The Solangelist Learns To Install Solar & Loves It

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The extent of my electrical background heretofore consisted of installing lighting fixtures and new wall switches - so long as they were replacements for existing items that got wired the same way. The course is designed for: Prospective installers to enter the PV job market.

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Ioxus launches new ultracap module series for easier design and installation; under the hood for automotive

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Ultracapacitor maker Ioxus has launched its iMOD X-Series, a family of 22 modules that makes the design and installation at the system level extremely easy for the end-customer. The iMOD X-Series is very easy to install.

2015 96

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Ballard unveils 8th generation fuel cell module for heavy duty motive market: FCmove-HD

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With a 35% reduction in lifecycle cost, the FCmove-HD module represents a major advancement in the cost competitiveness of fuel cell solutions for this market. Today’s product unveiling positions Ballard as the market leader in zero-emission PEM fuel cell power solutions for the Heavy Duty Motive market. Expected 35% reduction in product lifecycle cost, achieved through lower maintenance requirements, higher reliability and 50% fewer parts.

2019 96

Sears Home Services to install Plugless Power inductive charging systems for EVs

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Sears Home Services, the residential and commercial installation arm of Sears Holdings, recently entered an installation agreement with Evatran, the developer of Plugless Power inductive charging systems for electric vehicles. Pre-Installation Site Visits: Site visits, as necessary to quote non-standard and commercial installations, will be completed in advance of installations.

2011 79

Verizon Telematics’ aftermarket connected vehicle solution now on market: hum

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First announced in January at the North American International Auto Show as Verizon Vehicle, hum provides subscribers with a self-installed solution that helps predict potential issues, prevents breakdowns and offers protection when problems do arise. Subscribers install hum through an onboard diagnostic (OBD) reader that is plugged into the vehicle’s OBD port, and a Bluetooth-enabled device that is clipped to the visor.

2015 73

NREL, INL team assesses levelized cost of light-duty EV charging in US in 2019

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The LCOC includes costs associated with the purchase and installation of charging equipment and retail electricity prices, derived from real-world utility tariffs. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Market Background

2020 102

LichtBlick begins installing home combined heat and power plants powered by VW 2.0L EcoBlue gas engine

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Energy supplier LichtBlick has installed its first home power plants for residential and commercial customers in Hamburg, Germany. Our efforts are now gathering pace and we are developing the German market. By the end of the year, LichtBlick plans to install a total of 30 plants in the region. Installation is due to start in early 2011.

2010 81

Forecast puts global lead acid battery market at $76.44B by 2022

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forecasts that the global lead acid battery market will reach US$76.44 In addition, its low maintenance cost along with easy installation will fuel growth over the forecast period. of market share in 2014. Europe was the second-largest market and accounted for more than 24.8% In a new report, Grand View Research, Inc. billion by 2022. Growth of the automotive industry in Indonesia, Mexico, India, Vietnam and Thailand is expected to propel the industry.

ABB launching Terra 51 DC fast charger in US market; Combo charging standard prototype at EVS26

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ABB has entered the US market for electric vehicle charging solutions with the launch of its Terra 51 direct current (DC) charger. The Terra 51 is CHAdeMO-certified and services all DC fast-charge capable cars that are currently on the market. All Terra chargers are connected to a network providing software upgrades, remote maintenance, servicing and monitoring.

2012 90

Beverly, MA gets its first electric school bus; Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley powered by Proterra

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Highland will own, fuel and pay for all maintenance, while the Beverly transportation department will drive and dispatch the vehicle within its regular operations. Bus Electric (Battery) Market BackgroundHighland Electric Transportation has selected Thomas Built Buses Inc.’s

2020 83

Daimler debuts diesel-powered S-class for US market

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Daimler staged the debut of the diesel-powered all-wheel-drive 2012MY S350 BlueTEC 4MATIC at the 2011 North American International Auto Show— the return of the diesel-powered S-Class sedan to the US market. The AdBlue tank is installed under the luggage compartment floor and has a capacity of 7 gallons. The tank is replenished at the regular maintenance intervals every 10,000 miles.

2011 74

SORL launches electrically controlled power steering pump for the electric bus market in China

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a Tier 1 supplier of brake and control systems to the global commercial vehicle industry, launched a new electrically controlled power steering pump for the electric bus market. Installation and maintenance of the new electrically controlled power steering pump is eased due to its small size and compact structure. SORL Auto Parts, Inc.,

2012 76

EFG Companies launches MAP Electric Vehicle Protection for EV customers; 11 years, 150k miles

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MAP Electric Vehicle Protection provides coverage for all assemblies and parts, the manufacturer-installed battery, and electric vehicle motor(s), except for a specific list of excluded parts. There is continuous growth opportunity in the electric vehicle market and dealerships need to be equipped to not only sell and service those vehicles, but also provide valuable consumer protection. Additionally, most VSCs on the market are designed for traditional, combustion engines.

2019 84

IIHS: small car driver death rates remain high

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Odometer readings came from multiple sources, including title transfers, yearly inspections and routine maintenance service. Luxury vehicles often come equipped with advanced safety features that aren’t widely installed on less expensive ones, such as blind spot warning and lane departure prevention. Market Background Safety

2020 73

Hydraulic Hybrid Systems and EMI Partner to Target Fleet Retrofit Market; First Retrofit Underway

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earlier post ), is partnering with Equipment Maintenance Innovators (EMI-Global) to distribute HHS hydraulic hybrid retrofit systems for light- and medium-duty commercial fleet vehicles. HHS upfit system. Click to enlarge.

2009 111

New fka and Roland Berger E-Mobility Index finds China best prepared for electric mobility among all automotive nations

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China continues to be the leading country for e-mobility in terms of industry and market, according to the E-Mobility Index 2019 from fka GmbH and Roland Berger GmbH. Japanese manufacturers are placing few new all-electric vehicles on the market. Market.

2019 78

Volkswagen Group to add 15 more plants to Industrial Cloud this year

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The main focuses include the predictive maintenance of machines and the reduction of reworking on vehicles through artificial intelligence (AI). In the case of older machines, it will also be necessary to install sensors. Manufacturing Market Background Vehicle ManufacturersThe Volkswagen Group is pushing ahead with the integration of its plants into the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud; the aim is to further improve the efficiency of the plants and reduce production costs.

2020 60

EPRI study finds US energy storage market could be as large as 16 GW of capacity if systems can meet $700–$750/kWh and all benefits can be monetized

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Further, the study found that actual installed costs would need to be lower to accommodate life-cycle impacts and maintenance. The analysis compared the present value of benefits with the estimated costs for energy storage systems installed in various regions across the US.

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Small-displacement two-stroke H2 engine could address performance and emissions cost-effectively for recreational market; potential for Asian motor vehicle fleet

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However, it has been blighted by very high unburned hydrocarbon (HC) emissions that, as a result of ever more stringent regulations, have caused it to be almost entirely forced out of the market in favor of four-stroke replacements. Although Oh and Plante are targeting the recreational market with their development work, a low-cost, efficient and low-emitting small displacement two-stroke engine could have a significant impact in transportation markets in Asia.

2012 106

Dürr introduces new generation of painting robots with greater kinematic freedom; Industry 4.0

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This can significantly reduce investment and maintenance costs in the paint booth. For example, they can be installed on the floor, wall, ceiling or at an angle in the paint booth. The Dürr robot family benefits from its modular design in production and maintenance. This low level of complexity and the uniform component design throughout reduce warehousing costs and simplify maintenance work. Manufacturing Market Background

2016 76

EIA: major utilities continue to increase spending on US electric distribution systems

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Annual spending on customer expenses and operations and maintenance by these utilities also increased slightly. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Market Background

2018 78

Volvo Trucks deploys first pilot all-electric VNR Truck at TEC Equipment in Southern California

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The TEC Fontana dealership has two 50 kW chargers inside its truck maintenance bays, as well as a 150 kW charger located outside to enable fleet customers to fast charge at the dealership.

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IMI calls on UK Government to invest £30M in hybrid and electric vehicle training; affordability issue

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In the UK, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is calling on the UK Government to make a £30-million (US$37-million) investment in specialist electric and hybrid vehicle training for thousands of maintenance and repair technicians in the independent retail sector. It will mean ordinary working people will be priced out of the ULEV market, the organization said. Government should commit to supporting the installation of 1,250 hydrogen refueling stations across the UK.

2016 74

DOE to Award $41.9M in Recovery Funds to Spur Growth of Fuel Cell Markets

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million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to 13 projects to accelerate the commercialization and deployment of fuel cells and to create jobs in fuel cell manufacturing, installation, maintenance, and support services. forklifts) that have emerged as key early markets in which fuel cells can compete with conventional power technologies. To accelerate fuel cell use in consumer markets, MTI will demonstrate a one-watt consumer electronics power pack.

2009 60

Ryder begins taking delivery of 125 Chanje electric vans

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These initial 125 EVs will be maintained at Ryder’s state-of-the-art maintenance facilities within the California, New York, and Illinois markets where EV charging stations are being installed.

2017 85

Fuel cell market receives funding boost

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The money will help create jobs in fuel cell manufacturing, installation, maintenance and support services. The money from the DOE will support immediate deployment of nearly 1,000 fuel cell systems for emergency backup power and material handling applications such as forklifts that are among the key early markets. Will accelerate the market penetration of fuel cells and deploy 10 fuel cell forklifts.

King County Metro to begin testing electric buses that can travel more than 140 miles on a single charge

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King County Metro earlier this year became the first transit agency in North America to install a high-powered charging station at a base facility where recharging is combined with cleaning and maintenance.

2018 154

Symbio intros 40 kW hydrogen fuel cell range-extending module for heavy-duty electric vehicles

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In 2017, Symbio integrated a 15 kW (net) fuel cell range extender in a Nissan e-NV200 electric van, with plans to introduce the vehicle to the European taxi market. H2Motiv L is quickly installed because the system (hydrogen fuel cell and auxiliary functions) is pre-integrated.

2018 130

National Academies issues interim report on overcoming barriers to PEV deployment

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Given recognized technical, social, and economic barriers to widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles (plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles), Congress had asked the Department of Energy (DOE) to commission a study by the National Academies to address market barriers that are slowing the purchase of electric vehicles and hindering the deployment of supporting infrastructure. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Market Background Plug-ins Policy

2013 102

Efficient Drivetrains announces availability of EDI PowerDrive 6000ev electric drivetrain for medium-duty vehicles

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Efficient Drivetrains offers its EDI PowerDrive 6000ev series as an electrification kit and developer support program for OEMs looking to bring medium-duty electrified vehicle offerings to market to comply with impending emissions reductions mandates. Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

2018 104

Bestmile fleet orchestration platform for on-demand mobility providers

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The start-up company offers providers of self-propelled and passenger-operated vehicles a solution for procurement, route planning, matching of vehicles and passengers and vehicle maintenance management.

2020 117

Efficient Drivetrains announces production release of PowerDrive7000ev for medium- and heavy-duty vehicle applications

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Efficient Drivetrains will be offering its EDI PowerDrive 7000ev series as an electrification kit and developer support program for OEMs looking to bring heavy-duty electrified vehicle offerings to market to comply with impending emissions reductions mandates.

2018 95

ENGIE launches fleet of 50 hydrogen fuel cell Renault Kangoo Z.E. vans, inaugurates first alternative multi-fuel station in France

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These vehicles will be used by ENGIE Cofely technicians to ensure multi-technical operations and maintenance work for commercial buildings in the Île-de-France. It is the largest wholesale food market in the world.).

2018 109

Japanese logistics provider Yamato Transport orders 500 StreetScooter EVs

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Truck bodies will be assembled and installed on Work Pure chassis by the Japanese company Toprec, and will also be suitable for cold-chain applications. Yamato Transport is the leading logistics company in Japan and number one on the domestic parcel market.

2019 96

VitaeMobility, ABB to deploy a network of 50 DC fast chargers throughout Belgium

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VitaeMobility, specialists in e-mobility for business and government fleets and consumers, and ABB will partner to install and manage 50 Terra Smart Connect (SC) DC fast chargers at multiple locations throughout Belgium. VitaeMobility said it specifically chose ABB’s Terra Smart Connect (SC) as it is the only smart connected charging station on the market that supports EV charging for company fleets in 30-120 minutes.

ChargePoint, SFMTA partner to deploy high-powered charging solutions to support new electric buses by 2020

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ChargePoint’s Express Plus charging architecture will be installed as part of the revitalization of the Woods Bus Yard and will fuel the first full battery-electric buses to hit the streets of San Francisco beginning in 2020. ChargePoint will also act as the project management team overseeing the installation and commissioning of the site, assisting with training of SFMTA employees, and providing ongoing service and maintenance support.

2019 70

MAN Engines showcasing D3876 diesel engine for EU Stage V locomotives without exhaust after-treatment systems

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As a result of not including an EATS, our engines can be used all around the world – whether at EU Stage V or in less strictly regulated markets. This allows customers to choose between a wide range of installation scenarios.

2018 127

Swiss Post, Austrian Post to move to fully electric fleets by 2030

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Post CH has already electrified its mail delivery fleet consisting of 6,000 electric three-wheeled vehicles and now wants to switch 4,600 delivery vans (up to 3.5t) and 180 service vehicles to EVs by 2030, if market supply and operating and real estate conditions allow. Meridian Energy will switch its fleet of 35 vehicles to EVs and install charging facilities at its offices.

2019 94

ITM sells integrated hydrogen refueling station to Hydrogène de France

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million) to ITM Power before follow-on contracts such as maintenance agreements. HDF will be responsible for the purchase, installation, operation and maintenance of the station, as well as the preparation of the HRS site. As part of this project, HDF will be able to test the operation of the electrolyzer in a live market to provide grid balancing services.

2016 60

EV Connect launches first EV charging-as-a-service

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EV Connect, a provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, announced the first “EV Charging-as-a-Service” or “EV CaaS”, to cut up-front costs and simplify the process for purchasing and installing EV charging station infrastructure by turning the purchase decision from a capital expenditure to an operating expense. The North American EV charging market is a growing but underserved industry segment.

2015 84

Siemens and Cummins partner to provide diesel-electric EPA Tier 4 passenger rail locomotives in US

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Siemens Rail Systems and Cummins are partnering to bring EPA Tier 4 compliant locomotives to market. The locomotives will also deploy an exhaust aftertreatment system purpose-designed for locomotive installations, using Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology.

2013 128

Evatran plans trials of Plugless Power wireless charging technology with commercial partners for early 2012; outfitting Volts and LEAFs

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Building on Evatran’s first product trials around its headquarters in Virginia and its prototype installation at Google’s Mountain View campus in early 2011, this trial, which Evatran is calling the “Apollo Launch Program”, will follow market leaders from six industry segments as they trial Plugless Power systems on their own Volt and LEAF vehicles. Evatran intends for Plugless Power tobe available as a dealer-installed. Plugless Power system components. Click to enlarge.

2011 107

Toyota begins collaboration with Grab on ride-hailing service in Southeast Asia; MSPF

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Grab offers the widest range of on-demand transportation services in the most markets in Southeast Asia, with more than 55 million app downloads and more than 1.2 Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Toyota Financial Services Corporation (TFS), Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance (Aioi) and Grab, Inc.

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