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Solar-powered plane lands safely in Hawaii

Jul 2 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Swiss pilots have made aviation history after successfully landing the plane attempting to fly around the world powered only by solar energy in Hawaii at sunrise Friday. More...

Obstacles thwart New Zealand enthusiasm for electric cars: study

WELLINGTON, Jul 01, 2015 -- Xinhua - New Zealanders would consider driving electric cars so long as price and infrastructure barriers can be overcome. More...

GM and ABB demonstrate Chevrolet Volt Battery Reuse - world's first use of electric vehicle batteries for homes

ABB Inc. - General Motors and ABB today showed the next stage in battery reuse, the repackaging of five used Chevrolet Volt batteries into a modular unit capable of providing two hours of electricity needed by three to five average American homes. more...
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First ABB DC fast charger for electric vehicles in the U.S. is installed and operational in New Berlin, Wisconsin

ABB Inc. - The first ABB DC fast charger for electric vehicles in the United States is now installed and operational in New Berlin, Wisconsin. more...

ABB's Fast Charger Gets National Certification for Safety Compliance, Adding Credibility and Immediate Availability to Emerging Electric Vehicle Technology

ABB Inc. - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group and a major employer in North Carolina, announced today that it has received the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) listing for its best-selling Terra 51 direct current (DC) fast charger. more...

Leviton and Ford Receive UL Certification for Focus Electric Home Charging Station

Leviton - Leviton, a leading global manufacturer of electrical devices, and Ford Motor Company today announced the new Ford Electric Vehicle (EV) Home Charging Station has achieved UL certification for UL 2231, UL 2251 and UL 2594. more...

Articles 

By Mukul Sarkar
On: June 1, 2015
Transportation accounts for nearly 72 percent of total global oil demand, hence economic, security, and environmental concerns are driving the world to electrify transportation. Electric vehicles (EVs) will have a disruptive change on electric utilities' more...
By Areg Bagdasarian
On: May 19, 2015
Some startling things have happened in the energy world these last few years that continue to shake up personal transportation. The steep downward trend of gasoline prices bumped up against the $2 per gallon mark more...
By Paul Rosengren
On: February 5, 2015
Back in 1977, with the country's memory of the Arab oil embargo and waiting hours on line for gas still fresh, President Jimmy Carter, in his sweater, addressed the nation. He declared that Americans needed to come more...
By Paul Rosengren
On: November 20, 2014
A little over a year ago, PSEG launched an employee electric car incentive program. As part of the program, the company set aside 13 spots at its Newark, New Jersey headquarters for electric cars. Participants more...
By Charles Botsford
On: October 22, 2014
The West Coast Electric Highway (WCEH) comprises 57 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Oregon and Washington. It is one of the largest contiguous networks of direct current (DC) fast chargers in North America. These more...

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Solar-powered car ‘Ilanga II’ developed by a team of students

By Kamlesh Jolapara - A group of university students and lecturers are on a road trip of a different kind as they travel over more...
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China Power Battery Management System (BMS): Global Industry Analysis, Trends And Forecast 2015-2018

By swapnil devale - Battery management system (BMS) is a key component of electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles. To ensure safe and reliable operation of more...
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Mid-Year Review: Top 10 Utility Commission Issues of 2015 - So Far

By Coley Girouard - See original posting here Back in January, we published a list of the top 10 utility commission issues to watch in more...
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Indian engineer and Austrian filmmaker to drive solar-powered rickshaw from Kerala to the UK

By Kamlesh Jolapara - An Indian techie will soon embark on a trans-national expedition riding on a self-built solar-powered autorickshaw to Britain to promote more...
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Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting 2014-2024: Devices, Applications, Opportunities And Growth Vendors

By swapnil devale - Thermoelectric Energy [External Link] Devices, Applications, Opportunities provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry more...


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