Editor Blogs

February 2022
Thermal Architecture Will Cut Data Centre Energy Usage
According to the International Energy Agency, by 2025 data centres will use 20% of all the electricity generated worldwide. In fact, that estimate may turn out on the low side with the rapid growth of video conferencing and other web based activities during the COVID-19 epidemic, when many of us worked from home. The
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02/25/2022

In many respects, solar power is already cost-competitive with traditional energy source – or the gap is closing, at least – but not everyone wants to take the plunge with solar panels, and I can’t blame them. Whether for aesthetic reasons – even proponents admit that photovoltaic panels aren’t the prett
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02/21/2022
Top 5 Electric Vehicle Commercials from Super Bowl LVI
With its broad appeal, the Super Bowl is a great barometer of societal norms, trends, and behaviors. So the voluminous electric vehicle ads during the 2022 event is a surefire sign that EVs have arrived in the mainstream. Thus, I present the top 5 electric vehicle commercials during Super Bowl LVI. 5) Hyundai’s A Trip
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02/16/2022
 Foxconn and PTT Partner to Bring EV Production to Thailand
It’s always interesting to watch new technologies being introduced and the existing manufacturers vie with new rivals to get their products to market. The vehicle market is no exception to that, and at the moment we have two disruptive technologies being introduced in almost the same timeframe – the electrifica
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02/09/2022
Electric Trains are More Viable than Ever, Could be Far Off

Collectively, the 4,400-horsepower engines of freight trains burn 3.5 billion gallons of diesel annually

Electric power is quickly taking over the automotive space, and even heavy duty vehicles are making the switch, but for a number of reasons, electricity hasn’t caught on with larger means of transport like planes, ships, and trains, though we may be close on one of those. While the notion of electrified planes co
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02/07/2022
Partnership to develop solid-state battery cells for EVs
Taiwanese battery maker ProLogium and Mercedez-Benz have signed an agreement that will see the pair develop next-generation solid-state batteries.   The new solid-state batteries developed by the partnership will be incorporated into Mercedes-Benz test vehicles in the coming years. As part of the agreement
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Date:
02/02/2022