EV Charging

Duke to Fund More than 200 EV Charging Stations in NC

Carl Weinschenk

The advent of electric vehicles (EVs) is a big deal to energy managers because they will be tasked with supplying electricity to units on their premises. Such stations are becoming more common. For instance, Duke Energy, under its “EV Charging Infrastructure Project,” will install more than 200 charging stations in almost 50 counties in North Carolina.   …Continue Reading

Energy Managers Can’t Stand in the Way of Electric Vehicles

Carl Weinschenk

Complexity and demand will grow as employees and corporate fleets join the EV revolution.

Elon Musk: Companies Will Remain Committed to their Utilities

Ken Silverstein

With newfound pressures to be cleaner, more efficient and more reliable, customers are looking to onsite generation that can be supported by energy storage and microgrids.

Obama Administration to Provide Up to $4.5 billion in Loan Guarantees for Electric Charging Stations

Ken Silverstein

The Obama administration will provide up to $4.5 billion in loan guarantees to build charging stations across the nation, all to spur development of electric vehicles.

Electric Vehicles are an Opportunity for Both Utilities and Companies

Ken Silverstein

The Natural Resources Defense Council says that utilities can help facilitate the rollout of all-electric vehicles by deploying rapid charging stations and by creating campaigns to increase public awareness.

Energy Department Gives Plug-In Electric Vehicles a New Shot of Electricity

Ken Silverstein

The US Department of Energy, which said today that it would spend $22 million to support research, development and demonstration of innovative plug-in electric vehicles and direct injection propane engine technologies.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Coming to Oconomowoc

Carl Weinschenk

  The city of Oconomowoc, WI, is installing a publicly accessible electric vehicle charging station. The Common Council voted 7-1 to make the move, according to Lake Country Now. The contract will be given to Zef Energy LLC of Minnesota. The charging station will be built in a municipal parking lot. An amendment to what   …Continue Reading

Maintaining EV Charging Stations Uses Relatively Little Energy

Indy Ratnathicam

The push to cut carbon emissions and make states greener is a top priority for environmental advocates. An important part of the plan to cut carbon emissions is encouraging the spread of electric vehicles (EVs). Consumers today are increasingly looking toward EVs to increase their green efforts, take advantage of government incentives and save some   …Continue Reading

Owens Corning Increases Solar Footprint

Karen Henry

Owens Corning and Constellation have completed a new 2.4-megawatt (DC) solar generation project at Owens Corning’s headquarters in Toledo, Ohio. The new system is expected to generate 3 million kWh of electricity per year, based on the first year production. Located above 935 parking canopy spaces and comprising 8,000 photovoltaic panels, the solar installation is   …Continue Reading

Increased Demand for EVs Driving Global Battery Management System Market

Karen Henry

Global battery management system market revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.9 percent between 2015 and 2025, according to a report from Future Market Insights (FMI). Demand for battery management systems for e-vehicle applications is estimated to account for 14.2 percent of the market’s revenue share by the   …Continue Reading