Advanced Energy Blog

Battery Possibilities for Electric Forklifts

By Jonathan Susser | April 13, 2022

Electric forklifts that rely on electric motors and industrial batteries are growing in popularity and are offered by many forklift manufacturers. Recent improvements and advancements in technology have allowed them to compete directly with their internal combustion counterparts but with[…]

Charging at Home: EV Ready or Not

By Alexis Giannattasio | April 3, 2022

As electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to rise across the country, people are becoming more aware of the technology’s most notable benefits, including the financial savings on gas, environmental impacts and performance. But one of the lesser-known perks is the[…]

How DC Fast Charging Works

By Jonathan Susser | January 24, 2022

Direct current (DC) fast charging is critical for long-distance electric vehicle (EV) travel and for the continued growth of EV adoption, but how does it work? EV batteries store what’s known as DC power, while the electric grid supplies alternating[…]

Electric Vehicle Battery Reuse and Recycling

By Shawn Allred | November 16, 2021

Electric vehicles (EVs) are starting to take off in the market, increasing from 17,000 globally in 2010 to 8.5 million through 2020 to possibly 145 million by 2030. That same year, EV sales are expected to rise to 26 million.[…]

Plug-in NC: A Decade of Driving Electric

By Alexis Giannattasio | August 30, 2021

In 2011, the electric vehicle (EV) landscape in North Carolina was still a dream on the horizon. Though talk had been circling for a few years, it was time to act. Advanced Energy joined other pioneers under a shared goal[…]

The Perks of Battery-Powered Boating

By Jonathan Susser | July 3, 2021

Q: With gas prices on the rise recently — and the stress of finding gas during the shortage a couple of months ago — my family is looking to electrify more of our home gear. In particular, we’ve been considering an electric-powered fishing boat.[…]