Tue.Sep 22, 2020

Everything You Need To Know About Tesla’s New 4680 Battery Cell


Tesla didn't hold back at Battery Day, announcing a new tabless 4680 cell form factor, among many other things.

ANEEL: A Game Changing Nuclear Fuel

Jim Conca

A new nuclear fuel made from both uranium and thorium, especially when used in CANDU/PHWRs, can address several issues with nuclear power – proliferation, waste and cost. Plus it’s made-in-America makes it a prime candidate for export to emerging markets.

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The Secret of Tesla Battery Day


For years, in discussions about future batteries, fanboys have touted the big breakthrough that would make batteries better, cheaper, safer, lighter, etc. — as if touched by a magic want. That is not how progress in science or engineering is made.

The How2Recycle label needs a massive campaign. Brands should make it happen


The How2Recycle label needs a massive campaign. Brands should make it happen. Suzanne Shelton. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 01:00. I hope you’ve downloaded our latest free report, "Engaging Middle America in Recycling Solutions.".

New Data From Norway Shows Rapid Transition From Diesel To Electric


Norway is a leader in electric vehicle sales. Sales data shows how quickly the Volkswagen e-Golf supplanted the diesel powered Golf in that country in just 10 years.

Considerations to Make while Designing a Scalable Database Architecture

U.S. Green Technology

While setting up cloud applications, it is essential to make sure that the system remains available all the time, along with being highly performant, fault-tolerant, and, most importantly, scalable. These also need to have the ability to remain unaffected or quickly recover from any disaster.

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17,000 Tiehms buckwheat, rare wildflowers of Nevada, destroyed

Inhabitat - Innovation

After a controversy between conservationists and lithium mining interests, 40% of the population of Tiehm's buckwheat was mysteriously destroyed last weekend

2035: Clean Grid 90%, Electrify 50%


For those deeply interested in our future energy system and how it will evolve, I highly recommend two in-depth papers published in the last year.

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Candelas hydrofoil boat is the worlds first electric speedboat

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Candela Seven is an electric boat with impressive metrics for both speed and range

Tesla’s Texas Takeover Will Impact Oil-Dependent Houston


In a new article by the Houston Chronicle, the author penned his thoughts on how Tesla's "Texas takeover" would impact oil-dependent Houston.

Botswana elephant deaths caused by cyanobacteria

Inhabitat - Innovation

The mysterious elephant deaths in Botswana this summer were caused by a toxic blue-green algae


Opel Mokka-e Electric SUV Breaks Cover, Starts At €32,990


Opel has released pricing information for the Mokka-e, a modern electric SUV with acceptable range and a full complement of electronic driver assistance technology. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles 200 mile range Electric SUV Opel Mokka-e

Tiny House Sustainable Living blog documents life in an off-grid tiny home

Inhabitat - Innovation

Jennifer of Tiny House Sustainable Living documents tiny home construction, off-grid living and homesteading on her blog

Tesla To Bring Waypoints To Navigation! And What About Weather Radar? Alternate Routes?


One of the top feature requests from Tesla owners has long been waypoints in the navigation system. In case you're unclear what waypoints are, this is where you enter multiple destinations on one trip in a navigation system.

Scania introduces range of electric trucks


Scania, a major Swedish manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has announced a pair of new plug-in trucks: a plug-in hybrid and a fully electric model.

New Energy Storage System From Building Blocks, For Coal Power Plants


Why bury old coal power plants in the ground when you can repurposed them as super-duper energy storage systems.

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UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- September 22

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, September 22, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]. Industry News Public Policy rulemaking utc weekly bulletin workshop notice

Tesla Battery Day Liveblog & Livestream!


Watch the Tesla Battery Day Presentation along with us! Streaming starts at 1:30 pm PST / 3:30 pm.

Nissan achieves breakthrough in carbon fiber parts production


Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) was once seen as an ideal body material for EVs, because of its high strength and light weight. It was used in the Tesla Roadster and the BMW i3, but fell out of favor because of its high cost.

Dirty Louisiana Politicians Are Getting Paid To Push A Pipeline Through Black & Indigenous Communities


Southerly has reported that public records show a Louisiana lawmaker is getting paid to push a proposed 280-mile Delta Express pipeline through Black and Indigenous communities. Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Oil Policy & Politics Big Oil lobbying louisiana pipelines Republicans

Tesla Battery Day: Expect Battery Costs to Drop by Half Within 3 Years


After much Muskian fanfare, Tesla's Battery Day revealed a smattering of improvements to cut battery prices in half. Tesla CEO Elon Musk insists he measures the company's success by the extent to which it accelerates the arrival of sustainable energy.

BMW Brilliance Automotive Doubles Production Capacity for High-Voltage Batteries in China


The BMW Group continues to drive the expansion of electromobility and is adapting its production structures to growing demand for fully and partially electrified vehicles.

Solar Dominates Maine’s Largest Renewables Procurement on Record


Maine utility regulators have announced the results of the state’s largest renewables procurement to date, with solar developers coming away with the majority of winning bids.

Onyx Solar PV Helps McDonald’s Build Its 1st Zero-Emissions Restaurant In The US


McDonald's just introduced a flagship restaurant located west of Disney on Buena Vista Drive, Orlando, Florida.

Unlocking California’s Gigawatt-Scale Distributed Energy Potential


California’s distributed energy resources add up to gigawatts' worth of capacity that could be used to prevent future rolling blackouts and balance the state’s increasingly clean-powered grid — if the state can compensate them for those services.

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Statewide EVolve NY Charger Network To Expand Use Of Electric Vehicles & Make Fast Charging More Accessible & Convenient


During Climate Week, Governor Cuomo Announces State's First Evolve NY High-Speed Electric Vehicle Charging Hub Located In Mid-Hudson Region.

World’s Biggest Wind Farm Will Boast World’s Largest Installed Turbines


The world’s largest planned offshore wind farm will use the world’s largest installed offshore wind turbines when it starts spinning in British waters. SSE Renewables and Equinor are developing the 3.6-gigawatt Dogger Bank project in U.K. waters, to be built in three 1.2-gigawatt phases.

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What Tesla & Cobalt Mining In Canada Have In Common


In a recent article by Zachary Shahan, he wrote that some of the main challenges that face EV manufacturers are specifically around securing a supply chain for their EV battery manufacturing.

#Solar100’s Jigar Shah and Van Skilling on the Evolution of the Solar Asset Class


The solar industry continues to grow, even in these unprecedented times. In addition to being a source of nearly 250,000 jobs in America and a systemic response to climate change, solar is also a growing, maturing asset class.

Media brief: What is a ‘zero-emission vehicle standard’ and why does Canada need one?

Clean Energy Canada

Through media briefs, we aim to provide journalists with useful factual and contextual information related to Canada’s clean energy transition. Please use this as a resource, and let us know if there are any topics that you would like to see for future media briefs.