29 Nov '13, 4pm

Electric Vehicles: Mobile Agents of the Grid Edge

Electric Vehicles: Mobile Agents of the Grid Edge

Electric vehicles are the mobile agent of the grid edge. The interest in decoupling transportation from fossil fuel consumption is primarily driven by environmental and economic motives, but grid-edge considerations focus on the system benefits of a large EV fleet. Instead of creating additional peaks by simultaneous charging of large numbers of vehicles, electric cars could make use of excess wind power at night, serve as mobile storage devices, and create new revenue streams for car owners. The EV market segment includes plug-in hybrid and electric-only EVs, vehicle-to-grid technologies, and smart charging solutions. Deployment and Growth Projections Plug-in electric vehicles sold twice as well in the first half of 2013 than they did in 2012, according to the DOE . This rate of growth in the market appears to be much faster than in the early phase of hybrid vehicles. Man...

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Books about the politics of electric vehicles

visforvoltage.org 30 Nov '13, 8pm

In a riveting tale of colossal negligence and corporate skullduggery, Doyle (Altered Harvest) contends that Detroit auto m...

Penn State's smart grid experience center opens @ the Navy Yard in Philly. Congrats!

Penn State's smart grid experience center opens...

irecusa.org 30 Nov '13, 1pm

A new facility for exploring smart energy solutions officially opened on October 30th at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. Th...

Why Businesses Win by Investing in Hybrid Vehicles

Why Businesses Win by Investing in Hybrid Vehicles

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Nov '13, 2pm

Excluding long-haul tractor trailers and passenger cars, there are more than 10 million vehicles used for transport in com...

2,400+ Ford Focus Electric Recalled

2,400+ Ford Focus Electric Recalled

cleantechnica.com 30 Nov '13, 11am

Ford has noted 16 cases of mobility loss, and the NHTSA did its own investigation, noting 171 individual incidents noting ...

Can Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles Compete With Electric Cars?

Can Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles Compete With El...

greencarreports.com 05 Dec '13, 7pm

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Solar Energy Can Make the Grid More Resilient

Solar Energy Can Make the Grid More Resilient

greenbuildingadvisor.com 05 Dec '13, 10am

In my blog last week , I reported on The Navy Yard in Philadelphia, a remarkable 1,200-acre business campus with 300 compa...

Is $25K Still The Barrier For Electric Car Owne...

greencarreports.com 02 Dec '13, 12pm

Just 44 percent of those surveyed were "somewhat familiar" with the Chevy Volt, and less than a third could say the same a...

Nissan tests LEAF for electric storage

Nissan tests LEAF for electric storage

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 02 Dec '13, 6am

The Nissan LEAF is much more than an electric car: with the Japanese carmaker testing a system that will turn the vehicle ...

Škoda Electric introduces its first battery-electric bus; second fast-charging model slated for next year

Škoda Electric introduces its first battery-ele...

greencarcongress.com 30 Nov '13, 1pm

Škoda Electric introduces its first battery-electric bus; second fast-charging model slated for next year 30 November 2013...

The change it’s-a-comin’ My take on developments on the green car website

The change it’s-a-comin’ My take on development...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 04 Dec '13, 4pm

Robert is probably best known for his role as Kryten in the BBC series, Red Dwarf, (new series starting on Dave in October...

Why Saab's Chinese Electric Vehicles Are Not Real

Why Saab's Chinese Electric Vehicles Are Not Real

plugincars.com 05 Dec '13, 5pm

In September, the first “pre-series” car rolled off the production lines at the National Electric Vehicle Sweden in Trollh...

#Twitter puts mobile front & center for the #holidays: via @sewatch

#Twitter puts mobile front & center for the #ho...

searchenginewatch.com 29 Nov '13, 5pm

Top Tweets/All Tweets Filter: A high volume of information has always been one of Twitter's big drawbacks. Users are force...

Tetro – Grid

Tetro – Grid

fubiz.net 10 Dec '13, 10am

a présenté à l’Hôtel de Région Rhône-Alpes de Lyon, une installation lumineuse cinétique monumentale, pensée par le berlin...

Top-Selling Cars In Norway Now Electric Cars (Two Months In A Row) -- 4 Reasons Why

Top-Selling Cars In Norway Now Electric Cars (T...

cleantechnica.com 30 Nov '13, 9pm

. Francisco and others did note that Norway has some noteworthy incentives for electric vehicles. It actually doesn’t have...

Electric Car Values Half That of Other Vehicle Classes, Report UK Group - EV World

Electric Car Values Half That of Other Vehicle ...

evworld.com 01 Dec '13, 3pm

Also impacting valuation is public perception of electric cars on everything from battery range and charging infrastructur...