Goodbye, Diesel. Hello, Solar.

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 23:50:55 +0000

How do you make a difference and a profit in Australia’s dairy industry? The answer is shining in your face. John and Rochelle Pekin have made the move from relying on a fragile grid and a smelly backup diesel generator to solar + batteries. Goodbye, diesel. Hello, solar and batteries. Energy Renaissance, pioneers in the […]

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Home Solar+Storage Will Get A Boost From The Recent Climate Bill, Claims Bloomberg

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 20:50:49 +0000

A recent article at Bloomberg points out some of the big advantages of the recent Inflation Reduction Act for people considering home solar. When it comes to the recently passed law, EV tax credits have gotten much of the attention, largely due to controversies in how they’re structured. But the new law also offers a […]

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Norwegian Battery Maker “Accelerating” U.S. Development Due To Inflation Reduction Act

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 22:30:58 +0000

A Norwegian battery cell producer, FREYR, reached out to us in recent days to share its second-quarter news. What caught my eye especially, though, was what the crafty PR representative put in the email trying to get our attention. She noted that the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) “could be a boon for companies […]

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Tesla & Indonesia Agree On Nickel Supply Deal Worth $5 Billion

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 03:30:16 +0000

Tesla has entered into an agreement with Indonesia to purchase $5 billion worth of nickel over the next 5 years.

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Invest In Lithium Refining, A “License To Print Money” — Elon Musk

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 01:59:54 +0000

Elon Musk had a special message for those involved in Tesla’s Q2 earnings call last month, noting a global need for lithium and other battery materials. While lithium mining is something many companies can do, and a necessary part of the electric vehicle industry’s growth, Musk says lithium refining is tougher — which makes it a perfect market in […]

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The Hardest (& Best) Thing About The US Clean Vehicle Tax Credit

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 20:59:01 +0000

There’s been a lot of discussion about the new Clean Vehicle Credit in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 that is making its way toward Joe Biden’s desk (having left the Senate, it’s now just got to get through the House of Representatives). However, for all of the simple — and mostly good — changes […]

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Charge Of The “LEAF Brigade” Kept Small Towns In The Philippines Connected After Super Typhoon Rai

Credit to Author: Raymond Tribdino| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 18:50:01 +0000

In December of 2021, super typhoon “Odette” (international codename Rai) battered many provinces in the Visayas, the second largest cluster of islands in the Philippines, as it made landfall on and first ravaged the tourist town of Siargao, known for its pristine beaches and surfing. Rai devastated many other provinces in the region including the […]

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Flow Batteries For Electric Vehicles?

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2022 17:50:30 +0000

energy storage flow battery electric vehiclesA new flow battery for electric vehicles is getting attention from DARPA, NASA, and the US Air Force.

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Sunrun Now Offering Electric Vehicle Chargers

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 18:40:22 +0000

Driving on sunshine. Driving on sunlight. That’s the dream that has become a reality for millions of people in the past decade. Powering one’s home represents a monumental shift in energy. For most of us, all of our ancestors since the discovery of fire have burned things in order to heat their homes — up […]

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