Tesla = Approximately A Dozen Startups

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:05:23 +0000

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently responded to a CleanTechnica article on Twitter by noting that Tesla is really like a dozen different startups. What would these startups be? Let’s explore some possibilities

Read more

The Various Ways The Trump Administration Has Supported Oil & Gas Industry While Trashing Tesla’s Mission

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 01:07:05 +0000

I recently wrote this article that highlighted one written by Micheal E. Mann, who pointed out how President Trump is a threat to the planet. That article, in a nutshell, cited several others that pointed out the damage Trump has caused to the environment through his executive orders and dismantling of the EPA. When Mann (and I, by agreeing with him) said “Threat to the planet,” we were not talking about wars or Trump’s radicalization of the extreme far-right

Read more

Electric Ford F-150 Will Offer Fleets Game-Changing 40% Lower Cost Of Operation

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:21:54 +0000

Ford opened up with more details about its fully electric F-150 in a livestreamed event this morning. The new F-150 will start rolling off the production lines in mid-2022, boasting more power and torque than its gasoline-powered counterparts. Ford is promising a breakthrough in cost with the new electric F-150, with a total cost of ownership that’s far lower than its combustion competition

Read more

Tesla Battery Day — Has Elon Musk Already “Leaked” The Battery Tech That Will Give Scale To The EV Revolution?

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:26:55 +0000

Tesla Battery Day is less than a week away. In my view, most Tesla commentary continues to overlook what is already known when it comes to predictions for what will be revealed on Tesla Battery Day

Read more

World’s Largest Clean Energy Accelerator Enters USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:06:53 +0000

EIT InnoEnergy, “the world’s largest sustainable energy engine,” is entering the United States, via Boston. EIT InnoEnergy is headquartered in Europe, where it “helps entrepreneurs develop their innovations and reduce time to market by providing direct access to 500+ industrial partners in EIT InnoEnergy’s ecosystem.”

Read more

Reducing Emissions From Cement & Steel Production

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:18:55 +0000

HYBRIT fossil free steelThere’s more to lowering atmospheric carbon dioxide levels than driving electric cars. Decarbonizing the cement and steel industries will be equally as important.

Read more

Tesla May Buy Low-Carbon Nickel From Canada’s Giga Metals, Reuters Reports

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 03:27:08 +0000

It’s been reported in the past few days that Canadian miner Giga Metals may supply Tesla with low-carbon nickel, and that Tesla could even help with the development of a mine in some way (which could simply mean helping to finance the project)

Read more

33 Bonus Cleantech & Science News Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 04:52:08 +0000

There is much news published every month on electric vehicles, renewable energy, and other clean and green matters. We can’t cover it all. Below are 33 cleantech stories from the past month or so that got onto our story list but never got covered. Enjoy!

Read more

Failing Fast — One Of Elon Musk’s Superpowers

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 21:37:49 +0000

Failure is good. Or rather, it can be good if you react to it the right way, using the knowledge you gain to make your next attempt at the goal more effective. As Thomas Edison put it, “I haven’t failed, I’ve just found ten thousand ways that don’t work.”

Read more