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EV charging spikes demand for wireless smart grid

Source: OpenLV

Private LTE offers power utilities a dynamic, standards-backed communications infrastructure to support their smart grid The patterns of generation and consumption are making unprecedented demands on the electricity power grid. Distributed sources such as wind, solar and micro-grid are creating intermittent and reverse power flows in the networks that connect …

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Workhorse tests new N-Gen electric van

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Workhorse optimises delivery with N-Gen electric van featuring unmanned drone HorseFly system Workhorse Group has commenced implementation of agreements to test and operate its new N-Gen electric van. “The new N-Gen platform represents a new day for last-mile delivery,” said Stephen Burns, CEO of Workhorse. “With agreements now in place …

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Magnesium battery breakthrough could beat li-ion

Source: Berkley Lab

Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory (LBNL), in partnership with the US Department of Energy, have discovered chemical reactions that could solve a problem plaguing magnesium-based batteries. A research team has aimed to prove by disproving, having discovered a set of chemical reactions, involving magnesium, that explain battery degradation. The team used a series …

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