Can Super-Fast Battery Charging Fix the Electric Car?

Can Super-Fast Battery Charging Fix the Electric Car?

The dominant trend in EV batteries is that bigger is better. Maybe with speedier charging, automakers could do more with less. ISSAM MUDAWAR, A professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue University, has been solving heat-related emergencies for 37 years. They often...
Building a Solar-Powered Future

Building a Solar-Powered Future

Solar Futures Study Draws Insights From Across NREL’s Expertise and Tools To Deliver Detailed Analysis of Solar Energy’s Future in United States The next 30 years of solar energy is likely to look very different than the past 30. Photovoltaics (PV) and concentrating...
Developing raw materials for EVs, solar panels critical for U.S.

Developing raw materials for EVs, solar panels critical for U.S.

In recent years, Americans have become far more aware of China’s massive presence in the global economy. They’ve faced shortages of imports from China during the COVID pandemic — with stores running out of common, everyday goods. And they’ve seen global protests over...
New solar panels expected to save CCRC $40,000 per year

New solar panels expected to save CCRC $40,000 per year

The Town Center at Covenant Living of Cromwell, a continuing care retirement community in Connecticut, is committed to conserving energy and becoming more sustainable for the future while at the same time lowering operational expenses, according to Executive Director...