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Philadelphia exercises options for additional New Flyer 115 hybrid-electric buses

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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s fleet will be 95% composed of hybrids New Flyer of America, a US subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), the largest bus manufacturer in North America, is advancing fourth-year production of 115 Xcelsior forty-foot diesel-electric hybrid, heavy-duty transit buses for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). …

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Nissan x OPUS concept camper uses second-life EV batteries to power ‘off-grid’ adventures

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The Nissan x OPUS will debut at the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show on February 19-24 Nissan Energy and OPUS Campers have collaborated on a smart camping concept that uses second-life Nissan electric vehicle batteries to deliver up to a week’s worth of remote power for ‘off-grid’ adventures. The Nissan …

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Novonix powers up pilot battery manufacturing programme in Bedford

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The project will receive C$500,000 of support from the Canadian government Clean technology solutions are globally competitive and reduce negative side effects on the environment, while generating economic wealth. Determined to make better, more cost effective, long-life batteries, Novonix Battery Testing Services Inc. is researching new battery chemistries to help …

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Utilities must invest in technology to cope with growth of renewables and EVs

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Increased EV adoption will put strain on distribution networks Distribution utilities need to adopt new technologies and new ways of thinking to slash the cost of integrating renewable energy generators, electric vehicles and other distributed energy resources (DER) into their grids, according to the latest white paper from Smarter Grid …

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Canada announces expanded public EV network in British Columbia

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The Canadian government will invest C$1.15 million to build 23 EV chargers in British Columbia Electric and alternative fuel vehicles play a key role in reducing pollution. As Canadians continue to make greener choices, the government of Canada is delivering more options for them to drive where they need to …

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Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel

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Wärtsilä will install a battery hybrid propulsion system on the Hagland Captain Technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place onboard the Hagland Captain, a general cargo vessel owned by Hagland Shipping. It …

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