Author Archives: et_editor

ANU Unveils Solar-to-Hydrogen Cells Made of Silicon and Perovskite with Conversion Efficiency of 17.6%

published 2020 年 07 月 04 日 18:30 | editor | category News
Recent advances in the development of fuel-cell vehicles have also led to rising interest in the industrial production of hydrogen fuel. Some of the mainstream production processes for hydrogen fuel are currently based on electrolysis of water or chemical solutions. Conversion efficiency has been the main focus for hydrogen suppliers, but the cost and accessibility of raw materials are also key factors when considering the commercial viability of a particular process. ...  more

Ridesharing Platform Lyft Announces 100% Vehicle Electrification by 2030

published 2020 年 07 月 03 日 18:30 | editor | category News
As renewable energy develops vigorously in the power sector, the focus of carbon reduction is now gradually shifting to the solution in eliminating fossil fuel for transportation, which prompts the increasing attention on electric vehicles. Ridesharing platform Lyft decided to take the lead in the carbon reduction regulation program of California by having announced in June 2020 that the company will adopt 100% electric vehicles by 2030. ...  more

New Electrolyte Developed by Stanford Team Could Lead to Breakthrough in Commercialization of Lithium-Metal Batteries

published 2020 年 07 月 02 日 18:30 | editor | category News
Electrolyte, which plays the crucial role of transporting ions between the cathode and the anode of a battery, has been both the strength and the weakness of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. Currently, the carbonate electrolyte that is inside conventional Li-ion batteries has a decent level of conductivity and is low in cost. However, its high flammability poses a serious safety risk. ...  more

Tesla Unsurprisingly Ranks Last for the Latest J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

published 2020 年 07 月 01 日 18:30 | editor | category News
The latest Initial Quality Study of 2020 was announced on June 25, where Dodge ranks first, followed by Kia and Chevrolet, and Tesla is ranked last based on 250 issues per hundred cars. Tesla’s infamous assembling quality has become a well-known fact, though it is still embarrassing to see the brand’s distressed position on the ranking. ...  more

Gogoro S3 ABS Debuts on Racetracks In Full Throttle

published 2020 年 06 月 30 日 18:30 | editor | category News
Gogoro has announced its brand new model Gogoro S3 ABS, and will be collaborating with racer Lin Bo-cheng on a maximum performance 125cc model that will make its debut at the TSR competition this weekend. Gogoro S3 is priced at TWD$89,980, and the S3 ABS is priced at $96,980. ...  more

Ablerex’s Inverter Develops an I-V Curve Technology that Instantly Inspects Abnormalities and Saves 80% of Solar Maintenance Cost

published 2020 年 06 月 27 日 10:30 | editor | category News
 “Site maintenance will be the most essential core to the development of the solar industry in the future”, commented Hsu Sheng-feng, Manager of the Energy Division at major Taiwanese solar inverter manufacturer Ablerex. The lifespan for a solar power plant is usually more than 20 years, and the development focuses in solar power in the future lie on the maintenance of the efficiency in power generation for the next few years, as well as the simultaneous reduction in the detection time and cost for solar panels. ...  more

What Is The Magic Behind Nikola, the Company Pressing on Ford in Market Value, Under Twofold Stock Prices Within 3 Days of Listing?

published 2020 年 06 月 26 日 13:30 | editor | category News
Although it may take several years before seeing if Nikola is able to blaze a trail into the truck industry through its hydrogen fuel cells, the Arizona based startup had managed to achieve a spectacular and conspicuous “beach landing” at NASDAQ, which not only raised substantial funds for the company, but also transformed Trevor Milton, the company founder, into a billionaire. ...  more

Germany Plans to Propel Electric Vehicle and Charging Infrastructures for Post-Pandemic Economy Stimulation

published 2020 年 06 月 26 日 10:30 | editor | category News
Various countries have begun drafting revitalization plans in accordance with the economic losses derived from the COVID-19 pandemic, where some goes for the direct approach in shelling out, and some wishes to kill two birds with one stone by implementing national policy with the substantial money that is being distributed. Germany is categorized as the latter, as the country prepares to conduct a green traffic transformation by profoundly propelling electric vehicle and charging infrastructure. ...  more