Just In The Nick Of Time, Speedy Energy Storage For Data Centers, EV Charging, & More — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:15:51 +0000

energy storage data centers EV chargingNew sodium-ion energy storage to the rescue as electricity grid struggles with data centers, EVs, 5G, COVID-19, gaming, cryptocurrency…what did we miss

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Lyft or Uber Electric Car Cuts 3× More Pollution than Your Electric Car

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:58:03 +0000

A study published yesterday by researchers at the University of California, Davis, reminds us all why Lyft and Uber drivers should electrify faster than anyone, and why a Tesla app-based taxi service — robotaxis or not — would be so helpful

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Elon Musk & Tesla: Solving Hardware Problems With A Software Mindset

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 17:13:30 +0000

One of Tesla’s big advantages over legacy automakers is its software expertise. Back in 2014, Tesla co-founder Ian Wright told me that Big Auto’s software tended to resemble “a dog’s breakfast.” Tesla, with its Silicon Valley roots, designed its vehicles with a unified systems architecture from the beginning

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Zero-Emissions Trucks Are The Future: Let’s Do This

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:18:17 +0000

Last Thursday, California made history by becoming the first state to mandate that truck makers move to zero-emission drivetrains. California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) new Advanced Clean Trucks regulation requires that half of the state’s trucks will need to be zero-emission by 2035, and the remaining half by 2045. A complementary Zero-Emission rule for fleet owners is in the works as well

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Micro Generation with Macro Possibilities

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 04:09:00 +0000

The post Micro Generation with Macro Possibilities appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The market for microgrids continues to expand, with utilities, businesses, and neighborhoods installing a variety of technologies in systems designed to ensure a reliable and resilient supply of power. The

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7 Bonus Electric Bus & Truck News Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 03:06:34 +0000

Following our end-of-month 7 bonus electric car & SUV stories, 5 bonus battery stories, and 7 bonus solar + storage stories, here are 7 bonus electric bus & electric truck stories that we didn’t have time to cover as standalone articles but didn’t want to skip completely

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7 Bonus Solar + Storage Stories — Sonnen, Sunrun, Stem …

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 17:12:04 +0000

There’s only so much time in the day — a lesson I seem intent on not learning. We’ve published many solar energy articles in the past month and many energy storage articles, but here are 7 more solar plus storage (solar+storage) articles we just couldn’t dedicate full articles to

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California “Requires” Trucks Clean Up Their Act — But The Rule Is Late & Weak

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 04:23:35 +0000

California thinks it’s strutting its stuff again and showing off its green leadership. Yesterday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) proudly proclaimed that it was the first in the world to adopt a requirement that truck manufacturers switch from producing diesel trucks to producing zero-emissions trucks

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Amazon Buying Zoox. Who Is Zoox?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 23:34:43 +0000

Zoox, based out of California (of course), has been working for years on autonomous ride-hailing technology. It was valued at $3 billion in 2018. Amazon just bought it — reportedly fro $1.2 billion

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