Energy & Green Tech

Researchers use blockchain to increase electric grid resiliency

Although blockchain is best known for securing digital currency payments, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using it to track a different kind of exchange: It's the first time blockchain ...

Energy & Green Tech

Research ushers in a 'new frontier' in tackling global poverty

With electricity comes prosperity, right? The answer might seem obvious—that electricity is key to economic growth and other societal benefits like better health. But in the world's most impoverished regions, where resources ...

Security

Vulnerabilities of electric vehicle charging infrastructure

With electric vehicles becoming more common, the risks and hazards of a cyber attack on electric vehicle charging equipment and systems also increases. Jay Johnson, an electrical engineer at Sandia National Laboratories, ...

Energy & Green Tech

Keeping electricity affordable on wireless charging highways

Efficient pricing will be crucial to minimize energy costs for private operators who provide on-the-highway wireless charging for electric cars—and for consumers who will use this service, according to new Cornell research ...

Automotive

Germany to massively expand electric car charging network

Germany wants to massively expand the country's charging network for electric cars, spending 6.3 billion euros ($6.17 billion) over the next three years as it expects more and more drivers to turn away from combustion cars ...

Automotive

US awards $2.8B in grants for EV batteries in 12 states

The Biden administration on Wednesday awarded $2.8 billion in grants to boost domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles in 12 states. A total of 20 companies will receive grants for projects to extract and ...

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