Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends, Uncategorized

EVs 102: What You Need to Know

11 Dec , 2019  

Taylor Patterson, ERS Pros and Cons of Electric Vehicles As with any technology, electric vehicles (EVs) have their own list of advantages and drawbacks. Pros: Cons: – Elimination of tailpipe emissions– Minimal operational costs– Lower maintenance costs– Convenient at-home charging– Unique driving experience – Range anxiety– Recharge time– Accessibility of charging station– Higher upfront cost […]

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Codes & Standards, Programs & Policy

DOE’s ‘Fast-Charging’ Power Cord Standards Proposal

5 Nov , 2014  

The Department of Energy (DOE) is trying to make the power cords that charge computers and cellphones more efficient, the agency said Monday. The Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced it will hold a public meeting later this month to discuss the proposed rules for external power supplies that charge the devices.

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