Grids become highly vulnerable
Increasingly violent weather, probably caused by global warming, is increasingly taking down electricity distribution lines and poles and cyberattacks are increasingly taking out electricity, apparently just as trials for major terrorism of this sort.
Smart glass: a rising technology
Smart glass is a family of electrically-active glass technologies capable of darkening at the press of a button to block light and heat entering your building or car (see table below).
UK Power Networks and Open Utility to trial energy trading platform
The UK's largest electricity distribution network, UK Power Networks, has partnered with software company Open Utility to develop and trial a groundbreaking online marketplace for local flexibility that will enable more low carbon energy into people's homes at lower cost.
Mayors of 12 pioneering cities in zero emissions pledge
Mayors of 12 cities commit to procure only zero-emission buses from 2025 and ensure that major areas of their city are zero emission by 2030.
World record for driving on a single charge
Proterra, an innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, has announced it has set a world record for driving the longest distance ever traveled by an electric vehicle on a single charge.
EV clustered charging can be problematic for electrical utilities
Electric utilities are seeking solutions to problems resulting from clustered electric vehicle charging. Electricity generation is not an obstacle, instead it is at the local level, the so called 'the last mile', that the problem occurs.
Huge orders to come for electric buses
Cars are so yesterday. By contrast, the demand for buses will power on up, with no peaking for decades.