Duke Energy to mobilize first-of-its-kind microgrid-integrated fleet electrification center

Duke Energy has announced it will build a first-of-its-kind performance center that will model and accelerate the development, testing and deployment of zero-emissions light-, medium- and heavy-duty commercial electric vehicle (EV) fleets. The site will be located at Duke Energy’s Mount Holly Technology and Innovation Center and will incorporate microgrid integration. “Electric fleet commitments are […]

EdgeEnergy to Invest $150 Million in Ohio to Expand Manufacturing and Create Jobs in Growing EV Charging Infrastructure Industry

Cincinnati, Ohio – EdgeEnergy, a leading provider of power conversion equipment for electric vehicle (EV) fast charging solutions, has announced a $150 million investment in Ohio over the next two years to expand manufacturing and grow their company. The investment includes engineering and skilled manufacturing jobs and creates opportunities for manufacturing partners to expand their […]

A Black-Led Bike Share Company Is Charting A New Course In Youngstown, Ohio

From protecting the planet to serving the public of entire cities with accessible and affordable transportation options, the missions of bikeshare services across the country and around the world are often broad. They’re intended to serve large swaths of a population, yet people of color, low-income folks, and others from marginalized communities are often left […]

LAND debuts versatile electric light vehicles

Scott Colosimo is the founder and CEO of LAND Energy, a Cleveland tech company that will debut its light electric vehicles at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, January 5-7. Colosimo, whose company started in 2020, is our guest on episode #251 of The Weekly Driver Podcast. As Colosimo defines, the District and […]

FPS Introduces Li-Ion Tamer

Lithium Ion Batteries are quickly becoming the norm for many of our customers. It is important to know that they can be a safety hazard since they contain a flammable electrolyte, and if damaged or incorrectly charged can lead to explosions and fires. thermal Runaway Failure in these batteries can create a “Thermal Runaway”. utility-sized […]

Ohio’s electric future: State poised to drive auto industry forward

The natural inclination is to view economic development as an offensive game. Projects, jobs and investment are pursued and won. The ongoing flow of electric vehicle investment in Ohio is framed as such, be it a $5.1 billion commitment from Honda (NYSE: HMC), a nearly $300 million hydrogen fuel cell plant, or manufacturers already making […]

LAND rides into Warren’s BRITE Energy Incubator

An electric-powered eBike with sophisticated technological features made its Mahoning Valley debut Friday, much to the excitement of its new owner. “I’ve been looking around for cars or trucks to get into the EV space,” said Tim Petrey, managing partner at HD Davis CPAs in Liberty Township. “I came across this on TikTok, oddly enough.” […]