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Texas State Technical College Is 1st Texas School Chosen For Tesla START

February 6th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Waco's Texas State Technical College has been chosen as the first school in Texas for Tesla START, the Silicon Valley company's electric vehicle service program. Tesla START, which stands for Student Automotive Technician Program, is a 12-week program and could create an opportunity for a Tesla service center in Waco


10 Puerto Rican Schools Receive Resilient Microgrids

January 4th, 2020 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

A year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico and left millions without power, schools have equipped themselves to withstand future weather events and grid outages to continue providing education to their students


Changing The World One Seed At A Time

December 24th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Big Green is changing the world one seed at a time. The idea is a seed bank with a collection of thousands of seeds. This is an investment into our future and gives students access to hands-on food education — educating our children about food is truly important for coming next generations. Big Green is raising funds for the seed bank


E-mobility Through The Eyes Of A Child

December 9th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Children from “Die Arche” (The Ark) organization in Berlin were recently invited to discover the world of electric mobility at "the DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Forum." E-mobility will be normal by the time they are older, but how do they react to it today


EV-Resource.com: A Great Site For EV Noobs

December 8th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

One of the hardest things about getting more people to adopt electric vehicles is the learning curve. For those of us who own EVs and have for a while, it's easy to take for granted what it takes to operate one. You have to know how to charge, where to charge, and you have to know that charging at home is even possible


Tesla Owners Give Back For #ProjectBackpack’s Back To School Drive

July 29th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

It's that time of year again. The smells, paper, pen ink, and pencil lead, the sounds of books opening and pens and pencils writing — these permeate the senses of many students as they head back to school. Unfortunately, more than 30 million of these children attending schools nationwide are not only enrolled in the free and reduced meal programs but come from families with parents who are struggling financially


Tesla Donating $37½ Million To Nevada Schools (Video)

August 4th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

As the Gigafactory in Nevada continues to grow, so does Tesla's commitment to local schools. Tesla is looking to "give students more access to specialized fields of study such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)," according to Teslarati. JB Straubel, Tesla's co-founder and CTO, explains, "The demand for STEM jobs in Nevada will continue to grow dramatically over the next few years."


First Tesla START Class Graduates

April 8th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla has developed a training program called START to teach people how to qualify for jobs at its service centers. The first START class has just graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in Huntersnville, North Carolina



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