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ELVIIS Volvo C30 EV charges from any standard outlet, bills the driver (hands-on)

ELVIIS Volvo C30 EV charges from any standard outlet, bills the driver (hands-on) | An Electric World | Scoop.it
The electric vehicle is still a fresh enough concept that the issue of redirecting the bill when filling up at a public outlet or...
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Dutch Vote To Make Electric Cars Compulsory

Dutch Vote To Make Electric Cars Compulsory | An Electric World | Scoop.it
It seems the Dutch intend to lead the world into the electric car era. Although electric car sales in Holland are less than 10% of total car sales, the low
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Energy Storage for Australian Business - Energy Storage Direct

Energy Storage for Australian Business - Energy Storage Direct | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Should Australian Businesses Consider Using Soar Panels? Obvious answer would be, yes. Currently, electricity price is rapidly increasing, and as electricity consumption also increases, it is best to make the most of solar power. Using solar power does not only used to save expenses for electricity, it also has a number of potential benefits such …
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Nissan Prototypes 60kWh Battery Pack for 500km+ EV Drive Range

Nissan Prototypes 60kWh Battery Pack for 500km+ EV Drive Range | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Nissan Motor Co Ltd exhibited a prototype of a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery pack with a capacity of 60kWh for electric vehicles (EVs) at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2016, which took place from May 25 to 27, 2016, in Yokohama, Japan.
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2/3 of Honda's Cars Will Be Electric-powered by 2030, President Says

2/3 of Honda's Cars Will Be Electric-powered by 2030, President Says | An Electric World | Scoop.it
"Two thirds of the cars that Honda sells in the world will be electrically powered by 2030," Honda President Takahiro Hachigou said at a press meeting that the company had Feb 24, 2016.
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Wind Replaces Coal, Geothermal Overtakes Gas As Major Sources Of Power ... - CleanTechnica

Wind Replaces Coal, Geothermal Overtakes Gas As Major Sources Of Power ... - CleanTechnica | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Renewable energy sources contributed about 80% to the total electricity generated in New Zealand in 2014, latest figures released by the government show.
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Cornish Company Geothermal Engineering Aiming To 'Recycle' Fracking Wells - CleanTechnica

Cornish Company Geothermal Engineering Aiming To 'Recycle' Fracking Wells - CleanTechnica | An Electric World | Scoop.it
The Cornwall-based company Geothermal Engineering is pushing forward with its very interesting idea to 'recycle' used and exhausted fracking (hydraulic fracturing) wells from the oil and gas industries as geothermal power sources, according to...
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Siemens Proves Wind Energy's “Outstanding” Potential - CleanTechnica

Siemens Proves Wind Energy's “Outstanding” Potential - CleanTechnica | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Siemens has conducted a review of its wind turbine technology to determine the actual environmental impact of wind energy, from manufacturing through construction and operation.
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Electric cars to become mini power plants in California's energy grid - Gizmag

Electric cars to become mini power plants in California's energy grid - Gizmag | An Electric World | Scoop.it
The California utility, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), has begun a pilot program that bids energy resources from fleets of electric vehicles and storage systems into the state’s wholesale power...
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World-first low carbon aviation fuel to be developed for Virgin Atlantic - Virgin.com

World-first low carbon aviation fuel to be developed for Virgin Atlantic - Virgin.com | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Virgin Atlantic today announced the development of a world-first low carbon aviation fuel with just half the carbon footprint of the standard fossil fuel alternative. Richard Branson joined Virgin Atlantic at Battersea Power Station in London to reveal the exciting news read his blog on the groundbr...
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Japanese research team aims for battery-powered airplanes in 5 years - The Japan Daily Press

Japanese research team aims for battery-powered airplanes in 5 years - The Japan Daily Press | An Electric World | Scoop.it
When one mentions “battery-powered” airplanes, it would be normal to think that it would be one of those remote-controlled toy airplanes that we are talking abo
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▶ Toyota's New Fuel Cell Car Breakdown! - YouTube

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NTN Registers Ultra-small EV Using In-wheel Motors as Light Car in Japan -- Tech-On!

NTN Registers Ultra-small EV Using In-wheel Motors as Light Car in Japan -- Tech-On! | An Electric World | Scoop.it
NTN Registers Ultra-small EV Using In-wheel Motors as Light Car in Japan --- Tech-On! is a one-stop online technology news portal published in English, Japanese, and Chinese, and is run by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
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Intermittent Renewables Can’t Favorably Transform Grid Electricity

Intermittent Renewables Can’t Favorably Transform Grid Electricity | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Many people are hoping for wind and solar PV to transform grid electricity in a favorable way. Is this really possible? Is it really feasible for intermittent renewables to generate a large share of grid electricity? The answer increasingly looks as if it is, "No, the costs are too great, and the return on investment…
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Electric car, with light aluminium-air battery, travels 1,100 miles on a single charge, take note Tesla - Pocket-lint

Electric car, with light aluminium-air battery, travels 1,100 miles on a single charge, take note Tesla - Pocket-lint | An Electric World | Scoop.it
An electric car has been tested that managed a huge 1,100 mile range on a single charge. A massive jump from current electric cars like the Tesla Model
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Japanese Firms Begin to Reuse/recycle Used Solar Panels - News - Solar Power Plant Business

Japanese Firms Begin to Reuse/recycle Used Solar Panels - News - Solar Power Plant Business | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Next Energy & Resources Co Ltd announced March 3, 2016, that it has formed a limited liability company (LLC) to reuse and recycle solar panels.
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Emerging Markets Driving Global Wind Energy Growth - CleanTechnica

Emerging Markets Driving Global Wind Energy Growth - CleanTechnica | An Electric World | Scoop.it
The Global Wind Energy Council has released its flagship report highlighting global wind energy growth throughout 2014, led by emerging markets in Africa and Latin America.
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Would solar panels make financial sense for your home? - Charleston Post Courier

Would solar panels make financial sense for your home? - Charleston Post Courier | An Electric World | Scoop.it
With the question of net-metering now settled for publicly owned utilities in South Carolina, allowing customers with solar panels to get kilowatt-for-kilowatt bill adjustments, residential solar power is looking a lot more attractive.
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Electric-Car Fast Chargers And Gas Stations: A Match Made In Indiana - Green Car Reports

Electric-Car Fast Chargers And Gas Stations: A Match Made In Indiana - Green Car Reports | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Thanks to the flexibility of electrical supply infrastructure, electric-car charging stations can be placed virtually anywhere. They've already cropped up in places like shopping-mall parking lots, hotels, and even national parks.
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Tesla's raising $1.6 billion to build its battery 'Gigafactory' and mass-market $35k car

Tesla's raising $1.6 billion to build its battery 'Gigafactory' and mass-market $35k car | An Electric World | Scoop.it
If you've been dreaming of a Tesla but can't afford a Model S and its $70k+ sticker price (before tax credits), the company is announcing a major step
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Solar-powered EV Charging Station Installed for Agricultural Use - News - Solar Power Plant Business

Solar-powered EV Charging Station Installed for Agricultural Use - News - Solar Power Plant Business | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Mitsubishi Motors Corp and Nichicon Corp started full operation of a power charging station that stores solar electricity in a lithium-ion (Li-ion) rechargeable battery and uses it to charge electric vehicles (EVs) for agricultural use Feb 4, 2014.
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Ultra-small EVs to Be Tested With Solar-powered Charging Stations - News - Solar Power Plant Business

Ultra-small EVs to Be Tested With Solar-powered Charging Stations - News - Solar Power Plant Business | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Toshiba Corp announced that it has launched the "Field Test Project Related to Utilization of Small Electric Vehicles, etc in Miyakojima City" Jan 28, 2014, in cooperation with the government of Miyakojima City (Okinawa Prefecture), Honda Motor Co Ltd and Honda R&D Co Ltd.
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Japan's Solar Trends to Watch For in 2014 - News - Solar Power Plant Business

Japan's Solar Trends to Watch For in 2014 - News - Solar Power Plant Business | An Electric World | Scoop.it
There will be three new trends in the mega-solar (large-scale solar) power plant business in 2014. They are
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Reservoir Site to Be Converted Into Solar Plant, Cropland - News - Solar Power Plant Business

Reservoir Site to Be Converted Into Solar Plant, Cropland - News - Solar Power Plant Business | An Electric World | Scoop.it
juwi Shizen Energy Inc announced Oct 31, 2013, that it will build a mega-solar (large-scale solar) power plant with an output power of about 1MW in Ube City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
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