Breaking Barriers to Home Electrification Through the EAS-E Prize

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2023 14:59:08 +0000

Apply for EAS-E Prize Phase 1 by March 8 To Compete for $2.4 Million in Prizes and Technical Assistance To Accelerate Fast, Easy, and Scalable Home Electrification Solutions

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What Is This New EVgo Advantage Thing?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2023 20:29:08 +0000

EVgo has some news. EVgo Advantage is expanding to 22 more states. My first question: what is EVgo Advantage? EVgo is an EV fast charging network that has been around for several years. EVgo Advantage is a new program or feature that “sends EV drivers instant communications and in-store promotions to use while charging,* delivering […]

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How To Try A Tesla For A Month Without Committing

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2023 01:08:21 +0000

Prospective Tesla buyers have a lot to consider ahead of making a purchase, and even more so if it’s their first time buying an electric vehicle. However, one new service will let users try a Tesla out for just a month, without forcing them to commit after they’re done. Those considering whether or not they […]

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Streamlined Solar Permitting App Surpasses 10,000 Solar Permits

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2023 01:45:47 +0000

Cumbersome, time-consuming, and costly solar permitting has been a major block to greater rooftop solar power adoption for decades. Even as solar panel costs came down and solar permitting was streamlined in other countries, the USA lagged behind in one of the most fundamental portions of the “going solar” process. Then it arrived (a bit […]

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Tesla’s New Energy App Feature On Mobile

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2023 18:30:04 +0000

Tesla robotaxi appThe Tesla Energy App offers detailed information to drivers about their vehicles’ energy use, and now the automaker has made the feature available on mobile. Tesla’s new mobile app update includes the same Energy App that’s available in its cars, as added in a recent update. Tesla’s mobile app version 4.16.1 brought with it a […]

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How To Make Your iPhone Charge On Clean Energy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 04:57:16 +0000

Writing about Apple’s deep decarbonization efforts recently, I discovered something about my iPhone that I didn’t realize. In the US, if you are on iOS 16, you can now set your phone to charge on clean, green energy as much as possible. What does that mean? If you go to “Battery Health & Charging” and […]

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Lyft Electric Car Drivers Can Get Host Of Financial Bonuses & Discounts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 04:30:31 +0000

A few years ago, you couldn’t get a Lyft (or Uber) ride in an electric car. Now there are electric cars getting added to the Lyft and Uber fleets every day. They are committed to being greener (going electric) and drivers can increasingly save money while having a sweet ride by going electric. In fact, […]

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Uber Launches Robotaxis!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 23:30:39 +0000

Years after Uber founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick said Uber would buy all the robotaxis Tesla could make (it turns out the figure was zero), Uber has launched its first robotaxi for commercial use. Over in Las Vegas, Uber users can now virtually hail a full-on robotaxi. Uber’s New Robotaxi Service Who did Uber end […]

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SolarAPP+ Prize Helps Communities Adopt Automated Solar Permit Processing

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 08:00:23 +0000

12 Communities Selected To Adopt Online Solar Permitting Platform — and Win $15,000

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