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PNNL study finds 2028 grid resource adequacy likely sufficient for high EV penetration; managed charging strategies can double adequacy

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A new study of the impact of high EV adoption on the Western US power grid by a team from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has found that 2028 grid resource adequacy—from generation through transmission—is likely to be sufficient for high EV penetration.

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Kandi electric car open to US orders August 18, with $20,499 starting price

Green Car Reports

When will electric vehicles be priced as low as comparable gasoline vehicles—or even lower than them? Those who closely follow EV adoption have been asking that question for years.

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BMW Group to build new pilot plant to produce Li-ion cells

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The BMW Group has set itself the goal of creating a closed and sustainable material cycle for battery cells.

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Tesla and Nikola electric semis will arrive to rivals from traditional truck makers

Green Car Reports

Tesla and Nikola have both announced zero-emission semi trucks. The Tesla Semi will be battery electric, while Nikola is planning three models powered by hydrogen fuel cells. But the time they arrive, establish truck makers may have already launched rival vehicles.

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GM: construction of Ultium Cells LLC battery plant in Lordstown progressing on schedule

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Tuesday marked the beginning of steel construction at the all-new Ultium Cells LLC battery cell manufacturing facility in Lordstown.

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Toyota solid-state battery tech on schedule for 2025 production, executive says

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Toyota remains on track to being limited production of solid-state batteries for electric cars in 2025, Keiji Kaita, executive Vice President of the automaker's powertrain division, and field general manager of its battery division, said in an interview with Automotive News.

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Researchers develop ultrahigh-strength and ductile superlattice alloys; grain-boundary disordered nanolayers

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Although intermetallic alloys potentially have high strength in a high-temperature environment, they generally suffer poor ductility at ambient and low temperatures, hence limiting their applications in aerospace and other engineering fields.

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DOE selects 5 geothermal energy projects to receive up to $28M

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) will award up to $28 million to five projects to promote the advancement of the next generation of geothermal energy technologies. Selected by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Geothermal Technologies Office these projects align with the goals of the 2019 GeoVision study, which outlines a path to unlock the full potential of geothermal power as a clean, reliable, and affordable energy source for American homes and businesses.

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Top reasons to lease an electric car

Green Cars News

Two-thirds of people expect electric cars to be the norm and referred to simply as cars by the year 2030, according to Go Ultra Low

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Review: Skoda Kamiq

Green Cars News

It’s honest, capable, good quality and good value transport for people that need to move a few people around and don’t want anything that might give them cause to think

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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class teased ahead of autumn reveal

Green Cars News

Mercedes-Benz has revealed teaser shots and further details of its 2021 S-Class ahead of its full reveal later in the year

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQV: Full specs and pricing revealed for premium all-electric seven-seater

Green Cars News

Mercedes-Benz has revealed full details for the EQV, the second vehicle from the all-electric EQ brand

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