Amazon Patents Plan for Drones to Charge Electric Vehicles while Driving

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Sustainable Problem:

As the nations environmental awareness grows towards creating a sustainable future there is a demand for infrastructure that supports and meets the needs of electric vehicles. With a limited amount of electric vehicle charging stations available, Amazon has come up with a concept to that can help meet and or delay infrastructure needs.

Technology:

Amazon has patented a design to have recharging drones dock on a person’s electric vehicle while driving to give the car a battery charge.

Stakeholders:

  • Utilities
  • Vehicle Consumers
  • Commuters

Development and Implementation:

  • Create and patent the plan for recharging drones
  • Work with auto manufacturers to collaborate design of recharging technology and capabilty
  • Create awareness of recharging drones which will animate the Electric Vehicle market as more consumers realize they can charge their car from anywhere

Sources:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/tripping/wp/2017/10/11/amazon-patents-drones-that-might-give-your-electric-car-a-boost-someday/?utm_term=.c2800b0e0b3c

https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/amazon-ev-drone-charging-while-you-drive

 

 

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