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Batteries

The Electric Vehicle Revolution Is About To Get Messy

Published on August 21st, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Those of us who have followed the electric vehicle market for several years (or, for some of you, decades) can easily get complacent about where the EV revolution is and where it's headed. We can be lulled into a semi-sleeping state by monthly sales reports, by routinely seeing EV market share of 1–2% in some markets, 5–10% in others, and 50% in Norway. We can be blown away by the Tesla Model 3's success, while at the same time underestimating what it means... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Could Tesla Really Get Into The Mining Business?

Published on August 21st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

During Tesla’s most recent shareholder meeting, Elon said the company might get into another line of business — mining. He implied that taking control of the supply chain for the raw minerals used in its batteries might be a necessity as Tesla scales up production and adds more vehicles to its lineup... Read More


Climate Change

5 Myths About The Green New Deal (Videos)

Published on August 20th, 2019 | by Years of Living Dangerously

It’s still early days for the Green New Deal, a ten-year policy that aims to solve climate change at the pace and scale the crisis demands. Earlier this year, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey introduced a non-binding resolution to Congress. The goal of the resolution is to lay out the scope of the plan’s ambitions, but the nitty-gritty of the policy details are still to come.  ... Read More


Clean Power

Siemens Gamesa Wins 453 Megawatt Order In India

Published on August 20th, 2019 | by Saurabh

Siemens Gamesa continues to win fresh orders under the auction regime of the Indian wind energy sector. The latest order is among the company’s largest to-date after the introduction of competitive wind energy auctions in India... Read More


Green Economy

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Business Roundtable Redefines The Purpose Of Corporations

Published on August 20th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

183 members of the Business Roundtable, including the CEOs of some of America's largest corporations, issued a revised Purpose of a Corporation statement which says increasing shareholder value should no longer be the sole and exclusive focus of an incorporated business. Companies must also invest in their employees, deliver value to their customers, and deal fairly and ethically with their suppliers... Read More


Clean Power

UK Economy-Wide Coalition Urges Government To Support Onshore Wind

Published on August 20th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

An economy-wide coalition of UK companies and organisations has called on the country's new Energy Minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, to support the development of new onshore wind farms in an effort to extricate the technology from its current persona non grata status so as to further boost the country's efforts to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. ... Read More


Aviation

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ZeroAvia Testing Hydrogen-Powered Electric Airplanes

Published on August 20th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

ZeroAvia announced this week it has been conducting test flights of a hydrogen fuel cell powered electric airplane under the auspices of the FAA. It plans to build 10 to 20 passenger airplanes for flights up to 500 miles. ... Read More


Cars

1st Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Pluses Registered In Norway!

Published on August 20th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

For those of you who have followed the Norway Tesla registration statistics this quarter, it has been very slow since the end of quarter flurry in June. Tesla delivered most of its shipments in June and the country has been waiting for a ship since then... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Looking Back At Jay Leno’s Strong Support For Tesla Over The Years (Video Retrospective)

Published on August 19th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

As the next season of the CNBC show "Jay Leno's Garage" kicks off on August 28th, the legendary talk show host, comedian, and car enthusiast recently shared some positive comments on the future of Tesla. And this wasn't the first time he's voiced his support. Over the years, Leno's appreciation for Tesla and Elon Musk have grown... Read More


Agriculture

Burger King Dared Me (& My Cat) To Taste Test The Impossible Whopper

Published on August 19th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

A few days ago, I woke up to an interesting notification on my phone. It was from the Burger King app, and the company wanted me to taste test the Impossible Whopper. To make it a fair test (and one that enough people would want to take a chance on), the app offered a special deal: one regular beef Whopper and one Impossible Whopper for $... Read More


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