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Japan team evaluates battery-assisted low-cost hydrogen production from solar energy

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Researchers from Japan’s NIMS (National Institute for Materials Science), the University of Tokyo and Hiroshima University have jointly conducted a techno-economic analysis for hydrogen production from photovoltaic power generation (PV) utilizing a battery-assisted electrolyzer.

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@LATimes Thanks For Hiring @Sammy_Roth To Cover Energy & Community Choice Power! Now Tell Us Why The Majority Of Eligible Cities Said NO To Choice & Cleaner Power #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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5 phase SRM motors

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Quote: Originally Posted by brian_. I don't think the ambient temperature matters much, because all modern EV motors run high enough power density that they need active (normally liquid, often oil) cooling; their internal operating temperature can get pretty high, even in a temperate climate.

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Tesla Model 3 vs Model S: Tighter dragstrip times, sharper traction system

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Tesla claims some astonishingly quick acceleration times, and for some of us, testing and verifying those times are part of the fun. To do that, the drag strip is the only safe and fully reliable source for accurate numbers.

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Volkswagen adds third tank to Polo and Golf natural gas models; new TGI engine for Golf

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Volkswagen has equipped its natural gas models of the Polo TGI and Golf TGI with a third natural gas tank made of specially coated, high-strength steel. The Golf’s tank has a volume of 23 liters and increases the total CNG tank volume to 115 liters, or 17.3

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@LATimes Maybe You Should Focus on Mayor Of El Segundo & Leave L.A. Mayor Phil Dunphy Alone #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Compact Mazda 626 Conversion

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I am looking at converting my 95 Mazda 626, but I’m finding that most conversions end up being very bulky. I was wondering if it is at all possible to

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UC Berkeley team develops 3D printing with light: Computed Axial Lithography

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Researchers at UC Berkeley have developed a method—Computed Axial Lithography (CAL)—that can synthesize arbitrary geometries volumetrically through photopolymerization. In brief, it uses light to transform gooey liquids into complex solid objects in only a matter of minutes.

2019 143

@LATimes I’ve Got A Much Better Solution For Fixing California’s Failed For-Profit Monopoly Utilities #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Fuel Cell Technology: Is it really BS or what?

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Is fuel cell technology just an expensive distraction that diverts research and development dollars away from electric car battery research? Or are fuel cells a helpful tool for reducing global carbon emissions

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US has world's second highest electric-car population

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The race is on to see which countries can sell the most electric cars in an effort to reduce global warming. As with many things counted in raw numbers, China is far ahead, with 1.28 million electric cars on the road. As with most things Chinese, however, the population numbers—of people or of cars—don't tell the whole story. sales charging

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KAIST team develops stable, high-rate Li-S batteries using hierarchically porous titanium nitride

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A KAIST research team has developed ultra-stable, high-rate lithium-sulfur batteries (LSBs) by using hierarchically porous titanium nitride (h-TiN) as a sulfur host. In a paper in the journal Advanced Materials , the researchers report that h-TiN/S shows a reversible capacity of 557 mAh g ?1

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Billionaire Everyman Eats Standing Up In Company Breakroom On Casual Friday.

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Problems With Hydrogen Fuel Cells

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With all the advantages - fast refuelling, long range, the joy of electric drive.are there still problems with hydrogen fuel cells? You bet

2019 89

Don't worry about coal, electric cars are still cleaner

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One of the easiest ways for electric-car drivers to get in an argument is discussing how much coal-fired electricity contributes to pollution. Now a new study by BNEF (a Bloomberg spinoff) can help give electric-car drivers some peace of mind in these arguments. It shows that electric cars are cleaner—even when they do run on primarily. emissions

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MAN propane-fueled ME-LGIP to power Chinese VLGC

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Jiangnan Shipyard, owned by China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has ordered an LPG (liquefied propane gas)-burning MAN B&W 6G60ME-LGIP engine in connection with the building of an 86,000-m 3 VLGC (Very Large Gas Carrier) for Tianjin Southwest Maritime (TSM), the Chinese shipping company.

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@LATimes Jumps Into Hot Tub Time Machine To “Discover” How Racist L.A. Cops Are #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Top five things we learned this week…

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Notice anything? If you’re a regular reader of our newsfeed, we’re sure you’ll already be aware that it’s been a big week for us

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Blowing away dirty energy: Wind to pass hydro as top renewable in 2019

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For electric-car drivers looking to emit less pollution as the drive, 2019 could be a banner year. The U.S. electric grid has been getting gradually greener as utilities replace coal fired powerplants with primarily wind and natural gas. That trend is due to reach a tipping point in 2019, according to numbers by the Energy Information Agency at. renewable energy wind energy

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Boeing NeXt autonomous electric passenger air vehicle completes first flight; eVTOL with 50-mile range

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Boeing has successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia.

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Thanks For The Sheer Speculation B t Article On The Benefits Of Oil Drilling @LATimes. Were You Overcome & Made Dopey By The Toxic Fumes From Chevron El Segundo?#JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Beast from the East 2.0? Our top tips for wintery driving

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With the papers talking up ‘snowbombs’ and gritters readying themselves for the ‘re-awakening of the Beast from the East’, it’s set to be a treacherous few days for drivers

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Forget light poles, British firm to build chargers from cable boxes

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The future of electric-car charging may be down in the trenches. At least British broadband provider Liberty Global hopes so. The company, which owns Virgin Media, plans to start a pilot project using Virgin Media's cables and trenches that run to thousands of neighborhoods around Britain. Since they already have power, Liberty Global says they. charging

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Celeroton introduces new 7.5 kW fuel cell converter

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Celeroton is expanding its portfolio of fuel cell converters. With the launch of the improved power electronics converter, CC-550-7500 , operating compressors up to 7.5 kW of drive power (at 300 VDC converter input) is now possible for fuel cell stacks of up to 75 kW.

2019 118

@LATimes I Fixed Your Weak And Misleading Headline About What Actually Happened Yesterday #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 Renault Clio: interior revealed ahead of Geneva debut

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The interior of the all-new Renault Clio has been revealed ahead of its global debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show

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Tesla turned a profit at the end of 2018; Model Y coming by end of 2020

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Tesla recorded a $139 million profit for the last quarter of 2018, smaller than the $311 million quarterly profit before it, but ended 2018 down nearly $1 billion, the automaker told investors Wednesday. Last year was the most challenging year in Tesla history, but also the most successful," Tesla CEO Elon Musk said. Revenues for 2018 nearly

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Oversold Lithium could be about to rally

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by Alex Kimani for Oilprice.com. It’s been a decade of lows for commodities after posting 7 declines in 11 years, but we’ve seriously underestimated lithium. It’s back with a vengeance in 2019.

2019 119

DLR: cleaner aircraft emissions reduce the climate impact of contrail cirrus

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Fewer soot particles in the exhaust stream of aircraft reduces the formation of ice crystals and therefore the climate impact of the resulting contrail cirrus.

2019 119

ICCT quantifies the EV charging infrastructure gap across US markets

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In a new white paper , the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has quantified the gap in charging infrastructure across the 100 most populous US metropolitan areas in the US to power more than 3 million expected electric vehicles by 2025.

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Epsilor Li-ion 6T battery under evaluation and field testing in five NATO countries

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Epsilor’s lithium-ion 6T NATO-standard battery is currently being evaluated and field tested by industrial clients and armed forces in five NATO countries.

2019 111

Extreme E electric off-road racing series to begin in January 2021

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Brazilian professional racing driver and team owner Gil de Ferran and entrepreneur Alejandro Agag officially launched the new Extreme E all-electric racing series. De Ferran will serve as the Chairman of Extreme E; Agag is founder and CEO of Formula E.

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Hyundai prices Kona Electric starting at $36,450

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Hyundai is pricing the new Kona Electric CUV in the US starting at $36,450. Kona Electric rides on an all-new CUV platform and is Hyundai’s first compact electric crossover for the US market. Kona Electric’s estimated range is 258 miles; the EV offers standard fast-charging capability.

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ICCT study finds noise and climate impacts of a new generation of supersonic aircraft could be significant

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Reintroducing commercial supersonic transport (SST) aircraft into the global aviation fleet could have significant noise and climate impacts by 2035, according to a new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT).

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BMW, Jaguar and Porsche invest in mobility startup Urgent.ly as part of $21M round; roadside assistance

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BMW i Ventures; InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund; and Porsche Ventures have invested in US-based Urgent.ly—a —a global digital roadside assistance platform—as part of a $21-million Series B round.

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NEVS and Koenigsegg form strategic partnership; electrification and hypercars

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Swedish car makers NEVS AB and Koenigsegg AB are forming a strategic partnership, enabling the development of parallel vehicle models in slightly higher volumes with emphasis on electrification, as well as strengthening growth opportunities in the hypercar segment. NEVS is investing €150 million, thereby taking a 20% minority stake in Koenigsegg’s parent company.

2019 107

Biological imaging technique reveals 3D atomic-scale chemistry in metal nanoparticles used as catalysts

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An international team of researchers led by a group from the University of Manchester in the UK has used a biological technique which won the 2017 Nobel Chemistry Prize to reveal 3D atomic-scale chemistry in metal nanoparticles used as catalysts.

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