DSM and Lightyear join forces to scale up integrated solar roofs for electric vehicles

High-tech mobility innovator Lightyear and Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, have signed an agreement to jointly scale the commercialization of Lightyear’s unique solar-powered roof for the electric vehicle market. With this solution, both… Read moreDSM and Lightyear join forces to scale up integrated solar roofs for electric vehicles

High energy Li-Ion battery is safer for electric vehicles

A lithium-ion battery that is safe, has high power and can last for 1 million miles has been developed by a team in Penn State’s Battery and Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Center. Electric vehicle batteries typically require a tradeoff between… Read moreHigh energy Li-Ion battery is safer for electric vehicles

Machine learning could supercharge battery development for electric vehicles

Battery performance can make or break the electric vehicle experience, from driving range to charging time to the lifetime of the car. Now, artificial intelligence has made dreams like recharging an EV in the time it takes to stop at… Read moreMachine learning could supercharge battery development for electric vehicles

LatAm solar flagship signs five-year deal to power electric vehicles

Chilean concentrated solar power (CSP) generator Cerro Dominador signed a five-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with local industrial group Copec, which will use the electricity at its growing network of electric vehicle charging points. According to Copec, the PPA will… Read moreLatAm solar flagship signs five-year deal to power electric vehicles

The City of Burlingame and EVgo Announce New Public High-Powered Fast Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

Six EVgo 100 kW-capable fast chargers now open at 1133 Chula Vista Ave in Burlingame’s Broadway District LOS ANGELES AND BURLINGAME, CA, September 11, 2019 – The City of Burlingame today joined with EVgo, the nation’s largest and most reliable… Read moreThe City of Burlingame and EVgo Announce New Public High-Powered Fast Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

Renesas Electronics’ 14-Cell Li-ion Battery Management IC Maximizes Battery Cell Life and Driving Range for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Automotive-Grade ISL78714 Battery Management IC Provides Industry’s Most Accurate Cell Voltage Measurements and Safety Features Enabling ASIL D Systems Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its fourth-generation lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery management IC that… Read moreRenesas Electronics’ 14-Cell Li-ion Battery Management IC Maximizes Battery Cell Life and Driving Range for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Solar energy farms could offer second life for electric vehicle batteries

As electric vehicles rapidly grow in popularity worldwide, there will soon be a wave of used batteries whose performance is no longer sufficient for vehicles that need reliable acceleration and range. But a new study shows that these batteries could… Read moreSolar energy farms could offer second life for electric vehicle batteries

Electric Motor Market To Grow At A CAGR Of 10.22% Between 2020-2025

Electric motors use the principle of electromagnetic induction to convert electric energy into mechanical energy. They are broadly divided into AC and DC electric motors based on the type of electric power source. According to a new report by EMR… Read moreElectric Motor Market To Grow At A CAGR Of 10.22% Between 2020-2025

Fast-charging damages electric car batteries

Commercial fast-charging stations subject electric car batteries to high temperatures and high resistance that can cause them to crack, leak, and lose their storage capacity, write engineers at the University of California, Riverside in a new study published in Energy… Read moreFast-charging damages electric car batteries

Seasonal storage technology has the potential to become cost-effective long-term electricity storage system

Seasonal storage technology has the potential to become cost-effective long-term electricity storage system. This is one of the key findings of DNV GL’s latest research paper ‘The promise of seasonal storage’, which explores the viability of balancing yearly cycles in… Read moreSeasonal storage technology has the potential to become cost-effective long-term electricity storage system