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Reusing EV Batteries for Household Storage with Australian Company Relectrify

Once EV batteries reach the end of their life, and struggle to provide the driving range and acceleration required of motor transport, there is still 80 per cent of their storage capability. Australian company Relectrify aims to make use of these batteries for homes Reusing EV Batteries for Household Storage with Australian Company Relectrify was originally published on …

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Perovskite Solar Cells Can Be Refined Through Exposure To Light, Water, & Oxygen

New research published in the inaugural issue of the journal Joule suggests that light and water could be used to make perovskite solar cells markedly more efficient. Perovskite Solar Cells Can Be Refined Through Exposure To Light, Water, & Oxygen was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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‘Free Energy’ in Australia from sonnen if You Use Approved Installers

Under the so-called “sonnenFlat” deal launched in July, households would pay nothing for energy but face a monthly fee of $30-$50. That monthly fee is now being waved – for 24 months – under the upgraded deal with Flex and a “diamond list” of preferred installers ‘Free Energy' in Australia from sonnen if You Use Approved Installers was originally published on

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Water Shortages Amplify The Potential For Violence In The Developing World

When drought strikes a particular part of the world — especially in developing nations — agricultural production decreases, incomes drop, food becomes hard to come by and prices rise. All of this amplifies the potential for rioting. Climate change will exacerbate drought in already arid regions, especially in the summer — and likely lead to more violence. Water Shortages Amplify The …

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Looking Beyond Pipelines to Address New England’s Electricity Needs

Our dramatic seasonal temperature fluctuations here in New England create a unique energy challenge. Most days of the year (i.e. spring, summer, and fall), we have enough pipeline capacity, or space, to meet electricity and heating demand. However, approximately 40 days out of the year natural gas pipeline capacity becomes scarce, and in certain hours, […] The post Looking Beyond Pipelines to Address New England's Electricity Needs appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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Attempts To Silence Climate Scientists Have Been Desperate But Effective

People play dirty when they can't win by playing fair. This is, more or less, the story of climate change denial in the United States. Attempts To Silence Climate Scientists Have Been Desperate But Effective was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Scientists Develop New Methods Of Harvesting Energy From Evaporation

Scientists think evaporation from US lakes and reservoirs could generate almost 70% of the power the nation produces now. Even better, it could meet demand both day and night, solving the intermittency problems posed by solar and wind Scientists Develop New Methods Of Harvesting Energy From Evaporation was originally published on

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2018 Honda Accord Hybrid first drive review: lighter shade of green

It's easy for the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid to get lost. Short of small “Hybrid” badges on the front fenders, not much on the car's exterior says it's powered by electrons. There's no plug-in variant for now (a role reserved to the Clarity Plug-In sedan), and the latest hybrid Accord is built alongside other Accords in...

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Veteran engineer studies career pathways of today’s graduates

Jim Magarian spent nearly 10 years working for a major aerospace engineering company before becoming a graduate student at MIT, and many of the watershed moments in his engineering career were filled with uncertainy. “I landed in aerospace and wasn't sure what it was going to be like. There were pockets of time where I didn't like what I was doing, got frustrated, and almost left,” Magarian recalls. “Fast forward a few years, now I'm a manager and I have employees going through the same thing. They're caught …

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How Electric Cars Work, & Thus, How To Extend Range

Having owned an electric vehicle for just over 18 months now, I feel able to share my knowledge, which may be of help to those considering an electric vehicle for the first time, or those who have just started out on the road to electric vehicle driving How Electric Cars Work, & Thus, How To Extend Range was originally published on

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BYD Announces 1st Commercial SkyRail Line In Yinchuan, China

BYD announced that the first commercial application of its SkyRail monorail mass transit solution opened for operation in Yinchuan, China, on September 1, 2017. The SkyRail system in Yinchuan is the first monorail solution installed in China that uses a straddle design where the vehicle sits on top of the monorail, hanging over both sides BYD Announces 1st Commercial SkyRail Line In …

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VW Announces Return Of The Minibus … As An Electric Vehicle … In 2022

The VW Minibus is an iconic vehicle that just oozes beach vibes. Here in California, it is synonymous with surfing and the '60s and has a cult following even to this day. For that reason, it was impactful that VW CEO Dr. Herbert Diess chose California as the place to announce the return of the VW Minibus. He related as much to the crowd in Pebble Beach, California: "The Microbus has long been part of the California lifestyle. Now we're bringing it back by reinventing it as an electric vehicle."

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BYD Announces 1st Installation Of Its B-Box HV Home Energy Storage Unit

At Solar Power International (SPI) in Las Vegas this week, BYD announced the world's first installation of its high-voltage B-Box energy storage system in Germany BYD Announces 1st Installation Of Its B-Box HV Home Energy Storage Unit was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over …

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Electric E-Type Zero, Frankfurt EV concepts, Jaguar I-Pace races, who’s electrified now? Today’s Car News

Today, it's all about media days at the Frankfurt motor show. We've got concepts and production cars from BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagen, a new EV racing series from Jaguar, and even an electric conversion of the sexiest car ever built. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Mercedes-Benz EQA concept for an all-electric compact hatchback...

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DONG Energy To Build World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm At 1,386 MW

The Danish wind energy giant is making news once again after being awarded the contract to build what will be the world's largest offshore wind farm, the 1,386 MW Hornsea Project Two, at a record UK-low strike price of £57.50 per MWh. DONG Energy To Build World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm At 1,386 MW was originally published on

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2018 Honda Clarity PHEV Achieves EPA All-Electric Range Of 47 Miles

Honda's decisions as regards the 2018 Clarity Electric remain a complete mystery (why release such an uncompetitive offering?), but the situation with the plug-in hybrid version of the 2018 Clarity is very different 2018 Honda Clarity PHEV Achieves EPA All-Electric Range Of 47 Miles was originally published on CleanTechnica. …

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Who’s going all-electrified? Volvo, then Jaguar Land Rover, now Lincoln: report

As the auto industry intensifies its embrace of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, announcements of "all-electrified" product lines continue to roll in. First, Volvo made a splash with its announcement saying that all models launched from 2019 onwards would be electrified in some manner. The Sino-Swedish maker was followed by Jaguar Land Rover...