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The sun-to-car connection: SolarEdge provides the missing link from solar panels to EV charging

Q&A with SolarEdge Founder and VP of Marketing and Product Strategy Lior Handelsman  An EV is a fine thing on its own—but it becomes truly transformative as part of a local system that also includes solar panels, battery storage and smart charging. SolarEdge Technologies provides hardware and software to bring these elements together, including solar… Read more »

Critical battery metals could be mined from polymetallic nodules found on the ocean floor

The electrification of global transport and buildout of renewable energy storage will require hundreds of millions of tons of nickel, cobalt, copper and manganese. As demand rises, so will concerns about shortages, and the environmental and social costs of producing these metals. DeepGreen Metals is a deep-sea minerals exploration and development company with a mission… Read more »

2019 Kia Niro EV: An impressive electric compact suggests good things from future Kia EVs

Kia may be the auto brand with the biggest disconnect between perception and reality in the US today. It makes stylish, modern vehicles – passenger cars plus a growing range of crossover utilities – packed with advanced features. It’s a legitimate competitor to Toyota, Honda, and others. But ask the average buyer if he or… Read more »

Mayors from 127 cities commit to purchase over 2,100 EVs by 2020

Mayors from 127 cities joined the Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative during the Climate Mayors Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii last month, committing to purchasing more than 2,100 EVs by 2020. To assist in the transition towards electric school buses, the Collaborative announced it will place a competitive bid on electric school buses by the end… Read more »

FreeWire deploys battery systems to increase the scalability of EV infrastructure

Rolling out the charging stations necessary to enable wide-scale adoption of EVs is a challenging task. Though valiant efforts are being made, there are still a lot of problematic applications that could benefit from innovative solutions. One young company, FreeWire Technologies, believes it has an answer to help with scalability: batteries on wheels. Business school… Read more »

Target to expand EV charging program to 600 spaces at 100 sites

Target will be working with Electrify America to expand its EV charging program to over 600 parking spaces at 100 sites across 20 states over the next two years. Target began adding charging stations to its parking lots in 2012, in partnership with ChargePoint. In 2017, it teamed up with Tesla to add Supercharger sites…. Read more »

BYD and US Hybrid to develop hydrogen electric bus for Honolulu airport

BYD has teamed with powertrain specialist US Hybrid Corporation to develop a hydrogen-electric bus, which will serve Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. The bus will use BYD’s battery-electric platform, integrating hydrogen fuel cell technology to eliminate dependency on charging. The new bus is being developed under Hawaii’s Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI), part of the… Read more »

New study: V2G may not degrade EV battery life – it might actually extend it

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology could turn the challenge of EVs’ power consumption into an opportunity, allowing vehicle batteries to help balance electrical grids and facilitate the use of renewable energy. Alas, a recent study from the University of Hawaii suggested that the additional cycling could harm battery performance. Now a study from the University of Warwick… Read more »