you’ve got Mr. Momentum wearing your jersey you’re going to go on a scoring run. SOLAR FINANCING – WHO GETS IT AND WHO DOESN’T.

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AC Transit files LCFS pathway application for H2 produced by electrolysis (solar): 0.00 gCO2e/MJ

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AC Transit (Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District), which operates the third-largest public bus system in California, has filed a fuel pathway application for gaseous hydrogen produced via electrolysis powered by renewable electricity (solar) with the California Air Resources Board (ARB) under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulation. Electricity for the on-site generated hydrogen is sourced from two solar installations with rated outputs of 425 kW and 510 kW.

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AllCell consortium launches Jordan solar EV project with Nissan

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A consortium of cleantech companies, led by AllCell Technologies, unveiled an off-grid solar charging station in Amman, Jordan. The station, which can simultaneously charge both a Nissan LEAF and multiple light electric vehicles, is completely off-grid and includes a lithium-ion energy storage system that is protected from the heat of the Jordanian sun by AllCell’s passive thermal management system.

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$9.5M from California Climate Investments will support purchase of 10 battery-electric buses and solar charging stations

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million to bring 10 battery-electric buses and supportive infrastructure to serve disadvantaged communities in the south San Joaquin Valley city of Porterville. In addition to the buses, the project will include installation of charging stations and solar panels. GreenPower will build a manufacturing facility for all-electric buses and batteries, expected to open in 2018. California will award $9.5

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ENFICA-FC Fuel Cell-Powered Aircraft Setting Speed and Endurance Records; Solar Impulse HB-SIA Achieves First Night Flight

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A hydrogen fuel cell-powered aircraft developed by the ENFICA-FC project has completed a number of successful test flights out of Reggio Emilia airport in Italy, establishing new speed and endurance records for electrically powered class C aeroplanes. Separately, the Solar Impulse HB-SIA ( earlier post ) completed a full day and night flight on solar energy—the longest and highest in the history of solar aviation, as well as the first night flight solely on solar energy.

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EV charging station provider DBT launches US operations; solar panels and Li-ion storage

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European electric vehicle supply equipment manufacturer DBT opened a US subsidiary in Chicago this January: DBT USA. Agreements with AllCell Technologies and Sun Phocus Technologies allow DBT to offer solar-powered turnkey on-grid and off-grid solutions. With the combination of charging stations, solar-generation, and energy storage, DBT USA’s customers will be able to design customized systems based on vehicle use, budget, location, and sustainability goals.

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Tesla’s Master Plan turns 15 years old: What Elon Musk’s company has achieved so far


Essentially, the cleverly titled document outlined what Musk envisioned for Tesla a few years before it would ever pump an electric vehicle off its production lines. While doing above, also provide zero-emission electric power generation options.

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Saft Li-ion battery system to power ExoMars Rover; >€1M contract

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Battelle and Elequant, the US subsidiary of Grupo AIA, have submitted a final report on the technology, which uses Battelle’s patented HELM (Holomorphic Embedding Load-Flow Method) algorithm ( earlier post ) to increase the reliability and operation of both deep-space manned missions beyond Mars, as well as terrestrial applications to the all-electric passenger aircraft that are on design boards now. Batteries SolarExoMars Rover. Click to enlarge.

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EGEB: Largo Police Department is first in Tampa Bay to buy electric motorcycles


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The Largo, Florida, police department in the Tampa Bay area buys Zero all-electric motorcycles. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

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Audi E-Tron GT drive, Tesla range settlement, electric baby Jeep: Today’s Car News

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Home solar and smart energy systems are converging around electric cars. And an all-electric “baby Jeep” might be in the works. Today, we take the Audi E-Tron GT for a drive.

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Tesla Electric Car Plus Solar Power Equals Zero-Cost Driving (Video)

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Now he's doing the final editing of an extended video meant to spread the word about the fun and freedom that comes with owning an all-electric car, in Almost every Tesla Roadster owner is probably a car enthusiast, but Mike Koenigs is also a true clean-power activist. First, he set up a “Life with Tesla” website when he got his car.

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Kia unveils Concept EV9 electric SUV

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Like the recently introduced EV6 ( earlier post ), the Concept EV9 is a dedicated EV developed and optimized on the company’s advanced Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). The all-electric SUV delivers driving range of up to 300 miles. Electric (Battery

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Japanese solar car wins Global Green Challenge

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A solar car made by students from Japan’s Tokai University was announced the winner of the 3,000 km Global Green Challenge 2009. The Global Green Challenge in its former guise as the World Solar Challenge was first run in 1987 and has been conducted every two years since. Tags: Green credentials Australia Global Green Challenge race solar car

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Raser Technologies and Hyundai Heavy Industries To Collaborate on Development of Renewable Energy and Extended Range Electric Vehicles

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The extended range electric vehicle drive system by Raser Technologies and its development partner FEV is targeted at providing up to 40 miles all-electric range for SUVs and light trucks. and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the joint development of renewable energy and electric vehicles. SIDI turbocharged engine provides electrical power. Solar project.

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SMUD Board of Directors adopts climate emergency declaration; carbon neutrality by 2030

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The SMUD (2020 Sacramento Municipal Utility District) Board of Directors adopted a climate emergency declaration that commits to working toward an ambitious goal of delivering carbon-neutral electricity by 2030. SMUD also helped grow the local market for solar development by providing $130 million in customer incentives to install solar on more than 15,000 local rooftops.

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Audi of America and Arcadia offer renewable energy subscription with e-tron or e-tron Sportback lease or purchase

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Arcadia connects renters and homeowners across the US to wind and solar energy through utility data and billing technology. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Market Background

Stellantis investing £100 million to transform Ellesmere Port for BEV production

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Stellantis is investing £100 million (US$139 million) in Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port manufacturing plant in the UK to transform the site for a new era in electric vehicle manufacturing. From later next year, Ellesmere Port will build the following all-electric vehicles: Electric LCV.

Sydney trails solar-powered i-MiEV

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The Australian city of Sydney is trying out the very first delivery of the all-electric i-MiEV, set to be the country’s first publicly available electric car. According to Australian publication EnergyMatter.com.au, the city’s council is testing the first of a fleet of Mitsubishi’s electric cars set to arrive to the country for the use of [.]. Tags: Electric cars Mitsubishi Australia electric car i miev sydney

XL Fleet and eNow partner to electrify refrigerated trailers

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a provider of solar and battery power systems that enable fully-electric Transport Refrigeration Units (eTRUs) for Class 8 commercial trailers. eNow has pioneered the development of mobile solar battery charging systems to the commercial fleet market since 2011. XL Fleet Corp.

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Greenius On The Green Scene - The South Bay Report

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Dency at the wheel of the all electric Tesla. Today they both drive electric cars powered from the charge generated via their rooftop solar panels. After all, Dency lives in the far more telegenic South Bay and his solar panels have an ocean view… That's Dency with actress Cameron Diaz at rehearsal. I’m looking forward to the next workshop in the series, on March 8, “ Helping The Earth With Every Bite.&# It’s all about food.

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GM renames Detroit-Hamtramck to Factory ZERO; $2.2B investment to reconfigure it to all EV assembly

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General Motors announced its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center will be known as Factory ZERO, reconfigured to an all-electric vehicle assembly plant. GM is committed to sourcing 100% of its US facilities with renewable energy by 2030, and all global facilities by 2040.

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Kia outlines its path to achieving carbon neutrality by 2045; full electrification in major markets by 2040, in Europe by 2035

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The pillars will guide Kia in its efforts to reduce carbon emissions in all operational facets, from supply, logistics, vehicle production and vehicle use through to disposal of waste. Achieving RE100 and zero emissions at all Kia business sites.

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