The Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology, Korea has developed a driverless car. The single-seater electric vehicle can get to destinations without human intervention using sensors, cameras, and the GPS system. The institute..
Toyota will be testing electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Aichi Prefecture from November 1 until March 15, 2015. The tests will involve standard chargers for use with vehicles such as plug-in hybrid..
Mitsubishi Electric announced today its development of the SVC-Diamond static synchronous compensator (STATCOM), a voltage source converter (VSC) shunt reactive power compensator with a modular multilevel converter (MMC). The new SVC-Diamond helps..
On July 18, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe became one of the first people to experience Toyota’s upcoming fuel cell sedan when he drove the vehicle at a hydrogen station in Kitakyushu,..
Panasonic and Tesla have signed an agreement that lays out their cooperation on the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the United States, known as the Gigafactory. According to the..
The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) has conducted tests to validate and subsequently approve Mitsubishi Electric’s compact wind lidar as complying with European wind measurement standards. The lidar (portmanteau of..
Power Japan Plus reveals Ryden dual carbon battery with one of the longest functional lifetimes known in batteries
Power Japan Plus, a start-up company based in Japan today launched a new battery technology – the Ryden dual carbon battery. This unique battery offers energy density comparable to a lithium ion..
Nissan has started the production of its second all-electric vehicle – the e-NV200 in Barcelona. The Nissan plant in Barcelona will be the global production site for this ground-breaking zero-emission vehicle, which..
Sony and Hydro-Québec have agreed to establish a joint venture to research and develop a large-scale energy storage system for power grids. The new company will utilize Sony’s control technologies for highly..
A123 Energy Solutions, a division of A123 Systems LLC and a part of Wanxiang Group, announced today the commissioning of a 2.8MWh Grid Storage Solution (GSS) for IHI Corporation, one of the..