Electric Vehicle Sales More Than Doubled in 2017

A record number of electric vehicles (EVs) were sold in 2017, more than doubling the number of EVs on the road, a report released Wednesday by the International Energy Agency (IEA) found. The report, Global EV Outlook 2018, gave a summary of the state of EVs today and estimated their …

World’s Largest Battery and Rapid-Charge Network Launches to Accelerate EV Adoption

London-based Pivot Power unveiled plans to build the world’s first national network of grid-scale batteries and rapid-charge stations across the UK to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) adoption and to usher in low-carbon transport. The ambitious £1.6 billion ($2.1 billion) initiative consists of 50-megawatt batteries constructed at 45 sites around the …

California & China to Cooperate on Carbon Emissions Reduction

California governor Jerry Brown is in China this week. He will be the keynote speaker at the Under2 Clean Energy Forum in Beijing on June 7. That event will bring together leaders from 170 countries, states, and cities to devise ways to address carbon emissions and keep global average temperatures …

EES Europe

EES Europe, Europe’s largest exhibition for batteries and energy storage systems, is the industry hotspot for suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and users of stationary and mobile electrical energy storage solutions. It takes place annually in conjunction with Intersolar Europe in Munich, Germany. The event’s exhibition and conference both focus on renewable …