Category Archives: News

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

published: 2020-07-02 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: 2020-07-01 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

Vivint Solar Closes $300 Million Of New Tax Equity Commitments

published: 2020-07-01 10:00 | editor | category: News
Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR), a leading full-service residential PV provider, today announced it has secured $300 million in new tax equity financing commitments from two repeat investors to boost the growth of Vivint Solar's residential solar business. With the addition of these two tax equity commitments, Vivint Solar has committed financing capacity for approximately 185 MWs. ...  more

Gogoro S3 ABS Debuts on Racetracks In Full Throttle

published: 2020-06-30 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

LF Energy Launches Digital Substation Initiative to Modernize Power Grid Infrastructure

published: 2020-06-30 10:00 | editor | category: News
LF Energy, a Linux Foundation nonprofit coalition that seeks to radically improve power grid infrastructure through open-source projects, today launched its Digital Substation Automation Systems (DSAS) initiative to enhance the power grid's modularity, interoperability and scalability to accelerate the global effort toward carbon neutrality by 2050. ...  more