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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 […]

EVs To The Rescue: Lessons From A California Blackout – Yahoo Finance
17 Oct
10:24

EVs To The Rescue: Lessons From A California Blackout – Yahoo Finance

When the lights went out in California last week, one resident used the power stored in his electric vehicle (EV) to keep his oxygen machine up and running. That story, repeated with variations around the state, called attention to a vision of the future where people use their electric cars and […]

How a new class of startups are working to solve the grid storage puzzle – MIT Technology Review
16 Oct
4:05

How a new class of startups are working to solve the grid storage puzzle – MIT Technology Review

Here’s the problem: Solar panels and wind turbines are cheap, clean, reliable sources of electricity, right up until they’re not. The sun sets; the wind flags. They can’t power an electricity grid alone. Coal and natural-gas plants can fill in the gaps today. But as climate regulations shutter more of […]

Afternoon Coffee: A new SolutionMap analysis of VMS software providers; Tesla’s Powerwall batteries to hit Japan’s market – Spend Matters
16 Oct
6:03

Afternoon Coffee: A new SolutionMap analysis of VMS software providers; Tesla’s Powerwall batteries to hit Japan’s market – Spend Matters

Africa Studio/Adobe Stock Today Spend Matters published a “roll-up” view and analysis of software providers currently participating in SolutionMap that offer vendor management system (VMS) solutions, using SolutionMap scoring data to give an up-to-date perspective of the VMS landscape. This SolutionMap Insider brief (paywall) “examines the current status of VMS […]

Power shutdown: Microgrids keep lights on when PG&E can’t – The Mercury News
15 Oct
7:54

Power shutdown: Microgrids keep lights on when PG&E can’t – The Mercury News

Even when the Bay Area’s electrical grid falters, three Fremont fire stations remain a sturdy lifeline to surrounding homes, schools and businesses. The doors open in an emergency, so the fire trucks can get out and save lives. Metal gates open and close. Fremont’s 911 system, linking tens of thousands of […]

Making strides in renewable energy – Thegardenisland.com
14 Oct
1:24

Making strides in renewable energy – Thegardenisland.com

LIHUE — Hawaii has landed on a new list of states making big strides in renewable energy, tying with Vermont at number 14 on the list that looks at state policies and incentives as well as carbon emissions and renewable energy production. Finance tech company SmartAsset did the study that […]

Who Willed the Electric Car? China, and Here’s Why – The Wall Street Journal
13 Oct
7:05

Who Willed the Electric Car? China, and Here’s Why – The Wall Street Journal

Illustration: Peter Arkle; Car:Tesla By Lauren Silva Laughlin Lauren Silva Laughlin The Wall Street Journal Biography @ lauren.silvalaughlin@wsj.com Oct. 11, 2019 5:30 am ET Exxon Mobil Chief Executive Officer Darren Woods recently took a shot at electric vehicles. Speaking at the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative late last month, he […]

Tesla Advises Customers Hit By California Blackout to Charge Up – Yahoo Finance
12 Oct
8:55

Tesla Advises Customers Hit By California Blackout to Charge Up – Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) — Before PG&E Corp.’s massive blackout swept across Northern California, Tesla Inc. issued a politely worded but urgent message to its many area customers: charge up your car, now. Customers tweeted photos Wednesday of the notice popping up on the touch screens of their electric cars, advising them to […]

Tesla prepares EV owners, Powerwall customers for CA’s historic power outages – Teslarati
12 Oct
10:45

Tesla prepares EV owners, Powerwall customers for CA’s historic power outages – Teslarati

By Simon Alvarez Posted on October 9, 2019 As California faces a historic power outage in several Bay Area counties, American electric car maker Tesla appears to have begun making preparations for its customers who are residing in affected areas. Reports from the Tesla community reveal that the company is […]

12 Oct
12:45

Better Batteries – The – Washington Post

By Chris Martin | Bloomberg, Hopes that renewable energy could blunt the worst of climate change used to face a seemingly insurmountable hurdle: the need for better batteries. After all, the wind doesn’t always blow and the sun doesn’t always shine. But those better batteries are on their way, thanks […]

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