Published on 25.06.2015
The American company 24M emerged from stealth mode to introduce the semisolid lithium-ion cell, a revolutionary technology that solves the grand challenge of energy storage by enabling a new, cost-effective class of the lithium-ion battery. 24M’s semisolid lithium-ion is the most significant advancement in lithium-ion technology in more than two decades and combines an overhaul in battery cell design with a series of manufacturing innovations that, when fully implemented, will slash today’s lithium-ion costs by 50% and improve the performance of lithium-ion batteries. The technology will accelerate the global adoption of affordable energy storage, according to representatives of the company.
Published on 24.06.2015
Volvo Buses’ Euro 6 engines for city buses and intercity buses have now been certified to run on HVO, a renewable fuel that replaces regular diesel. The fuel copes with storage and low temperatures in the same way as regular diesel, but reduces CO2 emissions by up to 90 per cent.
Published on 22.06.2015
The Colombian city of Cartagena will use 147 Scania Euro 6 gas buses on its new transport system as part of Scania’s largest deal to date on Euro 6 gas technology in South America. Cartagena has selected Scania as the exclusive provider for two trunk lines for the city’s brand new Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system, called Transcaribe. Scania will provide 147 Euro 6 gas buses to the city as well as service and maintenance contracts.
Published on 21.06.2015
Omnitek Engineering Corp. announced the company’s exclusive distributor in Turkey, Teknosis, has expanded its strategic position in that country through a collaborative partnership with natural gas infrastructure company Naturelgaz and Hayat Inovasyon, a subsidiary of Hayat Holding, the seventh largest conglomerate in Europe.
Published on 17.06.2015
India’s first solar-powered hydrogen fueling station, supplied by Air Products was inaugurated recently at an event with chief guest Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Power, Coal, and New and Renewable Energy, in conjunction with Shri Upendra Tripathy, Secretary, Minister of New and Renewable Energy. Part of a mass public transport bus fueling and vehicle demonstration program, the SmartFuel station generates 100% renewable hydrogen from solar energy via an electrolyzer.