European battery maker Northvolt proclaims development of first-gen sodium-ion battery cells, validating densities at 160 Wh/kg – similar to lithium iron phosphate.
As if to underscore this announcement, Chinese EV company BYD announces multi-billion dollar plan to make up to 30 gigawatthoursannually of sodium-based EV batteries.
New Jersey officials announced they will ban sales of internal combustion vehicles by 2035.
BNEF reports the price of lithium-ion battery packs has fallen 14% to a record low of $139/kWh.
Chinese automaker Geely to work with Chinese EV maker and charging company Nio on battery swapping, developing swapping standards, accelerating battery swapping tech, and developing approaches compatible with each other’s systems.
Nio has around 2,100 battery swap stations in China and – as of last week, 30 in Europe.
Detroit sees first quarter-mile of test roadway equipped with wireless EV charging tech from Israeli induction charging pioneer Electreon.
Avangrid announces pilot project with LineVision using dynamic line rating technology to increase New York’s current transmission capabilities. LineVision says its technology boots capacity on existing lines by 25 to 40%.
Google and advanced geothermal company Fervo announce 3.5 MW first-of-its kind geothermal project in Nevada is producing power.
Two weeks ago, Gulfstream announced it had flown one of its jets on sustainable aviation fuel – SAF, from Savannah Georgia to Farnborough England.
That was quickly followed up by a Virgin Atlantic SAF-poweredcommercial jetliner flight from London to New York.