The Success of Tesla as part of the electrification of some countries and areas inspired by such achievements and some competitors of the company. Recently Renault has presented its own draft of the electrified island, which will be fully provided with electricity at the expense of «» power, — reports evmode.
Wind and solar power plants produce electricity only if there is light wind so the power generated will need to accumulate. To do this, the automaker will put you in Porto Santo domestic energy storage of its own design. They use second-hand batteries from electric cars. The properties of these drives are slightly worse than those of similar devices from other manufacturers, but they are much cheaper drives offered by competitors.
In addition, Renault will provide the residents of 20 electric vehicles 14 6 ZOE and Kangoo ZE, which will be charged by a specially designed «smart» system and only in those hours when there is an excess of electricity in the network. The island itself is very small, so locals are unlikely to fully Deplete the battery. The excess the same will be submitted back to the grid when needed, for example, during peak hours.
The Project is already approved by the authorities of the Portuguese Madeira archipelago, with whom the automaker and plans to sell his idea. Going to electrify the island of Porto Santo, whose area is 42 square kilometers, which is home to around five thousand inhabitants.
Carmaker Nissan reports that it will soon begin testing unmanned taxi and private service, Easy Ride, a mobile app developed by DeNA, known for creating Pokemon Go and a number of other projects based on the use of geolocation.
Representatives of Daimler, during the press conference held in Stuttgart, demonstrated the image of the new Actros heavy electropure, mass production is scheduled to start in three years.
the Head of the Board of Directors of a startup Hyperloop One Virgin Richard Branson discussed with the Indian authorities the prospects of a new transport system and entered into a preliminary agreement on the construction of the test section in the next two to three years.