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EV Charging Stations

Enlarge the map to find more of the "EV Charging Stations" at different locations inside the USA.

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Energy Storage Boom - Commercial solid state batteries

Solid State Li-ion Hybrid

In a nut shell: before the electric cars take over, 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.Read More...

Energy Storage Boom - Pumped thermal grid storage with 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 being relatively inexpensive, will solve Utility Companies dependency of "Peaker Plants" being fired (at pick hours) to cover the demand. Peaker plants are fossil-based power plants and are intense polluters.Read More...

Electric bikes have come out of age - Part 2

Harly-Davidson-LimeWire

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. Read More...

Electric bikes have come out of age - Part 1

Livewire Harley

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. Read More...

Bitcoin(BTC) Energy Consumption and Renewable Energy 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.Read More...

Electric car miles-per-gallon equivalent in terms of greenhouse-gas emissions or MPGghg.

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.Read More...

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.Read More...

Community Home - Solar Decathlon, Denver 2017

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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. Read More...

The rise of Gigafactories

Tesla Gigafactory 1

The head of R&D for VW had made the comment to reporters that Volkswagen group alone would need 200 GWh of battery cell production by 2025 and the whole auto industry is in need of 40 Tesla Gigafactories.Read More...