(REPOST: Automotive World)In a world where recyclability has become a necessity, it seems counterintuitive to simply discard something that could still hold a significant amount of energy. The battery pack used to power an electric vehicle (EV) is a prime example, and the industry is investigating how to use, reuse and repurpose old battery packs.
(REPOST: Inside EVs)We recently featured a drag race in which the Tesla Model S P100D took on some of Germany’s finest. Tesla handled some fierce competitors from the likes of BMW and Audi but one of Germany’s most lethal cars wasn’t on the track — the almighty Mercedes-AMG E63 S. So Top Gear decided to
(REPOST: Clean Energy)Speaking at last week’s Energy Storage and Connected Systems event, hosted by the Renewable Energy Association (REA), shadow minister for energy and climate change Alan Whitehead claimed current energy legislation was now “obsolete” in the face of the changes underway in the sector.
(REPOST: Reuters)Westbeck’s Electric Metals Fund will aim “to capitalize on the electric revolution”, the presentation said, investing in 30-50 stocks, many in metals hotspots Australia and Canada.
(REPOST: Clean Energy)Speaking to Clean Energy News, Francisco Carranza Sierra, managing director at Nissan Energy, said the solar launch fed into the firm’s vision of developing a “sustainable ecosystem” that incorporated homes and buildings as well as cars.
(REPOST: Irish Times)It was a presentation which would have made Al Gore green with jealousy, rather than environmental angst. A Powerpoint presentation (all car launches are essentially 98 per cent Powerpoint presentations) which spoke of just what an impact on the environment the outgoing Nissan Leaf has had.
(REPOST: Energy Storage)Virtual power plants (VPP) take the capabilities of several home or commercial solar-plus-storage systems and aggregate them together to form a bigger grid or capacity resource than would otherwise be possible.