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27 POSTS 0 COMMENTSSam is a writer for Greener Ideal and The Auto Future, where he covers the latest news on electric and autonomous vehicles and clean energy including solar and other renewable energy sources.
Towards the end of last year, Faraday Future was said to have secured some fresh source of funding. The electric car start-up has now confirmed receipt of $2 billion to aid in the construction of its first EV by the end of the year.
Hyundai is partnering with Wärtsilä, a Finnish energy storage firm, to make use of the so-called second life electric car batteries for stationary energy storage.
NIO is constructing a production factory in Shanghai and has a ready team of more than 5,000 engineers at its research center. The company aims to have its first car, the ES8 Sports Utility Vehicle, mass produced and ready for sale by the end of 2018.
An Australian graphite business plans to make concrete that will conduct electricity and charge electric vehicles as they drive, among other intriguing tasks.
Researchers have come up with a vision that enables solar field calibration to be completed in a matter of hours, reducing the time and workforce needed in the current calibration system for CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) plant.
Jaguar has overtaken its European competition and unleashed a brand that fully utilizes two of the rapidly growing segments in the auto industry; electric vehicles and SUVs.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a cease-and-desist order to the manufacturers of the equipment, saying that it endangers the lives of the drivers and other road users.
Lightsource BP has successfully finished its first utility-scale solar project in Maharashtra, India. The UK Solar Projects and Smart Energy Solutions Company was awarded the contract through a highly competitive (450MW) tender process that ended in September 2016.
The money (equivalent to 500,000 U.S dollars) was offered through Power Africa Uganda Accelerator and will be channeled through Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA) to facilitate the increase of clean energy generation and access to electricity among Uganda's rural and urban citizens.
The full-electric vehicle will be released later this year as a 2019 model and boasts of a 250-mile range. This places the 2019 Hyundai EV on the same level as the Chevrolet bolt and the Tesla models.