Tesla Model Y vs. Model 3 Size … Perovskite Solar Cells … Humongous Tesla Battery Farm — #CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 02:41:17 +0000

The biggest CleanTechnica stories last week included four stories on the Tesla Model 3, three stories on the Model Y, two stories on Tesla batteries, and stories on a few other things

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Humongous Tesla Battery Plant Approved In California Is 10× Bigger Than World’s Biggest Battery Plant

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 18:45:02 +0000

Tesla has been approved to reinvent the Moss Landing power plant in California as a battery power plant. In fact, it will be approximately 10× bigger than Tesla’s Hornsdale, which was 3× bigger than any other battery storage facility at the time it was built

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Tesla’s Secret Weapon Is Fueled By The Sun

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 03:22:49 +0000

Tesla’s secret weapon is something that many investors don’t even think to consider when they think of Tesla. CNN Business reminded us that investors only think about EVs when they think about Tesla. However, Tesla’s secret weapon is fueled by the same thing life on Earth is — our sun

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Perovskite Solar Cells … Toyota Driving Off A Hybrid Cliff … The Boring Company’s 1st Vegas Tunnel — #CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 07:00:13 +0000

: Tesla Model X inside The Boring Company's test tunnel underneath the SpaceX offices (Image: The Boring Company)The most popular CleanTechnica stories last week involved perovskite solar cell research and projections (a hot topic for the past few — or several — years), Toyota’s continued focus on hybrids (considered by many to be a death knell for the hybrid leader and 100% electric laggard), and The Boring Company’s first of two Las Vegas tunnels

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Blue Nova Launches The MegaBoy 1 MWh Storage Product

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 04:57:56 +0000

The MegaBoy 250 kW, 1 MWh containerised intelligent Energy Storage System. Picture by Nicholas MutizeBlue Nova Energy, a member of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Listed Reunert Group, looks to be ramping up nicely and has just launched the MegaBoy

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Tesla Steps Into The Utility Space With New Grid Controller Patent

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 00:53:19 +0000

This week, Tesla locked in a new patent for a distributed electrical grid management system, with capability to control everything from massive grid-scale energy storage installations down to your washing machine to keep everything humming along nicely

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Everything You Need To Know About The Tesla Powerwall 2 (2020 Edition)

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2020 14:00:59 +0000

The Tesla Powerwall 2 is one of the most advanced residential energy storage systems in the world, and it all starts with the batteries. The leadership highlights the fact that Tesla is not only a carmaker, but also a major battery company that sells its batteries in a variety of form factors, including cars like the Model 3 and stationary energy products like the Powerwall

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Commercialization Boost for Cobalt-Eliminating Battery Technologies Developed at ORNL

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 14:31:38 +0000

The post Commercialization Boost for Cobalt-Eliminating Battery Technologies Developed at ORNL appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Energy Storage startup SPARKZ Inc. has exclusively licensed five technologies from the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) designed to eliminate cobalt in lithium-ion batteries. The development portends a significant new direction for battery storage technology, which has been hindered by costs and availability of the rare metal. ORNL, which announced the […]

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Electrify America Invests In Sacramento-Area Energy Storage Program

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 16:03:36 +0000

In Sacramento — as part of a deal with the local utility, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) — Electrify America is putting $1.3 million into SMUD’s Energy StorageShares program

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PSH FAST, Pt 2: Oscillating Disk Cutters For Tunneling Could Reduce Time & Cost

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 19:14:33 +0000

A big part of Livingston and Conroy’s pitch to the DoE was to leverage soon-to-be-commercialized oscillating disk technology in a mostly continuous tunneling model. This would entail not only having the oscillating disk cutter, but also automated ceiling bolting and shotcreting for tunnel stabilization

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