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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US Solar Panel Prices Continue Dropping, Solar+Storage Increasing — Tracking The Sun Report

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:07:13 +0000

Tracking the Sun (PDF) is an annual report from Berkeley Lab on installed solar panel prices and other trends among grid-connected, distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the United States. Primary authors of this year’s report were Galen Barbose and Naïm Darghouth

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Elon Musk Should Build Pumped Hydro With Tesla Energy, The Boring Co., & Coal Miners

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 01:08:40 +0000

Pumped hydro is a highly viable storage technology, it overlaps nicely with the characteristics of Tesla’s existing battery technology, the Boring Company has high-speed tunneling equipment suitable for penstocks and there are a lot of excellent coal miners who could be repurposed close to home in the United States

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Walmart Is Re-Energizing Tesla Solar Systems After Settling Lawsuit With Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 21:08:21 +0000

Reuters has reported that Walmart and Tesla have settled their lawsuit. The lawsuit Walmart filed back in July claimed that Tesla solar panels caught fire on the roof of 7 stores in the United States. On Monday, November 4th, 2019, a court filing showed that Walmart voluntarily discontinued without prejudice. In other words, Walmart dropped the lawsuit

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Polestar Pricing … Electric Mazda … Tesla Model 3 = #6 In USA — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 01:40:45 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica stories of October were led by Polestar and Mazda. Seriously. No offense to Polestar or Mazda (okay, some offense to Polestar and Mazda), but I wouldn’t have seen that coming a mile away. Does this show a great thirst for more EV news beyond Tesla and more serious EV entries? Possibly. Or it was just some lucky timing and catchy headlines. Or all of the above. In any case, that’s where things landed in October. Tesla still dominated the top 20, with 15 out of 20 stories, but it was an interesting phenomenon to see the company almost pushed out of the top

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Two Solar-Powered Teslas

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 03:40:39 +0000

In late 2012, I went to the Miami International Auto Show and had my first experience in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). My brother-in-law and I took a ride in a Fisker Karma inside the Miami Beach Convention Center. It was an amazing opportunity to experience the future of transport, as we glided silently through a short indoor track

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A Solar-Powered Tesla

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 03:40:39 +0000

In late 2012, I went to the Miami International Auto Show and had my first experience in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). My brother-in-law and I took a ride in a Fisker Karma inside the Miami Beach Convention Center. It was an amazing opportunity to experience the future of transport, as we glided silently through a short indoor track

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Array Technologies Selected For One Of The Largest Bifacial Solar Projects In Australia

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 21:00:49 +0000

https://arraytechinc.com/array-technologies-selected-for-one-of-the-largest-bifacial-solar-projects-in-australia/Bifacial solar cells and panels are moving more seriously into play now thanks to cost drops and efficiency improvements. A bifacial solar panel is essentially a solar panel that can collect energy from the front side and the rear side (a normal monofacial panel only collects energy from one side). Array Technologies boosts that technology even further with solar tracking technology, capturing much more sunlight than a normal solar array

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Tesla Is Selling Powerwalls Almost At Cost In California

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 04:30:45 +0000

Tesla is now selling Powerwalls practically at cost in certain regions in response to California’s devastating fires

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