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Electric Vehicles

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News and Opinion

Coverage of electric vehicles since November 17, 2021.

City of Parksville makes efforts to reduce fuel consumption in wake of flooding

"...In the wake of the substantial recent floods around B. C. , the province is taking temporary measures to ensure fuel (gas and diesel) is prioritized for essential vehicles, while keeping it available to British Columbians..."

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Skeena MLA Ellis Ross throws a scare into front-running BC Liberal leadership hopefuls

"...He decries those who tout electric vehicles as a way to combat climate change, saying that only “rich people” can afford them and that he takes a “people-first” position on any transition to a greener economy to ensure it’s not costing jobs and standards of living..."

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Sask. EV groups ask government to delay $150 tax

"...According to the Government of Canada, electric cars are five times more energy-efficient than conventional gas vehicles. They produce zero tail pipe emissions and can run on 100 per cent sustainable renewable resources..."

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ENMAX predicts 200K electric vehicles in Calgary by 2035, begins compiling charging data

"...Calgary's electricity provider is expecting a massive increase in the number of electric vehicles on city streets in the coming years and has launched a pilot to start tracking charging trends..."

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Enmax seeks Calgary EV owners to study charging habits

"...Enmax hopes to be able to collect data while there are still around 3,000 EVs in the city. Internal modeling shows up to 200,000 electric vehicles could be operating in the city by 2035. It’s part of Enmax Power’s Charge Up program that was started in 2019 to investigate when and how long people charge their electric cars..."

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Putting out the fire: How to cleanly heat a cold country that’s hooked on natural gas Corporate Knights

"...Purcell and others believe one near-term fix is for governments to mandate that gas companies increase the use of renewable natural gas (RNG), created using methane emissions from water treatment plants, landfills or agricultural waste. In B. C..."

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N.B. Commits $36M To Environmental Projects

"...Some of the projects include $10 million to support small modular reactor research and $3 million to fund NB Power's Low-Income Energy Efficiency program..."

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LETTER: Canada must step up to meet challenge of climate change

"...By applying our research capacity and resources to accelerate a just transition to renewable energy, Canada could become a world leader in green technology. (Think jobs, jobs, jobs. ) And, we could enable developing nations (like India and Africa) to leapfrog the industrialization (use of fossil fuels) that has brought the world to the brink of climate collapse..."

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Rolls-Royce's electric plane hits 387 mph to lay claim as world's fastest

"...An aircraft developed by Rolls-Royce to smash the speed record for an all-electric plane looks to have done just that, within three years of the being announced. The Spirit of Innovation took to the skies at a UK Ministry of Defence testing site last week were it reached a maximum speed of 623 km/h (387. 4 mph), which Rolls-Royce says not only makes it the fastest electric aircraft, but the world's fastest electric vehicle of any kind..."

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Saskatoon EV company aiming to provide reliability in Canadian cold

"...But the company uses insulated battery packs heating and cooling systems designed to ensure reliability and efficiency of the energy storage system down to minus 40. Story continues below advertisement..."

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New electric Zamboni showcased at Vanderhoof Tim Hortons

"...In an email response from the district, Megan Pinchin, communications coordinator, said the municipality has purchased a few electric vehicles over the past several years. “We believe by incorporating electric vehicles into our operations it is our way of adding to combating climate change and believe that as a municipality it is our responsibility to set an example. ”..."

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Jobs in electric vehicles

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Climate Change Coordinator - Grey County (Owen Sound, ON)

"...Reporting to the Director of Planning and Development, our ideal candidate will have the combination of education, experience and strong consensus building skills to successfully lead a broad stakeholder group in realizing our goals Climate Change Action Plan goals..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention electric vehicles.

288B. Hydrogen key to a zero emissions future

Duration: 04:00

"...Hydrogen is no magical solution, but it just might be the lynchpin to integrating and optimizing renewable energy and creating a pathway to a zero-emissions future..."

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288. Renewable Energy Hub - Integrating solar, batteries, EVs and hydrogen

Duration: 04:00

"...Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) are building a $23 million Renewable Energy Hub to learn how to integrate solar, batteries, electric vehicles (EVs), and hydrogen production..."

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Electric Truck Batteries Too Heavy for Rickety Roads

Duration: 15:09

"...The average road and bridge in the U. S..."

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E067: Electric Vehicles in Australia — Are We There Yet?

Duration: 46:52

"...Tim Washington, the co-founder of, JET Charge and Chargefox, two successful EV charging start-ups in Australia, speaks candidly about the private sector-led electric vehicle future of Australia. ..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about electric vehicles.

Wireless FULL EV charging has arrived! Exciting new tech breakthrough.

"...But it hasn't yet broken through into the world of electric vehicles, mainly because of the difficulty in sending power wirelessly over larger distances..."

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Bankrupting Fossils, EV Taxes & ZETA 2030 | 100% Independent, 100% Electric

"...LIKE if you're excited by what the next decade will bring for EVs and clean energy | SHARE if you think all future energy should be renewable ..."

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Solving EV's Biggest Problem - Battery Recycling Explained

"...Between our obsession with mobile electronics and the growing popularity of electric vehicles, lithium ion battery demand is growing at an astonishing rate..."

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COBALT IN EV BATTERIES? The Story of Cobalt & its importance to Batteries & Electric Cars

"...#CleanEnergy #ElectricVehicles #Batteries #Cobalt #CobaltBatteries #BatteryRecycling #CobaltMining #LithiumIonBatteries #EVs #ElectricCars ..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about electric vehicles relevant to the latest news.

Key Challenges of Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Process in Circular Economy Environment: Pythagorean Fuzzy AHP Approach

"...Increasing demand for li-ion batteries used in energy storage, consumer electronics and electric vehicles negatively affects the raw material supply..."

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Electrifying the Future with Green Vehicle: A Review on Prospects and Issues of Electric Vehicle in India

"...In recent years, a significant research attention has been given for the protection of the environment with an increase in environmental pollution and a continuous increase in global warming..."

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Recent Progress in Energy Management System for Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Vehicle

"...Considering the enormous pressure on global demand for fossil fuels and global warming caused by air pollution, fuel cell hybrid electric vehicles (FCHEVs) have a promising future ahead of them because of the advancement of fuel cell technology..."

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Zero-Emission Vehicles Penetration into the ASEAN Market: Challenges and Perspective

"...They include battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (HFEVs)..."

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Numerical Investigation on the Thermal Management of 18650 Battery Module Using Phase Change Material

"...Lithium-ion batteries are very popular as an energy storage system for electric vehicles..."

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Efficiency Improvement for Regenerative Braking System for a Vehicular Model Using Supercapacitor

"...Battery with supercapacitors stores this energy and provides it to the motor during acceleration thereby increasing the efficiency of battery and also the life of vehicle..."

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Performance Evaluation of Electric Vehicle Using Hybrid Energy Storage System

"...This significant advantage a battery-supercapacitor energy storage system gained attention..."

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Electric Mobility: EVs as Virtual Power Plants

"...On their own, familiar technologies?behind-the-meter energy storage, solar arrays, smart thermostats and electric vehicles (EV)?provide valuable but small-scale energy and sustainability benefits..."

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Recent Progress in Polyanionic Anode Materials for Li (Na)-Ion Batteries

"...In recent years, rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) have become widely used in everyday applications such as portable electronic devices, electric vehicles and energy storage systems..."

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Integration of Battery Charging and Swapping Using Metaheuristics: A Review

"...Electric vehicle (EV) is one of the preferred modes of transportation due to less emission of pollutants..."

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Comparative Analysis of Transformer Less Bi-directional DC?DC Converter and Conventional Converter for Battery Charging-Dischar

"...Isolated converters are bulky and are of large size due to high frequency transformer, therefore they are useful for static energy storage applications, whereas transformer less BDC are lightweight and convenient for dynamic applications like Electric Vehicle..."

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Optimization of Orderly Charge and Discharge Behavior of Electric Vehicles in Distribution Network Based on Data Mining

"...This article analyzes the influence of electric vehicles (EV) on the distribution network when charging and discharging as a distributed energy source..."

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