Will Nikola Or Tesla Produce America’s First Production Battery Electric Trucks?

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 18:05:56 +0000

Last month, Nikola Motor broke ground on its first factory in Coolidge, Arizona, where it plans to produce the Nikola Tre and Nikola Two Class 8 trucks. Just a few days earlier, Tesla broke ground on its newest factory under construction in Austin, Texas where it plans to produce the Cybertruck, Semi, Model Y, and Model

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Siemens Seeks To Optimize Microgrid Solutions With New Building Management System Integration

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:46:00 +0000

Siemens is pushing into microgrid development with news of the launch of a new microgrid test bed at its New Jersey R&D facility. The Siemens Advanced Microgrid Research and Demonstration Lab will work to integrate more traditional power generation, storage, and management solutions with Siemen’s core solutions in the building automation and cloud platform space

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Sony Consumer EV, Panasonic Getting Maxwell Tech, 2 Non-Tesla European Gigafactories — CleanTech News Show #19

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 23:01:00 +0000

This is the 19th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. We now also have a Patreon page! This week’s show covers Panasonic claims regarding future batteries, whether Sony’s concept EV might reach the market after all, two non-Tesla Gigafactory wannabees, a green skyscraper (half of which is made out of wood), the ITER fusion reactor entering the assembly phase — and much more!

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Fully Charged Tours The Net Zero Energy Moonstone House

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 20:05:35 +0000

The Moonstone House was meticulously designed and built between 2002 and 2009 to put the best renewable and energy efficiency technologies of its day to the test. Better than that, the owner continues to search out the latest and greatest technologies to showcase them throughout the property. Robert Llewelyn and Fully Charged visited Moonstone House and dug into why it exists and why it continues to evolve so many yeas later

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Future Living® Berlin Includes Panasonic’s Energy Management Solution

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 22:07:38 +0000

Earlier this month, Panasonic announced Future Living® Berlin, an “urban beacon” that spokespeople say will contribute to the company’s focus on the decarbonization of society. The press release for the new smart city in Berlin describes green, sustainable, and connected living realized through the installation of smart energy solutions

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World’s Largest Hybrid Timber Tower Will Be Built In Sydney

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 19:04:19 +0000

The world’s largest timber hybrid tower is going to be built in Sydney, Australia. This hybrid timber tower is made with a technique known as Mass Timber Construction (MTC) and involves a steel exoskeleton that supports the entire structure. According to BVN, this tower is “is one of the most hopeful technologies in moving the construction industry toward real solutions to the global climate crisis.”

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Span & Panasonic Unveil Plans To Revolutionize Home Energy Management

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 16:05:13 +0000

The electrical panel is getting in on the renewable residence fun with a new partnership between Panasonic and Span that promises to bring a new level of renewables integration to the party. The agreement will see the two companies partnering to more seamlessly integrate Panasonic’s Evervolt energy storage systems with Span’s intelligent, connected electrical panels

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Customizable Smart Window Technology Could Improve Energy Efficiency Of Buildings

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 22:10:29 +0000

A customizable smart window harnesses and manipulates solar power to save energy and cut costs

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Help CleanTechnica Update Our Key Renewable Energy Articles

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 03:53:24 +0000

Renewables have become an opportunity instead of an obligation

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India’s Largest Building Integrated Vertical Solar System & The Road Ahead

Credit to Author: Anand Upadhyay| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 22:35:21 +0000

In 2019, U-Solar Clean Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd. installed India’s largest building integrated vertical solar PV system at a data center in Mumbai. The system, with a capacity of about 1 MW, has been installed by integrating solar panels on all four walls of the facility, covering over 5000 square feet of facade area

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