DenverUrbanism: An Online Publication for Denver’s City Life

Every city has publications that are all about that place. One of Denver’s online sites that helps the community members and visitors to the Mile High City be aware and take part in local activities, meetings and news is DenverUrbanism. “DenverUrbanism provides news, ideas, and commentary about urbanism in Denver and advocates a progressive pro-urban agenda for the Mile High City.” DenverUrbanism was launched in 2010 and is all about city life in Denver. It is a spin off from…

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Energy Innovation: Solar Roadways and Solar Sidewalks

PV-powered roads and walkways being tested in U.S. Federal Highway Administration research program Get to know a solar-to-electricity system that isn’t stuck on the rooftop. Thus is s story about tenacity in renewable energy research and a long-range vision that might provide one solution to take on climate change using a network of solar roads, driveways, and sidewalks. Meet Scott and Julie Brusaw, co-founders of Idaho-based Solar Roadways. Here is the story as it is told on their website: “Suppose we…

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Hybrid and Pure Electric Car Technology 2014-2024 — Webinar

EV Webinar Hybrid and Pure Electric Car Technology 2014-2024 Free webinar by Dr Peter Harrop, IDTechEx: Tuesday 10 June This webinar shares some of the research carried out for the new IDTechEx report, “Hybrid and Pure Electric Cars 2014-2024”. www.IDTechEx.com/cars. It encompasses hybrid and pure electric on-road cars, golf cars, neighbourhood electric vehicles NEV and the car-like Micro EVs and quadricycles. On-road hybrid cars are a success in developed countries and micro EVs are a success in developing countries. Pure…

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Electric Cars Reinvented – $178.9 Billion Market

The electric car solution appears to be growing at a strong pace. Read this research report from IDTechEx. IDTechEx finds that the global sale of hybrid and pure electric cars will triple to $178.9 billion in 2024 as they are transformed in most respects. Up-to-date ten year forecasts are provided in this new IDTechEx report, “Hybrid and Pure Electric Cars 2014-2024” www.IDTechEx.com/cars – unique in revealing how everything about such cars is being reinvented. There are extensive chapters on in-wheel…

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Intelligent Energy Unveils Integrated and Compact Fuel Cell Power Unit

For those who follow the development of fuel cells, this press announcement from Intelligent Energy is worth reading. Intelligent Energy, the international power technology company, has today at the JSAE Annual Congress, introduced its Gen4 air-cooled fuel cell power unit, designed for easy integration into two-wheel and four-wheel vehicles. The technology has been developed in collaboration with the Suzuki Motor Corporation. The Gen4 fuel cell power unit incorporates the necessary ancillary components to enable vehicle manufacturers to more easily integrate…

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Solar-Powered Drones: Ascent Solar Takes Flight Aboard Silent Falcon Unmanned Aircraft

Solar-powered drones are becoming more commonplace in the aviation industry. How they will all be used remains to be seen. Colorado-based Ascent Solar Technologies and Silent Falcon UAS Technologies have announced the successful first flights of the production Silent Falcon Unmanned Aircraft Systems. These systems will be powered by Ascent Solar’s ultra-lightweight, flexible photovoltaic modules. Silent Falcon UAS, with headquarters in Albuquerque, New Mexico, jointly developed by SFUAS, Bye AEROSPACE and Ascent Solar, is a tactical drone that can be…

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Sydney’s Goods Line Project Shows Long-Range Planning

An old and unused urban rail line in Sydney, Australia is being converted into an appealing public space that will start with pedestrian walkways and bicycle network showcasing a number of elevated spaces and public platforms that will be used for various forms of public entertainment. According to the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, which oversees the project, the final product will open up a pedestrian and cycle network from Railway Square through Ultimo to Darling Harbour. The Goods Line will create…

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Norway’s Rocket Growth In Electric Car Sales (Chart)

Since we have published useful information today pertaining to electric cars, it seems appropriate to publish this chart from CleanTechnica. Thanks to Zachary Shahan. We are excited to witness the growth of the EV industry. [repostus]Norway’s Rocket Growth In Electric Car Sales (Chart) (via Clean Technica) Following up on the European EV market share charts I just shared a few moments ago, here’s one more great one, which came from a presentation by Francisco Carranza Sierra, Manager of Corporate Planning at…

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Lithium Air Battery Development News

Batteries with longer range remain the biggest issue for ongoing development of the electric vehicle platform. According to the American Chemical Society, researchers are reporting new progress on a “breathing” lithium air battery that has the potential to one day replace the lithium-ion technology of today’s EVs. Read the following press information. A battery that ‘breathes’ could power next-gen electric vehicles Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) nearly doubled in 2013, but most won’t take you farther than 100 miles on one…

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Billionaire To Support Electric Car Network In London

Oil subsidiaries may not like the sound of an all-electric transportation fleet. However, it sure addresses many of the issues pertaining to climate change. Read Jake Richardson’s post from Planetsave. [repostus]Billionaire To Support Electric Car Network In London (via Planetsave) Billionaire Vincent Bollore will back an electric car sharing network in London. The system will have thousands of electric vehicle charging stations and should be operating in late 2014 or early 2015. Bollore heads the Bollore Group, which is a…

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