Tesla Granted New Patents For Curved & Textured Solar Roof Tile Manufacturing

Tesla was just granted a new series of patents that shed some light on the techniques it will use on its upcoming curved and flat solar roof tiles. These design techniques will presumably be employed as Tesla moves towards the first commercial version of these tiles, which are expected to move into mass production a bit later than the Tesla solar roof tiles that have just been installed on my roof.

Proterra Opens Up Its EV-Fast-Charging Technology Patents

The electric bus manufacturer Proterra has opened up its patents for overhead on-route fast-charging technology to the broader transportation industry on a royalty-free basis. The stated goal behind the move is the acceleration of electric bus and heavy-duty transportation technology development and implementation. The recent press release provides more, commenting that, … [continued]