USA’s Largest Urban Streetlight Modernization Project Announced In D.C.

The $309 million DC Smart Street Lighting Project announced by DC Mayor Muriel Bowser will modernize more than 75,000 lights throughout the District. The project has been praised as the nation’s largest urban streetlight modernization project. It will convert all of the city’s street and alley lights to energy-efficient LED technology. Eliminates 38,000 Tons of … Read more

Cobalt-based single-atomic catalysts with 40% improved performance – pv magazine International

South Korean researchers have developed an atomic cobalt-based catalyst technology that is suitable for catalyst development in a range of fields, including fuel cells, water electrolysis, solar cells, and petrochemicals. The European Commission, meanwhile, has announced plans to support green hydrogen. May 20, 2022 Sergio Matalucci The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has … Read more

Nissan, Mitsubishi launch mini EVs for Japan – pv magazine International

In other news, Tesla expands Supercharger access for other EV brands in Europe, Hong Kong gets its first universal ultra-rapid charging station, and BMW invests in Canadian company Mangrove to back sustainable lithium metal production. May 20, 2022 Marija Maisch Once leaders in the Japanese EV market, legacy carmakers Nissan and Mitsubishi are now searching … Read more

EBRD wants transparent PV supply chain, excludes some Chinese manufacturers from financing – pv magazine International

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has compiled a list of Chinese PV module manufacturers, which pv magazine has seen, that will not be eligible for financing from May 23. Asier Ukar, managing director of PI Berlin Spain, takes a look at where the industry is headed. pv magazine: Investors and buyers of … Read more

7,000 Global LEVC Electric Taxi Sales, Renault Scenic Vision Concept, Bike to Work Day — EV News Updates

May 20th is World Bee Day, and National Bike to Work Day. Along with those special celebrations, we have news on free electric cab rides this week, fun concept cars, Volvo customers now having access to more than 270,000 charging points in Europe, growing electric taxi sales, and more. Read on. Electric Cars Renault Scenic … Read more

Ford-Backed Argo AI Begins Driverless Taxi Operations, & Why This Is Big News

Ford-backed vehicle company Argo AI recently started driverless vehicle operations in both Miami, Florida, and Austin, Texas, during daylight hours. “Argo is first to go driverless in two major American cities, safely operating amongst heavy traffic, pedestrians and bicyclists in the busiest of neighborhoods,” said Bryan Salesky, Founder and CEO of Argo AI. “From day … Read more

Perovskite solar cell technology on the road to commercialization – pv magazine International

From pv magazine USA Achieving the US government’s decarbonization goals of 100% carbon-free electricity generation by 2035 and net-zero economy-wide carbon emissions by 2050 will require the deployment of record levels of renewable technologies. The most common solar technologies to date are crystalline silicon and cadmium telluride (CdTe), the costs of which have dropped notedly … Read more