Travor YesMeta Portable Power Station

Portable power stations are unlocking tons of new ways for humans to play, work, create, and relax. They take the power of lithium-ion batteries, compress them into a portable form factor, and roll it all together with inverters and a battery management system. Upstart Travor is pushing into the portable power station space with a … Read more

Diversifying the Rare Earth Value Chain for Europe’s Green Transition

Securing critical raw materials for the European market is the main goal of the European Raw Materials Alliance (ERMA). The current issues with Europe’s dependency on oil and gas clearly show the importance of diversification of value chains across all strategic industries for the production of green energy. ERMA is pleased to announce that it … Read more

Lynk & Co #1 in Netherlands as 28% of New Cars Sold Have Plugs

After a surprisingly good January, February doubled last year’s result, with the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market reaching 28% last month. That’s mostly thanks to pure electrics (16% of new vehicle sales), which surged 275%(!) year over year (YoY). In fact, that result allowed full electrics (BEVs) to surpass plugin hybrids (PHEVs) in the year-to-date … Read more

Using Hybrid All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) to Win the War in Ukraine

Could a mixture of ATVs, mobile weaponsry, satellites, Starlinks, GPS locators, drones, and solar panels help Ukraine protect its cities and win its war with Russia? Read on for an extended argument on how a nimble, stealthy, pointed operation using such tools could help Ukraine. By Bob Cantrell The Problem Initially, Russia’s military leaders thought … Read more

India x Cleantech — Renewable Energy News for March 2022

Indian Solar Glass Maker To Quadruple Production Capacity Buoyed by a potential increase in demand from domestic solar module manufacturers, Borosil Renewables has announced plan to significantly increase its production capacity. The company plans to increase its solar glass production capacity from 450 tons to 2,000 tons per day. The company expects to commission a … Read more

6 Wave-Powered Prototypes to Set Sail

Six teams of marine energy innovators are angling to free their ocean-observing technologies from their tethers and set sail to test their recharging abilities. The multistage Powering the Blue Economy: Ocean Observing Prize challenges competitors to integrate marine renewable energy into ocean observation platforms. The end goal? To devise tomorrow’s hurricane-monitoring devices and protect coastal … Read more

Solid-State Battery News From Samsung SDI & Sakuu

Most lithium-ion batteries today use a semi-liquid paste as the electrolyte that transports electrons back and forth between the anode and the cathode. Conceptually, they are similar to the jellyroll your grandmother used to serve as dessert at family events when you were young. The production process is well understood, which allows battery manufacturers to … Read more

8 Key Steps For States To Prepare For The EV Charging Boom

After a century of dependence on oil, we are in the midst of a dramatic transformation of our transportation system. This transformation will have huge benefits for our environment, our communities, our national security, and our economy. The federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will invest billions … Read more