Category Archives: Analysis

Hydrogen Vehicles in a Dilemma: German Government Moving Forward While Manufacturers Turning Backward

published: 2020-12-15 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Electric vehicles yielded remarkable performance in the market amidst the turbulent 2020, which has invigorated the stock prices of automotive manufacturers to continue to surge in the fourth quarter. However, an awkward predicament has surfaced in Germany regarding whether to continue developing hydrogen fuel cells, where the government and the three major automotive manufacturers have derived a major divergence at the critical intersection. ...  more

Audi Launched Digital Virtual Exterior Mirrors that E-Tron Owners Can Upgrade for Free

published: 2020-11-23 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Audi has recently announced to offer digital virtual exterior mirrors for production cars. The glass covers of this system's camera lens are heated, so they aren't blocked in bad weather conditions such as rain or frost. Moreover, the aerodynamic drag can be reduced. This system can work with active and passive safety systems. For customers who preorder e-Tron or e-Tron Sportback, they can upgrade to the virtual exterior mirrors for free. ...  more

Aggreko Completes the First Battery Energy Storage Project for the Largest Electric Coop in the US

published: 2020-11-09 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Aggreko, a multinational company that specializes in generation hire, stated in a press release on October 28 that it has finished the setup of the first energy storage project for Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC). The project, which consists of a 2.25MW (4.5MWh) battery storage system, is located in Johnson City, Texas. It is another example of Aggreko’s wide range of mobile and modular power solutions. ...  more

AES Gener Breaks Ground for the First Solar-Plus-Storage Plant in Chile

published: 2020-11-09 18:30 | editor | category: Analysis
Chilean power producer AES Gener announced on October 15 that it has commenced construction of a solar-plus-storage plant named Andes Solar II-B and a wind farm named Campo Lindo. A virtual event to celebrate the groundbreaking of both projects was held on the same day and attended by Juan Carlos Jobet, Chile’s Minister of Energy. ...  more