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Workers walk past giant wind turbine bla

Future can be far more efficient if we only adopted superior existing technology  Improving energy productivity – getting more output from each unit of energy input – has long been recognized as a sensible thing to do. A recent report by ECOFYS documents just how sensible it can be in driving economic growth, creating jobs… Keep reading →

Detroit Hosts Flagship North American International Auto Show

More EVs, more EV chargers. Who should invest, own and operate?  Electric Vehicles, having suffered a number of setbacks and repeated delays, finally appear to be making modest inroads in selected markets such as in California and Japan where a growing network of charging stations are already in place with more expected. Not surprisingly, utilities,… Keep reading →

Oil Prices Continue To Rise With Demand

Royal Dutch Shell’s $70 billion purchase of Britain’s BG Group – if approved by regulators – will make the energy giant the biggest global producer of liquefied natural gas. “Shell, already a leader in liquefied natural gas (LNG) for shipping and transport, will meld BG’s gas reserves, including assets in Australia, Brazil and Africa. That will… Keep reading →

German Summit On Electric Mobility

Electric vehicles (EVs), particularly if they are stylish and high performance, such as Tesla’s Model S, tend to be expensive. Which means that they appeal to the affluent or the environmentally committed. Those who drive them, like those who have installed solar PV panels on their roofs, tend to brag about them to neighbors, friends… Keep reading →

Detroit Hosts Annual North American International Auto Show

Elon Musk, displaying again his knack for being slightly disappointing yet quite interesting at the same time, today unveiled software upgrades to the Tesla Model S that will make it “impossible to run out of charge unintentionally.” And, oh yeah, in a matter of months, he said, you’ll pretty much be able to drive a… Keep reading →

'A World Without Petrol' Art Exhibition Launches In Sydney

Greenlots is a global electric vehicle (EV) charging and network management company based in Singapore and San Francisco. Greenlots is a leading advocate for open standards in EV charging and their SKY Smart Charging platform is the only enterprise management solution that enables demand response to help utilities manage power loads on the grid. Greenlots… Keep reading →

German Summit On Electric Mobility

The sudden decline in oil price has prompted some analysts to predict bad days ahead for electric and other fuel-efficient cars. While the price of oil may be low today, history teaches us that it will rise again. The true cost of our oil dependence remains high. Oil pollutes our air and water, is dangerously… Keep reading →

Bay Area Plans Major Expansion Of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

It wasn’t a huge year for electric-vehicle sales in the United States, but 2014 did bring some shifts in where EVs made their presence felt most, with Atlanta and Denver climbing onto a new “Top 10 EV-Friendly Metropolitan Areas” list from the big charging network company ChargePoint. According to sales tracker InsideEVs.com, Americans bought 119,710 EVs… Keep reading →

Detroit Hosts Flagship North American International Auto Show

Power utilities are starting to get into the EV charging business. Utilities are motivated to make electric cars viable and in doing so shore up demand for the power they sell. Growth of EVs has been hampered by a lack of charging infrastructure. Despite efforts by the EV industry and numerous partners, the development of… Keep reading →

Views of Saigon Ho Chi Minh City

At the world’s largest electronics trade show – the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas – among the many cool consumer gadgets, which saw the light of the day for the first time, was a vehicle that could be grouped into a category named ‘sustainable urban mobility / environmentally friendly urban living’. Remember the… Keep reading →

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