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Gene Munster & Loup Ventures Expect Tesla Market Share To Triple To 1.5% (USA)

Published on March 16th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

One of the most famed Apple analysts, Gene Munster, has recently turned his attention to Tesla. Munster's firm, Loup Ventures, "surveyed 519 people in the U.S. regarding interest in buying a Tesla Model 3 ... [and] found a surprisingly high number (17%) of people would buy a Model 3 at $40,000. Even if this survey is off by 3x, the results still imply significant market share gains are in store for Tesla given their current U.S. unit market share is below 0.5%."... Read More


43 US State Governments & DC Worked On EV Legislation In 2017

Published on March 16th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

In addition to the US federal tax credit for plug-in electric vehicle purchases, there’s a smorgasbord of state incentives and policies that affect electric drivers. In fact, according to a new report from the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC), 43 states and the District of Columbia took some type of action having to do with EVs during ... Read More


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Microbes, Drones, & AI May Be Keys To Farms Of The Future

Published on March 16th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers at Berkeley Lab and the University of Arkansas, in cooperation with Glennoe Farms, is devising new methods for enhancing the amount of active carbon in farm lands. More active carbon means higher yields with less fertilizer and fewer pesticides. ... Read More

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How Exactly Does Wind Energy Work?

Published on March 16th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Wind energy is both a clean alternative to the fossil fuels driving the climate crisis and an engine for job creation across the US – it’s a virtual smorgasbord of sustainable awesomeness. ... Read More


Tesla Bidding On Xcel Energy Battery Storage Plan

Published on March 16th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Xcel Energy has solicited bids on a series of grid-scale battery storage installations in Colorado. When completed and online by 2023, they may qualify for the title of largest battery installation in the world, according to PV Magazine. ... Read More


Philips Hue White Ambiance Adds Intelligence & Choice To Home Lighting

Published on March 16th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Leading the pack is the Philips Hue system, which is comprised of an internet-connected bridge that gets plugged into power and an internet-connected ethernet port somewhere central in the home, which is about the size of a hockey puck. This bridge to rule all bridges is then able to talk to any Philips Hue bulbs in the house and to Philips' Hue smartphone app, putting control of said LED bulbs in your pocket for up to 50 Hue lights per bridge. ... Read More


Oil & Gas Giant Statoil Proposes Changing Name To Equinor

Published on March 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Norwegian multinational oil and gas company Statoil has announced its intention this week to change its name to Equinor, as part of a growing trend of fossil fuel-reliant companies looking to diversify their holdings and change their name to reflect the changing times. ... Read More

Clean Power

US Solar Adds 10.6 Gigawatts In 2017, Down 10% From 2016

Published on March 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The US solar PV market installed a total of 10.6 gigawatts of new capacity in 2017, according to a new report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), which is down 10% from 2016 and exposing weaknesses in certain market segments and specific locations around the country. ... Read More

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