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Tesla Supercharger Network 2018 — Plans Call For Rapid Expansion Throughout North America, Asia, Europe, & Oceania

It's been a while since we provided an update on the state of Tesla's Supercharger network, so it seemed worth giving readers an idea of just how rapidly the company is aiming to grow its network of proprietary electric vehicle superfast-charging stations over the coming months. Of course, this is all the more important and interesting as Tesla Model 3 production ramps up and the total fleet of Tesla vehicles on roads around the world grows at a quicker and quicker pace

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Nationals demand “coal target” as energy politics spirals into loony fog

Barnaby Joyce seems to think that switching off a coal plant in 2022 will cause the lights to go out in 2017. Is there any hope that the smart conversations going on behind the scenes will ever be reflected in policy? Don't count on it.

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How Tesla Batteries Help Make Sierra Nevada Beer

The hop notes are pine and citrus, chased by toasted malt and a finish of lithium-ion. That's right, one of the iconic American pale ales is now officially produced with the help of advanced energy storage technology. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company has installed 500 kilowatts/1 megawatt-hour of Tesla Powerpack batteries at its Chico, California brewery. From humble roots as a West Coast craft brewery, Sierra Nevada has gone national in a big way, and can now brew 1.4 million gallons of beer onsite at a …

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2018 Nissan Leaf rumors, electric car price guide, RIP Empulse: Today’s Car News

Today, we review what we know so far about the 2018 Nissan Leaf, our updated electric car price guide includes information on every available 2017 model, and the Empulse electric motorcycle is no more. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Looking for a new electric car? We have pricing and specifications for all currently-available models. Two...

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Energy Storage Startup Speed Pitch: Orison, Moixa, Kisensum

The roster of energy storage startups is getting larger and more diversified by the month. GTM's Julian Spector just published a pretty comprehensive list of the companies that launched their first U.S. energy storage product in 2016. And as long as we're listing energy storage companies, here's a glimpse of the

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Canada Will Set Up 1 GW Of Solar In Pakistan

Originally published on Planetsave. Pakistan received a major boost in its endeavor to expand renewable energy infrastructure as Canada agreed to set up large-scale solar power projects in one of the country's provinces. According to media reports, the Canadian government recently signed an agreement with the government of Balochistan to set up 1 GW of [&hellip Canada Will Set Up 1 GW Of Solar In …

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Habitat For Humanity Deep Energy Retrofit, Part 1: Principles, Budget & Priorities

Originally published on Energy Smart Ohio. By Nate Adams Here at Energy Smart, we really like a challenge. A deep energy retrofit on a Habitat for Humanity retrofit project? Aiming for the toughest leakage target in the world (Passive House)? Now we're talking. This is the first in a series of articles about this project. [&hellip Habitat For Humanity Deep Energy …

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Study: Limiting Climate Change Induced Warming To Under 2° Celsius Will Require the Ceasing Of Emissions By 2085 AND Technology To Remove Carbon From Atmosphere

If anthropogenic global warming is to be limited to under 2° Celsius (3.6° Fahrenheit) then technology will need to be developed to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, in addition to the complete ceasing of greenhouse gas emissions by 2085, according to a new study from the National Center for Atmospheric Research. To put that [&hellip

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Mayor Of Amsterdam Pressures Dutch Pension Fund APB To Divest From Fossil Fuels

The Mayor of Amsterdam has publicly pressured Dutch pension fund APB to divest from fossil fuel investments, according to Fossil Free Europe. According to the Fossil Free Europe initiative, a project of global climate movement 350.org, Mayor of Amsterdam Eberhard van der Laan penned a letter to the board of Dutch pension fund APB, the world's [&hellip Mayor Of Amsterdam …

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12,500 Solar Jobs Lost In The UK

A new survey has found that the number of jobs lost across the UK solar industry could be as much as 12,500, or around one-third of previous total employment. The figures stem from a new comprehensive survey from PWC and the UK Solar Trade Association which showed that the 238 solar industry firms surveyed collectively [&hellip 12,500 Solar Jobs Lost In The UK was originally published on

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Your New EV Will Go Farther, Charge Faster With New “Glass” Battery

Energy storage technology is a hot item these days, and the latest news from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology just made things a little hotter Your New EV Will Go Farther, Charge Faster With New “Glass” Battery was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 …

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Sunrun Closes $33 Million Loan For Solar Development In Maryland, Massachusetts, & New Jersey

Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the US, closed a $33 million loan to facilitate the growth of its solar business in Maryland, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Sunrun is not the biggest solar developer in the US, lead instead by companies like SolarCity, SunPower, and Vivint Solar, but Sunrun is the largest residential solar [&hellip

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Tesla Autopilot dos and don’ts, VW diesel details, Audi electric cars: Today’s Car News

Some VW diesel update details, more electric cars from Audi, and continuing questions over whether retail buyers will get a crack at early Chevrolet Bolt EVs. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A new video shows what the Tesla Autopilot system does and doesn't do, and suggests how to use it. VW diesel owners have been left hanging about the...

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Designing Electricity Rates In The Era Of Distributed Energy Resources

Earlier this month, a group of solar and tech organizations and companies published a research paper intended to deal with designing electricity rates in an era becoming more and more about distributed energy resources. The paper, Rate Design for a Distributed Grid, was published by companies that included TechNet, Sierra Club, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), [&hellip

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US Solar Energy Industries Association Releases New Land Leasing Guide

The US Solar Energy Industries Association has published a new guide for landowners interested in leasing their land for use by solar developers. The SEIA Guide to Land Leases for Solar is a comprehensive guide that “covers the important aspects of how to work with a solar developer, from initial site visit to lease finalization.” “The solar [&hellip US Solar Energy …

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PG&E’s EV Charging Plan Still Angers Industry Players—and Here’s Their Alternative

We've been covering the struggles between the electric-vehicle charging industry and Pacific Gas & Electric over the California utility's EV-charging pilot proposal. Now there's an alternative industry proposal for state regulators to consider, which could decide the outcome for the last major California utility in the state without support for an EV charging infrastructure plan. In recent …