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Batteries

Starlink Launches As Elon Musk Arrives In Berlin — For Gigafactory 4?

Published on November 12th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's visions are being realized well in and out of this world, as the past week reveals. Elon Musk's life has been surfing through land, sky, and space this week. Last fall, Musk tweeted, "Pace of innovation is all that matters in the long run." He is certainly demonstrating that's his companies' mutual obsession... Read More


Bicycles

Rad Power Bikes Slashes Prices For Its Rad Holiday Sale

Published on November 12th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Rad Power Bikes up in Seattle designs and sells some of the best values in the world of electric bikes, so we were excited to hear that it is having an early Black Friday sale that makes these even better deals that what you would normally find at your local bike shop the day after Thanksgiving. You get the same great deals you would expect, but you don't have to wait in any silly lines, worry about getting trampled, or stay up all night to take advantage of the deals. Just hop online and order away... Read More


Climate Change

Climate KIC Demo Day 2019 Proves Europe Still Has What It Takes To Lead The Green Revolution

Published on November 12th, 2019 | by The Beam

Something about Demo Day 2019 felt different than other startup events. Coming on the heels of the largest global climate protest the world has ever seen, a sense of urgency emanated from the crowd. The heightened significance of the evening was not lost on the founders, as they delivered their ideas with enthusiasm and conviction... Read More


Batteries

3 Banks Funding Fossil Fuels The Most Keep Telling You To Sell Tesla Stock [TSLA]

Published on November 12th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

A few weeks ago, thanks to a friendly Tesla fan on Twitter, The Guardian, and Rainforest Action Network, I shared the news that the top 3 banks funding fossil fuel development also — through a different arm — are providing bearish forecasts for Tesla [TSLA] and recommending traders sell the stock rather than buy it. The update this week: despite a surprise profit in quarter 3 and much of the market swinging in the other direction, the Tesla analysts at these top 3 fossil fuel funders are holding steady on their bearish stance and recommendation to sell... Read More


Cars

Rolling Coal Is A Stupid Stunt — And Dangerous

Published on November 11th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Doing stupid stunts while driving can endanger not only yourself but others around you. I am talking about the wanna-be bad boy (or girl, even) who was driving the pickup truck in a video posted by Tesla Owners of Silicon Valley... Read More


Cars

Chevrolet Menlo EV (GM Press Release)

Chevrolet Menlo EV Debuts In China

Published on November 11th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon

General Motors debuted the Chevrolet Menlo EV (Chinese name: 畅巡) in Hefei, Anhui, China, along with the internal combustion Chevrolet Blazer SUV, on the 8th of November, ... Read More


Batteries

Flow battery membrane Berkeley Lab

Better Membranes Make Better Flow Batteries

Published on November 11th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab say they have devised a new membrane for flow batteries that is durable and inexpensive. Just the ticket for low cost grid scale energy storage. ... Read More


Buildings

Save Money, Downsize, & Ditch Your Money Pit!

Published on November 11th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

As we digitize our lives, there isn't a need to have a big house, fancy car, nice watch, or expensive suit to impress people. In the future, maybe the only belonging that people will own is a VR headset and all their belongings will exist in the virtual world... Read More


Clean Power

Tesla Is Hiring In Israel

Published on November 11th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

The Jerusalem Post has announced that Tesla is hiring in Israel. Tesla is looking for a country manager to take charge of the local market. It's a full-time position based in Tel Aviv and will include the responsibility for "driving the Service, Sales, and Delivery strategy and operations in Israel."... Read More


Clean Power

A New Deal For Electric Co-ops: How Members Can Exercise Ownership To Strengthen Democracy

Published on November 11th, 2019 | by John Farrell

While most Americans get their electricity from a private company, about 1 in 8 Americans actually own their utility as a member-owner of a rural electric cooperative. For this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Liz Veazey, Network Director of We Own It, and Chris Woolery, Residential Energy Coordinator at the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development... Read More


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