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Articles tagged with: Electric Vehicles

Guest blog
Europe’s electric bus market in transformational growth mode

Europe’s electric bus market in transformational growth mode

17 Jul 2017, 12:19
• By Anil Srivastava

In Europe the number of e-buses in circulation is far smaller than in China, which accounts for 98% of the world's fleets. However, the market is entering a period of rapid growth. This comes with significant challenges for batteries, Anil Srivastava of Leclanché writes.

Guest blog
Energy storage and the UK industrial strategy: what’s next?

Energy storage and the UK industrial strategy: what’s next?

17 May 2017, 12:00
• By Ian Larive

With a surprise general election coming in June for Britain's ballot-weary voters, Ian Larive of Low Carbon looks at the possibility of political flux interrupting the industry’s momentum - and why whichever party is victorious, they should back energy storage.

Interviews
Storage deployment across the globe: insights from the US, UK and Asia

Storage deployment across the globe: insights from the US, UK and Asia

7 Sep 2016, 15:25
• By Danielle Ola

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) senior analyst Logan Goldie-Scot discusses with Energy-Storage.News drivers for the recent uptick in storage across the globe, as well as insights on why America has an ideal regulatory approach to storage technologies, the recent UK tender, and the potential of dynamic markets in Asia Pacific.

Editor's blog
How important is Tesla’s Model 3 to the sustainable energy transition?

How important is Tesla’s Model 3 to the sustainable energy transition?

6 Apr 2016, 16:16
• By Andy Colthorpe

After claiming that interest in Powerwall and Powerpack was “overwhelming” and “crazy” seven months before the first commercial installations began, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that close to 400,000 people have reserved a Model 3, due out next year. Andy Colthorpe asks how much Tesla’s overall success in its stated mission to accelerate the transition to clean energy is pinned to a successful roll-out from the Gigafactory for the car.

Guest blog
Electric vehicles won’t eliminate urban air pollution - but they could help (a lot)

Electric vehicles won’t eliminate urban air pollution - but they could help (a lot)

26 Nov 2015, 16:28
• By Melissa C. Lott

Since 2010, the cost of lithium-ion battery packs for electric vehicles has dropped 60%, from $1000 to $400 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) according to analysis by BNEF. At the same time, concerns regarding urban air pollution and our need to deploy zero emission vehicles in these cities are increasing. Melissa C. Lott takes a closer look at how EVs could help - and what the limitations might be.

Editor's blog
Hydrogen fuel cell mobility and grid-scale power-to-gas: ‘a modern fairytale’

Hydrogen fuel cell mobility and grid-scale power-to-gas: ‘a modern fairytale’

24 Sep 2015, 16:14
• By Andy Colthorpe

The €32 million (US$36 million) Hydrogen Mobility Europe programme was launched today, with Germany, the UK, the Scandinavian countries and France signing up with the aim of expanding hydrogen refuelling station coverage across the continent. Andy Colthorpe speaks to one of the companies behind the project and power-to-gas energy expert Christopher Hebling of Fraunhofer ISE about this “modern fairytale” technology.

Apple to launch EV by end of decade - report

Apple to launch EV by end of decade - report

23 Sep 2015, 17:05

Electronics and design giant Apple is setting its sights on a 2019 launch for its own range of electric vehicles (EVs), according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Interviews
An analyst’s view of Tesla’s upcoming stationary storage announcement

An analyst’s view of Tesla’s upcoming stationary storage announcement

29 Apr 2015, 17:25
• By Andy Colthorpe

The hotly anticipated announcement tomorrow of two products in the Tesla’s stationary storage range, teased and trailed by a series of cryptic and not-so-cryptic tweets and interview snippets, has led to mainstream media taking an interest in the stationary storage sector and what it could offer like no other news we’ve heard to date. And there hasn’t even been any actual news yet. Andy Colthorpe spoke to energy storage expert Cosmin Laslau at Lux Research, about what to expect.

Manz supplies ZSW research centre with lithium-ion battery production line

Manz supplies ZSW research centre with lithium-ion battery production line

1 Oct 2014, 16:40

German mechanical engineering company Manz has supplied a lithium-ion battery production line to a research centre for the commercial production of the batteries, initially for the e-mobility sector, at the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Wuerttemberg (ZSW) in Ulm.