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EV's solid state battery bonanza

Solid State Li-ion Hybrid

In a nut shell: before the electric cars totally will take over petrol based transportation, the battery pack(s) must be reinvented in order to come in line with consumer demands and become a viable and reliable solution universal accepted. “For passenger cars, we should see prototypes in the early 2020s,” said Andreas Hintennach, head of battery research at Stuttgart, Germany-based Daimler.

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Energy Grid Storage with pumped thermal heat exchange

Pumped thermal grid storage with heat exchange

Having a system capable to store the energy generated in huge quantities at pick hours, and at the same time being relatively inexpensive, will solve Utility Companies dependency of "Peaker Plants" being fired at pick hours, in order to cover the demand. Peaker plants are fossil-based power plants and are intense polluters.

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Electric bikes have come out of age [ 2 ]

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The American breed of E2W (electric two-wheeler) or electric motorcycles, offers a lot of punch and a fresh and innovative design. The bikes are the result of a collaboration between numerous designers, engineers, battery manufacturers, R&D companies, and motor manufactures.

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Electric bikes have come out of age [ 1 ]

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Electric bikes have come out of age with a very good power-to-weight ratio (PWR) making them safe to ride. Remember if you put a powerful engine on a lightweight bike you will get a death trap. There are some very good players on the North American market.

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Bitcoins energy consumption with renewable solutions

Bitcoins

The energy spent on mining Bitcoin in 2017 has surpassed the average electricity consumed yearly by 159 nations. Bitcoin energy mining problem can be addressed using renewable energy solutions.

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Electric cars miles per gallon emission equivalent

Tesla Model 3

In the United States, as in 2017, the average EV consumption gets 55.4 MPGghg or is equivalent to a 55.4 MPG gas car. All depends on how much green is in the grid.

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Bloomberg New London HQ 98.5% BREEAM score for sustainability

Bloomberg LDN Exterior HQ

Four words: power, lighting, water, ventilation. This building uses 70% less water and 40% less energy than a typical office block. Despite the overbuild location it has a 98.5% score against the BREEAM sustainability assessment method.

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Solar Decathlon

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The U.S. Department of Energy generates a lot of interest with solar decathlon competitions. The main idea: create a new habitual space to match the green revolution in a smart urban environment.

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Rise of Gigafactories

Solar System Monitoring

Imagine a modern household where the energy supply comes from different sources like solar panels, wind power or different type of cogeneration units. Using a relative small cogeneration unit and a battery storage system we can save thousands of dollars over a year time. How does that work?

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geopolitical ramifications brought in by Renewable energy

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Renewable energy transition will make no exception. In a world, heavier on renewables, the new type of commodities will dictate the energy market trends. The new commodity financial vehicle consist of rare-earth metals and other minerals found deep undergrounds, like indium and cobalt.

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