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Stay-at-Home Earth Day 2020 Highlights the Importance of an Electric Car Future
Beyond the environmental advantages of driving an EV, many industry advances are making it more compelling and practical for consumers, too. In just the last 10 years, battery prices have fallen 85%, making EV cars more affordable, battery capacities have increased significantly to allow for increased driving range, and fast Level 2 charging stations.
Blink Introduces Portable, Mobile EV Charger for Roadside Use
Blink has already rolled out the unit to roadside-assistance companies. The gas-powered generator puts out up to 9.6 kilowatts of power at 240 volts, which works out to between half a mile and one mile of range per minute of charging, according to Blink.
US-Israel program awards grants for seven binational clean energy projects
The United States and Israel have joined together to award funding for seven clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program. The program is conducted through a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy, Israel’s Ministry of Energy
BIRD Energy to Invest $6.4 Million in Cooperative Israel-U.S. Clean Energy Projects
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel’s Ministry of Energy (MoE) along with the Israel Innovation Authority have selected seven clean energy projects to receive $6.4 million under the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program. Blink Charging and Chakratec were awarded $900,000 to develop and demonstrate boosting EV charging through energy storage system.
Future IKEA Norfolk to be Equipped with Hampton Roads’ Largest Solar Rooftop Array and EV Charging Stations
IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, announced that its future Norfolk store will be equipped with solar panels and Blink electric vehicle (EV) charging stations when it opens Spring 2019 in Norfolk, VA.