Smart-grid project matches wind to electric cars | Green Tech - CNET News

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The EDISON (Electric Vehicles in a Distributed and Integrated Market using Sustainable Energy and Open Networks) research consortium will seek to match power generation from wind turbines on the island of Bornholm, Denmark, with the power consumption of charging plug-in electric cars. Along with other industry executives, IBMs Schurr spoke Wednesday morning about smart-grid technologies in Washington, D.C., Where did you pull up that "wind potential of North Dakota" BS from?

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Cleantech Crunched Top 10 Low Carbon Footprint Cars (and one SUV) for. Solar, Wind and Biofuels Grew 53 Percent in 2008 Green Education = Environmental Religion? Vehicle to Grid (V2G) technology is a bi-directional electric grid interface that allows a plug-in to take energy from the grid or put it back on the grid. Smart Grid City will use a realtime high-speed two-way communication throughout the distribution grid.

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Audi involved in EEBUS standard for intelligent connection of EVs and buildings

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Because of this, the new power consumers not only present an additional load on the power grid, but can potentially serve as flexible storage devices in the context of the variable availability of solar and wind power.

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Volkswagen Group continues to push with CNG

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Volkswagen Group brands and their industry partners have been working in this field for some time; Audi has been operating the world’s first industrial power-to-gas plant in Werlte (Emsland) since 2013, with the Audi e-gas produced from wind power being fed into the natural gas grid.

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Plug-In Hybrids (or Plugin Hybrids)

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Plug-In Hybrids Are Cleaner (Even on a Coal Grid) [ to top ] This entire section is finally obsolete -- because we now have a definitive study by the Electric Power Research Institute and the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Conference confirms plug-in fever

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One week earlier, former Vice President Al Gore issued his well-received challenge to make the American grid 100% renewable in ten years. All the wind farms and solar panels in the world won’t do anything to lower the outflow of hundreds billions of dollars annually or decrease our pump-fueled funding of Islamic fundamentalism unless we build cars that can use that cleaner electricity. Once again, a conference on plug-in cars.

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Plug-in cars: Moving Forward

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The plan calls for 39 mpg for cars and 30 mpg for light trucks and SUVs by 2016; no automaker lawsuits; and California subscribes to the national program through 2016. As high officials of CalEPA and CARB got wind of Chu’s analysis of H2 and FCVs, they reportedly went to DC and lobbied furiously if unsuccessfully to pull him back. million FedEx will get to replace grid-connected zero emission battery forklifts with fuel cell forklifts.

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Ninth annual Green Innovation Index finds California light-duty vehicle emissions spike; major challenge to 2030 climate goals

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Despite an increase in light-duty truck and SUV sales, these vehicle types only accounted for 1.9 million MTCO 2 e) actually outpaced that of light-duty trucks and SUVs. Effective grid management to incorporate this level of renewables remains a key challenge for the state.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from

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If our country is going to spend money like a drunk sailor we should have spent it on building renewable energy power plants like Wind and Geothermal. Denmark did that with Wind Power and now most of their energy comes from wind rather than oil, natural gas, or coal.

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Audis e-tron quattro EV: evolutionary powertrain with a dash of revolution for production in 2018; MLB evo

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Audi’s e-tron quattro battery-electric SUV concept, which made its formal debut at IAA in Frankfurt ( earlier post ), is a strong indicator of Audi’s series-production electric SUV due in 2018—especially in terms of the powertrain.

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Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

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The true impact of electric vehicles should consider the make-up of the power grids where these cars will be used. Seeking Alpha Home The Macro View Stocks & Sectors Global Markets ETFs Investing Ideas Breaking News Transcripts Register | Login Email: Password: Forgot Your Password?

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DOE awards $98M in tax credits to automakers and suppliers for clean technology manufacturing

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from a factory that produced full-sized trucks and SUVs to the world’s first and most flexible manufacturing facility for multiple electrified vehicles. Other awards include domestic manufacturing for a range of renewable energy and energy efficiency products, from hydropower and wind energy to smart grid technologies and energy efficient buildings.

Opinion: Why Buffett Bet A Billion On Solar: Miles Per Acre Per Year

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If you drive an SUV in Southern California those miles cost over 30 cents each.). They had better think seriously about financing solar and wind arrays. by Henry Hewitt for

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Ford, Detroit Edison and Extreme Power Working to Build One of Michigans Largest Solar Power Systems at Michigan Assembly Plant; 2 MWh Battery Storage System

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With this solar energy system, we will be able to gain vital understanding about the integration of renewable power, smart-grid technologies and energy storage at an industrial facility. This project is a part of the transformation of Michigan Assembly from a large SUV factory to a modern, flexible, and sustainable small car plant. Michigan Assembly’s energy storage system will be able to recharge from the grid during off-peak hours when energy is available at a lower cost.

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Audi highlights its range of electrification efforts; Q7 diesel PHEV, A7 fuel cell PHEV, BEV, 48V and more; 750 Wh/l by 2025

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Depending on the driving situation, the SUV can boost, coast and recuperate. Audi e-tron quattro concept SUV. Under a venture with the motto “From Road to Grid”, Audi is therefore currently working on a concept to convert old batteries into stationary energy stores.

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Study: even with high LDV electrification, low-carbon biofuels will be necessary to meet 80% GHG reduction target; “daunting” policy implications

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In the climate-targeted scenarios, they assumed that electrified vehicles receive their electricity from an 80% decarbonized electricity grid. Importantly, we are considering only fuel demands for light duty transportation, that is, cars, vans, SUVs, and light trucks.

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Opinion: Debunking the mythsWhy fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) are viable for the mass market

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Whilst hydrogen today is extracted from natural gas and is already a global, multi-billion dollar industry used in a wide range of industrial applications, it is also produced from renewable sources like solar, wind or biogas without the need to use fossil fuels. This renewable production capacity is increasingly important to ensure the existing power grid can accept more renewable sources. by Dr. Henri Winand, CEO of Intelligent Energy.

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