News tagged with power electric vehicles

A smart way to charge up

(PhysOrg.com) -- Electromobility makes sense only if car batteries are charged using electricity from renewable energy sources. But the supply of green electricity is not always adequate. An intelligent charging ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Engineering
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Argonne helps the grid get smart

President Barack Obama has called for one million plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) to hit the road by 2015. If the demand for PHEVs skyrockets, a flood of new electric cars could strain America’s ...

dateMar 25, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Five myths about electric cars

Despite how many times they're told differently, some Americans persist in their belief that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Sorry, nope. And almost as enduring are the myths about the forthcoming ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Chicago EV Charging Station Powered by Wind

(PhysOrg.com) -- The "Windy City" is about to make use of that natural source of power, thanks to the addition of an electric vehicle (EV) charging station. Last year, Chicago offered the first solar powered charging station, in an effort to cre ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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