DRIVEtheARC is a collaborative demonstration project between Japan, the US, and State of California that will encourage electric vehicle (EV) use and help California meet higher energy and environmental standards through expansion of an inter-city charging network and real-time information services.
A commencement ceremony to launch the “Demonstration Project for Validation of Redox Flow Battery Performance in California” was held on March 16 at San Diego Gas & Electric’s San Miguel Substation. Mr. Makoto Watanabe, Executive Director of NEDO; Mr. Junji Itoh, Managing Director of Sumitomo Electric Co., Ltd.; Ms. Caroline A. Winn, Chief Operating Officer […]
Operation starts for Smart Community Demonstration Project in California – Electric Vehicle (EV) Driving Behavior and Increasing EV travel distance – Electric Vehicles are mainly used for short-distance traveling such as commuting and shopping in urban areas where the charging infrastructure is relatively accessible. Due to the limited range of EVs compared with a conventionally fueled […]
NEDO and the State of California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) have signed two memorandums of understanding in order to implement smart community demonstration projects in California. For the full PDF, click here for the Energy Storage PDF and here for the EV Project,
As a result of a top level agreement between President Obama and then Prime Minister Hatoyama in 2009, this clean technology collaboration project for the two islands of Hawaii and Japan came to fruition. To read the full PDF, click here.
NEDO has participated in two of the five sites, Los Alamos and Albuquerque, of the New Mexico Green Grid Initiative. This was NEDO’s first smart community demonstration project in the U.S. Download the full PDF here.
NEDO and the State of California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) have signed two memorandums of understanding in order to implement smart community demonstration projects in California. For more information, click here.