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Batteries from Coal Waste? DOE Funds Projects to Extract Rare Earth Metals from Coal Byproducts

Feb. 20, 2024
Making batteries requires vast amounts of rare earth metals and other scarce elements, some of which are found in coal waste.
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UPDATED: What Did NERC Find Out About ‘Grid Friendly’ Electric Vehicle Charging?

Feb. 16, 2024
How can EVs impact the power grid if different vehicles draw power differently?
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Destination: Real Zero-How Will We Get There?

Jan. 30, 2024
How the power sector can reach net zero and eventually real zero carbon content, and how the transmission and distribution grid can help deliver on these goals.
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Right-Sizing Residential Transformers for EVs

Jan. 12, 2024
Electric vehicle chargers can overload transformers, wearing them down early, but careful planning can mitigate these harmful effects.
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Xcel Energy to Offer Wind-Powered EV Charging with WeaveGrid, Wallbox

Dec. 19, 2023
Wallbox charger owners in Colorado can now register to enroll in the Xcel Energy Charging Perks pilot program.


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Utility Plans and Preparedness for CEV Adoption

Jan. 10, 2023
Endeavor Business Intelligence report presents electricity providers’ views and expectations related to the adoption of CEVs.
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British Columbia Announces New Actions to Build Out Electricity System Over Next 10 Years

Jan. 22, 2024
At the B.C. Natural Resources Forum in Prince George, Premier Eby announced a $36-billion investment for community and regional infrastructure projects that will deliver clean...

EPRI to Host Electrification 2024 International Conference & Exposition

Jan. 10, 2024
It features immersive pre-conference workshops, agenda sessions, a collaborative Exposition Hall and multiple networking functions.

Hawaiian Electric Begins Upgrading EV Fast Charging Sites

Dec. 18, 2023
Hawaiian Electric plans to expand its EV charging network with an additional 150 DC fast charging ports and 300 Level 2 ports through 2031.
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Government Of Canada Announces $14 Million For Maritime Electric’s Electrification Project In Prince Edward Island

Dec. 18, 2023
The company’s $35.14 million project will help create a more efficient and resilient electricity grid system for P.E.I.