Energy 101: Electric Vehicles

This edition of Energy 101 highlights the benefits of electric vehicles, including improved fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, and lower maintenance costs. For more information on electric vehicles from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, visit the Vehicle Technologies Program website:

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Energy 101: Energy Efficient Data Centers
Data centers provide mission-critical computing functions vital to the daily operation of top U.S. economic, scientific, and technological organizations. These data centers consume large amounts of energy to run and maintain their computer systems, servers, and associated high-performance components—up to 3% of all U.S. electricity powers data centers. And as more information comes online, data centers will consume even more energy. Data centers can become more energy efficient by incorporating features like power-saving "stand-by" modes, energy monitoring software, and efficient cooling systems instead of energy-intensive air conditioners. These and other efficiency improvements to data centers can produce significant energy savings, reduce the load on the electric grid, and help protect the nation by increasing the reliability of critical computer operations.

Energy 101: Clean Energy Manufacturing
Most of us have a basic understanding of manufacturing. It's how we convert raw materials, components, and parts into finished goods that meet our essential needs and make our lives easier. But what about clean energy manufacturing? Clean energy and advanced manufacturing have the potential to rejuvenate the U.S. manufacturing industry and open pathways to increased American competitiveness. Watch this video to learn more about this exciting movement and to see some of these innovations in action. --- Subscribe to Energy for regular content: Like Energy on Facebook: Follow Energy on Twitter:

Simplified Explanation of How Electric Cars Work
In this video, I walk though an EV Display Board which has all of the parts of an Electric Vehicle and talked about the parts them selves and showed the parts working from start to finish. This demonstration gives the simplified explanation of how Electric Cars Work. I know I said a few thing off like one spot I said milli amp volts when I meant to say just mili volt drop. My video editor won't allow me to change the audio. But you get the basic picture of how an electric car will work. If your interested in seeing the schematic, please see my other companion video to this.

Stuff They Don't Want You To Know - Electric Vehicles
If electric cars have been around since the 19th century, then why haven't they become more widespread? Skeptics say the technology isn't viable yet, but conspiracy theorists think there's more to the story. Tune in and learn more in this podcast.