Trump’s Tariffs Cost Americans 62,000 Solar Jobs

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:26:51 +0000

Trump’s tariffs have harmed Americans by raising prices, cutting jobs, and losing the US billions in investment opportunities. From 2017–2021, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) expects 62,000 fewer jobs in the solar industry — which is more than the entire US coal mining industry

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Tesla’s START Program Trains Service Center Techs At Colleges Across The Nation

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 21:02:48 +0000

The first class of students at the Tesla START program at Miami Dade College in Southern Florida are officially graduating this week after 12 weeks of intense study. The program was designed to give students the unique skills needed to work at one of Tesla’s Service Centers while learning about Tesla’s customer-centric approach to servicing its electric vehicles from the source

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Tesla’s START Program Trains Up Service Center Techs At Colleges Across The Nation

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 21:02:48 +0000

The first class of students at the Tesla START program at Miami Dade College in Southern Florida are officially graduating this week after 12 weeks of intense study. The program was designed to give students the unique skills needed to work at one of Tesla’s Service Centers while learning about Tesla’s customer-centric approach to servicing its electric vehicles from the source

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Hydropanels Provide Rural West Virginia Community With Fresh Drinking Water

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 16:34:21 +0000

A new hydropanel project will help an area of Appalachia whose water has been affected by years of mining and poor infrastructure

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Old Reno & The Promise Of New Reno. How Is Tesla Gigafactory Shifting Nevada?

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 15:01:15 +0000

Forget the latest Hollywood film noir and spend some time learning about this story instead. The story is that of Reno, Nevada, and the location of the original Tesla Gigafactory. The historical drama, a true story, unfolds with twisting and dark details. The story came to light due to the notable new podcast series The City (USA Today’s investigative podcast). Episode 4 of season 2 is titled “West World.”

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Tesla Centers Are Taking Over China

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:05:17 +0000

Tesla Centers seem to be taking over China, or will be soon enough. Tesla is unstoppable in China and is converting some of its 48 showrooms into “one-stop shops” that will be known as “Tesla Centers.” These Tesla Centers will serve as warehouses for deliveries, support locations for maintenance, as well as service centers and charging stations

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A Gigafactory For Berlin

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 04:57:36 +0000

When people ask me how it is possible that most of my predictions about Tesla are correct, my answer is, “Those are not my predictions. You just have to listen carefully to Elon Musk, and do it twice, better trice.” Elon tells the truth, unless he is joking, and he likes joking but not if it’s about his mission to change the world to sustainable transportation

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World’s Largest Floating Wind Turbine Launching Soon In Portugal

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 02:25:10 +0000

Credit: Artist Dock90 Photo Courtesy of Principle Power20 kilometers off the coast of Viana do Castello, Portugal, is about to be the new home to the largest floating wind turbine in the world, an 8.4-megawatt (MW) ABS-classed offshore wind turbine. This is continental Europe’s first large-scale floating wind farm. A belief is that this renewable installation is ushering in the Golden Era of wind, especially offshore wind

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Daimler’s Crisis: Needs Something More Musk

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 05:17:05 +0000

In an analysis by the acclaimed German news site Spiegel, the author points out Daimler’s crisis and that it needs “something more Musk, please.” The article, written in German, made several interesting points, but the main point is that Daimler is facing a crisis and Tesla is just one part of that crisis. The author of the article believes (and so do I) that perhaps Daimler’s CEO, Ola Källenius, needs to be more like Elon Musk to help save his company

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Tesla = 3rd Most Valuable Automaker In The World

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:10:55 +0000

With the companies recent stock price rise, Tesla [TSLA] has surpassed Daimler for the #3 spot on the list of most valuable automakers in the world. This is on the heels of news of Gigafactory 4’s location — Berlin — which makes the milestone especially interesting. Many may see Tesla coming to Germany as a slap in the face of some of the legacy automakers, but I see it simply as Tesla establishing another foothold as it climbs its own personal mountain. That mountain is its goal of accelerating society’s transition to 100% sustainable energy

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