Green Technology Creates Electricity from Thin Air

U.S. Green Technology

Derek Lovely, a microbiologist, and Jun Yao, an electrical engineer, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst created a generator powered by air in an effort to generate clean energy around the clock. The post Green Technology Creates Electricity from Thin Air appeared first on U.S.

8 electric truck and van companies to watch in 2020

GreenBiz

Get ready for all-electric heavy-duty big rigs, semi-trucks, box trucks, delivery vans and more. clean fleets electric trucks Electric Vehicles Logisitics Transportation & Mobility

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Electric tractors, agribots and regenerative agriculture

GreenBiz

Electric tractors, agribots and regenerative agriculture. Billed as the first fully electric driver-optional tractor, the Monarch will be available in fall 2021 at a pricetag starting at $50,000. Electric Vehicles. Heather Clancy. Thu, 12/17/2020 - 01:30.

Seville's plan to turn oranges into electricity

Inhabitat - Innovation

When life gives you oranges, make electricity

10 questions on EVs for the CEO of Portland General Electric

GreenBiz

How electric vehicles can be a net benefit to the grid. Electric Vehicles Electricity Grid Electrification Transportation & Mobility

The electric revolution needs sustainable battery materials

GreenBiz

The electric revolution needs sustainable battery materials. But circular and sustainable EV batteries — and the systems to support them — will be paramount to the electric revolution coming for both transportation and the power grid. . Electric Vehicles.

Why the electric vehicle wave is still coming

GreenBiz

COVID-19 COVID-19 Driving Change Electric Vehicles Transportation & MobilityBuckle up: this year will be rough, but this road trip still looks promising.

Comparing solar power with electric power

U.S. Green Technology

Gone are the days when you could invest in electric gadgets. Obviously, the gadgets use electric power. Nowadays, you go about looking for switchboard manufacturers so that you can have the most efficient electric connection. The recent pandemic caused a lot of unrest.

Coronavirus dampens 2020 outlook for clean energy and electric vehicles

GreenBiz

Clean Energy Electric Vehicles Renewable Energy Transportation & Mobility Energy StorageThe immediate crisis could undermine long-term strategy.

Trend: Commercial buildings go all-electric

GreenBiz

All signs point to the next generation of commercial buildings becoming all-electric. Buildings Electrification Natural Gas Oil & Gas Renewable Energy State of Green Business 2020

Electric package trucks are (almost) ready for delivery

GreenBiz

electric trucks Shipping & Logistics Transportation & MobilityLocal delivery fleets are ideal for electrification given their predictable routes and significant dwell times at the depot.

Lion Electric secures order for 100 Class 6 and 8 electric trucks

Charged

Commercial vehicle OEM Lion Electric has received a purchase order from fleet truck supplier Pride Group Enterprises , for 100 all-electric Lion6 and Lion8 trucks. All of Lion’s vehicles are purpose-built for electric propulsion at its North American facility.

The robotic, hybrid-electric future of agriculture

GreenBiz

The robotic, hybrid-electric future of agriculture. Giants of the agricultural [industry], such as John Deere, are saying that electric power gives far better controllability and opportunities for automation and precision seeding and other things like that. Electric Vehicles.

How Will Electric Trucking Impact the Agriculture Industry?

U.S. Green Technology

These vehicles consume a significant amount of fuel every year — switching to electric is a useful solution for the climate. The post How Will Electric Trucking Impact the Agriculture Industry?

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Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Electrical Engineer | EDF Innovation Lab | Los Altos, CA. EDF (Électricité de France) is a global, integrated energy company and the world’s largest electricity producer. With 140 GW of generation capacity across more than 30 countries, EDF generates over 650 TWh of electricity for 38 million customers, and 85% of that electricity has low or no carbon emissions. We need you to write electrical algorithms in Python based on existing and ongoing specifications.

Volvo unveils the C40 Recharge electric car

Inhabitat - Innovation

Volvo has just unveiled its second electric vehicle — the C40 Recharge — as part of the Swedish automaker’s global strategy to transition to 100% electric vehicle sales by 2030

GM's electric delivery foray, plus other mobility trends headlining CES

GreenBiz

GM's electric delivery foray, plus other mobility trends headlining CES. GM showed off images of an electric delivery vehicle called the EV600, as well as a pallet system called the EP1. Of course, GM wasn't the only automotive player that emphasized the electric transition at CES.

Electric Motors and Industrial Efficiency: Innovation is Key for EVs

CleanTech Group

Electric motors can be found in everything from cars to toothbrushes. Electric motors-and the systems they use- account for more than 40% of. Cleantech Insights Electric Vehicles battery storage electric engines electric motors

Tidal turbines power electric vehicles on Scotland's Yell Island

Inhabitat - Innovation

As countries around the world increasingly embrace electric vehicles, charging is top of mind. In Scotland, the island of Yell is powering its EVs with tidal energy

Inside the transition from diesel to electric

GreenBiz

Electric Vehicles Transportation & MobilityKey learnings from the UPS fleet electrification project outside London.

The race to mainstream electric vehicles by 2030

GreenBiz

The race to mainstream electric vehicles by 2030. The Climate Group's EV100 program , which has 92 member companies that have pledged to buy EVs and install EV chargers, features the tagline: "Making electric transport the new normal by 2030.". Electric Vehicles.

Past Due Electric Bills An Undue Burden On Americans

Jim Conca

Americans are in even more debt over their electricity use than ever, with an average increase in their monthly bills of about 30% from 2019 to 2020 in unregulated markets like New York and Texas.

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Volkswagen unveils hotly anticipated ID.3 electric car

GreenBiz

Electric Vehicles Energy & Climate Transportation & Mobility Energy StorageThe EV market is about to get even more competitive following VW's unveiling of what it hopes will become the 'people's EV.'.

Rolls-Royce, Tecnam and Widere develop electric passenger airplane

Inhabitat - Innovation

Rolls-Royce, Tecnam and Scandinavia's largest airline, Widerøe, have entered into a partnership that will see the launch of an all-electric aircraft for passengers by 2026

Hastings on Hudson Goes Drive Electric Earth Day!

Green Living Guy

From the Hasting on Hudson Village web site with the following description: National Drive Electric Day, April 17, 9:30-11:30am, in person (no registration required) Come check out the new affordable EVs on the market in your price range, and learn about recent rebates and discounts.

UPS invests in electric vehicle pioneer Arrival, as delivery giant places order for 10,000 vans

GreenBiz

Electric Vehicles Investing Transportation Transportation & MobilityArrival has emerged as a major player in the fast expanding commercial EV fleet market.

Keep your eyes on these 9 electric truck and van companies in 2021

GreenBiz

Keep your eyes on these 9 electric truck and van companies in 2021. Nonetheless, the transition accelerated in 2020 as more mammoth automakers pushed electric trucking fleets closer to reality. and attracting major investments for its electric buses and vans still in development.

New Flyer unveils lighter, more efficient, longer-range electric bus

Charged

Bus manufacturer New Flyer of America has unveiled its next-generation electric heavy-duty transit bus, built on its proven Xcelsior platform. New Flyer’s battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE and fuel cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2 buses have logged 4.5

The time for electric trucks and buses is now

GreenBiz

The time for electric trucks and buses is now. Despite the pandemic, sales of electric trucks and buses are expected to surge in the United States and Canada over the next couple of years. Rivian is on track with its Amazon electric delivery vans. Electric Vehicles.

Amazon goes green with electric delivery vans

Inhabitat - Innovation

Amazon is working toward its net-zero carbon goal by introducing a fleet of electric delivery vans

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Nissan of New Rochelle now offers week long test drives of electric cars

Green Living Guy

So let me know if you want to schedule a real test drive of an electric car. The post Nissan of New Rochelle now offers week long test drives of electric cars appeared first on Green Living Guy. Yes folks. You’ve heard it here.

Idaho waste hauler deploys BYD/Amrep electric refuse trucks

Charged

J&M Sanitation, a waste and recycling collection company serving Kuna, Idaho, has deployed two all-electric Class 8 refuse trucks. J&M boasts that it’s the first company in the state to operate electric refuse trucks. Newswire The Vehicles Electric Trucks J&M Sanitation

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6 Benefits of Switching to an Electric Vehicle

Green Living Guy

While it’s not always possible to eliminate your car altogether, there are ways you … Read More 6 Benefits of Switching to an Electric Vehicle. The post 6 Benefits of Switching to an Electric Vehicle appeared first on Green Living Guy.

How ‘green’ are electric cars?

Renewable Energy World

With the ban of new petrol and diesel cars in place in the UK by 2030, sales of electric cars are expected to surge. Electric cars are undoubtedly cleaner than fossil fuel run cars. At present, there are low volumes of electric-vehicle batteries that require recycling.

Hino speeds production timeline for its Class 4-8 electric trucks

Charged

Hino Trucks, a subsidiary of Toyota, is accelerating the production timeline for its suite of battery-electric vehicles. The new Class 4-8 electric trucks are now slated to go into low-volume production in Q4 2022 and full production by the end of 2023.

Moscow manufacturer introduces electric bus powertrain

Charged

Moscow-based NPP ITELMA, a developer and manufacturer of vehicle electronics, has introduced a full powertrain system for electric buses. The system will make it possible to convert any modern bus to electric drive, the company said.

Orion is Back Building Bolt Electric Cars

Green Living Guy

The post Orion is Back Building Bolt Electric Cars appeared first on Green Living Guy. green living Build Your Own Electric Vehicle build your own electric vehicle by seth leitman electric cars electric transport Electric vehiclesSo i was astonished.

Sustainable Westchester Electric Vehicle Discount Program

Green Living Guy

Sustainable Westchester Electric Vehicle Discount Program Kicks off! Exclusive Electric Vehicle Discount Offers! The post Sustainable Westchester Electric Vehicle Discount Program appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Lion Electric to deliver 10 electric trucks to Amazon

Charged

Amazon has ordered 10 battery electric trucks from Lion Electric, and the first two will be delivered this year. The trucks will be manufactured at Lion’s Canadian facility, which has a current capacity to produce 2,500 electric trucks per year. Quebec-based Lion Electric manufactures electric Class 5 to Class 8 commercial trucks, as well as buses and minibuses for the school, paratransit and mass transit segments. Source: Lion Electric.

This chic, wooden electric scooter is carved from chestnut

Inhabitat - Innovation

Imagine a comfortable, fashionable electric scooter made from sustainable materials that doesn’t sacrifice quality. ILY-Ai is just that

Heavy-duty electric trucks start to appear in fleets

Charged

Charged has been reporting on electric trucks for a decade, but the electrification of real-world fleets has been frustratingly slow, and several would-be e-truck builders have gone bust waiting for fleet operators to conduct years-long pilots. Will 2021 be the year of the electric truck?

SEA Electric secures funding, announces partnership with Exro

Charged

SEA Electric , a maker of electric power-system technology for urban delivery and distribution fleets, recently secured $42 million in initial private placement equity financing. Exro and SEA Electric will co-develop Exro’s Battery Control System (BCS).

GMC unveils electric Hummer for 2022

Inhabitat - Innovation

The 2022 Hummer EV will include several features that are brand-new to the GMC lineup of electric vehicles