On the Cutting Edge of Vehicle to Grid

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 23:06:41 +0000

Using the energy in our car batteries to power our homes during emergencies and our electrical grid during times of peak usage has felt like the holy grail where electrical vehicles, renewable energy, and efficient buildings all intersect

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Gavin Shoebridge Wants To Convert A 1982 Lada Niva Into An EV

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 20:34:09 +0000

Gavin Shoebridge, the creator of Kiwi EV Adventures on YouTube, has a goal to convert a 1982 Lada Niva into an EV. He has his eye on one and is using ebook sales and the extra help from supporters through his GoFundMe to raise the funds to purchase it

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Ross Gerber Talks Tesla, Battery Day, Tesla’s Weakness, & More — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2020 19:11:08 +0000

Ross Gerber, CEO of Gerber Kawasaki, took to Twitter recently to share that he was available to answer any Tesla-related questions. He noted that he saw the entire new battery cell factory at Tesla Battery Day and also rode in a full self driving (FSD) Tesla last year. So, naturally, I picked his brain

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Equitable Electrification

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 17:31:55 +0000

Electrifying everything is increasingly viewed as one of our best strategies for decarbonizing our societies and solving the threat of climate change

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Texas Leads Renewable Energy Revolution In More Ways Than One — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:10:52 +0000

A Texas-sized renewable energy revolution is brewing under all those little rooftop solar panels (and little wind turbines, too)

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Lordstown on the Electrification of Pickup Trucks — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:36:58 +0000

Lordstown Motors Endurance electric pickup truckCleanTechnica and Forth are hosting a webinar on electric pickup trucks to celebrate Drive Electric Week on September 30, 2020. One of our panelists will be Cynthia Maves, a sales manager at Lordstown Motors. Lordstown is the company repurposing the shuttered GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, to produce electric pickup trucks for commercial fleets

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The New Nissan ARIYA: An Exclusive Interview With Nissan Chief Engineer Hikaru Nakajima

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:22:41 +0000

The ARIYA, Nissan’s new crossover electric vehicle, was announced on the 15th of July. Besides a base price of 5 million yen ($47,000), there are few details available to the public, and deliveries will not start until the middle of 2021. Until then, several exciting new EVs from Nissan’s competitors (Honda e, DS 3 Crossback E-tense, Lexus UX-300e, Mazda MX-30) will be released. Is it worth waiting for the

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CleanTechnica & Forth to Host Webinar on Electric Pickup Trucks

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:35:36 +0000

Celebrate Drive Electric Week with Forth and CleanTechnica as we profile one of the hottest topics in electric transportation — electric pickup trucks

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The Fully Electric VW ID.4 Is A Direct Assault On Internal Combustion Crossovers

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:25:06 +0000

This morning, Volkswagen officially took the wraps off of the highly anticipated ID.4 electric crossover. Ahead of the public unveiling, CleanTechnica sat down with Johan de Nysschen, Chief Operating Officer Volkswagen America, Matthew Renna, Volkswagen America Vice President of e-mobility, and Jeffrey Lear, Volkswagen America Product Manager of Electric Vehicles for a live event in Los Angeles

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Global Wind & Solar Power Electricity Generation Doubled In Last 5 Years

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 16:35:56 +0000

Global wind and solar electricity generation doubled in the last 5 years, according to a new report. As wind and solar power grow, it is possible for nations around the world to reduce their over-reliance on fossil fuels and nuclear power. Dave Jones, a Senior Electricity Analyst with EMBER, answered some questions for CleanTechnica about this trend and related topics

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