Fires, Floods, And The Coming Of Zoltan

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 17:45:18 +0000

This morning, the first story I saw was one of Steve Hanley’s latest articles on CleanTechnica, “Should People Be Prevented From Living In Fire And Flood Prone Areas?” It seems a majority of people in the U.S. would support a ban on building in areas at risk from such natural disasters as flooding and fires. A majority would also support buying out people whose homes are at risk

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Tesla, Patents, Elon Musk, & The Bigger Picture

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 02:37:01 +0000

Elon Musk, who recently stated on Twitter that he tries to not be included in patents (named on patent filings) was included in Tesla’s latest ones. In an article published by Tesmanian, Elon Musk is included as an inventor of patents relating to autonomous and user-controlled vehicle summon to a target

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Here’s Everything We Know About The Tesla Battery Patent Filed Last Week

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 10 May 2020 14:45:09 +0000

Tesla tabless battery cellTesla has received a patent for a new tabless battery cell that Elon Musk says is way more important that it may seem.

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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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Is Tesla A Step Closer To The 1 Million-Mile Battery?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:20:57 +0000

In 2019, Elon Musk announced that Tesla had a “1 million-mile battery pack” in the making. He said that it was going into production “next year,” which is now here. Tesla, while in a partnership with physicists from Canada’s Dalhousie University, filed a patent in December for new lithium-ion battery tech

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7 New(ish) Tesla Patents

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2020 09:43:36 +0000

Tesla is an innovation powerhouse. As part of that, it publishes a fair number of patents. We don’t get around to publishing stories on every interesting patent we see, so here’s a quick roundup of Tesla patents published in recent months that we haven’t covered

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Tesla Wants Your Car & Solar Panels To Have Lasers. Space Lasers Next?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2019 04:55:49 +0000

laserTesla has patented laser beams that would clean a car’s glass. The patent application is for “Pulsed Laser Cleaning of Debris Accumulated on Glass Articles in Vehicles and Photovoltaic Assemblies.” In other words, these lasers will be for both Tesla vehicles and Tesla solar panels

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Tesla Patents Hinged Solar Roof Tile Mounting Frame With Integrated Wiring

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 22:17:15 +0000

A new patent reveals that Tesla is continuing to innovate with its solar roof tile installation process. The new patent was granted to Tesla for a hinged frame with integrated wiring that could speed up the physical installation and significantly simplify the wiring required for solar roof tiles, if implemented

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