Geekbuying | March 24, 2022
Xiaomi's ecological chain start-up -NAVEE- has launched its new model N65 which provides a high level of performance and leads to an easier, safer travel style. and smart.
Shortage of travel distance has always been a major problem for e-scooters. Fortunately, the NAVEE N65 has come a long way in this regard, as it has the ability to travel up to 65 kilometers using a large battery pack and energy recovery technologies. This development is good news for those who get around on e-scooters as they won't have to bother charging their vehicles every day, making their commute that much easier.
Another highlight is the powerful 500W motor. With a strong power supply, the NAVEE N65 is capable of accelerating up to 25km/h and climbing a 25% slope while most e-scooters cannot, which which is a much greater effort for those who have to cross ascending slopes on the way to work.
NAVEE N65's braking system is safer and more advanced than traditional disc brake. It consists of front EABS and rear disc brake which can stop the scooter quickly and safely.
In addition, the NAVEE N65 has large 10-inch tires. Unlike the common 8-inch size, the 10-inch tires can easily cross obstacles and roll smoothly even on bumpy roads, supporting comfortable driving.
Apart from the above advantages, NAVEE N65 has more details designed for comfort and intelligence. For example, it has a 17-centimetre-wide footboard with a non-slip silicone mat on which users can stand comfortably, a smart LED dashboard that can be controlled with an app, and three speed modes for different needs. NAVEE N65 also has a considerate folding system with a rotating handlebar that is convenient to fold and carry. In addition, it does not require installation, which saves users installation trouble.
NineDot Energy | January 17, 2022
NineDot Energy, a leading developer of community-scale clean energy projects, announced a strategic investment from funds managed by global investment firm Carlyle. Carlyle’s investment will enable NineDot to develop, build, and operate over 400 megawatts (MW) of clean energy systems by 2026 that strengthen local power grid infrastructure and provide stable, reliable, and resilient power to tens of thousands of New York households and businesses.
Founded in 2015, NineDot Energy is a New York City-based clean-tech developer that designs and deploys community-scale energy generation and battery storage projects. Carlyle’s investment is intended to enable NineDot to execute on its pipeline of battery storage projects in Downstate New York including Queens, Staten Island, the Bronx, and Long Island. These projects support New York State’s mission to achieve its goal of 100% clean energy by 2040, including a recently doubled target of 6,000 MW of energy storage by 2030.
Battery storage projects such as NineDot’s play a vital role in decarbonizing the electric grid. In New York, this involves reliably storing offshore wind as well as upstate hydro and solar power to serve the demand centers of New York City, while reducing the city’s reliance on costly and inefficient fossil power plants that are primarily used during peak summer hours. NineDot is based at NYU’s Urban Future Lab in Brooklyn, New York.
David Arfin, CEO and Co-Founder of NineDot Energy, said, “NineDot Energy thrives on developing innovative business models and projects that support a more resilient electric grid while simultaneously delivering economic savings and reducing carbon emissions. Carlyle’s investment will enable NineDot to further advance our leadership position in providing community clean energy solutions in New York and beyond.”
Distributed energy technologies sit at a sweet spot for unlocking a rapid transition to wide-scale sustainable energy generation, storage, and consumption. Their small-footprint, modular design matches local community and power grid needs. NineDot’s scalable, replicable deployment model reduces costs, complexity, and development cycles.”
Adam Cohen, CTO and Co-Founder of NineDot Energy
David Gluck, a Principal specializing in energy transition investing at Carlyle, said, “We believe the rapid evolution of the electric grid necessitates additional deployment of distributed energy resources, this is an important investment theme for our platform. We are proud of our new partnership with the talented team at NineDot, who is focused on increasing the reliability of the New York City grid, and look forward to leveraging Carlyle's deep industry knowledge, broad network, and development expertise to support their growth as a leader in developing community scale clean infrastructure.”
NineDot Energy creates innovative energy solutions that support a more resilient electric grid, delivers economic savings, and reduces carbon emissions. NineDot's name derives from the classic mathematical puzzle for sparking out-of-the-box solutions.
Summit Ridge Energy | December 01, 2021
Summit Ridge Energy held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate completion of the nation's largest rooftop community solar project.
The 9.2 MW solar project, operated by SRE and jointly owned with Annapolis-based climate investment firm Hannon Armstrong, is located in Carroll County, Maryland on a large commercial warehouse owned by STAG Industrial. Black Bear Energy facilitated the partnership between SRE and STAG while Powerflex provided engineering, procurement and construction services for the project.
Once operational, the community solar project will provide monthly energy savings to approximately 1,300 residential and small commercial customers located across the state.
This is a marquee project for Summit Ridge, our capital partners at Hannon Armstrong and the entire community solar industry. Leveraging 23 acres of largely unused roof space to generate energy savings for thousands of Marylanders is precisely the direction our nation's energy generation strategy needs to head."
Steve Raeder, CEO, Summit Ridge
"This solar project resulting from the partnership of Summit Ridge Energy and STAG Industrial is an excellent example in alignment with Governor Hogan's roadmap of deploying renewable energy on available rooftop or brownfield space," said Dr. Mary Beth Tung, Director of the Maryland Energy Administration. "Clean energy from this installation will benefit the local economy and create opportunities for a wide variety of organizations and residents."
SRE's rooftop community solar portfolio across the state has grown to over 75 MW's, enough to power nearly 11,000 homes. Nearly one-third of the projects will serve low-to-moderate income ("LMI") customers, highlighting the industry's unique ability to provide renewable energy savings to Americans of all socioeconomic backgrounds.
The recent expansion of Maryland's Community Solar Pilot Program is evidence of community solar's rapid growth within the broader renewable energy space, as is Department of Energy's October announcement of a National Community Solar Partnership target of 26 GW by 2025, enough to power the equivalent of five million homes and create $1 billion in annual energy savings.
About Summit Ridge Energy
Summit Ridge Energy is the country's leading owner-operator of community solar assets. Through dedicated funding platforms, the team acquires pre-operational projects within the rapidly growing solar energy and battery storage sectors.