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Author Archives: Steve Hanley

Australian Renewable Energy Policy Faces Day Of Reckoning On August 10th

August 9th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

August 10th is the day the Turnbull government has set for a new National Energy Guarantee to be agreed to by all of Australia's states. Things aren't going well. In the lead-up to Friday's meeting, officials for the state of Queensland are saying they will reject the plan if their target of 50% renewables by 2030 is threatened by the NEG.


Tesla Model 3 & Model S Have Mixed Results In IIHS Tests

August 8th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

In real-world driving tests conducted by IIHS, the Tesla Model 3 and Model S were the only cars in the group that failed to slow enough during automatic emergency braking to avoid hitting a stationary car in the road. But in other tests, they outperformed the competition.


The Lithium Metal Battery Is (Almost) Here

August 8th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Pellion Technologies of Woburn, Massachusetts is the first company to sell lithium metal batteries to commercial customers. They aren't ready for electric cars or grid storage yet, but may be precursors to the batteries of the future.



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