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Tesla Model X Wandering Wyoming Wilderness (Video)

Published on March 18th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

There have been some impressive stories of off-road adventures in the Tesla Model X. But this off-road challenge was especially daunting. A Model X owner planned to cover (as a photographer) the Adventure Racing World Championships through 500 miles of wilderness in Wyoming. However, he was cautioned against it... Read More


Nearly 500,000 Resumes & Applications For 2,500 Tesla Job Openings In 2017

Published on March 17th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

Getting a coveted job at Tesla isn't easy. Elon Musk once said, "if you're at Tesla, you're choosing to be at the equivalent of Special Forces. There's the regular Army, and that's fine, but if you are working at Tesla, you're choosing to step up your game." You'd think statements like this would keep job applicants away. Not so much... Read More

Air Quality

Efficient Wood Burning — Rocket Stoves, Masonry Heaters, & Dakota Fire Pits

Published on March 17th, 2018 | by James Ayre

The burning of wood and biomass has gotten something of a bad reputation amongst some in the environmental community in recent years, despite the fact that well-managed woodland biomass production and use is probably as close to carbon-neutral as you can get when factoring in full-lifecycle costs and impacts (especially those from the mining sector)... Read More


Gene Munster & Loup Ventures Expect Tesla Market Share To Triple To 1.5% Soon, Rise To 17% In 10 Years (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


Glennoe Farms Arkansas

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

Clean Power

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

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