05 avril 2016

How Soon Can Tesla Get Battery Cell Costs Below $100 per Kilowatt-Hour?

credit photo Tesla Where does the lithium-ion battery industry -- and most notably, Tesla/Panasonic -- stand today on battery costs? Solar veterans will recall a time not so long ago when the industry's biggest dream was a PV module with a cost of 99 cents per watt. Obviously, the solar industry has long left that figure in the dust -- module costs of 40 cents per watt are a reality in today's market. In fact, the 99-cent figure was more a VC-funding, press-ready construct than a real economic calculation. Ben Kallo at equity... [Lire la suite]

12 décembre 2014

Chevy EN-V 2.0 To Be Used In EV-Sharing Program

Shanghai Jiao Tong University and General Motors China have started a collaboration and joined in a quest for sustainable urban mobility. Shanghai Jiao Tong University hopes this project will result in a model that will be used to widely integrate small electric vehicles (EVs) with the transportation network. The coming program plans on strengthening the structure of urban environments with EV-sharing programs. General Motors China has committed to initiating and integrating such an EV-sharing program... [Lire la suite]