An experiment in vehicle-to-microgrid integration

December 11, 2018 by  
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Can a new blockchain pilot escape the bluster and actually help stabilize the grid via EV car charging?

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Let’s do launch: 3 startups leading in circular economy innovation

December 11, 2018 by  
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The LAUNCH Circular Forum in Bentonville, Arkansas, showcased innovative solutions to circular design and manufacturing challenges.

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A tale of two grids: How California and Texas are preparing for the EV revolution

December 11, 2018 by  
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As transportation and energy landscapes change, switching to electric vehicles could save the US billions — but timing is everything.

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Google is working on wireless charging for its driverless cars

February 8, 2016 by  
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Several automakers are floating plans to add wireless induction charging capability to electric cars, but Google may be among the first to actually release the technology. A new report reveals the company is currently in the process of installing wireless charging systems at its headquarters, which will be used for its own fleet of self-driving cars . Read the rest of Google is working on wireless charging for its driverless cars

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Tesla’s Destination Charging Adds High-Powered Chargers to Restaurants and Hotels

September 3, 2014 by  
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Tesla Motors has been very vocal about its Supercharger charging network that will soon be expanded throughout North America, Asia and Europe, but there’s another charging network that Tesla isn’t talking about. The automaker has quietly launched a new “Destination Charging” program that gives 106 restaurants, hotels and resorts high power wall chargers that are twice as powerful as typical EV chargers. Read the rest of Tesla’s Destination Charging Adds High-Powered Chargers to Restaurants and Hotels Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: car charging , electric car , electric vehicle , green car , green transportation , tesla , Tesla Destination Charging , tesla model-s , Tesla Supercharger Network

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How Smart Meters Could Optimize the United States’ Energy Grid for EV Charging

February 20, 2014 by  
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Last year car buyers bought a record 100,000 electric vehicles – and that number is expected to grow more and more each year. As electric cars like the Tesla Model S and Nissan Leaf leave dealer showrooms, the influx of EVs could weigh heavily on the United States’ aging electric system. But a team of scientists from the University of Vermont have proposed a new solution using smart meters that could reduce the strain on the nation’s power grid. Read the rest of How Smart Meters Could Optimize the United States’ Energy Grid for EV Charging Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: car charging , electric cars , electric grid , electric motor , green car , green transportation , IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid , nissna leaf , tesla model-s , UVM scientists        

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Tiny Space-Age LoftCube Prefab Can Pop up Just About Anywhere

February 20, 2014 by  
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How a Wind Energy Empire Was Built. Join Live Chat with Ecotricity CEO Dale Vince. Tuesday August 9th 10am EDT, 3pm UK.

August 5, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Ecotricity Dale Vince is not your ordinary business man. He built a wind energy empire that got him on Britain’s rich list . He has just launched one of Britain”s biggest solar farms (that nurtures bees too). And he is creating a nationwide network of free electric car charging stations . He’s… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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