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Energy Queensland Limited (EQL) awards Pedley’s Electrical

It's now 2018, and the future for solar energy in Queensland remains bright. With Brisbane solar panel installs on the rise again, and electricity prices at an all time high, consumers are left with little choices but to switch energy retailers or adopt solar power technology. To assist the sunshine states residents and business owners […] This post was originally published on Australian Solar Quotes by …

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Progress continues toward a more diverse, inclusive MIT

Since a watershed meeting just over two years ago, when representatives from the Black Students' Union and the Black Graduate Student Association met with President L. Rafael Reif, the administration has introduced a number of changes intended to enhance diversity and inclusion at MIT. These changes have been guided by two sets of recommendations, one from the BSU and one from the BGSA, that emerged from this initial meeting. Many of the recommendations — particularly those involving orientation for incoming …

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Chinese electric-car startup SF Motors bought Tesla founder’s battery-tech firm

Although Elon Musk is the name now associated with Tesla, the current CEO was not a founding figure in the electric-car startup. That honor goes to two men, Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning. Eberhard subsequently sparred with Musk in and outside of court. Following his time at Tesla, Eberhard moved on to consult for Volkswagen and eventually...

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2018 Volvo XC90 plug-in hybrid SUV: bigger battery, slight range boost

It's a shock to realize that the Volvo XC90 large luxury SUV is now in its third model year. The first new Volvo in more than five years when it debuted in 2016, the seven-seat XC90 was an entirely new design that redefined luxury in a Swedish vein and won numerous awards, including North American Utility Vehicle of the Year. It also came with a...

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Car dealers are woefully unprepared for electric vehicles: study

Yet another study has revealed that many dealerships across the United States still don't prioritize electric cars and haven't prepared for their growth. The latest report showed dealerships still practice the same unhealthy habits uncovered in earlier studies, including a lack of electric-car inventory, little to no marketing, and an apparent...