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About Kyle Field

Kyle Field I'm a tech geek passionately in search of actionable ways to reduce the negative impact my life has on the planet, save money and reduce stress. Live intentionally, make conscious decisions, love more, act responsibly, play. The more you know, the less you need. As an activist investor, Kyle owns long term holdings in BYD, SolarEdge, and Tesla.



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Siemens Seeks To Optimize Microgrid Solutions With New Building Management System Integration

August 4th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Siemens is pushing into microgrid development with news of the launch of a new microgrid test bed at its New Jersey R&D facility. The Siemens Advanced Microgrid Research and Demonstration Lab will work to integrate more traditional power generation, storage, and management solutions with Siemen's core solutions in the building automation and cloud platform space


The Rise Of The Fully Electric Moped

August 3rd, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The next class beyond a Class 3 e-bike, which in the US can use pedal assistance to boost riders up to 28 miles per hour (no throttle), is a moped. These strange hybrids were a stepping stone in the evolution of the bicycle to the motorcycle and sport both an engine or motor and a set of pedals


EVBox Pushes Into DC Fast Charging With An Eye On The Software-Powered Future Of EV Charging

August 3rd, 2020 | by Kyle Field

EVBox started off as a developer of some of the most innovative electric vehicle chargers in Amsterdam and proceeded to push across the pond into the United States. CleanTechnica sat down with EVBox's Director of Policy and Utility Programs for North America, Megha Lakhchaura for a socially distanced conversation about the company's progress in EV charging deployments, the impact of COVID-19, and the path moving forward for EVBox


The Delfast Top 2.0 E-Bike (CleanTechnica Review)

July 31st, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Just one look at the Delfast Top 2.0 e-bike and it is immediately clear that it is not your typical e-bike company. In fact, the bikes themselves look and perform much more like an underpowered electric motorcycle than a bicycle, absolutely destroying any semblance of a line between the bicycles and their new breed of electricity-powered beasts


Fully Charged Tours The Net Zero Energy Moonstone House

July 30th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The Moonstone House was meticulously designed and built between 2002 and 2009 to put the best renewable and energy efficiency technologies of its day to the test. Better than that, the owner continues to search out the latest and greatest technologies to showcase them throughout the property. Robert Llewelyn and Fully Charged visited Moonstone House and dug into why it exists and why it continues to evolve so many yeas later


BYD’s Fully Electric Refuse Trucks Make It Easy To Upgrade Fleets To Zero Emissions

July 24th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Noisy trash trucks may soon be a thing of the past if BYD has anything to say about it. In partnership with Hudson County Motors, BYD is providing the first fully electric rear loader refuse collection trucks to the East Coast of the US. the new trucks will have sufficient range to run typical full day routes in Jersey City, providing not just zero emission service, but nearly silent service


Walhburgers Pilots The Fully Electric Arcimoto Deliverator In Key West, Florida

July 23rd, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Building on its early adoption of the Impossible Burger, Wahlburgers continues to lean into sustainability with news of a pilot of Arcimoto's Deliverator at the burger chain's Key West location. The pilot is expected to kick off in August when the new location opens and will usher in an age of electric delivery of burgers around the popular tourist destination


Nikola Motor Breaks Ground On Factory In Coolidge, Arizona

July 23rd, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Arizona-based Nikola Motor celebrated breaking ground on its new 1,000,000 square foot factory this morning in an event well-attended by Nikola leadership, including CEO Mark Russell, Mark Duchesne, global head of manufacturing, and local supporters including Coolidge Mayor Jon Thompson


Tesla Tripled Solar Roof Installations In Q2 2020

July 22nd, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Today, Tesla released what was perhaps the most highly anticipated quarterly earnings letter to date, as the factory shutdowns and business impact from COVID-19 put the company's hope of achieving its first full year of profitability in jeopardy


Span & Panasonic Unveil Plans To Revolutionize Home Energy Management

July 21st, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The electrical panel is getting in on the renewable residence fun with a new partnership between Panasonic and Span that promises to bring a new level of renewables integration to the party. The agreement will see the two companies partnering to more seamlessly integrate Panasonic's Evervolt energy storage systems with Span's intelligent, connected electrical panels



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