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Utilities Scramble To Catch Up With Stunning Fall In Renewable Energy Costs

Renewable energy is disrupting electricity markets worldwide. The pace of this change has surprised almost everyone, and indeed would have been difficult to imagine just a few years ago Utilities Scramble To Catch Up With Stunning Fall In Renewable Energy Costs was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more …

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Fiat-Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne doesn’t think electric cars, Tesla are viable

The question of electric cars and their profitability remains a major factor as automakers and brands move to electrify vehicle portfolios. While many automakers commit to an all-electric future through various sources of electrification, one remains skeptical of the business model: Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles. In fact, FCA's CEO Sergio Marchionne...

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7 Trends Shaping the Global Solar PV Monitoring Market

The world of Data Acquisition Systems (DAS) and Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) is evolving at a rapid pace to meet the changing needs of the PV industry around the world. The latest edition of GTM Research's annual report on the topic, Global PV Monitoring 2017-2022, …

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Tritium Boosts EV Charger Production Seven-Fold At Brisbane Plant

Queensland-based EV charging station company Tritium has unveiled its global HQ and new manufacturing facility in Brisbane, which will see a seven-fold increase in capacity – but which may just a fraction of total production within a decade Tritium Boosts EV Charger Production Seven-Fold At Brisbane Plant was originally published on

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Concentrated Solar Power Contender ESolar Goes AWOL

The concentrated solar power (CSP) player eSolar, one of just three remaining companies in the U.S. specializing in tower designs, appears to have ceased operating. GTM emails this month to key eSolar leadership team members, including chairman and founder Bill Gross, executive vice president of projects Dale Rogers and vice president of systems engineering Michael Slack, failed to elicit any response from the company. Although Gross and Rogers still cite eSolar as their current employer on their LinkedIn …

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2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid revealed, on sale in US next year

Following the debut of the smaller Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid, the luxury SUV maker revealed its larger sibling: the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e. The Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid is the larger of the two, but the SUV boasts an identical electrified powertrain to the Range Rover Sport P400e. Both plug-in...

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Life with Tesla Model S: assessing my new 100D vs old 2013 electric car

About two years ago, under the influence of an eager Tesla representative, I briefly considered trading in my trusty 2013 Tesla Model S 85 for a new Model S 90D. But after a 24-hour test drive, the advantages of the 90D—40 miles more range, all-wheel drive, and Autopilot 1.0—didn't seem to justify the $40,000 cost of stepping up...

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Former MIT President Paul Gray dies at 85 after lifelong career of service and leadership at the Institute

Paul Gray '54, SM '55, ScD '60, a devoted leader at MIT whose lifetime career at the Institute included turns as a student, professor, dean of engineering, associate provost, chancellor, president, and MIT Corporation chair, died today at his home in Concord, Massachusetts, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 85. As MIT's 14th president, from 1980 to 1990, and in his other roles, Gray transformed the Institute through his commitment to enhancing undergraduate education and increasing the presence of …

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What’s Holding Back Community Solar Investment Decisions Among Consumers?

Potential solar customers are certainly window shopping. But in today's market, interest doesn't always equate to sales. The latest Solar Marketplace Intel report from EnergySage shows increasing interest in solar from consumers. But the current array of options aren't always enough for shoppers to buy -- especially for community solar, In all of the six utility service areas EnergySage analyzed in its latest report, the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for solar bested this year's rates from …