Audi advances in-plant human-robot cooperation; CFRP roof installation

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Adhesive application with robot assistance,” abbreviated from the German as KLARA (Klebstoffapplikation mit Roboter-Assistenz), provides support with the installation of roofs made of carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) in the new Audi RS 5 Coupe.

SoCal Edison to install 1,500 electric-car charging sites; what's your electric utility doing?

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Electric utility Southern California Edison (SCE) is moving ahead with plans to install electric-car charging stations within its service area. As part of a pilot program, it plans to work with property owners to facilitate the installation of 1,500 charging stations. The program, called Charge Ready, kicked off May 27. SCE has committed $22. California electric utilities plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure

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In CA, Renters Can Now Install Electric-Car Charging Stations

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For people who don''t own a home in which to install a charging station, that can be a problem. For many drivers, a home charging station is necessary to make electric-car ownership feasible. California has now made life a little easier for plug-in electric-car drivers who rent apartments, condos, and homes, though. DON''T MISS: Landlords Vs Tenants

Installing An Electric-Car Charging Station: This Old House Shows You How

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For most owners of battery-electric cars, some form of home charging is a must. Having a charging station at home ensures there will always be a readily available place to plug in.

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SEAT installs huge 53,000 solar panel array

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SEAT has taken the lead in solar power generation, installing the biggest solar panel array in the automotive industry, with a staggering 53,000 panels now fitted at its Martorell manufacturing plant.

Honda's California HQ Installs 120 Electric-Car Charging Stations (But Sells No Plug-In Cars)

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It's installing a remarkable 120 charging stations at its U.S. Honda currently doesn't offer any plug-in electric cars, and has only sold a small number over the past several years. But the Japanese carmaker isn't quite done with cars with plugs. headquarters in Torrance, California. DON'T MISS: Honda To Offer New Electric Car, Plug-In Hybrid. Green California charging charging infrastructure plug-in cars

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Glasgow shopping centre installs first rapid charging point

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A shopping mall near Glasgow has become the first shopping centre in Scotland to install a rapid charging point.

Navy and Marine Corps to lease 205 new EVs for use at California installations; largest integration of EVs in federal government

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The California Energy Commission and the Department of the Navy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizing a partnership that supports Navy and Marine Corps installation efforts to develop alternative energy resources and increase energy security and reliability. Following the MOU signing, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment Dennis V.

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Toyota seize the light with engine plant solar installation

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Almost 13,000 solar panels have been fitted to Toyota’s engine manufacturing factory in Deeside, North Wales.

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Walgreens Promises To Install 800 EV Chargers At Its Stores

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If you hadn’t guessed, we’re talking about installing electric car charging stations, a trend that's getting more common among big businesses across the Cracker Barrel did it at all its Tennessee stores, and Best Buy is doing it at stores all around the country. Now pharmaceuticals giant Walgreens is getting in on the action as well.

American Honda installs 1MW Bloom Energy solid oxide fuel cell system at Torrance campus

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has installed a new 1MW solid oxide fuel cell system from Bloom Energy ( earlier post ) on its Torrance, California campus. Over the past decade, American Honda has implemented a number of initiatives to reduce the company's carbon footprint at its Torrance campus, including the installation of high efficiency cooling systems and a recent lighting retrofit that cut the facility’s CO2 emissions by nearly 750,000 pounds per year. American Honda Motor Co.,

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More Electric-Car Owners Install Home Charging Stations

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More than anything else, one of the most appealing things about electric cars is being able to sit inside, every morning before going to work, to see a full battery gauge staring back at you.

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Bentley: home of largest UK’s largest solar installation

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The firm’s factory in Crewe is to become home to the UK’s largest roof-mounted solar panel installation, with over [.].

Honda to install public CNG fueling station near Marysville Auto Plant

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HAM) will install a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on its Marysville Auto Plant property in Marysville, Ohio. As part of its effort to reduce its global CO 2 emissions and minimize the environmental impact of its operations, Honda of America Mfg. The CNG station, which will be designed, constructed and operated by Trillium CNG, will be the first public CNG station located on a Honda property in North America.

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Tesla Scrambling To Meet Supercharger Installation Deadline

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Last spring, a map on Tesla''s website promised that 18 new "Superchargers"--the ultra-fast charging stations for its Model S electric luxury car--would be activated around the U.S. during "Summer 2013." Though summer''s not technically over until September 21, most of us have put away the sunscreen, sent the kids off to school, and transitioned to

Yes, Teslas Can Tow: Model S Trailer Hitch Installation (Video)

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If you think about it, the Tesla Model S comes close to being the ideal tow vehicle for lighter loads. It''s large, weighty and stable at speed. It''s rear-drive, for good traction. And it has plenty of torque. If those aren''t good tow car characteristics, we don''t know what are.

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As Solar Installations Soar, Utilities Confront Distributed Renewable Power

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As electric-car sales continue to grow, major changes are expected to come to the electricity infrastructure used to power them. As solar cells become more affordable, utility companies must ponder the impact of a larger portion of U.S. homes and businesses that either disconnect from the grid or buy only a fraction of their previous electricity

Source London installs 1,300 electric car charging points

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London''s Plugged-in Places scheme, Source London, has now successfully installed 1,300 electric car charging points across the capital.

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Motoring for free thanks to home solar installation

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That winning combination of an electrified vehicle and solar panels, is allowing one mum from Christchurch to power her car completely for free, using her home generated energy.

Shell, ITM Power to install 10MW electrolyzer for refinery hydrogen

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Shell, together with ITM Power, plans to install a 10MW electrolyzer to produce hydrogen at the Wesseling refinery site within the Rheinland Refinery Complex. This would be the largest unit of its kind in Germany and the world’s largest PEM (Polymer Electrolyte Membrane) electrolyzer. Today, the refinery uses approximately 180,000 tons of hydrogen per year in its various plants.

Tesla solar roofs can now be preordered; CA installations start in June

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Elon Musk, habitually behind schedule, announced on May 10 that anyone can now preorder a Tesla Solar Roof—a roof made of shingles with built-in solar cells. Musk had previously said preorders would open in April, and promised the product would cost less than a conventional roof if you factor in the energy savings. DON'T MISS: Tesla debuts. Elon Musk solar roof renewable energy Solar City

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Mobileye completes installation of collision avoidance technology across 4,500 New York City for-hire vehicles

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Mobileye has completed the installation of collision avoidance technology across 4,500 for-hire vehicles in New York City. Together with Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc.,

Car dealer tries to install solar, town-owned utility limits power it can generate

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Install some solar panels on the roof of a building, cut carbon emissions, and perhaps save some money on electricity bills. It should have been fairly straightforward. But car dealer Bariel Ford just happened to be located in a town that owns its own utility. DON'T MISS: As Solar Power Spreads, Diverse Users Fight Utility Attempts To Penalize It. dealers energy policy electric utilities dealerships renewable energy solar

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Toyota Confirms Sub-$1000 Electric Vehicle Charger, Installation Included

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The cost of having an electric vehicle charger installed in your home just got a lot cheaper this week thanks to Toyota, which confirmed that its official 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid charging station will cost just $999, including installation. While there are several home charging solutions now available for under $1000, installation is

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Sumitomo installs first large-scale power system using used EV batteries

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Sumitomo Corporation has developed and installed the first large-scale power storage system which utilizes used batteries collected from electric vehicles.

ABB-led consortium launches $10.5M project to install fast chargers along key European highways

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A 5-partner consortium led by ABB has launched a €8.4-million (US$10.5-million) project, co-funded 50% by the European Union, to install a corridor of high-quality fast chargers along key European motorways until the end of 2015.

First reference installation of Opcon Waste Heat Recovery technology for ships; potential for 5–10% fuel savings

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Opcon, in collaboration with Wallenius Marine, recently completed the first reference installation of its Waste Heat Recovery technology for ocean-going vessels in a project supported by the Swedish Energy Agency. are two 450 V, 60 Hz, 1,700 kW AC-generators installed. The MV Figaro.

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BMW teams with Schneider to install home charging for i3 supermini

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The collaboration means that the firm will not only be the manufacturer of BMW’s i Wallbox, but also its recommended installer. BMW is to team with Schneider Electric to ensure that buyers of its new i3 electric car will have somewhere to plug-in and recharge at home.

Mother-Daughter Team Installs Battery Packs In Chevy Volt Electric Cars

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Do your Mother''s Day plans involve safety glasses and hydraulic lifts? While one mother is taking today off as a weekend, tomorrow she and her daughter will likely don their work clothes and head back to the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant that builds the Chevrolet Volt and Cadillac ELR extended-range electric cars. Earlier this week, te Detroit

CA issues $9 million in grants for electric-car fast charger installations

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California will issue nearly $9 million in grants for the installation of electric-car DC fast-charging stations along the state's highways. This will create a charging network to link up the country's most populous state with the West Coast Electric Highway already developed by Oregon and Washington. That will, in turn, make it easier for. California natural gas plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure

Wärtsilä to install hybrid system on LNG-powered offshore supply vessel

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The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with Eidesvik Offshore to install a hybrid system with batteries on board of its vessel Viking Princess. Wärtsilä will install the new hybrid system in September 2017.

Volkswagen Installs Huge Solar Array At Chattanooga Plant

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Volkswagen flipped a large ceremonial switch yesterday that signaled the official launch of a huge array of photovoltaic solar cells at its Chattanooga assembly plant, which builds the Volkswagen Passat mid-size sedan. The new solar field can supply up to 12.5 percent of the plant’s total energy needs, adding to an already low-carbon

Honda begins installation of solar power generation systems at automobile dealership locations in Japan

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has installed a 9 kW-capacity solar power generation system at the Adachi Odai location of the Honda Cars Tokyo Chuo dealer network. The installation is the kick-off of a project to install Honda Soltec solar power generation systems with a total capacity of 1 MW at Honda automobile dealership locations in Japan by 31 March 2014. Honda has been installing solar power generation systems at Honda operations in Japan. Honda Motor Co.,

Viking Grace LNG ferry to install rotor sail; first LNG/wind electric propulsion hybrid ship

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a provider of low- maintenance, software-operated, and data-verified auxiliary wind propulsion systems, signed an agreement with Finnish shipping company Viking Line to install its Rotor Sail Solution onboard the M/S Viking Grace , an LNG-fueled cruise ferry. Norsepower Oy Ltd.,

How Not To Install An Electric-Car Charging Station: A Case Study

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We''ve all seen those ''FAIL'' pictures that turn up on the internet with startling regularity--tastelessly placed adverts in newspapers, security cameras facing blank walls, products with overly suggestive graphics. you know the deal. Welcome to the latest in a long line of fails, spotted by of BMW ActiveE facebook group user, Jack Brown.

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Honda To Install Natural-Gas Fueling Station Near Ohio Car Plant

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Honda announced today that it will install a compressed natural-gas (CNG) fueling station near its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant. If drivers are going to use an alternative fuel, they need places to fill up their tanks. The fully-automated station--constructed and operated by Trillium CNG--will feature three Class 8 dispensers for commercial

Little Chef to install electric car charging points

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The charging points made by Reuben Power are part of the manufacturer’s plans to install a network of 1 million charging points across the country. Little Chef is to begin testing high speed charging points for electric cars at ten of its branches within the next few weeks, The Times reports. If the trial is [.].

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GM installs Tracking Solar Tree charging canopy in Warren

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General Motors is introducing a solar charging canopy that moves with the sun. The Tracking Solar Tree is located at GM Company Vehicle Operations in Warren, Michigan. Chevy Volts beneath the Solar Tree. Click to enlarge.

XL Hybrids, Henley Transmission Services partner to certify AAMCO for hybrid conversion installation, servicing

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developer of a low-cost hybrid electric powertrain designed specifically for class 1-3 commercial fleet use ( earlier post ), has signed an agreement with Henley Transmission Services, LLC, the largest franchise holder of AAMCO automotive service centers, to certify AAMCO technicians to install and service XL Hybrids’ hybrid-electric conversions. The XL Hybrids hybrid powertrain is designed for aftermarket installation. XL Hybrids, Inc.,

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H2 Logic installs hydrogen refueling station in 48 hours

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The refueling station is based on the H2Station CAR-100 product and was installed in only 48 hours before conducting of the first refueling. All local works were prepared prior to installation.