Portland General Electric proposes clean energy, smart grid resource plan

Strategy calls for more renewable generating resources, more energy efficiency, and increased customer demand-response measures to help balance peak loads PORTLAND : Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) has presented a new integrated resource plan to the Oregon Public Utility Commission for approval. This new plan focuses on adding more renewable power, capturing more energy […]

It’s The Batteries, Stupid

Tesla builds batteries… …and it’s building a lot of them — 95,200 (car) battery packs on the road in the most recent quarter, if we strictly go by the number of cars delivered. A small uptick from here will allow Tesla to build nearly half a million battery packs in a year. If things go […]

Kerala should try electric, hydrogen and solar-powered boats: Cochin Shipyard CMD Madhu Nair

The Water Metro project is envisaged to help the state government achieve zero carbon emission target in water transport, said Shaji Janardhanan, GM, Water Metro, KMRL. KOCHI: A combination of electric, hydrogen and solar-powered boats should be introduced when the state government implements clean energy projects in the water transport sector, said Madhu S Nair, […]

EESI Launches “Access Clean Energy Savings” (ACES)

WASHINGTON: The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) is happy to announce the launch of the Access Clean Energy Savings (ACES) initiative. ACES provides technical assistance to help rural electric cooperatives and public power utilities apply for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Electric Savings Program (RESP), which provides zero-interest 20-year loans for improving […]

Mahindra to Deploy 50 Electric Vehicles in India on Uber Platform

Mahindra electric vehicles on the Uber platform would include the e2oPlus hatchback and the eVerito sedan. Automaker Mahindra & Mahindra announced the deployment of 50 of its Electric Vehicles (EVs) to Uber, an on-demand ride-sharing company, to provide zero emission mobility here. Earlier, Mahindra had announced its collaboration with Uber to explore the deployment of […]