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Solar energy aircraft which could be air-borne for a year finishes very first trip
The PHASA-35 has actually been created as well as introduced within 2 years as well as might find woodland fires and also be made use of for maritime monitoring.
Feb 17, 2020 // Transport, Australia, oceania, PHASA-35, Ian Muldowney
Flixbus fleet examinations 18% CIGS panels
After announcing plans to test hydrogen fuel cell buses in November, the European coach travel route planning start-up has begun a pilot project to reduce diesel consumption by using solar panels on the vehicles of its partner companies. FlixBus says the ultra-thin, lightweight CIGS modules help save 1.7 litres of diesel per 100km.
Feb 11, 2020 // Transport, Germany, Europe, CIGS panels, Flixbus
EESL Drifts New Tender to Procure Electric Cars
In its drive to advertise a lot more & a lot more fostering of electrical automobiles (EVs) in the nation, state-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has actually provided a brand-new tender for the purchase of electrical automobiles (e-cars).
Feb 11, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Transport, electric cars, India, Asia, electric vehicle, EESL
'Fuel drops from the skies': The solar transformation boiling down the roadway
Long the pursuit and dream of technology geeks and futurists, self-charging electric vehicles available for a mass market may not be too many years down the track.
Feb 10, 2020 // Transport, Toyota, Australia, oceania, Fuel, Ned Ekins-Daukes, Ekins-Daukes
Delivery van sports solar roof in Amsterdam
A Dutch company has modified an electric delivery van to feature a solar roof for the supply of cooling and freezing equipment in its load area.
Jan 30, 2020 // Transport, Solar Roof, Europe, Netherlands
Toyota to develop ever driving solar car
Japanese Corporations Toyota Motor and Sharp collaborate with NEDO to make a brand new e-car powered by solar with no need for charging. Based on the most efficient solar panels, the developers are working to create a solar battery powerful enough to let a car drive forever.
Jan 16, 2020 // Transport, Japan, Toyota, NEDO, Asia
Volkswagen plans to reach 1.5 million e-vehicle sales by 2025
Volkswagen is planning to make 1.5m of EVs in the year 2025. 1m of e-vehicles are expected to be sold before the end of 2023, which is 2 years ahead of the previously announced plan.
Jan 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Transport, VOLKSWAGEN, electric vehicle, Volkswagen Electric Vehicle
This New Tech Could Make A Solar Toyota Prius Practical
2020 is the year we are going to see some incredible things. This new solar technology is going to change everything we know about solar charging. Here is what it could mean for the solar Prius of the future.
Jan 2, 2020 // Technology, Opinions, Transport, USA, Toyota, North America, Michigan State University, Peter Neilson, Prius
EV Charging Robots By Volkswagen Revealed
The Volkswagen group has hinted that it is searching for a charging robot for EV. These are mobile charging robots that will make electric vehicles autonomous.
Dec 30, 2019 // Technology, Storage, Transport, VOLKSWAGEN, ENERGY STORAGE, Germany, Europe, electric vehicles, mobile charging robot, robot
Light-Year One To Be Powered By Sun Power Maxeon
According to Helmond, Sunpowers’s Maxeon solar technology will provide the energy to power the light-year one.
Dec 30, 2019 // Transport, Sun Power, Maxeon, Light-Year One, Richard Swanson, Domjan Raphael
A 200 Electric Buses Tender issued
Over 200 MIDI electric Buses tender in Mumbai has been issued. While issuing the tender, BEST said that the buses will operate between Mumbai and its suburbs.
Dec 26, 2019 // Markets & Finance, Transport, India, Asia, electric vehicles, electric buses, Mumbai
EV Policy Gets the Green Light To Prepare For 5 Lakh Vehicles By 2024
Kejriwal government is doing all it can to reduce the pollution levels in Delhi. To reinforce on this, it has cleared and committed to implementing the newly formulated EV policy. In its new strategy, the government has planned to have at least 5 lakh EVs registered to help eliminate air pollution. It means that the capital is ready for commercial and two-wheeler EV cars. Meanwhile, the government is staying clear of the private vehicle market since it has no ability to act as a major player there.
Dec 24, 2019 // Storage, Transport, India, Asia, electric vehicles, EV, Delhi, EV policy
LS Power to Acquire EV Charging Solutions Firm EVGo
LS Power has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire EVgo, the largest public fast-charging network for EVs in the US
Dec 24, 2019 // Markets & Finance, Transport, USA, North America, ev charging, EVgo, LS Power, LS Power Acquire EVGo
Electric Pickup Truck Startup Rivian Closes $1.3 Billion Funding Round
Rivian has announced that it has closed a funding round of USD 1.3 billion. The financing was led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price.
Dec 24, 2019 // Markets & Finance, Transport, Amazon, electric vehicles, Rivian, Electric Pickup, T. Rowe Price Associates
An MoU is signed by Energy Efficiency Services Limited to promote E-mobility
Birghirathi Sustainability India has signed a memorandum of understanding with EESL. In the MOU, India is exploiting the possibility of promoting electric vehicles and e-mobility in India.
Dec 21, 2019 // Markets & Finance, Transport, India, Asia, electric vehicles, EESL, MoU, Baghirathi Sustainability India