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CESifo: EVs not the best option for reduction in on-road CO2 in Germany given power mix – Green Car Congress
22 Apr
12:56

CESifo: EVs not the best option for reduction in on-road CO2 in Germany given power mix – Green Car Congress

According to a new study published by the ifo Institue Center for Economic Studies (CESifo) in Germany, EVs will barely help cut CO2 emissions in the country over the coming years, as the introduction of electric vehicles does not necessarily lead to a reduction in CO2 emissions from road traffic […]

Tesla’s Impact Report gets nod of respect from corporate sustainability firm – Teslarati
22 Apr
12:56

Tesla’s Impact Report gets nod of respect from corporate sustainability firm – Teslarati

By Simon Alvarez Posted on April 18, 2019 Earlier this week, Tesla released its first Impact Report, outlining the effects of its operations on the environment and its respective communities. While around 80% of companies in the S&P 500 release similar reports to promote their corporate sustainability records, Tesla’s first […]

Tesla Nevada Gigafactory — Something Strange Is Going On, But It’s Not What You Think – CleanTechnica
22 Apr
12:52

Tesla Nevada Gigafactory — Something Strange Is Going On, But It’s Not What You Think – CleanTechnica

Batteries Published on April 20th, 2019 | by Chanan Bos April 20th, 2019 by Chanan Bos  The Tesla Gigafactory is a technological marvel, is largely a mystery, and also happens to be the world’s biggest battery manufacturing facility. This article was originally going to […]

Tesla Batteries Power This 500-Year-Old Cheese Farm in the UK – Inverse
21 Apr
2:50

Tesla Batteries Power This 500-Year-Old Cheese Farm in the UK – Inverse

Robin Betts has put the finishing touches on his latest project: a six-kilowatt wind turbine. And, frankly, it’s a remarkable moment for his dairy farm. “It’s like a beacon of hope, I suppose,” Betts, 49, tells Inverse. “In terms of a visual, I think it’s just amazing, and we’ve had […]

Case Study II: Analyzing SCE’s new TOU rates with solar+storage – Solar Power World
21 Apr
4:40

Case Study II: Analyzing SCE’s new TOU rates with solar+storage – Solar Power World

By Todd Pistorese, CEO, Intelligent Design Solar This is a complementary article to the previously published Case study: When solar+storage operating in time-of-use arbitrage mode beats the economics of standalone solar by Adam Gerza, COO of Energy Toolbase This article discusses the potential benefits for homeowners wanting to install grid-interactive solar-plus-storage […]

Tesla Batteries Power This 500-Year-Old Cheese Farm – Inverse
20 Apr
6:32

Tesla Batteries Power This 500-Year-Old Cheese Farm – Inverse

Robin Betts has put the finishing touches on his latest project: a six-kilowatt wind turbine. And, frankly, it’s a remarkable moment for his dairy farm. “It’s like a beacon of hope, I suppose,” Betts, 49, tells Inverse. “In terms of a visual, I think it’s just amazing, and we’ve had […]

Solarcentury completes PV mini-grids in Eritrea with Tesla batteries – PV-Tech
20 Apr
8:32

Solarcentury completes PV mini-grids in Eritrea with Tesla batteries – PV-Tech

Tesfai Ghebrehiwet, director of Renewable Energy, Ministry of Energy and Mines, has praised the two mini-grids. Credit: Solarcentury 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 power systems at Areza […]

Florida utility to close natural gas plants, build massive solar-powered battery – Ars Technica
19 Apr
10:23

Florida utility to close natural gas plants, build massive solar-powered battery – Ars Technica

Enlarge / Solar panels in Arcadia, Florida. Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis via Getty Images On Thursday, Florida Power and Light (FPL) announced that it would retire two natural gas plants and replace those plants with what is likely to be the world’s largest solar-powered battery bank when it’s completed in 2021. […]

Inside Tesla’s 100% renewable design for the Gigafactory – Fast Company
19 Apr
12:20

Inside Tesla’s 100% renewable design for the Gigafactory – Fast Company

When it’s fully complete, Tesla’s Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, will be the largest building in the world, sprawling over 15 million square feet on a plot of land more than three times larger than Central Park. The building, which Elon Musk has called “the machine that builds the machine,” will […]

Solar power in Florida: Florida Power & Light aims to build world’s biggest renewable battery – CBS News
19 Apr
12:18

Solar power in Florida: Florida Power & Light aims to build world’s biggest renewable battery – CBS News

One problem that plagues solar and wind power projects is the intermittent nature of their output, which varies with weather conditions. Battery storage on a big-enough scale can solve that problem by storing power made during favorable weather and releasing it when needed. Florida Power & Light is planning to […]