Porsche Electric Vehicle Development

With the increasing concern over Climate Change, and the increasing viability of Wind, Solar and other renewable technologies to deliver electricity with limited carbon emissions, “electrifying everything” is being touted as a strong component of Climate Change mitigation efforts.  In a recent Electrification Futures Study by the US National Renewable Energy Lab, a particular sector of the economy – transportation – was noted as having the most transformational potential by 2050. Billions of Euros are already being poured into Electric Vehicle (EV) development. And while Tesla may have had an earlier start, both new startups and traditional manufacturers are gaining ground. Continue reading “Porsche Electric Vehicle Development”

EUREF Campus

A key symbol of Germany’s efforts towards building smart-cities of the future is the EUREF Campus in Berlin’s Schoeneberg district. The EUREF (EURopean Energy Forum) Campus was originally conceived over a decade ago with the simplest of motivations – to create a climate-friendly and reliable energy supply. It has become much, much more, and now is one of the most forward-thinking research centers for energy, sustainable urban development and urban mobility. Continue reading “EUREF Campus”