V2G services can provide EV owners with an addition $11,000 over 10 years, in addition to residual value, but battery degradation is still a question

Why Fleets Can Overestimate The Total Cost Of Ownership For EVs.  By Joshua Gordon, FleetCarma, August 7, 2018 The total cost of ownership (TCO) measures the real cost of a vehicle. Due to regulation and cost pressures, fleet owners are continuously looking for ways to reduce operating costs. Traditionally, the life-cycle costs of conventional vehicles (CVs) have remained unchanged. However, with the …

Energy system innovation in NY

 April 3 2018 Launched in August of 2017 by New York State to help implement the State’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), REV Connect brings solutions providers and New York’s six investor-owned utilities together to accelerate innovation, develop new business models, and deliver value to all energy consumers. REV Connect makes this possible through online idea submissions that are shared …

Empowering the Powerless: Here’s How To End Energy Poverty

From The Conversation, By Jatin Nathwani, University of Waterloo, Sunday, February 4, 2018  When households switch from kerosene lamps to electric light bulbs, they gain 100 times as much light energy for reading, studying, cooking and cultural activities for the same amount of money.   Since 2010, we have witnessed dramatic declines in the cost of key energy technologies: 95 per cent for LED lighting, 60 per cent for solar PV and …