Euro Manganese to begin assembly of demo plant in Czech Republic; production targeted for December

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Canada-based battery materials company Euro Manganese (EMN) reported that the first shipment of the components of its demonstration plant to be sited in Chvaletice, Czech Republic is underway from China, where the components of the plant are being assembled.

Electreon and ASPIRE to launch electrified roadway demo in Utah

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Israel-based Electreon, a developer ofin-road wireless electric vehicle charging technology for shared, commercial and passenger vehicles, and ASPIRE (Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure for Roadway Electrification), an NSF-funded engineering research center, are launching a joint demonstration project.

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Hino to join hydrogen demo study in California ports with Class 8 trucks

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Hino USA has been awarded a grant provided by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), a Japanese governmental agency, to promote new technology for energy and environmental sector, along with Hino Motors, Ltd.

PNNL biocrude-to-diesel demo passes 2,000-hour catalyst stability milestone

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A large-scale demonstration converting biocrude to renewable diesel fuel has passed a significant test, operating for more than 2,000 hours continuously without losing effectiveness.

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Ford tells dealers not to sell F-150 Lightning demo vehicles too quickly or they will face fines

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Ford is letting its dealers know that they shouldn’t rush in to sell their F-150 Lightning demo units – even though the demand is high – or they will face some repercussions.

JAEA and MHI begin hydrogen production demo project using High Temperature Engineering Test Reactor (HTTR)

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The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), a national research and development agency, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

5GAA hosts C-V2X connected vehicle demo in Berlin

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The 5G Automotive Association ( 5GAA ) hosted an interoperability demo of cellular-data-enabled connected vehicle (C-V2X) applications in Berlin. Using both direct short-range communications and mobile networks offers complementary capabilities as showcased in the demos, which involve tele-operated driving and the provision of emergency traffic information between vehicles using multi-access edge computing (MEC) functionality.

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Audi, Navistar partner to demo C-V2X in emergency vehicles and school buses for enhanced safety

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Audi and Navistar have partnered to develop further and demonstrate potential safety-enhancing C-V2X technology in Navistar emergency vehicles and school buses.

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Porsche demos grid balancing capability of group of Taycan EVs with cloud-based pooling system

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A realistic pilot test conducted by Porsche, the grid operator TransnetBW and consulting firm Intelligent Energy System Services (IE2S), has demonstrated that electrical balancing power can be stored in the high-voltage batteries of an intelligent swarm of electric cars.

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Ford warns dealers of $25k fine if F-150 Lightning demo units are sold early

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This was hinted at in a recent memo sent to dealers about the company’s Ford Courtesy Transportation Program (FCTP), which provides demo units to dealerships. The trim and specs of the demo units would be determined by Ford, however.

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Rio Tinto Alma smelter site for first commercial demo of ELYSIS GHG-free aluminum smelting technology

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ELYSIS has selected the Alma smelter, operated by Rio Tinto in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Québec, for the first installation and demonstration of its inert anode technology at a commercial size of 450 kiloamperes (kA)—a common capacity for modern, full-scale smelters.

IPG to demo Flameless Ceramic Turbine for clean, off-grid power in EV charging

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Intelligent Power Generation (IPG) will demonstrate the impact of Flameless Ceramic Turbine technology in UK electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, following a £1-million contract from Highways England.

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies completes on-road demo of Class 8 truck with Cummins X15 running E98 ethanol

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a a startup developing net-zero engine technology ( earlier post ), successfully completed an on-road demonstration of its proprietary technology that enables a heavy-duty truck diesel engine to operate on low-carbon and carbon-negative fuels, including 100% renewable plant-based fuels.

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American Battery Technology Company receives $2M USABC award to demo integrated Li-ion battery recycling technologies

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Ford F-150 Lightning dealer demo units begin to flood lots outside of Dearborn

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Ford’s introductory all-electric pickup, the F-150 Lightning, recently began production, and finished units are flooding parking lots near the automaker’s Dearborn production plant, preparing to make their way to dealerships as demo vehicles.

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European HYFLEXPOWER project to demo first integrated power-to-X-to-power hydrogen gas turbine

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A consortium comprising Engie Solutions, Siemens Gas and Power, Centrax, Arttic, German Aerospace Center (DLR) and four European universities is implementing the HYFLEXPOWER project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Framework Program for Research and Innovation (Grant Agreement 884229).

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Android Auto runs on a Tesla in proof-of-concept demo from AAWireless creator [Video]

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Android Auto, though, has always eluded Tesla vehicles, but a proof-of-concept demo shows that it is possible. more… The post Android Auto runs on a Tesla in proof-of-concept demo from AAWireless creator [Video] appeared first on Electrek.

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies partners with Alto Ingredients to demo ethanol-fueled MCCI in heavy-duty diesels; high efficiency, low emissions

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Startup ClearFlame Engine Technologies announced a partnership with Alto Ingredients, a leading producer of specialty alcohols and essential ingredients, to conduct pilot demonstrations of ClearFlame’s solution for diesel engines using low-cost ethanol in Class 8 trucks.

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US VP Kamala Harris demos/learns how to use an EV charging station

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more… The post US VP Kamala Harris demos/learns how to use an EV charging station appeared first on Electrek.

DAIHEN leverages WiTricity wireless charging technology for solar-powered mobility demo in Japan

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WiTricity’s technology for wireless power transfer over distance was central to a next-generation electric mobility demonstration in Osaka, Japan, led by DAIHEN Corporation, a global leader in electric power transmission.

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JERA and IHI to demo ammonia co-firing at a large-scale commercial coal-fired power plant

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Euglena completes demo-scale algae biorefinery for renewable jet and diesel

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euglena invested ¥6 billion (US$53 million) in the development of the Yokohama demo refinery. Japan-based biotechnology company euglena ( earlier post ) has completed the construction of its demonstration-scale biorefinery in Yokohama for the production of renewable jet and diesel fuels from algae and waste oil.

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Miltec UV receives DLA contract to demo UV production technology for solid-state Li-ion batteries

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Miltec UV International has been awarded a contract from the Defense Logistics Agency, to demonstrate the cell technology to produce solid-state lithium-ion batteries using Miltec’s UV cured Gel Polymer Electrolyte. This technology will accelerate the advancement of solid-state lithium batteries. Miltec is working in partnership with Saft America, Inc.’s

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Hyundai signs MOU with South Korean government and industry partners to demo EV battery leasing business

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Hyundai Motor Company recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work with the South Korean government as well as logistics, battery and mobility companies to demonstrate the electric vehicle (EV) battery leasing business.

HYBRIT JV planning to begin building demo plant for fossil-free steel in 2023

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SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, the partners in the joint venture HYBRIT ( earlier post ), are preparing for the construction of a demonstration plant for the production of fossil-free steel on an industrial scale. Consultations have begun for deciding on placement of the plant in Norrbotten, Sweden.

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ORNL demos 20 kW bi-directional wireless charging on UPS PHEV truck; 11" air gap, >92% efficiency

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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in late February demonstrated a 20-kilowatt bi-directional wireless charging system installed on a UPS medium-duty, plug-in hybrid electric delivery truck.

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Renault takes Level 4 EV SYMBIOZ demo car on the road

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The automaker has now embodied many of the elements of the show car in a demo vehicle that is currently performing road tests to demonstrate under real-life conditions the benefits of such a car. This demo vehicle embodies the brand’s mid-term vision before 2023 and previews technology Renault customers may find in its production car range in the near future. The SYMBIOZ demo car is capable of reaching SAE Level 4 autonomy (“mind-off”).

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Volkswagen launches “Electric for All” campaign, demos rolling chassis of MEB

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Volkswagen is launching its “Electric for All” campaign—a strategic effort to put attractive electric vehicles at affordable prices on the road, paving the way for the breakthrough of electric vehicles. Volkswagen’s electric offensive is based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB), a technology platform developed specifically for electric vehicles. Production of the Volkswagen ID., the first series vehicle based on the MEB, will begin in Zwickau at the end of 2019.

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Hacked Tesla FSD Beta demo from Ukraine validates Elon Musk’s Autopilot vision

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The post Hacked Tesla FSD Beta demo from Ukraine validates Elon Musk’s Autopilot vision appeared first on TESLARATI. Tesla’s approach to full self-driving is different from that of autonomous “leaders” like Waymo and Cruise.

First production of isobutene from wheat straw at demo scale; OPTISOCHEM

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Global Bioenergies reported that runs using wheat straw hydrolysate provided by its partner Clariant were successfully performed in its Leuna demo plant, leading to the production of cellulosic isobutene for the first time at this scale. These runs were part of OPTISOCHEM (OPTimized conversion of residual wheat straw to bio-ISObutene for bio based CHEMicals), a project which started in June 2017 and was granted €9.8

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AEye demos first commercial 360? solid-state LiDAR system

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AEye Inc has completed a successful live metropolitan demo showcasing its solid-state commercial LiDAR system with 360° vehicle coverage. AEye’s high performance system employs a dense 150-vertical-channel LiDAR scanner, paired with region of interest configurability, for enhanced ranges up to 300 meters. AEye is the first to announce a commercial solid state system capable of 360° coverage and real-time software configurability.

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Global Bioenergies successfully scales up renewable isobutene process in Leuna Demo plant

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Global Bioenergies has succeeded in producing isobutene by fermentation at the scale of the Leuna Demo plant (a 5,000-liter fermenter), with run length and performances exceeding those performed on the pilot plant in Pomacle (a 500-liter fermenter). Success in this phase of the process’ scale up was obtained less than five months after start-up of the fermentation unit at the Leuna Demo plant, in December 2016.

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The Boring Company’s LVCC Loop demo runs are seeds of an upcoming disruption

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One such video shared by Las Vegas-based @themelissavegas showed a demo run in a Tesla Model Y. What is quite noticeable in the LVCC demos is that the transport tunnels have so much space to improve.

TNO joins H2-Share project to build and demo 27t hydrogen fuel cell truck and mobile refueler

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Based upon the demo’s and strong cooperation with sector-related associations, a joint roadmap for zero-emission heavy-duty trucks in NWE will be developed, along with cooperation from other EU regions. In March 2017, the Belgian organization WaterstofNet received approval for the €3.52-million () project ‘ H2-Share ’ from Interreg North-West Europe (NWE). TNO, the Netherlands Organization for applied scientific research TNO, has now joined in this partnership as an evaluation partner.

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Ballard participating in H2PORTS project to demo hydrogen as alternative fuel in European ports; FCmove-HD

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Ballard Power Systems is participating in the H2PORTS project, which is aimed at facilitating a rapid transition at European ports from fossil fuels to low-carbon, zero-emission alternatives based on hydrogen and fuel cells. Earlier post.). Earlier this month participants held the first technical meeting of the H2PORTS project, which is being coordinated by Valenciaport Foundation in close collaboration with the Port Authority of Valencia.

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Make the Connection: Join Revation at ICMI Contact Center Demo 2017

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Join Revation Systems , along with leading contact center professionals seeking solutions to today’s challenges, at the ICMI Contact Center Demo Conference on September 25-27 at the Mandalay Bay North Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Booth demonstrations include: Multimedia demos of our next-generation, highly secure cloud contact center solution. The post Make the Connection: Join Revation at ICMI Contact Center Demo 2017 appeared first on Revation Systems.

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DARPA GXV-T demos showcase radical vehicle technologies

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DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies ( GXV-T ) program ( earlier post ) aims to improve mobility, survivability, safety, and effectiveness of future combat vehicles without piling on armor. Several Phase 2 contract awardees recently demonstrated advances on a variety of potentially groundbreaking technologies to meet the program’s goals. We’re looking at how to enhance survivability by buttoning up the cockpit and augmenting the crew through driver-assistance aids.

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Global Bioenergies reports first production of green isobutene at demo plant

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The first trials on the demo plant in Leuna were successfully completed, within schedule, in the fall of 2016 and Global Bioenergies announced first production of green isobutene via fermentation. With a nameplate capacity of 100 tons/year, the demo plant will allow the conversion of various resources (industrial-grade sugar from beets and cane, glucose syrup from cereals, second-generation sugars extracted from wheat straw, bagasse, wood chips…), into high-purity isobutene.

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Global Bioenergies successfully moves its C3 process to demo scale; isopropanol and acetone from renewable resources

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The C3 process, which enables the production of renewable isopropanol and acetone, is the second process reaching demo plant scale in Global Bioenergies’ portfolio. The next phase, at demo plant scale, was subcontracted to Bioprocess Pilot Facility (BPF) located in Delft in the Netherlands. Global Bioenergies has reached a new milestone in scaling up its C3 process converting renewable resources into isopropanol and acetone. Earlier post.)

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MIT proof-of-concept demo of ionic wind propulsion for aircraft

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MIT researchers have demonstrated that an aircraft with a 5-meter wingspan can sustain steady-level flight using ionic-wind propulsion. The aircraft has no moving parts, does not depend on fossil fuels to fly, and is completely silent. The researchers describe their proof of concept for electroaerodynamic (EAD) airplane propulsion in a paper in the journal Nature.

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AMPLY Power & Logan Bus announce 2-year demo project of charging-as-a service for fleets; 5 electric school buses

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Pioneering methods to accelerate electric fleet adoption, AMPLY Power will demonstrate and document its Charging-as-a-Service approach for an all-electric school bus fleet in New York City.

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EV startup Atlis Motor Vehicles to host “Battery Day” to demo small-scale prototype of battery tech, XP platform

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Atlis Motor Vehicles, an electric vehicle technology startup designing an electric pickup truck (Atlis XT pickup), announced the first Atlis Battery Day event, where it will showcase early prototypes of its proprietary ultra-fast charging battery technology and 100% electric XP Platform.

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Microwave plasma company 6K launches division to produce advanced battery materials; demos of high-performance NMC-622 cathodes

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6K, a leading developer of microwave plasma technology for the production of advanced materials, has entered the energy storage market with a new division called 6K ENERGY dedicated to energy storage materials.

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