Waste Heat From Data Centers Can Bolster District Heat Systems

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2022 22:05:06 +0000

data center waste heatGlobally, data centers are estimated to account for 1 to 2% of electricity usage. The percentage is higher in Europe, where data centers there consumed 104 TWh of electricity in 2020 — about 3% of all the electricity consumed within the EU. Those data centers create a lot of waste heat. Some of it could […]

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How To Make Your iPhone Charge On Clean Energy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 04:57:16 +0000

Writing about Apple’s deep decarbonization efforts recently, I discovered something about my iPhone that I didn’t realize. In the US, if you are on iOS 16, you can now set your phone to charge on clean, green energy as much as possible. What does that mean? If you go to “Battery Health & Charging” and […]

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Apple Pushing For Deeper Decarbonization

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 22:40:04 +0000

Amazon and Apple have announced more efforts toward climate stabilization, equity and inclusion, and deeper decarbonization in the past month and a half. The tech giants have plenty to clean up, but they’ve also been leaders in the adoption of clean renewable energy. Below is a look at some of what Apple has been up […]

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Elon Musk: Tesla Could Be Worth More Than Apple + Saudi Aramco. Stock Market: Not So Fast.

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 03:57:07 +0000

On the Tesla conference call today, the #1 headline grabber was that Tesla CEO Elon Musk now thinks Tesla [NASDAQ:TSLA] could one day become more valuable than Apple and Saudi Aramco currently are combined. That would entail a massive increase in Tesla’s market cap, as the chart below shows. On this afternoon's $TSLA earnings call, […]

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Battery State of Health — What is It? Why is It Important?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2022 23:31:57 +0000

Lithium-ion batteries are efficient, compact, and have a long lifespan — all factors that enable electric vehicles (EVs), which are powered by these batteries, to be a great substitute for their gasoline counterpart. Transportation is a large contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. By switching to EVs, and away from these highly polluting gasoline vehicles, a […]

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Tesla’s Autopilot Team & Cybertruck Visit New Orleans For CVPR

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 05:10:10 +0000

Tesla Cybertruck CVPR New Orlean sTesla’s Autopilot team recently visited New Orleans for the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). Ashok Elluswamy, Tesla’s Director of Autopilot Software, shared a photo of Tesla’s boot with an invitation for those in the area to stop by, talk with the engineers, and see the Cybertruck. The Tesla Autopilot team is at […]

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Tesla, Waymo, & Cruise To Race Self-Driving Vehicles From San Francisco To NYC

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 02 Apr 2022 03:40:14 +0000

In a surprise announcement, Tesla, Waymo, and Cruise have declared that they are going to race their best self-driving vehicles from San Francisco to New York City (NYC) later this year. No humans will be allowed in the cars, not even passengers overseeing the progress and available for emergency purposes. Instead, teams of support personnel, […]

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Responsible Battery Coalition Applauds University of Michigan Research on Lithium-Ion Battery Degradation Calls Research “Important Step” in Educating Consumers About Extending Battery Life

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:22:54 +0000

The Responsible Battery Coalition (RBC) — a leading coalition of companies, academics and organizations dedicated to the responsible management and environmental sustainability of batteries — applauded research published today by the University of Michigan (U-M) in the Journal of Energy Storage on best practices for consumers for extending the life of lithium-ion batteries, as well as the cost savings associated with minimizing degradation

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