KoBold: Using Machine Learning To Find EV Battery Minerals — CleanTechnica Podcast, Part 2

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 04:57:07 +0000

In the second half of this episode of our Cleantech Talk podcast interview series, Zachary Shahan, Director and CEO of CleanTechnica, and Josh Goldman, cofounder and CFO/CTO at KoBold Metals, continue their conversation about mineral exploration. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded SoundCloud player is a […]

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Texas Gov’t Just “Decided 60% Of the Population Wouldn’t Get Power For A Few Days”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 04:32:16 +0000

It’s been a crazy week of snow, ice, rolling blackouts, and sadness all across the south, but especially in Texas where the government there has completely mismanaged the grid, which led to what some are calling a class warfare type of situation where it seems that the government is intentionally freezing the poor. The New […]

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Forecast: Solar Power Over 50% of US Power Capacity Growth in Next 3 Years

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 02:36:22 +0000

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expects that slightly more than 50% of new US power capacity in the next 3 years will come from solar power — and that’s just considering large-scale solar power projects, not small-scale/rooftop solar power installations. According to FERC’s January 2021 to December 2023 forecast for power capacity additions, […]

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Outsiders, Like Elon Musk & Chamath Palihapitiya, Now Influence Wall Street Like Only Insiders Could Previously

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 22:10:00 +0000

Originally published on EV Annex. Tesla has always been in the crosshairs of short sellers on Wall Street. Traditional financial media outlets, for years, preyed on Elon Musk for any misstep. Things have changed though. Tesla is now part of the S&P 500. And Wall Street insiders who once derided Musk and Tesla now appear to […]

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India May Have Already Passed Peak Coal

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 21:39:27 +0000

Coal in India may be past its days of growth as the share of solar and wind energy projects continues to rise. According to a recent report by a think tank, India may have passed peak coal share in its electricity mix in 2018. Energy think tank Ember reports that the share of coal-based electricity […]

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Indian Cell Manufacturer Plans New 1-Gigawatt Cell & Module Line

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 19:20:12 +0000

Efforts by the Indian government to promote domestic solar cell and module manufacturing are now getting a response from companies. Premier Energies has announced plans to set up a new solar cell and module manufacturing line with 1 gigawatt of annual production capacity. The company will invest Rs 4.8 billion ($68 million) into the new […]

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Tesla Solar + Powerwall Gives Texan Electricity In Middle Of Blacked Out Neighborhood

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 18:27:14 +0000

Natural disasters. They are seen by many as a reason to buy Tesla solar panels and a Powerwall, or any rooftop solar plus energy storage setup. A home energy storage system isn’t cheap, and in places where an energy storage system doesn’t earn you enough money to pay itself off over time, I’ve often thought […]

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Yahoo! Finance: Tesla’s Bitcoin Profits Might Be More Than Its All-Time Profits From EVs, Solar, & Batteries

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 17:43:45 +0000

Tesla could have made more in profits from its recent bitcoin investment than it has made selling EVs, Yahoo! Finance reported. When bitcoin hit the $50,000 mark for the first time ever, this continued the 2021 rally that has been sending it higher on increased adoption. Tesla purchased $1.5 billion in bitcoin last month, and […]

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City of Richmond Pushes California to Go 100% ZEV by 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 16:42:16 +0000

Having spoken with several battery mineral experts about this, 100% electric vehicle sales by 2030 globally seems impossible, and Elon Musk himself recently estimated that the market would probably be a bit over 50% by around 2030. However, leaders are leaders, and that can go for cities and states as well as automakers. California has […]

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Some Are Claiming Blue Gas Is A Tesla Killer. It’s Not.

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 03:47:11 +0000

Blue gas is an expensive shell game being promoted by the fossil fuel industry with help from automotive industry executives who are stuck in the sunk costs fallacy about their investments in internal combustion engines.

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