GM & LG Energy Commit To Second Battery Factory In Tennessee

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 13:16:36 +0000

GM has already started reconfiguring its Tennessee factory to build electric cars. Now it has announced a new battery factory in partnership with LG Energy Solution next door.

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Secretary Granholm Shows The Joe Biden Administration Is Focused On Core Electric Vehicle Matters That Matter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 01:31:46 +0000

We cover every angle and every corner of the electric vehicle market. We’ve done so for years. I’ve been calling the 2020s the decade of batteries and  the decade of autonomy, because I think these are the two most important portions of the transportation market in the coming years. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has emphasized […]

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Sweet Deal—Hershey, Others Have Solar Pacts

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:09:30 +0000

The post Sweet Deal—Hershey, Others Have Solar Pacts appeared first on POWER Magazine.

A well-known chocolate maker has announced two new clean energy partnerships as the company continues to increase its sustainability efforts. The Hershey Co. on April 20 said it has power purchase agreements (PPAs) to take electricity from two solar projects, one in North Carolina and another in Texas. Hershey, like many corporate power customers, has […]

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VW Vehicle-To-Grid Is 15 Years Too Early, Except Maybe In Texas

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:35:33 +0000

While I think that of the major vendors, VW is most likely to thrive in the transition to fully electric vehicles, its vehicle-to-grid offerings are so early that they are best thought of as an experimental platform.

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Volkswagen’s EV Plans, European EV Sales Trends, & EV Charging in Europe — CleanTech Talk

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 05:37:43 +0000

I recently sat down with Viktor Irle and Jose Pontes of EV Volumes to talk about Volkswagen Power Day, EV batteries, EV charging in Europe, and EV market share in Europe. To listen to our chat and their expert take on those topics, you can click play on the embedded SoundCloud player below or find […]

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Lithium Demand & Supply Forecasts For The US & China, Tesla & Volkswagen — Listen To Our Friday Podcast Live

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:53:38 +0000

A look at trends in the lithium industry, including forecasts for Tesla and reactions to Volkswagen Power Day.

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DeepGreen CEO Gerard Barron Opens Up About DeepGreen’s Open Letter to BMW & Other Brands

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:01:00 +0000

Recently, DeepGreen penned an open letter to BMW, Volvo, Google, and other brands about the importance of seafloor minerals and approached extraction cautiously with an exacting commitment to science-based impact analysis and environmental protection. I also interviewed DeepGreen’s CEO, Gerard Barron, via email last year. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of a second interview with […]

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Will Tesla Gigafactory 6 Be Giga Shanghai 2?

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 21:48:34 +0000

Giga Shanghai is now producing the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y. But not all the parts that Tesla likes to produce itself are yet produced in Shanghai. Idra Group mentioned in a press release that there are now two giga presses in production. We know of two at work in Fremont. We also know […]

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Analysis of My Tesla Financial Model on GitHub

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:10:26 +0000

Yesterday, I got some good feedback on my post about releasing a Tesla Financial Model on GitHub*. It occurred to me an analysis of my Tesla financial model would be useful. I can’t expect everyone to download it. I was able to work and create a simple macro that copied and pasted the Monte Carlo […]

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3 Years of $0 Charging, “Tesla 2 S-3-X-Y 4 My Shirt” Lineup Proposal, Jackery Explorer 1500 — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 05:17:06 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica stories of the past two weeks were led by my thoughts on $0 spent charging after nearly 3 years with only electric cars. Next up was, frankly, a joke. But I also sort of wish Elon would make that the Tesla lineup. And then there’s the new Jackery Explorer 1500 Portable […]

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