Batteries

Electric Vehicles Create Opportunity for Parts Manufacturers

http://evadvisors.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/NEMAK-EN-360P.mp4 As plug-in electric vehicles begin to steal marketshare from internal combustion engines, what’s an engine block and cylinder head maker to do? Nemak, the giant global manufacturer of complex metal automotive components, is app ...

Why Advanced Microgrid Solutions Is Bullish on Managing Australian Batteries

Australia is a ripe market for batteries to balance its fast-changing generation mix and keep its power grid stable — and it’s definitely getting them. Tesla’s 100-megawatt/129-megawatt-hour Hornsdale project, built in 100 days last year on a dare from CEO Elon Musk, is being followed by  ...

Manitoba Emphasizes Oil Impacts on Water for Waste Reduction Week

For Waste Reduction Week, the Government of Manitoba is emphasizing the importance of proper disposal of oil and the impacts of improper disposal on water. Manitoba has confirmed approval of the stewardship program plan for the continued collection and recycling of used oil and oil containers, filt ...

Fuel Cell Power Plays From California to Kenya

If high-temperature fuel cells grow into their long-promised potential and scale Wesoff’s Wall into profitable territory, future historians may well point to 2018 as the sector’s annus mirabilis. In early 2018 Congress restored the Fuel Cell Investment Tax Credit and introduced the Section 4 ...

Nissan & EDF Partner To Explore Potential Of Demand Response

Nissan and EDF Energy have partnered up to explore the potential to leverage second-life plug-in vehicle batteries in EDF's demand response platform, PowerShift ...

Are Buildings Smart Yet?

Over the last two years, large multinational energy firms have dumped billions of dollars into commercial energy management — acquiring companies in smart lighting, demand response, battery storage, energy billing, microgrids, smart controls and software. Meanwhile, legacy firms in building ene ...

“Short Arms Syndrome” Sinks TerraE Consortium Plan

TerraE, the consortium of German vehicle manufacturers that was supposed to build "green batteries" in Germany, is dead -- a victim of timid industrialists who don't want to put up the money needed to bring the plan to fruition. ...

The Secret Life of EV Batteries

Previously published on CleanTechnica.com You are probably familiar with the lithium batteries in your smart phone, tablet, or laptop. You are probably aware that they do not last very long.… The post The Secret Life of EV Batteries appeared first on EV Obsession. ...

Renault’s “Advanced Battery Storage” Program Explores The Potential Of Second-Life EV Batteries

The Renault Group is launching its new Advanced Battery Storage program that will work to build Europe's largest stationary energy storage system using a combination of used and new electric vehicle (EV) batteries by ...

SolarEdge To Acquire Energy Storage Company Kokam

Israel-based smart energy and inverter company SolarEdge announced on Thursday its intention to acquire battery manufacturer Kokam in a deal expected to be worth approximately $88 million ...