Electric Vehicles and Solar Power; an EVPV Convergence

An especially intriguing saga to watch unfold is the apparent convergence of electric vehicles and solar power, or as puts it, EV + PV (for photovoltaic solar power). These two technologies offering an intriguing combo have a similar history going all the way back to their roots in the 1800’s. Now, they are both poised […]

The Future of Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid 1

According to a recent tweet from NRG’s eVgo (@nrgevgo), their analyst data states that over $48 billion has been invested in electric vehicles worldwide. Though the tweet did not elaborate over what timeframe this investment has been made, one can assume it is likely since 2010 when the EV market began its latest resurgence and […]

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles: Where’s the Holy Grail? 6

Thanks to a retweet by the Electric Drive Transportation Association (@ElectricDrive), I happened to view a YouTube video just released by Hyundai promoting what they say is the first volume production fuel cell vehicle; their Tucson Fuel Cell (aka HydrogenEV). Indeed, though over 20 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) prototype and demonstration cars have […]

Solar Roadways: Pounding the Pavement

All of us are familiar with how hot an asphalt pavement can become when the sun is shining especially in the summer. What if we were able to harness all that energy on every road and parking lot throughout the world? As it happens, an out-of-the-box endeavor is currently underway to do just that by […]