Mon.Sep 28, 2020

Batteries For Dummies Like Me: Tesla’s Tabless Battery & Why It Matters


What the heck is a tabless battery, and why is that important.

Green Energy vs. Renewable Energy: What’s the Difference?

U.S. Green Technology

As October, Energy Awareness Month, approaches, perhaps it’s a good time to interrogate your knowledge of energy sourcing. You use energy in its various forms every day, but what do you know about where it comes from and how your energy consumption affects the planet?

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Tesla Tire Costs 10× Battery Cost, & My Plan To Deflate Tire Costs 90%


When I saw Tesla's Battery Day, I was impressed with both the breadth and the depth of the plan they presented. It covered all the parts of the battery, but also how the battery is placed in the car.

To achieve net-zero, let’s agree on one definition of success


To achieve net-zero, let’s agree on one definition of success. Peter Boyd. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 01:30. Reaching the 2015 Paris Agreement goals requires bold action from all sectors and levels of our society.

ZeroAvia Completes Test Flight Of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Passenger Airplane


ZeroAvia recently completed the first sustained flight of a 6 passenger aircraft powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Aviation Airbus hydrogen fuel cell power airplane zero emissions airplane ZeroAvia

Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting


Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting. Steven Bullock. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:00. This article is sponsored by Trucost, part of S&P Global.

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An Overview Of The Sonication Process In Laboratories 

U.S. Green Technology

Sonication involves sound energy for agitating the particles of subjects that need to be tested. The process is used for many reasons like extracting several components from seaweeds, plants, and microalgae.

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Asia’s Largest Railway Station Uses Yingli’s High-Efficiency Solar Products


BAODING, China, Sept.

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How to Go Off-Grid With A Tiny House

The Environmental Blog

If you want to try out a new way of living then, why not consider going off-grid? This way you will be able to save money, learn new things enjoy a different style of living and much more.

What Is Tesla’s Contribution Toward Sustainability? Let’s Calculate


During Tesla's Battery Day event, Elon Musk noted that wind and solar make up the majority of new electricity generation capacity in the USA this year. As reported in a recent CleanTechnica power capacity report, renewable energy accounted for 57% of new US power capacity in the first half of.

Clean Energy Fund Workshop #1- Impact Bioenergy

CleanTech Alliance

With the Clean Energy Fund, Impact Bioenergy has been able to do some amazing things. Member News Public Policy cef cef workshop clean energy fund impact bioenergy

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Airlines To Pay Just 17¢ A Ticket For Pollution Under UN Scheme


Airlines would pay at most €70 million a year for their pollution on long-haul flights from Europe — even after air traffic bounces back — under the UN’s aviation CO2 scheme, a new independent study shows.

Energy Leadership Summit Award Winner Profile #3- Virginia Emery

CleanTech Alliance

In preparation for this year’s Energy Leadership Summit, we’re profiling previous award winners to detail their experiences and to share what winning an Energy Leadership Award meant to them.

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Is Nuclear Power As Safe As The BBC Claims?


The nuclear industry has based much of its analysis on what I believe is demonstrably flawed thinking. I would classify numbers from the nuclear industry in three types. Some are predictably spot-on. Some are predictably off, with the true value turning out to be greater by a factor of two or more.

Third Nature imagines a zero-emission regenerative city district in Bergen

Inhabitat - Innovation

An old logistics port and ferry terminal in Bergen, Norway has been reimagined into an inspiring zero-emission district

America Is Running Out Of Water?


The National Geographic recently published an article titled, "Why Is America Running Out Of Water?" and the first thought that came to my mind was that day I was in middle school and my English teacher was telling us that America.

HoekHome gives furniture a sustainable makeover

Inhabitat - Innovation

Thanks to modern furniture companies such as HoekHome, furniture assembly has changed. You can assemble HoekHome's click-together furniture with no tools other than your hands

Digital Cockpits Becoming Industry Norm As Copycat Tesla Interiors Proliferate


When the Tesla Model S hit the streets in 2012, the feature that seemed to draw the most attention from the press and the public was its enormous touchscreen.

Women innovators celebrated as C40 tech challenge winners announced

Envirotec Magazine

Four women were announced in late September as the winners of C40’s 2nd Women4Climate Tech Challenge 2020.

How Is Panasonic Responding To Tesla Battery Day?


Tesla’s Battery Day was a landmark event for the company. The Silicon Valley automaker plans to begin efforts to produce its own battery cells. Where does that leave Tesla’s existing battery suppliers.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- September 28

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 28, 2020 Announcements Utility Energy Assistance Program Survey Commerce’s data survey tool for utility data collection on low-income energy assistance programs is available on the Energy Assistance under CETA webpage. Instructions (both PDF and Word versions) of the survey questions are also available on the webpage. The tool will remain […].

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ICE-Breaking MG5 Gives Over 200 Miles Real Range & 35 Minute Charging To 80%, For £24,495 – Reserve Yours Quick! (Videos)


Initial UK road tests of the MG5 EV show comfortably over 200 miles of real world range, and an impressive 35 minutes to recharge from 10 to 80%, for the stunning entry price of £24,495 (all-in, on-the-road price).

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The durable Solo New York backpack can accompany all of your adventures

Inhabitat - Innovation

We tested the Re:vive Mini Backpack on a number of outdoor adventures. Here's how it held up


The Silver Lightning Nails The World Record — True Cousins Rule The Electric Drag Bike World (Video)


The new Silver Lightning has claimed the throne as the fastest electric drag bike ever, beating the previous record at 6.94 seconds set in.

ASOS launches first circular fashion collection

Inhabitat - Innovation

This fall, online retailer ASOS is launching its first collection of circular fashions

Michigan’s Anti-EV Bill, Why Tesla Solar Is So Cheap, Low EV Maintenance Costs — CleanTechnica Top 20


This weekly top 20 is a biweekly top 20. Below are the 20 stories that were most popular on CleanTechnica in the past two weeks. Tesla Battery Day overwhelmed us last week and made me skip the normal weekly article.

Former Volvo Trucks exec launches electric truck startup


Patrick Collignon, former COO for Volvo Trucks North and South America, has launched a startup called Trova Commercial Vehicles. The new company, which is located at a business incubation center in Fairlawn, Virginia, offers customized engineering and manufacturing expertise for electric trucks.

Optimistic Pueblo is Outspent in First Attempt at Utility Takeover


In this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Jamie Valdez about Pueblo, Colorado’s efforts to municipalize. In its push for 100% renewable energy, Pueblo went head to head with a power monopoly and has learned the heavy costs of facing a utility giant.

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Contractors Corner: Ameresco

Solar Power World

As a comprehensive energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions company, Ameresco is dedicated to meeting its clients’ energy needs.

Ameren Sets Goal of Net-Zero by 2050, Plots Major Wind and Solar Expansion in Midwest


Ameren has joined the ranks of U.S. utilities pledging to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with a long-range plan that invests nearly $8 billion in renewable energy and accelerates some coal plant closures — although it will retain much of its coal fleet through 2040.