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Find all the top news from the world of solar-powered transport. Both private and public transportation is moving toward utilization of electrical power and solar energy. All the related info on solar-charged EVs, including cars, heavy vehicles, marine and river transport. E-mobility innovations, R&D, commercially available solutions, and more. See also: Top EV Stocks 

This Is Why We Don't Have Solar-Powered Autos
The suggestion of humming about on pure sunshine appears compelling. The sun certainly gives off enough energy, yet math discloses that it's much less useful than it seems.
Jun 10, 2021 // Technology, Transport
This Innovative New Solar-Powered Catamaran Uses a Giant Kite for Even More Speed
It resembles kites are removing in the aquatic industry. Silent Yachts, whose solar-powered fleet remains to expand apace, has actually just introduced a new catamaran that utilizes a giant kite to create a lot more power as well as speed.
May 25, 2021 // Transport, Silent Yachts, Michael Köhler
Ford selects Sunrun as installment partner to make brand-new F-150 Lightning backup source of power
Leading United States domestic solar and also storage space company Sunrun has partnered with car manufacturer Ford as the installer of home charging systems for its F-150 Lightning truck.
May 20, 2021 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Transport, USA, Sunrun, North America, Lynn Jurich, electric vehicle battery, ford, power backup
Jedlix Cheaper Tesla Charging
With the increase In global warming, electric vehicles are considered a welcome change. The number of electric cars is increasing due to their large number of benefits. Such as reduced harmful pollutants from exhaust gasses; it is cheaper to run, the cost of operating an electric vehicle is less than 40 percent compared to internal combustion engines, it is more inexpensive to maintain. It is better for both our health and our environment.
Mar 3, 2021 // Transport, TESLA, Europe, electric vehicles, EV, Jedlix
EV Charging Stations on google maps
The number of electric vehicles over the last decade has significantly increased due to various reasons. Electric cars are relatively cheaper, making them more accessible to the public. They are cheaper to run and maintain. The fuel source used by Electric vehicles is electricity. The owner of these vehicles charges them at home and commercially available charging stations.
Feb 25, 2021 // Transport, USA, North America, Google, electric vehicles, International, charging stations
SolarEdge Selected as Supplier for Fiat E-Ducato, Issues Financial Outcomes
SolarEdge has revealed it has been chosen to supply powertrain as well as batteries for the Fiat E-Ducato, likewise reporting its economic results.
Feb 17, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Transport, USA, BATTERIES, SolarEdge, North America, EVs, Zivi Lando, Fiat E-Ducato, Powertrain, SolarEdge Fiat E-Ducato
Elon Musk claims solar electrical van makes even more feeling than Cybertruck
Tesla employer Elon Musk states the Cybertruck might have photovoltaic panels as part of its attributes, but admits that a solar electrical van would make "a bit more sense".
Feb 12, 2021 // Transport, TESLA, Elon Musk, Cybertruck
Salt battery style gets over 'bump' in the road to aid electric vehicles go above and beyond
Making use of salt as a key ingredient, Chinese and also British researchers have actually designed a new sort of rechargeable battery that can accelerate the shift to greener, electrical transportation on our roadways.
Feb 2, 2021 // Technology, Storage, Transport, UK, China, Europe, Asia, University of Nottingham, George Chen, Cheng Peng
Carmakers' Solid-State Battery Bet Benefits Long-range EVs
Solid-state battery growth varies by automaker. Cell energy density can increase by 45% with solid-state.
Jan 26, 2021 // Storage, Transport, Market Research, BNEF, Nissan Motor, Toyota Motor, Volkswagen AG, QingTao Energy Development Co
Long-range energy transport in perovskite nanocrystal films
Producing clean power and lowering the power intake of illumination and personal gadgets are key difficulties to reduce the effect of contemporary world on the atmosphere. Therefore, the surging demand for solar cells and also light-emitting tools is driving researchers to explore brand-new semiconductor products and enhance their performances, while decreasing the production expenses.
Jan 13, 2021 // Technology, Transport, solar cells, perovskite, NTU, Tze Chien Sum, David Giovanni, Marcello Righetto
Tips to Scrap Your Car and Go Green
Scrap cars are cars that have been deemed unredeemable by ordinary mechanics but they still have value to other people. In many cases, such vehicles end up in junk yards. But, is this really necessary?
Jan 4, 2021 // Transport
Sono Motors shuts financing round of EUR45 million
Sono Motors, developer of the Sion solar electric automobile, has increased a further EUR45 million ($54 million).
Dec 17, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, Sono Motors
Aptera Reveals First Never Charge Solar Electric Vehicle
Aptera Motors has presented the very first solar electrical vehicle that calls for on the house for most day-to-day usage and boasts a variety of 1000 miles per fee.
Dec 8, 2020 // Transport, USA, North America, electric vehicle, EVs, Aptera, Solar Electric Vehicle, Chris Anthony
US city switches on solar road
Colas Group's Wattway panels will certainly create electrical energy to provide an EV charger at Peachtree Corners' city hall
Dec 4, 2020 // Transport, USA, North America, solar roadway, Brandon Branham