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Tesla updates software after car fires – The Australian
15 Jun
4:06

Tesla updates software after car fires – The Australian

A Tesla car on fire in California. Pic: Twitter Seemingly spontaneous fires that have engulfed Tesla vehicles have led the Silicon Valley carmaker to update its battery software. In March a Model S burst into flames 30 minutes after being parked in a shopping centre in Hong Kong. A car […]

Curtailment Is The Easy Answer – CleanTechnica
15 Jun
2:54

Curtailment Is The Easy Answer – CleanTechnica

Batteries Published on June 15th, 2019 | by Barry A.F. June 15th, 2019 by Barry A.F.¬† In a recent article, we found that curtailment of renewables may be cheaper than grid scale energy storage. Sometimes, the simplest solution is the best solution. However, given […]

When Will Renewable Energy Prices Stop Dropping? – CleanTechnica
15 Jun
1:21

When Will Renewable Energy Prices Stop Dropping? – CleanTechnica

Batteries Published on June 15th, 2019 | by George Harvey June 15th, 2019 by George Harvey¬† Last Wednesday, as I went through articles for my blog, I found one at Forbes¬†called ‚ÄúChile‚Äôs Cheap Power ‚Äď Sign Of A Solar Future?‚ÄĚ It said a new […]

Reducing carbon dioxide is folly, alternatives impractical – STLtoday.com
15 Jun
12:26

Reducing carbon dioxide is folly, alternatives impractical – STLtoday.com

Our climate has been warming for 12,000 years, since the last Ice Age. Climate is cyclical. And carbon dioxide is not the threat. It is a component of the air we breathe and not a pollutant. Vegetation recycles it. It‚Äôs part of our atmosphere, and I fail to see a […]

African luxury safaris get eco-friendly with electric vehicles – Quartz
14 Jun
6:46

African luxury safaris get eco-friendly with electric vehicles – Quartz

Evolving from elite colonial sport into bucket-list favorite, safaris have long played to western fantasies of the African wild. Given prices that start at about $750 per person per day (easily increasing by three or even ten times that), this ‚Äútrip of a lifetime‚ÄĚ naturally comes with big expectations. And […]

Pure electric aircraft: will Tesla aircraft overcome gravitational potential energy? – SciTech Europa
14 Jun
2:51

Pure electric aircraft: will Tesla aircraft overcome gravitational potential energy? – SciTech Europa

¬© iStock/Nataliia Gorsha Dr Peter Harrop, a leading industry expert and Chairman at IDTechEx has released the latest report on Tesla aircraft. ‚ÄúExpect seven-times the air traffic in 2050 increasing greenhouse gas X4 unless something radical happens‚ÄĚ, Dr Harrop argues. According to Harrop, Elon Musk has made some interesting statements […]

Energy solution hinges on better technology – The Australian
14 Jun
2:29

Energy solution hinges on better technology – The Australian

Illustration: Eric Lobbecke What will be the solution to climate change? It would be very nice to be able to point confidently to a single technology. In fact, many people do. They say the answer to climate change has already arrived in the form of, say, wind turbines or solar […]

Energy solution hinges on better technology – The Australian
14 Jun
2:29

Energy solution hinges on better technology – The Australian

Illustration: Eric Lobbecke What will be the solution to climate change? It would be very nice to be able to point confidently to a single technology. In fact, many people do. They say the answer to climate change has already arrived in the form of, say, wind turbines or solar […]

Rivian set to debut energy storage project using ‚Äėsecond life‚Äô batteries from vehicles – Teslarati
14 Jun
1:42

Rivian set to debut energy storage project using ‚Äėsecond life‚Äô batteries from vehicles – Teslarati

By Simon Alvarez Posted on June 13, 2019 Rivian Automotive and the Honnold Foundation are working together in an initiative that is set to use the electric truck maker‚Äôs ‚Äúsecond-life‚ÄĚ batteries as stationary energy storage units in a microgrid project at Adjuntas, Puerto Rico. This marks a huge step for […]

Why Did Elon Musk Spend $218 Million on an Ultracapacitor Company? – Greentech Media
14 Jun
1:33

Why Did Elon Musk Spend $218 Million on an Ultracapacitor Company? – Greentech Media

Earlier this month,¬†Tesla announced plans to acquire¬†Maxwell¬†Technologies, an¬†established,¬†380-employee ultracapacitor and storage materials firm for $218 million¬†in an all-stock deal. It‚Äôs easy for a transaction of this sort to get lost in the¬†Tesla media cycle.¬† Elon¬†Musk¬†was once intent on studying¬†ultracapacitors¬†at Stanford University, long before Tesla was even¬†a gleam in his eye. […]