Unleashing perovskites' potential for solar cells
Researchers have been able to decipher a key aspect of the behavior of perovskites made with different formulations: With certain additives there is a kind of "sweet spot" where greater amounts will enhance performance and beyond which further amounts begin to degrade it.
California transitioning to all-electric public bus fleet by 2040
The California Air Resources Board approved a first-of-its-kind regulation in the United States that sets a statewide goal for public transit agencies to gradually transition to 100 percent zero-emission bus fleets by 2040.
Alliance Ventures invests in Enevate
Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced that it has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion battery technology company based in Irvine, California.
Enevate Secures Funding from LG Chem
Enevate Corporation announced that LG Chem has participated in Enevate's recent funding. This investment is a nod to the viability of Enevate's technology which could enable Electric Vehicles to charge in the same time as gas cars without compromise.
California requires solar systems for new homes
Moving to cut energy use in new homes by more than 50 percent, the California Energy Commission has adopted building standards that require solar photovoltaic systems starting in 2020.
Hydrogen-fueled vehicle produces magic number for emissions: zero
The design and construction of a clean, hydrogen-powered UPS delivery van is near completion. Promising greater commercial viability, performance that is equal to traditional gasoline-fueled engines and, most importantly, producing no harmful emissions.
Enevate is a US start-up that is about to launch its fast-charging, high energy, silicon-based batteries. The company claims a 750 Wh/L energy density and up to 50% longer runtime than its competitors.
Nano Dimension expands its North American presence
Nano Dimension Ltd. announced that it teamed up with XponentialWorks and is opening a U.S. Customer Experience Center in the Greater Los Angeles area.
Siemens demonstrates first eHighway system in the U.S
Siemens and the "South Coast Air Quality Management District " are running a one-mile, zero-emission eHighway demonstration in the Californian city of Carson.
3 billion dollars in rebates to support electric vehicle adoption
1.5 million electric vehicles will be on California roads by 2025, and 5 million by 2030, with the help of a new rebate program created by legislation announced by Assemblymember Phil Ting.
Potential usage of fuel cell technology in heavy-duty applications
Project Portal - a hydrogen fuel cell system designed for heavy duty truck use at the Port of Los Angeles.
Project turns waste heat to electricity
Vast amounts of energy are wasted every year in the form of heat. A new project seeks to efficiently capture that heat and convert it to electricity.