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Rivian is deploying used pickup truck battery packs as an energy storage system in Puerto Rico – Electrek
14 Jun
1:31

Rivian is deploying used pickup truck battery packs as an energy storage system in Puerto Rico – Electrek

Electric pickup truck startup Rivian announced that they are deploying used battery packs as a second-life energy storage on a solar microgrid in Puerto Rico. The project, which is in partnership with the Honnold Foundation, a charity started by free soloing climber Alex Honnold, as for a goal to ‚ÄĚ […]

Nissan Are Turning Their Used Car Batteries Into Street Lights, Stadium Generators. – Boss Hunting
14 Jun
1:05

Nissan Are Turning Their Used Car Batteries Into Street Lights, Stadium Generators. – Boss Hunting

Love it or hate it, there‚Äôs no doubt the future of motoring is electric. A raft of countries have announced their intention to ban the sale of internal combustion powered cars in the coming decades, and EV sales are increasing at an exponential rate, led by Norway where 40% of […]

Tesla Semi truck production pushed back to 2020 – AutoExpress
14 Jun
12:58

Tesla Semi truck production pushed back to 2020 – AutoExpress

Tesla‚Äôs CEO, Elon Musk, has confirmed that production of the brand‚Äôs Semi truck has been pushed back to 2020, following the firm‚Äôs inability to scale up its battery supply network. The all-electric HGV was supposed to reach the global market by the end of 2019, with a starting price of […]

Tesla batteries reach Eritrean villages in SolarCentury’s minigrids – Energy Storage News
14 Jun
2:28

Tesla batteries reach Eritrean villages in SolarCentury’s minigrids – Energy Storage News

Published: 27 Mar 2019, 14:02 SolarCentury said the minigrids will enable reliable electricity access for 40,000 people. Image: SolarCentury. UK company Solarcentury has commissioned two solar-storage-diesel mini-grids in rural communities in Eritrea that are far away from the grid and have relied purely on diesel power until now. The hybrid […]

Chart: Electric Cars Cutting Gasoline Use By Hundreds Of Millions Of Gallons A Year – CleanTechnica
14 Jun
2:22

Chart: Electric Cars Cutting Gasoline Use By Hundreds Of Millions Of Gallons A Year – CleanTechnica

Cars Published on June 13th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor June 13th, 2019 by Guest Contributor¬† Originally posted on¬†EVANNEX.By¬†Charles Morris As every Tesla driver knows, electric vehicles are more reliable, more convenient, cheaper to operate,¬†safer¬†and more fun to drive than legacy vehicles. However, the […]

Tesla FUD Series Meta Post: A Case For My Caution Regarding #TSLA – CleanTechnica
13 Jun
4:18

Tesla FUD Series Meta Post: A Case For My Caution Regarding #TSLA – CleanTechnica

Batteries Published on June 13th, 2019 | by Frugal Moogal June 13th, 2019 by Frugal Moogal¬† The goal of this series is to examine current topics being written about Tesla [TSLA] that appear to be stirring up ‚ÄúFear, Uncertainty, and Doubt‚ÄĚ (or FUD). The […]

Electric vehicles are overhyped – American Thinker
13 Jun
6:20

Electric vehicles are overhyped – American Thinker

In the automotive world, there’s a madcap scramble on to produce electric vehicles (E.V.s).¬†¬†It’s not just Elon Musk’s Telsa.¬†¬†All the major car companies are on board with the endeavor.¬†¬†The industry as a whole is said to have plowed some $300 billion of capital into building E.V.s, with more money to […]

US, Canada, and Australia team up to mitigate metal shortages caused by shift towards clean technology – pvbuzz media
12 Jun
8:16

US, Canada, and Australia team up to mitigate metal shortages caused by shift towards clean technology – pvbuzz media

Concern grows over the increase in consumption of some metals to support the shift towards clean energy and electric vehicles. Clean energy technologies often rely on certain key metals which will be needed if they are to continue to expand. Two metals, in particular, lithium and cobalt, have seen supply […]

Making a solar roof is ‘quite a hard problem,’ Tesla’s Elon Musk says – Buffalo News
12 Jun
8:03

Making a solar roof is ‘quite a hard problem,’ Tesla’s Elon Musk says – Buffalo News

It’s been nearly three years since Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s solar roof at a Hollywood event, and he still thinks it could turn into something big. But getting there hasn’t been easy ‚Äď and Tesla still is working on the roof’s design, leading to repeated delays in ramping up production […]

Letter: Some facts regarding the transition away from bitumen – Manitoulin Expositor
12 Jun
9:53

Letter: Some facts regarding the transition away from bitumen – Manitoulin Expositor

Clarifying the waters muddied by fossil fuel financed think tanks To the Expositor: Mr. Desjardins (‚ÄėWriter shares some realities with a low carbon economy,‚Äô page 5, May 22), continues to grasp at straws to deny that a near term transition away from the use of fossil fuels is not only […]