AW-Energy entering green hydrogen market with wave energy device

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AW-Energy Oy is entering the commercial hydrogen market by introducing a combined WaveRoller and HydrogenHub process for the production of green hydrogen. In AW-Energy’s concept, wave energy complements solar power production to enable large-scale green hydrogen.

Energy Vault to provide 1.6 GWh of gravity energy storage to support DG Fuels SAF projects

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Energy Vault, a company developing grid-scale gravity energy storage solutions, has entered into an energy storage system agreement with DG Fuels, a developer of renewable hydrogen and biogenic-based, synthetic sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and diesel fuel.


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Enphase Energy to acquire EVSE pioneer ClipperCreek

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Enphase Energy, a global energy technology company and the leading supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems, has agreed to acquire EVSE company ClipperCreek. The increasing penetration of EVs has implications for home energy management, as households not only consume significantly more power with an EV, but also have a large battery that can be used for both backup and grid services. —Badri Kothandaraman, president and CEO of Enphase Energy.

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AKASOL introducing Gen 3 battery systems with increased energy density

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The new AKASystem 9 AKM 150 CYC has the highest energy density available on the market, according to AKASOL, and is thus especially suitable for fully electric long-distance applications such as coaches or trucks.

Is Rooftop Solar Just Like Energy Efficiency?

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More expensive, less well timed, grid-intensive energy efficiency. Here in California, rooftop solar has been in the news quite a bit lately, as net energy metering and other … Continue Reading Is Rooftop Solar Just Like Energy Efficiency? Sort of.

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Xcel Energy, INL to use nuclear energy for clean hydrogen production; HTSE

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Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy will work with Idaho National Laboratory to demonstrate a system that uses a nuclear plant’s steam and electricity to split water. This is a game-changer for both nuclear energy and carbon-free hydrogen production for numerous industries.

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Tesla is officially an energy provider in Texas


Tesla has officially entered the Texas market as an energy provider, new documents from the Texas Public Utility Commission state. In August, Tesla Energy had officially filed an application with the Texas Public Utility Commission to sell power in the Lone Star State.

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DOE establishes Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations; supporting hydrogen, batteries, SMR, more

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has established the Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations, a new DOE office that will support clean energy technology demonstration?projects

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DOE report highlights opportunities of hybrid energy systems

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) released a new report, Hybrid Energy Systems: Opportunities for Coordinated Research , highlighting innovative opportunities to spur joint research on hybrid energy systems (HES).

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Vertimass and European Energy to partner on CO2 to hydrocarbons via methanol pathway

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Vertimass and European Energy have completed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to integrate technologies for capturing carbon dioxide and converting it into hydrocarbon products around the world. Vertimass looks forward to feeding methanol made from carbon dioxide using renewable electricity by European Energy technology to our unique single-stage reactor to make hydrocarbons. —Søren Knudsen Kær , Head of Technology, Power-to-X of European Energy.

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Uranium Energy Corp completes acquisition of Uranium One Americas; largest uranium mining company in US

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Uranium Energy Corp. Uranium One is the world’s fourth-largest uranium producer and part of Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation, Rosatom. Uranium Energy Corp is a US-based uranium mining and exploration company that is advancing the next generation of ISR mining uranium projects.

Great Wall Motors sets out hydrogen energy strategy

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China-based Great Wall Motors (GWM) released its hydrogen energy strategy. The hydrogen energy strategy of GWM covers both the international hydrogen supply chain and hydrogen power systems meeting vehicle regulations.

Berkeley Lab hosting virtual national energy storage summit in March

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is hosting the National Energy Storage Summit—Jumpstarting America’s Energy Storage Future on March 8-9, 2022 to discuss harnessing science, technology, and policy to accelerate energy storage solutions for the nation. Like last year, the focus will broaden beyond batteries to energy storage at large.

NREL researchers evaluating blockchain for transactive energy applications

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Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are evaluating the use of blockchain for transactive energy using hardware in the laboratory’s Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF). Potential opportunities abound for the use of blockchain in the energy sector.

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Kinetic Green Energy plans to invest Rs 300 Cr in EVs 

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Kinetic Green Energy plans to invest Rs 300 Cr in EVs . Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions Limited India’s leading manufacturer of electric vehicles welcomed Minister of Tourism and Environment for the Government of Maharashtra Aditya Thackeray. Kinetic Green Energy .

Vulcan Energy signs binding lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Stellantis

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Vulcan Energy Resources ( earlier post ) and Stellantis have signed a binding lithium hydroxide offtake agreement to supply, starting in 2026, a minimum of 81,000 tonnes and a maximum of 99,000 tonnes of battery-grade lithium hydroxide over the duration of the initial five-year agreement.

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Toshiba launches 20Ah-HP SCiB rechargeable Li-ion battery; high energy and high power

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Toshiba Corporation expanded its SCiB product offering with the launch of a 20Ah-HP rechargeable lithium-ion battery cell that delivers high energy and high power at the same time. Energy density (volume). Energy density (mass).

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Shearwater Energy developing SMR wind-hybrid energy project; selects NuScale Power

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Shearwater Energy Ltd., a United Kingdom-based hybrid clean energy company, is developing a wind-SMR (Small Modular Reactor) and hydrogen production hybrid energy project in North Wales. The project would provide 3 GWe of zero-carbon energy and is also expected to produce more than 3 million kilograms of green hydrogen per year for use by the UK’s transport sector, ensuring full utilization of the energy produced.

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UW Madison chemists discover new way to harness energy from ammonia

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The discovery of this technique, which uses a metal catalyst and releases—rather than requires—energy, was reported in Nature Chemistry and has received a provisional patent from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. This work was supported by the US Department of Energy (DOE).

Nauticol Energy & Enhance Energy plan to capture up to 1M tonnes of CO2 annually from blue methanol production and distribution

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Nauticol Energy and Enhance Energy have entered into an agreement to work collaboratively for the capture and sequestration of up to one million tonnes of CO 2 each year from Nauticol’s planned $2-billion Blue Methanol facility to be built near Grande Prairie, Alberta.

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EIA: Energy prices rose more than other commodities in 2021; up 59% over the year

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Energy prices used in the S&P Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI) ended 2021 59% higher than the first trading day of the year, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Prices in energy commodity futures markets greatly increased throughout 2021.

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DOE awards $125M to bring clean energy technologies to market

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a total of $125 million to support 110 clean energy technology projects (DE-FOA-0002381). Within that total, DOE’s Office of Energy and Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) will award $57.6 million); Fossil Energy (US$14.7 million); Fusion Energy Sciences (US$10 million); High Energy Physics (US$17.9 million); and Nuclear Energy ($13.4

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Honda researchers synthesize nanoribbons that can enable more energy-efficient quantum devices

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C), paving the way for more energy-efficient quantum devices. We see immediate opportunities for the applications in the high speed, low-energy consumption electronics, spintronics, quantum sensing, quantum and neuromorphic computing.

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Corvus Energy to supply batteries for five new electric ferries

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The proven reliability, safety, and performance of the Corvus Energy Storage Systems were important in awarding this contract to Corvus Energy.

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MAHLE Powertrain and Bramble Energy launch Phase 1 PCBFC demonstrator vehicle; range-extended EV

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MAHLE Powertrain and Bramble Energy have agreed to continue their collaboration to develop Bramble’s Printed Circuit Board Fuel Cell (PCBFC) hydrogen fuel cell technology.

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Porsche calls for suppliers to switch to green energy

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emissions in its supply chain: the sports car manufacturer is calling for its around 1,300 series suppliers to use exclusively renewable energy in the manufacture of Porsche components as of July 2021. Suppliers who are unwilling to switch to certified green energy will no longer be considered for contracts with Porsche in the long term. Our battery cell suppliers have already had to use green energy since 2020. Porsche is making further efforts to reduce CO?

Volvo C40 Recharge LCA highlights huge potential of manufacturing and charging EVs with clean energy

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Volvo Cars has published a lifecycle analysis report on its second fully electric car, the C40 Recharge, which shows the potential CO 2 reductions if a car is built and charged using clean energy sources.

CSIRO report highlights potential for Australia in critical energy minerals with full energy value chain

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The Critical Energy Minerals Roadmap shows how the mining and manufacturing sectors can work together to turn critical minerals resources such as lithium and silicon into much needed products for renewable energy, such as electric vehicles, solar panels and wind turbines.

Hyundai introducing Hyundai Home energy ecosystem; solar energy and EV charging for consumers

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Hyundai is facilitating the easy installation of an integrated clean energy ecosystem called Hyundai Home. Hyundai Home offers customers an opportunity to access solar energy and electric vehicle charging from their home with top-rated home chargers, solar panels, and energy storage systems through a one-stop marketplace platform.

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Siemens Energy teams up with Duke Energy, Clemson University to study hydrogen use

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Siemens Energy, Duke Energy and Clemson University have teamed up to study the use of hydrogen for energy storage and as a low- or no-carbon fuel source to produce energy at Duke Energy’s combined heat and power plant located at Clemson University in South Carolina. The US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded Siemens Energy a $200,000 grant for the research initiative.

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HIU researchers develop extremely high energy density lithium-metal cell with good stability

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The team used a a promising combination of cathode and electrolyte: the nickel-rich cathode allows a large amount of energy per mass to be stored, while the ionic liquid electrolyte ensures that the capacity is largely retained over many charging cycles.

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Chalmers, Volvo Group team uses dynamic stochastic route planning to minimize electric commercial vehicle energy consumption

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Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, in collaboration with Volvo Group Trucks Technology, have developed a method to help electric delivery vehicles navigate strategically to use as little energy as possible. The secret lies in looking beyond just the distance travelled, and instead focusing on overall energy usage—and has led to energy savings of up to 20%. We have developed systematic tools to learn optimal energy usage.

Partnership with Energy Providers: Audi Funding Expansion of Renewable Energy

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The post Partnership with Energy Providers: Audi Funding Expansion of Renewable Energy appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Vehicles Specific Technologies Wind Power Audi Audi Q4 e-tron charging green energy net-zero carbon emissions

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Heliogen and Bloom Energy demonstrate production of low-cost green hydrogen; concentrated solar and high-temp electrolysis

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Heliogen and Bloom Energy have successfully demonstrated the production of green hydrogen by integrating the companies’ technologies: Heliogen’s concentrated solar energy system and the Bloom Electrolyzer. Bloom Energy officially introduced the Bloom Electrolyzer in July 2021.

Lyten introduces next generation Lithium-Sulfur battery for EVs; 3X energy density of Li-ion

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The technology is optimized for the electric vehicle market and is designed to deliver three times (3X) the gravimetric energy density of conventional lithium-ion batteries. Lyten , an advanced materials company, introduced its LytCell EV lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery platform.

LG Energy Solution confirms $1.36B EV battery plant


The Michigan branch of LG Energy Solution has confirmed a $1.36 Detroit would likely be an ideal place for LG Energy Solution to expand its North American battery capacity for electric vehicles specifically. Energy News Battery / Charging Electric Vehicles Featured LG Energy Solutions

GM enhancing Energy Assist app for EVs

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General Motors is making enhancements to Energy Assist, a standard feature available in the myChevrolet mobile app for Bolt EV owners. Energy Assist is integrated with data from the vehicle, which enables intelligent planning and precise charge time predictions.

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Farasis Energy reports 25% energy boost for EV batteries with Group14 SCC55 silicon-carbon anode

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Group14, a provider of silicon-carbon composite materials ( earlier post ) and China-based Li-ion battery maker Farasis Energy ( earlier post ) reported a 25% boost in energy density for EV batteries made with Group14’s silicon-carbon anode material. The battery EV cell will have a volumetric energy density of 750 Wh/l. Keith Kepler, CTO of Farasis Energy.

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DOE awards $100M for Energy Frontier Research Centers

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $100 million in funding for 10 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a twenty-first-century energy economy.

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BLive partners Ather Energy to promote EVs at tourist places

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BLive partners Ather Energy to promote EVs at tourist places. Blive announced that it has partnered with Ather Energy for the EV adoption at the tourist destinations across the country which will be first starting in Goa.

bp Statistical Review shows 4.5% drop in primary energy consumption in 2020; mainly driven by oil

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bp released the 70 th annual edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy ; the data collected in this year’s edition includes energy data for 2020. Key highlights: Primary energy consumption fell by 4.5%

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BMW Group sourcing aluminum produced using solar energy from EGA

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Producing aluminum is extremely energy-intensive. In an electrified vehicle, CO 2 emissions from the use phase are much lower, but producing battery cells or aluminum is very energy-intensive.

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