New Nissan e-NV200 Combi 2018 review

(REPOST: AutoExpress)If you’re ready to take the plunge into the world of EVs, but your family circumstances mean seven seats are a must, your choice is rather limited. It’s either a Nissan...

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Audi testing its own Smart Energy Network home battery system

(REPOST: Slash Gear)Tesla may have made waves with its Tesla Energy home batteries, but more luxury car makers are looking to do something similar as they make the jump to all-electric vehicles....

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Mainstream media on electric cars: more thoughtful on their growth

(REPOST: Green Car Reports)Seven years after the first Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt were delivered to their buyers in December 2010, misconceptions and misinformation abound.

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Tesla helps Kiwi company with mission of energy freedom

(REPOST: IT Brief)Tesla has been confirmed as the battery provider for Mercury’s scalable national grid connected battery trial.

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‘Digital inertia’: Energy storage can stabilise grid with 1/10 the capacity of thermal generation

(REPOST:Energy Storage News)Operators in places as diverse as Ireland, Puerto Rico and Australia frequently rely on inertial response from thermal power plants like coal or gas-fired generators to...

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Chargemaster to tap into electric car boom with £170m float

(REPOST:SkyNews)Britain's biggest provider of infrastructure to the electric vehicle market is plotting a £170m bid to charge on to the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

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The future of clean drinking water is hybrid renewable energy

(REPOST: Gulf News)The demands for clean water have never been as pressing as they are today. Approximately 2.1 billion people around the globe do not have access to clean drinking water and that...

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Nissan announces new Leaf prices

(REPOST: eurekar)THE next generation of the Nissan Leaf electric car will be priced from £21,990 when it arrives in February.

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'Energy revolution': Farmers look to invest in energy storage technology

(REPOST: Farming UK)Renewable energy storage systems, which include batteries and thermal storage systems, run from very small units to power plant and grid-scale technologies.

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Volkswagen To Double e-Golf Production To Meet High Demand

(REPOST: InsideEVs)The German manufacturer will switch the Transparent Factory Dresden from single-shift operation to 2-shift operation to double output from 35 to 70 car a day (up to 1,050 to...

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Electric vehicles replace power plants to maintain supply-demand balance on high-voltage grid

(REPOST:Tennet)The entire process is based on blockchain technology. This blockchain project is part of a wider TenneT programme that includes pilot projects aimed at increasing the flexibility of...

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New York pushes energy storage to solve renewable power's biggest problem

(REPOST: Washington Examiner)New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo this month announced an ambitious plan for deploying energy storage, a technology that can mitigate renewable power’s most persistent...

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Speedy Installation of a Home energy storage system

Have you ever wondered what a home battery storage system looks like and how long it takes to install? Check out this time-lapse video of Dave fitting an Inverter and single battery for solar...

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The e-Golf and Golf GTE are VW's Glimpse of the Future! | REVIEW

The VW e-Golf is a distinct look into the future direction of our transportation, but what's it like to drive? 

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Production begins of the new Nissan LEAF in Europe

(REPOST: Nissan)With the first new LEAFs now rolling off the line at Nissan’s plant in Sunderland, UK, the countdown has now started to the first customers receiving their vehicles in February.

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Is this crazy? Home Energy Storage without Solar

Have you ever wondered about the case for Home Energy Storage? Well it keeps getting better. This video explains that it is good both with and without solar.

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OFGEM say we can have our battery storage cake and eat it

If you are considering adding battery storage to your existing FIT accredited solar PV system, this blog is for you.

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Electric car 'batteries on wheels' could help solve renewable energy's storage issue

(REPOST:IMECHE)Speaking to a small audience of slightly sleepy but engaged industry delegates and journalists at an Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week breakfast briefing, Dolf Gielen from the...

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BMW electric cars hit 100,000 sales target

(REPOST: Reuters)BERLIN (Reuters) - BMW (BMWG.DE) said on Monday it had hit its target of selling 100,000 electric cars this year around the world, benefiting from strong demand in western Europe...

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Nissan Leaf 2018 | Fully Charged

Nissan flew Jonny Smith and his yellow trainers to Yokohama to test drive the 2018 Nissan Leaf. He tries one pedal driving and soon I’ll be testing ‘pro pilot.’ This is the first of many episodes...

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Battery storage opportunities offer consistency for customers

(REPOST: GreenBiz)Battery energy storage is often hailed as a "holy grail" to unlock a renewable energy future. And battery costs are falling, bringing that vision closer to reality. In fact, it...

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Solar ‘fundamentals’ behind BP’s decision to reinvest

(REPOST: PV Tech)BP has announced that it is to pay US$200 million for a 43% stake in prolific UK solar developer Lightsource to establish a new partnership.

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Toyota planning 10 purely electric vehicles by 2020's

(REPOST: Phys.Org)Toyota Motor Corp. now offers no purely electric vehicles, although it leads in hybrid models, which switch between an electric motor and a gas engine.

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‘Hybrid power plant’ enabled for 65% renewable energy island Graciosa

(REPOST: Energy Storage News)A “hybrid power plant”, controlling the grid for an entire island and its inhabitants, will be created with the addition of a management and control platform from...

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Company car drivers could save thousands by switching to electric

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(REPOST:Next Green Car)Research by Go Ultra Low shows that company car drivers could save more than £7,000 by picking an electric vehicle over a diesel. New tax regulations will see yearly savings...

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UK Government picks site for country’s push on electric vehicle technologyYour Blog Post Title Here...

(REPOST: Autovista Group)The National Battery Manufacturing Development Facility, as it will be named, comes thanks to a partnership between the Warwick Manufacturing Group, Coventry and...

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Solar deployment just over half BEIS expectations as FiT enters final straight

(REPOST:Solar Power Portal)Last Friday Ofgem released its most recent FiT deployment statistics, revealing how much solar had been installed during Q4 2017 – the eighth quarterly deployment period...

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EV registrations take record market share in November

(REPOST: Inside EVs)The electric car market continues to go from strength to strength, taking a new record market share in November 2017 as diesel sales slump. Plug-in cars made up 2.4% of total UK...

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Solar and wind power development have lowest climate impact

(REPOST: PV-tech)A comprehensive new study conducted by an international team of scientists and published in the journal Nature Energy sheds light on the various low-carbon technologies and how they...

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Eighth month of decline for new cars sales in UK as diesel pulls market down

(REPOST: Autovista Group)For the eighth consecutive month, figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed a market falling rapidly, with an 11.2% drop in sales...

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Lyft launches its self driving car service in Boston as battle with Uber intensifies

(Repost: Daily Mail)The cars will have backup human drivers at the wheel and will be limited to short routes within the city's Seaport District, a burgeoning tech startup hub.

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Aston Martin's First-Ever All-Electric Car

(Repost: Architectural Digest)Aston Martin has been producing luxurious and sporting vehicles in a distinctly British idiom for over 100 years. Today, it unveiled a linchpin in its plans for the...

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UK battery storage deployment held back by government policy, claim politicians

(Repost: Energy Storage News)Government policy and regulation offer the biggest barriers to the deployment of battery energy storage in the UK according to a cross-party group of MPs focussed on...

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Renault Energy Services Launched For Smart Grid & ESS Services

(Repost: InsideEVs)The French group intends to use the new company to better focus its activities on energy storage (using second-life batteries from EVs), vehicle to grid interaction and the...

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Tesla Turns On World’s Largest Battery In Australia

(REPOST: InsideEVs)Tesla officially delivered the world’s largest battery energy storage system of 100 MW/129 MWh in South Australia within the deadline of 100 days (since signing the deal) after...

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How To Charge Your Electric Vehicle (And Other Devices) When The Grid Is Down

(REPOST: Forbes)The aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico has shown the devastating potential consequences of not having electricity for an extended period of time.

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In the Year 2020 We Should All Be Driving EVs

(REPOST: Automobile)Maybe it’s because it’s a nice round number. Or because it’s the dawn of a new decade. Or the time of the next summer Olympics. Heck, maybe everyone just threw a dart at a...

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WEC Energy Group to replace Wisconsin coal plant with 350MW of solar

(REPOST:PVTech)Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group, the parent company of Wisconsin utility We Energies, will shut down the 1,190MW coal-fired Pleasant Prairie facility and replace it with a 350MW PV...

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