Southern California Edison (SCE), the largest electricity provider for Southern California, is collaborating with Volta Charging in an innovative outdoor advertising campaign to communicate the benefits of driving electric vehicles (EVs). The ads will appear on charging stations owned and operated by Volta at Vons grocery store in Lakewood, CA. ... Read more »
In its annual general meeting earlier this year, Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted told shareholders based on a recent company survey, “70% of all consumers say that they consider sustainability a significant buying argument,“ and added, “If we succeed in sustainability – or when – we also succeed as a business.” ... Read more »
Honeywell has launched its first Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) Platform, which integrates Honeywell asset monitoring, distributed energy resource management, supervisory control, and analytics functionality to enable organizations to forecast and optimize their overall energy use.
Businesses supplied with electricity from Con Edison can be assured that the utility will “remain resilient in the face of climate change,” the company said in its annual sustainability report. Con Edison, which has committed to supplying its customers with 100% clean electricity by 2040, has recently won approval to build transmission lines that will ultimately help bring offshore wind
During its June capital markets day, Equinor, one of the largest energy companies in the world, discussed its strategy and targets to become a leader in the energy transition to a low-carbon future – with an emphasis on renewables and low-carbon solutions. Anders Opedal, President and CEO of Equinor, said, ... Read more »
As sales of electric vehicles soar, and as the price of automotive batteries declines, demand for battery management systems will jump. The battery management system market is projected to grow at a 15% CAGR between 2021 and 2030, according to a new report from ResearchAndMarkets.
In a first for the California utility – and what may be a model for peers – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has replaced traditional distribution lines in the Sierra Nevada foothills high fire-threat district (HFTD) with a hybrid, renewable, and remote power system. Severe drought and extreme wildfire ... Read more »
GE, National Grid, and Mitsubishi are among the 39 companies that have signed on to the Low-Carbon Resources Initiative (LCRI), a 5-year, $100 million research and development initiative aimed at identifying and developing commercially viable new technologies and solutions for deep decarbonization of the power sector. Launched through a partnership ... Read more »
BYD, a top electric bus (e-bus) maker, has introduced its latest innovation – a battery-electric Type D school bus with top-priority safety features, superior performance capabilities, and a sleek design. The Type D can seat up to 84 passengers, and can be equipped with an ADA liftgate. The bus has ... Read more »
Signaling that a low-carbon energy future continues to build momentum, global investment in energy decarbonization hit a record $501.3 billion in 2020, according to BloombergNEF. The analysis includes renewables, storage, electric vehicles and heating, hydrogen, and carbon capture and storage. The 2020 high of $501.3 billion was up from $458.6 ... Read more »
California’s Fort Hunter Liggett recently announced the upcoming groundbreaking of its electrical distribution microgrid.
No other renewable source of energy looks better positioned for long-term success than solar power. In 2020, solar provided 3.3% of the US’s total electricity, which is up from 2.3% in 2018. Solar energy is growing at a rate comparable to that of EVs and gearing up to go mainstream — but it isn’t without its challenges.