August 30, 2017

Cummins, a leading maker of diesel and natural gas engines for commercial trucks, unveiled a Class 7 heavy-duty truck cab Tuesday featuring an advanced 140 kWh battery pack that it will sell to bus operators and commercial truck fleets starting in 2019.

The 18,000-pound...

August 28, 2017

Reuters has received word that Tesla's upcoming fully-electric Semi trucks will have a range of 321 - 483 kilometers (200 - 300 miles). Although this pales in comparison to a traditional semi's range, it's still a major accomplishment.

Elon Musk teased the world back in...

August 24, 2017

As intermittent energy resources grow, the United States electric grid will need to become more flexible and resilient.

The United States power grid didn't blink as the sun slipped behind the moon for a brief time this week. The much-heralded eclipse did have a signific...

August 24, 2017

There’s no shortage of battery companies battling with Tesla for market share. Outfits around the world are building out battery capacity to fill the needs of automakers and energy storage developers alike — so much so that overcapacity has led to lower battery prices.


August 14, 2017

Mumbai-headquartered JSW Energy, a division of Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Group, has announced plans to launch electric vehicles (EVs) by 2020. In line with the company’s “Make in India and Make for India” vision, the initiative is a means for JSW Energy to venture into eme...

August 10, 2017

One step off the grid...

US-made thermal “ice battery” energy storage technology that could dramatically change the way people cool their homes in summer – potentially cutting household peak power consumption by up to 95 per cent – is poised to take on the Australian ma...

August 9, 2017

If you find yourself driving through the rugged and spectacular scenery of western Norway, you'll be mesmerized by snow-capped mountains, cascading waterfalls and deep blue fjords. You'll probably also be surprised by the sheer number of Teslas and other electric vehic...

August 8, 2017

First it was cigarettes that got stubbed; now it's the turn of SUVs to face an endurance test. By becoming a tinkerer's playpen, India's nationwide goods and services tax is emerging as a fresh source of uncertainty for business.

India's GST Council on Monday recommende...

August 7, 2017

There's something extremely misleading about the name "lithium battery."

We know why lithium gets all the credit: the chemistry that makes these batteries so powerful wouldn't work half as well without this unique metal.

Even other older rechargeable battery designs are...

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