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Paired Power’s pop-up microgrid aims to solve challenges associated with fleet electrification

We discuss the challenges related to fleet electrification and why some fleets are turning to microgrid EV charging systems.

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The social dynamics powering EV adoption

The best predictor of a person driving an EV is someone in their inner circle driving one first.

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Why LEDs are the ideal choice for EV lighting

Advancements in LED and other lighting technologies allow brighter light to be produced from smaller fixtures.

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First Student’s blueprint for electrifying 30,000 school buses by 2035

We discuss the timelines and complexities involved in school districts around the country transitioning to electric school buses.

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Why a 12-volt battery is still essential in EVs

A device similar to an alternator, called a DC-DC converter, charges the 12-volt battery from the high-voltage battery pack.

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How important is regenerative braking for EVs?

Regenerative braking helps to increase the overall efficiency and range of the EV, increasing the range of an EV by up to 20%.

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BEV brake service tips

In order to disconnect the 12-volt power system on the Model S you must access the “frunk” or front trunk. And before you disconnect the 12-volt battery you need to do two things.

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Grid management at the intersection of hardware and software

We discuss the need for renewable energy generation and the benefits of managing EV charging intelligently at a hyperlocal level.

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Cold weather range loss and EVs: Separating fact from fiction

EVs are frequently criticized during colder months for the range loss they experience, but is this criticism valid?

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What you need to know about EV cooling systems

The large batteries that EVs carry need to be maintained within a specific temperature range for optimal performance.

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Are EVs really more expensive to maintain?

We speak with CDK Global’s director of content marketing and industry analyst about EV maintenance, EV tax credits and the effect that social networks have on one’s knowledge and interest in EVs.

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How EVs have changed wiper blade service

For EVs, noisy wiper blades can be an annoyance because there is no internal combustion engine to help cancel out that noise.

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