Fuel / Technology: Solar

Electric Cars, Solar Compete for Same Parts

May 4, 2019Electric vehicles and solar are competing head-to-head for high-tech components that have been in short supply.

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The Role of Microgrids in a Resilient Energy Future

April 17, 2019Interest in microgrid projects has grown in the past five years, presenting valuable energy management opportunities for EV fleets.

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Fort Lauderdale Fleet Goes With Solar-Powered EV Charging

January 22, 2019The City of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has selected Envision Solar International Inc.’s EV ARC product to provide emissions-free charging for electric fleet vehicles.

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D.C. Commits To Clean Energy and Zero-Carbon Transport

January 22, 2019With the mayor’s signing of the Clean Energy D.C. Omnibus Act of 2018, Washington, D.C., has officially committed to transition to 100% renewable electricity by 2032.

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Enbala to Enable World’s Biggest Residential Solar-Plus-Storage Virtual Power Plant

December 13, 2018Australia’s AGL picks startup to manage its 1,000-battery VPP for both distribution and wholesale needs.

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Samsung to Build EV Battery Pack Factory in Michigan

November 29, 2018Samsung plans to build a $62 million electric vehicle battery pack factory in Auburn Hills, Mich., that will create more than 400 jobs, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced.

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Is the Solar Industry Secure Enough for Smarter Technology?

November 26, 2018While this collective push to drive down solar prices are critical to the mainstreaming of clean energy, it allows for some emerging risks such as the advancement of cybersecurity measures on distributed energy resources (DERs).

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How Dumb Distribution Spending Crowds Out a Smart Clean Energy Future

November 5, 2018Distribution spending that only focuses on reliability or resilience can block spending to support a cleaner, more affordable and more reliable grid.

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California Legislative Roundup: What Passed, and What Didn’t

September 5, 2018California lawmakers ended last week with a long list of energy and environmental bills that they passed — and a shorter list of those that failed to come to a vote.

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Arcadia Power Secures $25 Million Series B, Grows Community Solar Pipeline

August 16, 2018“Digital utility” startup Arcadia Power announced a $25 million fundraising round on Thursday and a 120-megawatt community solar pipeline through 2020.

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Solar farms, CO2 and mobile racking part of the journey as RLS Logistics transforms traditional cold storage

August 13, 2018RLS Logistics seeks to revolutionize the cold-storage supply chain by implementing sustainable practices such as: solar farms, CO2 and moblie racking.

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Golden State Foods Devours Fleet Data

August 8, 2018Golden State Foods has made bold moves around both data and sustainability from which all fleets of all shapes and sizes can take powerful lessons.

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The Answer to the Truck Driver Shortage

August 2, 2018The answer to the driver shortage means showing young people how today’s trucks offer just what they are looking for in a work environment.

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State of California Signs New Contract for Solar-Powered EV Charging

July 24, 2018Envision Solar International Inc. has been awarded a new multiyear contract from the State of California to supply its solar-powered EV ARC electric vehicle charging stations.

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No Longer a Novelty, Clean Energy Technologies Boom All Across the US

July 19, 2018A new report documents the democratization of renewables, energy storage and electric vehicles in America.

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Solar Panels Mounted on Cab of Class 8 Truck

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Solar Panels for Trucks and Trailers, the Time has Come

July 2, 2018Solar has a place in the trucking industry, from supporting HVAC and hotel loads to powering liftgates, telematics and reefer units.

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