Targeted demand response reduces price volatility of electric grid

Journal Reference: Kiyeob Lee, Xinbo Geng, S. Sivaranjani, Bainan Xia, Hao Ming, Srinivas Shakkottai, Le Xie. Targeted demand response for mitigating price volatility and enhancing grid reliability in synthetic Texas electricity markets. iScience, 2022; 25 (2): 103723 DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2021.103723 To reduce the energy load across the entirety of the state’s grid, traditional demand response studies … Read more

New technology to make charging electric cars as fast as pumping gas

Journal Reference: Juyeon Kim, Dario Rosa, Dominik Šafránek. Quantum Charging Advantage Cannot Be Extensive Without Global Operations. Physical Review Letters, 2022 [abstract] Unlike traditional cars which derive energy from the combustion of hydrocarbon fuels, electric vehicles rely on batteries as the storage medium for their energy. For a long time, batteries had far lower energy … Read more

Neurons are fickle: Electric fields are more reliable for information

Journal Reference: Dimitris A. Pinotsis, Earl K. Miller. Beyond dimension reduction: Stable electric fields emerge from and allow representational drift. NeuroImage, 2022; 119058 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119058 Indeed, whenever neuroscientists have looked at how brains represent information in working memory, they’ve found that from one trial to the next, even when repeating the same task, the participation … Read more

Safer, more powerful batteries for electric automobiles, power grid

Journal Reference: Alex M. Bates, Yuliya Preger, Loraine Torres-Castro, Katharine L. Harrison, Stephen J. Harris, John Hewson. Are solid-state batteries safer than lithium-ion batteries? Joule, 2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2022.02.007 A Sandia National Laboratories-led study, published on March 7 in the scientific journal Joule, tackled one of these challenges — a long-held assumption that adding some liquid … Read more

Electric Truck Hydropower, a flexible solution to hydropower in mountainous regions

Journal Reference: Julian David Hunt, Jakub Jurasz, Behnam Zakeri, Andreas Nascimento, Samuel Cross, Carla Schwengber ten Caten, Diego Augusto de Jesus Pacheco, Pharima Pongpairoj, Walter Leal Filho, Fernanda Munari Caputo Tomé, Rodrigo Senne, Bas van Ruijven. Electric Truck Hydropower, a flexible solution to hydropower in mountainous regions. Energy, 2022; 248: 123495 DOI: 10.1016/ In our … Read more

Are cities the key to the electric revolution?

Journal Reference: Oliver Heidrich, Dilum Dissanayake, Simon Lambert, Gordon Hector. How cities can drive the electric vehicle revolution. Nature Electronics, 2022; 5 (1): 11 DOI: 10.1038/s41928-021-00709-3 Published today (31 January), the comment paper argues that cities need to use local policies and incentives to encourage the wider adoption of electric vehicles. Led by Newcastle University’s … Read more

Tuning a magnetic fluid with an electric field creates controllable dissipative patterns

Journal Reference: Tomy Cherian, Fereshteh Sohrabi, Carlo Rigoni, Olli Ikkala, Jaakko V. I. Timonen. Electroferrofluids with nonequilibrium voltage-controlled magnetism, diffuse interfaces, and patterns. Science Advances, 2021; 7 (52) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abi8990 The mixture consists of an oily liquid carrying nanoparticles of iron oxide, which become magnetized in a magnetic field. Under the right conditions, applying a … Read more

Study finds electric vehicles provide lower carbon emissions through additional channels

Journal Reference: Paul Wolfram, Stephanie Weber, Kenneth Gillingham, Edgar G. Hertwich. Pricing indirect emissions accelerates lowcarbon transition of US light vehicle sector. Nature Communications, 2021; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-27247-y But a recent study from the Yale School of the Environment published in Nature Communications found that the total indirect emissions from electric vehicles pale in … Read more

Significant energy savings when electric distribution vehicles take their best route

Journal Reference: Rafael Basso, Balázs Kulcsár, Ivan Sanchez-Diaz, Xiaobo Qu. Dynamic stochastic electric vehicle routing with safe reinforcement learning. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 2022; 157: 102496 DOI: 10.1016/j.tre.2021.102496 “We have developed systematic tools to learn optimal energy usage. Additionally, we can ensure that electric vehicles are not running out of battery … Read more

When will we see an electric Jeep Gladiator 4xe? From the brand they are not clear

When will we see an electric Jeep Gladiator 4xe From

As part of the merger between the FCA group and PSA, renamed Stellantis, an aggressive rhythm of electrification of its entire model range was declared in the first instance. Today, the huge business group has a significant number of variants with both electrified and fully electric mechanics, including also the Jeep brand. Currently, the American … Read more