Category Archives: solar batteries

18 Oct
6:43

New Report by IDTechEx Research Gives Full Picture on Rivian – PRNewswire

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Those desperate to invest in “The next Tesla” continue to pile into start-up Rivian, the latest $350 million coming from a media company. That takes investment up to the $2 billion level familiar at Tesla. The IDTechEx report, “Electric Vehicles 2020 – 2030” […]

Homeowner Prepares for Power Outage With Solar Battery – Spectrum News 1
18 Oct
6:43

Homeowner Prepares for Power Outage With Solar Battery – Spectrum News 1

WEST HILLS, Calif. – As gusty winds kick up, Southern California Edison is considering planned power shutoffs to prevent wildfires from faulty equipment. The planned power shutoffs could affect more than 30,000 homes in Inyo County, Kern County, Los Angeles County, Mono County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Santa […]

18 Oct
6:13

NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 October 2019 – Spacewalk Battery Replacement – Space Ref

Expedition 61 Flight Engineers Andrew Morgan and Christina Koch of NASA will continue the series of spacewalks outside of the International Space Station at about 7:50 a.m. EDT to upgrade the station’s solar array batteries. This is the second of five battery replacement spacewalks in October. Koch and Morgan performed […]

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Can EVs find allies in rural America? Look at North Dakota – E&E News
18 Oct
1:03

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Can EVs find allies in rural America? Look at North Dakota – E&E News

DICKINSON, N.D. — If any Ford dealer in the country felt at liberty to ignore electric cars, that person would probably be Adam Nelson. The general manager of Red Rock Ford in Dickinson, N.D., on the southern edge of the Bakken oil patch, he sells almost nothing but trucks. And […]

All-female spacewalk: Watch live stream of NASA astronauts Christina Koch, Jessica Meir EVA at International Space Station today – CBS News
18 Oct
1:03

All-female spacewalk: Watch live stream of NASA astronauts Christina Koch, Jessica Meir EVA at International Space Station today – CBS News

Watch a live stream of the spacewalk beginning at about 7:50 a.m. ET Friday in the video player above. Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, soaring 260 miles above a wave of public interest, floated outside the International Space Station Friday for history’s first all-female spacewalk. Floating in the Quest […]

18 Oct
12:14

Koch, Meir begin first all-female spacewalk – Spaceflight Now

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION [embedded content] Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, soaring 260 miles above a wave of public interest, suited up for history’s first all-female spacewalk Friday, the first two-woman “EVA” in the 54 years since a Russian cosmonaut carried out the first stroll in […]

First all-female spacewalk on tap Friday to replace failed battery controller – CBS17.com
18 Oct
9:33

First all-female spacewalk on tap Friday to replace failed battery controller – CBS17.com

(CBS News) – Two NASA astronauts will take part in the first all-female spacewalk Friday morning. This is a critical outing to restore lost power in the wake of an equipment failure that cropped up after new batteries were installed in the International Space Station’s solar power system during two […]

Direct Relief offering power to charge devices for those affected by shutoffs – KEYT
18 Oct
8:34

Direct Relief offering power to charge devices for those affected by shutoffs – KEYT

Related GOLETA, Calif. – Santa Barbara-based nonprofit Direct Relief says they are making their headquarters available for anyone who may be without power due to possible Public Safety Power Shutoffs. Anyone whose power has been shut off can charge their phones, computers, portable batteries, or any other devices at the […]

PG&E’s power play goes awry – Petaluma Argus Courier
18 Oct
8:34

PG&E’s power play goes awry – Petaluma Argus Courier

An electric grid should be among the most resilient parts of a community. Unfortunately, PG&E’s Northern California power grid is the exact opposite of resilient. We found that out last week when, acting on an abundance of caution, PG&E shut off power to more than 200,000 people in Sonoma County, […]

Hires and fires at Nissan, Renault: Finale or cliffhanger? – S&P Global
18 Oct
1:16

Hires and fires at Nissan, Renault: Finale or cliffhanger? – S&P Global

If truth really is stranger than fiction, then the soap opera unfolding within the Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.- Renault SA alliance is starting to look worthy of its own box set. Former Renault CEO Thierry BollorĂ©Source: AP Photo In last week’s installment, Nissan appointed Makoto Uchida, head of its China […]

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